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Tax confusion: What’s deductible and what’s not

A penny saved is a penny earned. That’s one of the great truisms in life —and in personal finance. But I don’t think the Canada Revenue Agency (the CRA) entirely agrees with it.  To them, money spent on earning income is deductible, but money spent on ultimately saving money by arranging f ...

Our guide to Black Friday Weekend deals 2017

Whether you’re planning to do all your Christmas shopping on Black Friday—or just to buy a neat deal or two for yourself—this is the weekend to get organized and tick some items off your holiday shopping list. Deals are everywhere. Here’s a quick checklist of just a few great ones that we s ...

Morning News: November 24, 2017

German Business Optimism Climbs to Record as Economy Booms Net Neutrality Explained: What It Means (and Why It Matters) Russia-OPEC Agree on Framework to Extend Oil Cuts Oil Heads for Best Weekly Gain in Month on Keystone Disruption Black Friday 2017: Your Best Bargain Might Be a TV Uber’s Cover- ...

What does the U.S. net neutrality battle mean for Canada?

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai has become Public Enemy Number One for proponents of net neutrality.   The Trump administration appears likely to repeal its regulations governing net neutrality, to the delight of U.S. internet service providers. It’s a development that has many proponents of a free and ...

You can switch. Move your RRIF to us, save on fees

You’ve retired. You’re finally ready to loosen the purse strings and start spending the money in your Registered Retirement Income Fund (RRIF) on the things you love. I’m going to go out on a limb and suggest that you don’t want to spend a lot of that hard-earned cash on fees. With WealthBa ...

Net Neutrality Divide: Canada and the U.S. Go Separate Ways on an Open Internet

This week’s announcement that the U.S. telecommunications regulator plans to roll back net-neutrality regulations sparked an immediate backlash from those who fear that the decision will turn the Internet into a cable-like service dominated by the carriers and deep-pocketed giants that can afford ...

Research Explores Impact of BMPs in Stormwater Management

A recent study in the Journal of Water Management, investigated best management practices (BMPs) in stormwater management. The research, Water Quality Performance of In-Series BMPs, examined “the possible flow paths followed by stormwater as it passes from one BMP to another, and evaluate the ove ...

A Breach in the North Pole (and the Christmas that Almost Wasn’t)

It’s that time of year again! Days are getting shorter and colder, and we’re all feeling the hustle and bustle as we inch closer to the holidays to finally slow down and spend time with our loved ones. But this year has been a pretty close call for Santa. One night he’s hard at work making hi ...

Morning News: November 23, 2017

China War on Online Loans Makes Waves in New York Euro-Area Growth Accelerates on Path to Decade-Best Performance Britain to Hike Levy on Diesel Cars Black Friday Is Eating Itself (Even in Britain) FCC Plan to Roll Back Net Neutrality Worries Small Businesses Bitcoin Breaks Through $8,000: Is It St ...

12 Canadian Crypto and Blockchain Stocks to Follow

Hot money. Ask anyone in the capital markets who has taken a meeting in the past two months, blockchain is on everyone’s lips. And it’s already been a bit of a rollercoaster ride, from the dizzying early highs of HIVE Blockchain to the aborted IPO of NextBlock Global. The most immediate paral ...