Category: Lifestyle

Updated Numbers on Opioid-Related Overdose Deaths in Canada 

More than 10,300 Canadians lost their lives between January 2016 and September 2018 Public Health Agency of Canada The opioid crisis continues to have devastating effects on the health and lives of many Canadians, their families and their communities. Today,…
Buy Canadian economics carry a steep cost

While Canadians may embrace buying Canadian food products in retaliation for the trade dispute with the U.S., it won’t come cheap By Sylvain Charlebois Senior Fellow Atlantic Institute for Market Studies Canadians are encouraging one another to go “Trump-free” –…
Serving up an unpalatable business model

Restaurants are struggling to find staff and keep profit margins healthy. But automation and careful management can help By Roslyn Kunin Columnist Troy Media If you’re going to a restaurant, don’t go hungry. Just about every coffee shop and eating…
Ensure you’re insured if you travel south

If you’re over 55 and planning an extended trip down south, there are a few things you should know about extended stay travel insurance. In a recent TD Insurance survey of snowbirds who are planning to travel, almost one in…
Think carefully before paying a contractor up front

You’ve decided to get going on your dream renovation and worked out the details with a contractor. Now you’re anxious to get the work started. But the contractor wants half the money up front. What should you do? Think very…