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Post-secondary students skipping meals, dodging scams amid housing crunch

In the News   |   July 12, 2024

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Post-secondary students across Canada are skipping meals, relying on food banks and facing an increasing number of housing scams as they contend with skyrocketing rentals costs and a lack of on-campus housing. Meanwhile, colleges and... read more

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McGill University clears out pro-Palestinian encampment

In the News   |   July 11, 2024

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Private security guards cleared the pro-Palestinian encampment at McGill University on Wednesday, bringing an end to a campus protest that was among the first in a wave that spread across the country. The McGill protest calling for... read more

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Pro-Palestinian protesters remove encampment at U of T ahead of court-imposed deadline

In the News   |   July 4, 2024

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A pro-Palestinian protest that occupied the centre of the University of Toronto campus for two months and drew attention to the plight of Palestinians in Gaza came to a peaceful end ahead of a court-imposed... read more

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How off-campus student housing stacks up against city-wide rentals across Canada

Articles of Interest   |   July 2, 2024

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Relentless rent increases have made finding housing a difficult part of the decision to move away from home for school. The challenges aren’t just financial either: as housing supply struggles to meet demand, students have... read more

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Trudeau ‘does not need to quit’ after Liberals lose traditionally safe Toronto riding: Freeland

In the News   |   June 26, 2024

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will stay on as leader, his government signalled Tuesday as Liberals demanded the party make urgent changes in response to an unexpected by-election loss in a stronghold Toronto seat. The Conservative... read more

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BDC launches $250-million in financing for companies owned by Black, Indigenous and female entrepreneurs

In the News   |   June 19, 2024

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Business Development Bank of Canada is committing $250-million in financing, training and investment funding for companies led by Black, Indigenous and female entrepreneurs. The funds are aimed at addressing a lingering gap in support for... read more

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Gen Z is looking for a job in finance, with security and high salaries

Articles of Interest   |   June 18, 2024

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If you’ve been on TikTok in the past month, you’ve likely heard it. An anthem listing the traits of an ideal partner: “I’m looking for a man in finance. Trust fund. 6′5. Blue eyes.” Posted... read more

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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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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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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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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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Boats of confidence

Articles of Interest   |   May 16, 2024

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The Canadian Canoe Museum’s newly opened location is a worthy, welcoming place to paddle through history. The newly built Canadian Canoe Museum looks as if it is in motion: The building pushes southward toward a... 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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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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