Tax Tips For The Different Stages Of Your Life
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by HuffPost Canada Sponsored Content
2y ago
Everyone lives life a little differently, and at a different pace. Getting your first job, getting married, buying a home, or starting a side hustle are all major life events. While we all have unique circumstances, what’s for certain is that life events and taxes go hand in hand. A good rule of thumb is that for every milestone you hit, you can expect that it’ll somehow affect your tax filing and might add to the complexity of your taxes. In partnership with H&R Block, we breakdown a few of the ways your taxes can change in accordance with big life events and highlight a number of credi ..read more
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Born And Raised Podcast Goes Home For 3rd Season About Second-Generation Canadians
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by Al Donato
2y ago
In this special pandemic edition of “Born And Raised,” hosts Alisha Sahwney, Al Donato, and their guests explore themes of belonging and identity in immigrant families by heading where the heart is.  Listen to ‘Born And Raised’ on Apple Podcastsand Google Podcasts. We decided on our season three theme last year, after the COVID-19 pandemic sent us all home last March. The team figured episodes about this topic would be all too relatable for listeners. That, and the obvious: what is a podcast about Canadian-born children of immigrants if not a sonic meditation on where we feel at home ..read more
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Ontario Pension Plan-Owned U.K. Airport Will Wreak Havoc On Climate, Say Villagers
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by Samantha Beattie
2y ago
A long-time resident of the English village Butcombe, John Adams is fed up with the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan, or what he calls the “corporate psychopath” that’s hellbent on expanding the nearby Bristol Airport.  Teachers’, one of Canada’s largest pension funds, owns 100 per cent of the regional airport, which is surrounded by sacrosanct greenbelt land in North Somerset, just outside Bristol, U.K.  For more than two years the airport has been pushing to increase its number of flights, and consequently carbon emissions, despite significant local outrage. Nearly 10,000 residents ..read more
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It Took The Government 36 Years To Tell Me What I Already Knew: I Am A Status Indian
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by Angel Larkman
2y ago
It took Canada 36 years to acknowledge that I am a Status Indian.  I grew up in Matachewan, Ont., a township near Matachewan First Nation. There were only seven houses on the First Nation, so most band members lived in town with French and English neighbours. There, nobody questioned that I was Indigenous. I didn’t question it, because I knew who I was. Yet, according to the Indian Act, my siblings and I were anything but. In December 1952, my grandmother, Laura Flood, became one of more than 11,000 Indians who were “voluntarily” enfranchised through the racist legal framework of the ..read more
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Who’s Next In Line For The COVID Vaccine In Your Province Or Territory
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by Canadian Press
2y ago
As COVID-19 vaccine supplies ramp up across the country, most provinces and territories have released details of who can expect to receive a shot in the coming weeks. Here’s a list of their plans to date: Newfoundland and Labrador The province says it is in Phase 1 of its vaccine rollout. Health-care workers on the front lines of the pandemic, staff at long-term care homes, people of “advanced age” and adults in remote or isolated Indigenous communities have priority. Newfoundland and Labrador announced March 3 it was extending the interval between the first and second doses of the COVID-19 ..read more
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Ontario Doctors Applaud Decision To Prioritize Pregnant Women In COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout
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by Erica Rae Chong
2y ago
The president of the Ontario Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists is applauding the province’s move to include pregnant women on its priority list of recipients in the next phase of its COVID-19 vaccination plan. Dr. Constance Nasello says that although pregnant women were excluded from initial trials of the Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna vaccines, there is increasing evidence that the vaccines are safe for them. Ontario health authorities listed pregnancy as a factor putting someone at risk for hospitalization or death from COVID-19 as they released details of the province’s vaccination ..read more
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Former Liberal MP Fined $9.4K For Breaching Rules By Hiring Sister
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by Erica Rae Chong
2y ago
OTTAWA _ Independent MP Yasmin Ratansi is being ordered to repay the House of Commons money given to her sister after she lost her job in Ratansi’s Toronto riding office. Ratansi left the Liberal caucus in November after admitting she had employed her sister as a constituency assistant in her riding of Don Valley East, saying she “made an error.“ The board of internal economy, the all-party body that sets spending guidelines for MPs, reviewed the matter and said Monday that it decided last month that Ratansi had broken the rules. The board ordered Ratansi to repay nearly $9,400 in terminatio ..read more
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What Kids Like Archie Can Learn From Rescue Hens
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by Valerie Howes
2y ago
Meghan Markle’s pups, Guy and Pula, are both rescue dogs. The former senior royal is on record as saying they’ve been a great source of comfort this past year ― a turbulent one, to say the least, since Meghan and husband Prince Harry stepped back from their official duties, fought multiple lawsuits with tabloids media outlets, and experienced heartbreaking baby loss. During a two-hour interview with Oprah that aired Sunday, Meghan and Harry invited the former talk show host to put on “wellies” and visit their newest rescue animals ― a brood of hens. The former factory-farm birds are liv ..read more
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Kim Kardashian Opens Up About Tabloid Body-Shaming During 1st Pregnancy
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by Al Donato
2y ago
The tabloids can be vicious to pregnant bodies, a fact that Kim Kardashian knows first-hand.  In a series of Instagram story posts last Friday, the media mogul and mom of four opened up about how traumatizing it was for her to endure body-shaming from the press eight years ago.  After watching the documentary “Framing Britney Spears,” the 40-year-old celebrity parent said she related to the singer’s struggles.  “No matter how public someone’s life may seem, no one deserves to be treated with such cruelty or judgement for entertainment,” she wrote, according to screenshots sha ..read more
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HuffPost Canada Splash: March 8, 2021
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by HuffPost Canada Staff
2y ago
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