All posts tagged "ENGLISH"

  • Postmedia could soon own almost every English newspaper in Canada

    Postmedia has struck a $316 million deal to buy 175 of Quebecor’s English-language newspapers, specialty publications and digital properties, including the Sun chain of papers, according to a report in the Globe and Mail this morning. If...

    • Posted October 10, 2014
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  • 3 big ideas to save Canada’s healthcare system

    If the definition of good governance includes the sound management of public monies and resources, then Canada has very bad governance. The manufactured healthcare crisis is a case in point. Solutions to challenges of cost, quality, and...

    • Posted June 11, 2014
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  • Temporary Foreign Workers program another national disgrace

    Canadian’s are getting used to officially apologizing for wrongs committed by the Government of Canada. I sense another apology coming in the deeply flawed and morally wrong Foreign Temporary Worker program. In 1988 Prime Minister Brian Mulroney...

    • Posted June 11, 2014
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  • How western Canada is changing the country

    It’s not your grandfather’s Canada any more. Maybe not even your mother’s, because the regional patterns that prevailed in the past no longer apply. Loleen Berdahl, Associate Professor of Political Studies at the University of Saskatchewan, and...

    • Posted June 11, 2014
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  • Say goodbye to BBQs

    North American consumers are starting to notice price increases at the meat counter. Meat prices in the U.S. jumped 8.4 per cent in April from the prior year, while in Canada, our meat prices are likely to...

    • Posted June 11, 2014
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  • The High Cost of Preparing your Income Tax Return

    Complying with the personal income tax system imposes a significant cost on Canadian households The end of April is traditionally the tax filing deadline, and a time when Canadians are frantically organizing their receipts and other documents...

    • Posted May 9, 2014
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  • Why Canadians are Willing to Exploit Foreign Workers

    Many Canadians – including the unemployed – believe the jobs filled by foreign workers are beneath them Canada finds itself in quite a pickle with its workforce. We now live in an age in which there is...

    • Posted May 9, 2014
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  • It is Andrea Horwath’s Election to Lose

    Her message – that the Liberals can’t be trusted – could position her party as the only genuine progressive force in Ontario The chattering class in Ontario – mass media, political scientists and traditional opinion leaders –...

    • Posted May 9, 2014
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  • Preparations for Estate Planning

    Canadians should be aware of the numerous benefits that can be achieved by doing proper Estate Planning (EP). First, what exactly is EP? The first thing is not to get caught up with the term “estate”, since...

    • Posted May 9, 2014
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  • Debt makes you sick

    Spend less than you make: the rest is commentary Many components of our lifestyle, such as diet, inactivity and even loneliness, can be bad for our health. But until I saw the table shown below I never...

    • Posted May 9, 2014
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