Canadian e-commerce grows, taxman notices

18 Nov 2008

Purely by coincidence, Statistics Canada — the government agency — reported that Canadians ordered C$12.8 billion worth of goods online in 2007, just a few days after the Federal Court of Appeal ordered EBay Canada to hand over all information needed to identify at least 10,000 of the northland’s Powersellers, defined as those selling more than $1,000 a month. EBay, which says more than 32,00

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Brian Blum

Brian Blum covers the U.S., Canada and Israel for Classified Intelligence Report, and contributes to our special reports and research projects. Originally from San Francisco and now based in Jerusalem, he has been with the AIM Group since 2004. He is the president of Blum Interactive Media, specializing in writing and multimedia content development for online, print, video and audio. His clients include newspapers, universities and non-profits. He is currently working on a book about the billion-dollar bankruptcy of a once high-flying Israeli startup.