Canadian Economy Continues To Soar

Canadians appear to be a vehicle-buying mood, according to July figures in the latest Global Auto Report from Scotia Economics. It says Canadian sales advanced to an annualized 1.65 million units last month, lifting volumes at several automakers to the highest July on record. It was the second monthly rebound in a row after a […]


Iggy to Harper: ‘We make the rules!’

Liberal Leader Michael Ignatieff’s campaign-style tour rolled through Nova Scotia Sunday, where he thundered at Prime Minister Stephen Harper, was told to move back to the U.S., and won the endorsement of one of Canada’s most well-known singers – Big Pond’s Rita MacNeil. Ignatieff began the day outside a Tim Hortons in Elmsdale, N.S., in […]

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Canadians brace for higher health costs: poll

Canadians are concerned their quality of health care will decline from the strain posed by aging baby boomers, a new poll suggests. The Canadian Medical Association carried out the poll as part of its annual report card focused on access to health-care services. Nearly three quarters of Canadians surveyed agreed urgent changes to the health-care […]


Where’s the truth in labelling?

I often take guided tours in places where I’ve never been. It’s annoying when you’re taken to a souvenir store and forced to wait for everyone in your group to finish shopping. It’s an unspoken truth that tour guides get a commission on everything sold in shops where they direct customers. But the truth is […]