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Canada wades into China’s housing market

(April 16, 2014) Taxpayers in Canada are placing a bet on the Chinese real estate market thanks to the country’s national pension plan, CPPIB. 

Three Gorges Probe

Ottawa is right: Economic hit from raising CPP premiums will take years to offset

It’s a bit rich. Groups that have made pension misinformation an art form are now accusing the federal government of hiding certain potential economic impacts of expanding the Canada (and Quebec) Pension Plans. 535 more words


The great undoing of Torytown is underway

When the pugnacious in politics – especially those who specialize in knocking the noses of the national press gallery out of joint – finally get their comeuppance, that’s news. 716 more words


Laid off civil servant plans life after government

Situation: On leave without pay, woman in early 50s can go back to work or go it alone         

Solution: Calculate cost of independence, plan income by life stages, build up savings…

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Personal Finance

Low temps cause hydro bills to skyrocket for retiree (With Video)

The last two electric bills that arrived in retiree Garry Major’s mailbox were so huge, he needed almost his entire monthly Old Age Security and Canada Pension Plan benefits to pay them. 619 more words


Loving Home Care Services Ltd. v. R. – TCC: Home care workers not independent contractors.


Loving Home Care Services Ltd. v. M.N.R.[1] (March 6, 2014) was an EI/CPP appeal dealing with whether home care workers were independent contractors.  The court had considerable difficulty accepting the evidence of the principal of Loving Home Care Services Ltd. 203 more words

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