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A retirement abroad may give this Canadian immigrant more bang for his buck

Situation: Late arrival to Canada means man has to cope with modest savings, low government pension benefits

Solution: Cash in condo, then consider retirement in a warm country with low cost of living…

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Yedlin: Laricina's financial struggles highlight challenges of developing new technology

The energy sector has survived, grown and prospered by its ability to innovate and commercialize new methods of exploration, development and extraction processes that boost production and lower costs. 1,102 more words


Greenshield Windows and Doors Ltd. v. R. – TCC: Telemarketers were not employees for purposes of EI and CPP.


Greenshield Windows and Doors Ltd. v. Canada (National Revenue) (March 20, 2015 – 2015 TCC 70, Woods J.).

Précis: CRA concluded that the telemarketers employed by Greenshield were employees for EI and CPP purposes. 438 more words

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Loving Care v. R. – FCA: Appellate court will not reverse an inference of fact reasonably supported by the evidence.


Loving Home Care Services Ltd. v. Canada (National Revenue) (March 11, 2015 – 2015 FCA 68, Pelletier, Webb (Author), Boivin JJA).

Précis: This decision is in EI and CPP appeals from a decision of the Tax Court that held workers were employees. 1,004 more words

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Kelly McParland: Hydro One selloff is Liberals' way of testing whether Ontarians will believe anything

Stuck with a $12.5 billion deficit and no coherent plan to eliminate it, Ontario’s Premier Kathleen Wynne has seized on a potential means of raising short-term spending money: sell off a piece of Hydro One. 873 more words

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Pareto Corp. v. R. – TCC: 1389 location scouts, promotion agents, field agents - employees for CPP and EI purposes.


Pareto Corporation v. M.N.R. (February 20, 2015 – 2015 TCC 47, Hogan J.).

Précis: These appeals, heard on common evidence, concerned the status of 1389 workers of the appellant (by its trustee in bankruptcy) and a predecessor corporation. 1,500 more words

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