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Cartoons   |   April 6, 2020

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Thousands of young people ignored medical guidance to keep a safe distance from others and gathered on beaches for spring break.

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27 ways for the financially fortunate to help out

In the News   |   April 3, 2020

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There appears to be a pandemic generosity effect. In the last edition of this newsletter, I asked people who are financially secure in these uncertain times what ideas they had to help others who are struggling. A... read more

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Measure for measure

Cartoons   |   April 1, 2020

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Cartoon by Brian Gable, April 1, 2020... read more

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Ontario school closures extended to May, online learning to bridge gap

In the News   |   April 1, 2020

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Ontario students will receive report cards at the end of the academic year even as the government extended school closings until May and hinted that they could be shuttered for longer in a bid to... read more

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Deadly divide

Cartoons   |   March 30, 2020

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Scientists are split over who should wear masks. A professor of epidemiology said for people who do need to go out a mask would lower the chance of infection, but the Centers for Disease Control says masks should be reserved for health-care workers.

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With classrooms closed, teachers search for positive ways to connect with isolated students

In the News   |   March 30, 2020

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With her school closed temporarily in a bid to stop the spread of COVID-19, Melanie Malcomson has come up with a new way to reach out to her students. Ms. Malcolmson, who teaches Grade 4... read more

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‘A crazy time’: NHL stars discuss life in coronavirus limbo and where the league goes from here

In the News   |   March 27, 2020

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A few nights ago, Jordan and Marc Staal played virtual darts. “It’s a weird situation for everyone right now,” Marc, a defenceman with the New York Rangers, said during a teleconference call arranged by the... read more

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'The education world has been turned upside down’: Online learning may reshape the classroom

In the News   |   March 26, 2020

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Online learning is poised to transform public education across the country as provinces and school boards scramble to complete the academic year – a paradigm shift that could reshape education long after the COVID-19 pandemic... read more

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The new reward program reality: Cashback, grocery points beat travel

In the News   |   March 25, 2020

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When the coronavirus outbreak passes and the economy starts to rebound, we can get back to racking up travel rewards through our loyalty programs. “Right now, travel points are worth almost nothing,” says Stephen Weyman,... read more

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There's an algorithm for that

Cartoons   |   March 25, 2020

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Vast swings in the world's stock markets during the pandemic have been exacerbated by non-human intervention.

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Canada’s decision to pull out of July Olympics led the world

Guest Column   |   March 24, 2020

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On Sunday, the board of the Canadian Olympic Committee met to do what everyone is doing these days – figure out what the hell is going on. While they were holding that meeting, the International... read more

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Still connected

Cartoons   |   March 23, 2020

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Vulnerable people are at greater risk during times of crisis and social upheaval.

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How to minimize damage to your credit score through the financial slog to come

In the News   |   March 23, 2020

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What’s best for you and your family in the months ahead may not be good for your credit score. Remember that if you have to do something financially in the months ahead that hurts your... read more

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Canada, here’s how we are going to survive this pandemic together

In the News   |   March 16, 2020

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“When I was a boy and I would see scary things in the news, my mother would say to me, ‘Look for the helpers. You will always find people who are helping.’ ” – Fred Rogers,... read more

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Russia inches closer to making Putin president for life

In the News   |   March 11, 2020

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Russia looks headed for up to 16 more years of Vladimir Putin’s authoritarianism, after the country’s parliament adopted constitutional changes Tuesday that would reset the clock on his time in the Kremlin and allow him... read more

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