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Here's what you should do with $1,000, $10,000 or a million dollars

In the News   |   February 21, 2024

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How would landing an unexpected bit of cash change your life? It’s not a bad idea to plan for a windfall We’ve all thought about it: How would landing a bit of unexpected cash change... read more

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Alexey Navalny troubled the Kremlin like no one else before him

In the News   |   February 16, 2024

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From the beginning, Alexey Navalny represented a fundamentally different, more dangerous threat to Vladimir Putin’s grasp on power than any of the Russian opposition figures who had come before him. Though he stood on the... read more

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The other immigration problem: Too much talent is leaving Canada

In the News   |   February 16, 2024

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Surging immigration numbers are top-of-mind for Canadians. But as we reconsider targets for newcomers and address pain points such as housing, we also need to pay attention to talent retention. Tens of thousands of people... read more

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UN report reveals major declines in migratory species

In the News   |   February 12, 2024

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Hundreds of wildlife species whose life cycles involve movement across geographic boundaries are in serious decline around the world, according to a new United Nations report. In the first such assessment of its kind, authors of the... read more

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How buying a car can wreck your mortgage application and cost you the house you want

In the News   |   February 9, 2024

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Given how expensive cars have become, perhaps you’ve put off buying one. But if you’re looking to buy a home, you should know that borrowing money for a car purchase can throw a wrench into... read more

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Canadian universities and colleges trying to come to grips with fallout from international student cap

In the News   |   February 7, 2024

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Postsecondary schools across the country are trying to come to grips with the financial impact of the federal government’s cap on international study permits, assessing short-term issues such as visa processing delays and longer-term threats... read more

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Feeding teenagers is expensive. Here are some money-saving grocery tips for parents

In the News   |   February 5, 2024

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Everyone is feeling the pain of higher food costs, especially families with multiple mouths to feed. Grocery bills have soared as food costs rose more than 20 per cent over the past three years. And parents whose... read more

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‘It will be a good thing for us’: International students living in Canada react to Ottawa’s visa cap

In the News   |   February 1, 2024

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International students living in Canada are feeling both hopeful and frustrated over the cap on study permits the federal government announced last week. Faced with life in cramped accommodation and struggling to find enough work... read more

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Cineplex pulls South Indian film screenings after incidents of threats, intimidation and talk of turf war

In the News   |   January 31, 2024

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Movie exhibitors including Cineplex Inc. (CGX-T -0.60% decrease) have pulled screenings of a South Indian-language film across Canada after individuals opened fire at four cinemas in the Greater Toronto Area last week, the latest incidents... read more

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ICJ orders Israel to prevent genocide in Gaza, but fails to order ceasefire

In the News   |   January 26, 2024

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The International Court of Justice, in a historic ruling in The Hague, has ordered Israel to take emergency steps to prevent genocide in Gaza and to allow urgent humanitarian aid in the Palestinian territory. The... read more

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Five key questions following Trump’s triumph over Nikki Haley in New Hampshire primary

In the News   |   January 25, 2024

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When Donald Trump took the stage after his decisive victory over Nikki Haley in the New Hampshire primary, he was in no mood to celebrate. Rather than cheering the seemingly inexorable momentum of his bid for the... read more

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Of course, Gen Zs and millennials can retire comfortably. Here are five steps to make it happen

In the News   |   January 23, 2024

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To retire comfortably, you need to invest in your 20s and 30s. Not necessarily with money, though. Early contributions to retirement savings are outstandingly helpful, but hard to manage in a time of inflation and... read more

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With 2023 hottest year on record, the world is now on track to eclipse 1.5 C above pre-industrial levels

In the News   |   January 11, 2024

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The heatwaves and balmy oceans set the stage and now it is official: 2023 is the warmest year on record, with the global temperature increase on track to exceed a 1.5 degree Celsius threshold meant... read more

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New year, new policies: what’s changing for personal finance in 2024

In the News   |   January 11, 2024

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In the new year, a host of new rules and regulations is coming into effect from different jurisdictions across the country. We compiled a list of some of the noteworthy changes that’ll impact your personal... read more

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A dozen things to be thankful for in personal finance and investing as we exit 2023

In the News   |   December 22, 2023

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The year in personal finance has not been a pretty picture. Among the lowlights were a slowing economy, inflation, persistently high borrowing costs and more people having trouble paying what they owe. But alongside these... read more

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