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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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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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Cellphone crackdown will improve student achievement, Ontario Education Minister Lecce says

In the News   |   May 1, 2024

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The Ontario government is strengthening its crackdown on the use of cellphones and vaping in elementary and high schools, giving school leaders the authority to notify parents, take away devices and suspend students who don’t comply.... read more

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An immigrant’s take on banking and home buying in Canada

Articles of Interest   |   May 1, 2024

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Almost 30 years ago, Maya Corbic and her family moved to Canada from war-torn Bosnia. Today, Ms. Corbic is a certified public accountant and author of a book called Piggy Banks to Stocks: The Ultimate Guide... read more

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More graduates will pursue family medicine in Canada, up from 2023

In the News   |   April 26, 2024

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More new medical school graduates will train to be family physicians in Canada this year than ever before, a development that will help but not solve a primary-care crisis that has left millions without a... read more

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‘It’s chaos:’ Cottage owners rush to sell ahead of capital gains tax changes, realtors say

In the News   |   April 25, 2024

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Cottage owners looking to sell are scrambling to close deals before proposed changes to the rules on capital gains take effect and potentially leave them on the hook for much higher tax bills, realtors say. The federal budget released... read more

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Spike in international student asylum claims an abuse of study permits, experts warn

In the News   |   April 22, 2024

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Asylum claims by international students have risen more than 1,500 per cent in the past five years, figures obtained by The Globe and Mail show, as experts warn that the study-permit system is being exploited... read more

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Trudeau announces budget funding for national school food program

In the News   |   April 3, 2024

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau promised the coming federal budget would include funding for a national school food program that advocates say is needed to support schools and community groups struggling to provide nutritious meals to children.... read more

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Four Ontario school boards sue social-media giants for products that harm students’ behaviour and education

In the News   |   March 28, 2024

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Four of Canada’s largest school boards are suing the companies behind social-media platforms Facebook, Instagram, SnapChat and TikTok, accusing them of negligently designing products that disrupt learning and rewire student behaviour while leaving educators to... read more

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Bank of Canada warns of low productivity ‘emergency,’ making it harder to control inflation

In the News   |   March 27, 2024

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The Bank of Canada issued a stark warning about the country’s weak labour productivity and low levels of business investment on Tuesday, saying the situation is an emergency that makes it harder to control inflation... read more

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Young, skilled and ready to innovate, Black farmers are taking on Canada’s agricultural challenges

Articles of Interest   |   March 18, 2024

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With Canada facing a looming disaster of having too few farmers as existing operators retire, some see young, racialized farmers as key to feeding Canadians into the future. Cheyenne Sundance is part of a growing... read more

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