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Found at sea: Wreck of Shackleton’s last ship discovered off the coast of Labrador

In the News   |   June 13, 2024

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A master shipwreck hunter directed an international team that located Quest intact on Atlantic seabed. The wreck of Sir Ernest Shackleton’s last ship – on which the renowned polar explorer suddenly died during his final Antarctic... read more

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State of the Arts

In the News   |   June 10, 2024

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Rising costs. Hesitant audiences. Shaky funding. It’s a make-or-break year for the arts sector. It started with uncomfortable calls from bankers and bookkeepers. As 2023 progressed, Canada’s cultural institutions began to realize that the money... read more

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A guide to what lower rates will mean for mortgages, housing and returns on all those safe parking spots for cash

In the News   |   June 6, 2024

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The long-awaited interest rate U-turn is finally at hand. Rates began rising from pandemic lows in March, 2022, and have been flat since last summer. We are still far from unwinding those recent rate hikes,... read more

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Jury finds Donald Trump guilty on all 34 counts in hush-money trial

In the News   |   May 31, 2024

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Donald Trump is guilty on all 34 counts of doctoring business records to cover up a hush-money scheme before the 2016 election, making him the first former U.S. president to be criminally convicted, mere months... read more

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Five more Canadian school boards sue social media giants, alleging harm to students’ mental health

In the News   |   May 29, 2024

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Five more Ontario school boards and two private schools are suing the companies behind social-media platforms Facebook, Instagram, SnapChat and TikTok, accusing them of designing unsafe and addictive products that harm the mental health of... read more

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Climate change threatens millions in low and coastal areas in Latin America, study finds

In the News   |   May 28, 2024

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About 41 million people living in low-lying regions of Latin America and the Caribbean are threatened by storms and flooding that are becoming more extreme because of climate change, according to newly released data from... read more

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Reverse-budgeting: The low-stress way to spend guilt-free and keep your finances healthy

In the News   |   May 23, 2024

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Many people find budgeting tedious and boring. That’s not to say it isn’t important. The worst thing you could do is stick your head in the sand when it comes to your spending habits and... read more

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Iranian president’s death, war-crimes case will further cloud the Middle East’s future

In the News   |   May 21, 2024

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It was a day of sombre press conferences, one in Tehran, the other in The Hague, destined to further cloud the future of the entire Middle East. Monday began with the announcement that Iran’s hard-line... read more

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Thinking of going back to school? Make a financial plan first, experts say

In the News   |   May 17, 2024

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Going back to school can be a great way to accelerate your career, whether it’s getting a master’s degree or taking a certificate program to add more skills to your repertoire. But it’s also a... read more

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Tributes to Alice Munro pour in from across the literary community

In the News   |   May 16, 2024

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The Canadian literary community is mourning the death of Alice Munro, winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2013 and the Man Booker International Prize in 2009. A friend to many in the writing... read more

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Parents, what money messages are you sending your kids?

In the News   |   May 16, 2024

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As parents, we make daily decisions about spending, saving and debt. And whether we realize it or not, our kids notice. These decisions shape their future beliefs and foundational knowledge about money, and can have... read more

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For many Israelis and Palestinians, Benjamin Netanyahu, Mahmoud Abbas are an obstacle to peace

In the News   |   May 10, 2024

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When he’s at his residence in Jerusalem, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu only has to peek through the curtains to see the crowds calling for his resignation. Even when the protesters aren’t there, they’ve glued... read more

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How this advisor went from being a broke, single mom to a successful entrepreneur and financial planner

In the News   |   May 9, 2024

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Julia Chung, co-founder and chief executive officer of Vancouver-based Spring Planning Inc. and president of the Financial Planning Association of Canada, talks about growing up with hippie parents, surviving as a single teenage mom, and... read more

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Refugees ecstatic over golden opportunity to live in Canada

In the News   |   May 7, 2024

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In a remote refugee camp in Ethiopia, where Kadija Abdi Ahmed has lived since fleeing neighbouring Somalia as a teenager, there are few computers and only patchy access to the internet. When she does get... read more

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Business insolvencies rising to levels not seen since Great Recession

In the News   |   May 6, 2024

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Business insolvencies in Canada are hitting their highest point since the Great Recession, new data show. According to the federal Office of the Superintendent of Bankruptcy, 2,003 business insolvencies were filed from Jan. 1 to... read more

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