How Do You Deal with Financial Stress?

How Do You Deal with Financial Stress?I’ve been pretty stressed out lately over our impending move and all of the uncertainties surrounding it. In fact, I went down for the count last week with some kind of flu virus that was, I’m pretty sure, not unrelated to the recent upheaval in our lives. I’m sure a lot of people would deal with this stuff a lot better than me, but I’ve never been a person who…

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Ignatieff Slams Harper Over Aide’s Convictions

Ignatieff Slams Harper Over Aide's ConvictionsLiberal Leader Michael Ignatieff says new revelations about past fraud convictions against a former senior aide to Stephen Harper raise a “fundamental question” over whether Canadians can trust the Conservative leader. During a Monday evening campaign rally, Ignatieff told the crowd that Bruce Carson’s close relationship with Harper while working in the Prime Minister’s Office shows his Conservative rival “talks tough on crime everywhere but in his own office.” “I’m…

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Best Buy Customers Hit by Data Breach

Best Buy Customers Hit by Data BreachNames and email addresses of Canadian and U.S. customers of Best Buy, some banks and other firms have been exposed in a data breach. Best Buy Canada and Victoria, B.C.-based AbeBooks were among the companies that sent emails Monday to Canadian customers informing them that hackers may have gained access to their files after a data breach at Dallas, Tex.-based marketing and communications firm, Epsilon. The company, which bills itself…

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Canada Government Toppled After Opposition Pressure

Canada Government Toppled After Opposition PressureCanadian opposition parties brought down the Conservative government in a no confidence vote Friday, triggering an election that polls show the Conservatives will win. The opposition parties held Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s government in contempt of Parliament in a 156-145 vote for failing to disclose the full financial details of his tougher crime legislation, corporate tax cuts and plans to purchase stealth fighter jets. Opinion polls expect Harper’s Conservative Party…

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