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Money Fit calendar: May

Posted April 29, 2016 by MoneySense staff

This month is all about insurance. Make sure you’re covered

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Debt

Will shopping for mortgage rates hurt our credit score?

Posted April 29, 2016 by Julie Cazzin

Money Fit bloggers Sammu and Mandy Dhaliwall are on the hunt for a better rate but worry it may come at a cost

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Business

TVs ending up in the dumps because they are too expensive to recycle

Posted April 29, 2016 by Lloyd Alter

There are so many of them, and the glass is full of lead.

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What kind of stock picker are you?

Posted April 29, 2016 by Anonymous

Ask yourself this one important question first

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Entertainment

Treat Mom to an evening out at Medieval Times {Giveaway}

Posted April 29, 2016 by Anonymous

A trip to Medieval Times Dinner and Tournament is like a step back into time, another era, where valiant knights fight for chivalry and kings and princesses reign proud. Toronto Castle has a magical feel and right from the large looming wooden doors of the front entrance, you literally feel like you’ve left the modern world behind.  [Read On]

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8 ways to fix Vancouver’s real estate madness

Posted April 29, 2016 by Anonymous

Something must be done to help create more affordable housing

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Business

Celebrating Arbor Day: How responsible forest management helps fight deforestation

Posted April 29, 2016 by Anonymous


They’re cool, green and fragrant, ringing with only the sounds of creatures, squeaking tree limbs and wind. They put us smack dab in the middle of nature. In short, forests speak to our souls.

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Business

Philip Kives: From farm boy to the king of K-tel

Posted April 29, 2016 by Anonymous

For a generation of Canadians, Kives, who died Wednesday at 87, was inescapable, whether it was in K-tel’s late-night commercials or million-selling compilation records

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Banking

Your brain is a traitor, trick it to save more!

Posted April 28, 2016 by Anonymous

Don’t fall prey to the “intention-action gap”

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Radioactive Man: Meet the Outlaw Guide Smuggling Tourists Into Chernobyl

Posted April 28, 2016 by Anonymous

Risk, romance and losing your toes inside the exclusion zone of Chernobyl.

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Educational Training

Statement by the Honourable MaryAnn Mihychuk, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour marking the National Day of Mourning

Posted April 28, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

Canadians come together each year on this day to pay tribute to family, friends and colleagues who have been killed or injured, or have suffered illness due to a work-related incident. I offer my sincere condolences on behalf of the Government of Canad…

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The new rules of bond investing

Posted April 28, 2016 by Anonymous

For today’s retired investor, safety is expensive

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Business

Recycling packaging is important, but doesn’t the inside count?

Posted April 27, 2016 by Anonymous

Why so much focus on packaging when product waste is equally important to consider?

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Blogging

Is it Wednesday already?

Posted April 27, 2016 by andrea tomkins

On Monday we put the latest issue of the newspaper to bed and sent it off to the printer. It’s always so gratifying when that happens! Tuesday was supposed to be my “day off” but you can probably guess what happened instead: LIFE. I would have liked to turn off my brain and refill my […]

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Remembering the Time America Nuked Spain by Accident

Posted April 26, 2016 by Amelia Abraham

Photographer and historian John Howard went to Palomares to photograph the nuclear disaster you’ve never heard of.

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Government shares considerations behind its proposed approach to medical assistance in dying

Posted April 22, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

Today, the Honourable Jody Wilson-Raybould, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, tabled a paper examining several of the issues that the Government considered when developing Bill C-14 an Act to amend the Criminal Code and to make relate…

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The Hedgehog Café Is Cute but Terrible for Hedgehogs

Posted April 20, 2016 by Jamie Lee Curtis Taete

Hedgehog experts weigh in on the pros and cons of human-hedgehog relations.

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Kendall-Jackson Winery Tour

Posted April 20, 2016 by Anonymous

A tour of the Kendall-Jackson Vineyard.  This tour is gorgeous, delicious and a must see! – – – – – – – Last summer on our epic California-bound road trip, one of my favourite stops was the Kendall-Jackson Wine Estate & Gardens.  As you may know I have been working with Kendall-Jackson for a while […]

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Turning 40, Friendship and Ste. Anne’s Spa

Posted April 19, 2016 by Anonymous

In the months leading up to my 40th birthday I did a lot of soul searching. I realized there were a couple of things I valued but probably also took for granted. The first my health/body, the second my best friend. I didn’t want turning 40 to be a big thing, I didn’t want to dread [Read On]

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Tribunal Continues Finding—Steel Grating from China

Posted April 18, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Canadian International Trade Tribunal (the Tribunal) today continued its finding made on April 19, 2011, in Inquiry No. NQ-2010-002, concerning the dumping and subsidizing of steel grating from the People’s Republic of China.

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Photos of Dubai’s Sandlot Wrestling Matches at Sundown

Posted April 17, 2016 by Anonymous

Every Friday before sundown, South Asian expatriates in Dubai gather in a sandlot behind a fish market to compete in a series of wrestling matches with the aim of pinning an opponent to the ground for two seconds.

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Here’s What a $500 Million Harry Potter Theme Park Looks Like

Posted April 16, 2016 by Anonymous

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter is the latest—and largest—addition to J.K. Rowling’s magical empires.

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Government introduces legislation to provide medical assistance in dying

Posted April 14, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

Proposed federal approach respects personal choice while protecting vulnerable persons

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Medical Assistance in Dying

Posted April 14, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

In 2015, the Supreme Court of Canada ruled in the Carter decision that sections of the Criminal Code that make it illegal for anyone, including a doctor, to cause the death of another person who consents to die or to assist a person to end their own li…

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Tips For Visiting Universal Studios Hollywood

Posted April 14, 2016 by Anonymous

Tips and tidbits to make your visit to Universal Studios Hollywood a little easier! – – – – – – Last summer on our gigantic California road trip, we made a stop in LA to take in all the major attractions, and the first place we visited was Universal Studios Hollywood!  This place was by […]

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The Dangers of Being an Undercover Journalist in Iran

Posted April 13, 2016 by Anonymous

I guess interrogations, wire tapping, and the constant paranoia that you’re being followed is what you get when you try to investigate separatist movements on a tourist visa.

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Visiting Alcatraz Island

Posted April 13, 2016 by Anonymous

On our California road trip, we stopped in to tour Alcatraz Island.  Come have a glimpse of this incredible place, and get some tips to make your visit more enjoyable! – – – – – – After our drive along the Oregon Coast, our next stop was San Fransisco.  I love this area so much…the […]

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Minister Wilson-Raybould to Make an Announcement

Posted April 13, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Honourable Jody Wilson-Raybould, P.C., Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, and the Honourable Jane Philpott, P.C., Minister of Health, will make an announcement regarding legislation on medical assistance in dying.

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Over 90 kg of suspected cocaine found in unclaimed luggage at Pearson

Posted April 12, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) announced today a significant seizure of 90.45 kg of suspected cocaine at the Toronto Pearson International Airport.

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Immigrants Explain What Shocked Them About American Culture

Posted April 11, 2016 by Anonymous

“I had not seen or even heard of braces before coming to America. Several kids I knew had braces, and they looked like robots.”

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Inside the Abandoned Ghost Towns of New Mexico

Posted April 9, 2016 by Anonymous

After decades of decline, the towns scattered across the desert of eastern New Mexico are disappearing. We talked to the few people who are remaining.

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Canmore Uncorked

Posted April 9, 2016 by Julie

Food + mountains = a fantastic combo, especially when it’s 23 degrees in the middle of the Rockies on a Friday afternoon-evening the first week of April. It’s perfect road trip weather, and patio weather, and sitting at a long table with 149 potential new friends under a tent while the sun sets behind the mountains weather. Canmore is a great food destination – Crazyweed has long been our stop of choice, and the new PD3 by Blake provides an awesomely unique dining experience on the upper level of a silver double decker bus. But for the next 10 days or so, Canmore Uncorked provides opportunities to explore it as a culinary destination, with $20, $30 and $40 three course set-price menus and free, $5 and $10 experiences. We left Canmore this morning (after discovering a small cafe called the Ridge brewing Fratello coffee and selling still-warm chocolate chip cookies that were some of the best I’ve had), having arrived yesterday for a long tableContinue reading

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I Went to Spring Break as a Grown-Ass Woman

Posted April 6, 2016 by Megan Koester

Spring break in Lake Havasu City, Arizona, is a month-long celebration of beer-soaked debauchery, which brings in thousands of day-drunk uni students – and me.

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Behind the Rise of Funeral Tourism on the Island of Sulawesi

Posted April 4, 2016 by Anonymous

Traditional funerals often involve grilling pigs with flamethrowers and sacrificing buffaloes by the dozen. Subsequently they’ve started charging tourists to watch.

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Wanted by the CBSA program results in 67th arrest

Posted March 31, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) announced today the arrest of Mohamadou Carmara, who was recently featured on the “Wanted by the CBSA” list.

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Minister Wilson-Raybould to make an announcement

Posted March 30, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Honourable Jody Wilson-Raybould, P.C., Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, will make an announcement regarding the new Canada Child Benefit program.

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Tribunal Initiates Inquiry—Large Line Pipe from China And Japan

Posted March 29, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Canadian International Trade Tribunal (the Tribunal) today initiated a preliminary injury inquiry into a complaint by Evraz Inc., NA Canada, of Regina, Saskatchewan, and Canadian National Steel Corporation, of Camrose, Alberta, that it has suffered…

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Tribunal Finds Injury—Carbon and Alloy Steel Line Pipe Originating in or Exported from China

Posted March 29, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Canadian International Trade Tribunal (the Tribunal) today found that the dumping and subsidizing of carbon and alloy steel line pipe originating in or exported from the People’s Republic of China have caused injury to the domestic industry. Anti-d…

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Gun in camera bag, drugs in cracker box among CBSA’s February Alberta highlights

Posted March 29, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) is pleased to share a sample of February highlights from its border crossings in southern Alberta:

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CBSA keeps 36 suspected criminals out of Saskatchewan in February

Posted March 29, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) is pleased to share a sample of February highlights from its border crossings in Saskatchewan:

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