Politics

500% tax hike threatens historic Yonge Street

Toronto City Hall is helping both foreign and domestic developers denude Historic Yonge Street of its landmark merchants south of Bloor Street, replacing them with condos and cookie-cutter chain stores.yonge tax grab Implementing an unprecedented destructive 500 percent hike in ...

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Do you benefit from an expanded CPP?

As recently as June 2016, the federal and provincial finance ministers agreed to expand the Canada Pension Plan (CPP). It’s so recent, in government terms, that many of the details of benefit entitlements, costs and investment criteria still aren’t known.expanded ...

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Universal pharmacare: Cut costs, save lives

Universal pharmacare’s time has arrived. Most Canadians would agree that those who need potentially life-saving medications should have ready access to them. Yet prescription drug coverage in Canada varies widely depending on where you live, your health status, income and ...

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What’s wrong with mydemocracy.ca? Plenty

The federal government’s electoral change (reform) website is being widely mocked. But beneath the outrage and humour, what’s really wrong with mydemocracy.ca? Plenty. The website is intended to gather perspectives from Canadians who wish to “take part in the national ...

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