Canadian dollar

While the sinking Canadian dollar is hurting many businesses on the U.S. side of the border, some in Canada are enjoying a boost from American spending. The trend is providing a positive business impact to the Shaw Festival in Niagara-on-the-Lake.


New York State Association of Counties

New York’s Association of Counties is going to be taking a closer look at why 30 of the state’s 62 counties showed a negative trend in sales tax revenue from 2014 to 2015.


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As we bear down on the last long weekend of the summer, many American retailers near the Canadian border may be getting a bit anxious about their bottom lines. The Labor Day weekend is one of the busiest of the year, but this year could be more than just a disappointment.  


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The biggest single source of cash for Erie County appears to be having a hiccup and Comptroller Stefan Mychajliw says it's probably because of the declining Canadian dollar.


The Canadian dollar continues to falter as it has for weeks, hitting lows against the greenback not seen in more than four years.  The downward trend is already having an impact and for many Canadian consumers and American retailers, it's not a good one.