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Sunday March 10th, 2019 night edition

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Most Canadians are unhappy with their salaries and more than half plan to ask for a raise in 2019, a new survey has found.

That's down from 17 per cent from when Indeed commissioned the same survey one year ago.

The decline in salary satisfaction will prompt 53 per cent of respondents to ask for more pay this year, the survey found.

The online survey of 1,000 randomly selected employed Canadians was conducted between Jan. 8 and Jan.16 of this year.

The survey found that most Canadians would like to earn, on average, $12,000 more per year, Kasten said.

Excluding around 15 per cent of Canadians who are self-employed, 40 per cent of Canadians work for small companies that employ fewer than 100 people, said Bonen.

Recent research by the LMIC into the kind of labour-market insights Canadians feel they need, whether they're employed or not, found that better wage data topped the list. »

Trump’s private talks with Putin may contain clues to his Russia romance

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Since Donald Trump was sworn in as president he has met his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, five times.

The details of their conversations remain unknown to the public, and in most cases even to senior administration officials.

“I take the president and the administration at their word when they say there’s nothing wrong, that there’s no collusion,” she said. »

Adidas to pay equal bonuses for women's soccer World Cup winners

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Soccer Football - World Cup - Sweden Press Conference - Samara Arena, Samara, Russia - July 6, 2018 General view of a adidas football during a press conference REUTERS/Michael Dalder.

(Reuters) - Adidas-sponsored players on the team that wins the FIFA Women’s World Cup this year will receive the same performance bonus payments as their male counterparts, the sportswear company said on Friday.

While the men’s soccer team failed to qualify for the World Cup in Russia last year, the U.S. women’s team will be defending their 2015 crown in France in June. »

China bars millions from travel for ‘social credit’ offenses

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In this March 3, 2018, photo, people check on travel packages offered by travel agencies during the Guangzhou International Travel Fair in Guangzhou in south China's Guangdong province.

Travelers in China were blocked from buying plane tickets 17.5 million times last year as a penalty for failing to pay fines or other offenses.

In an annual report, it said 128 people were blocked from leaving China due to unpaid taxes. »