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Carbon pricing will cost Canadians money — it might also give them back plenty more: report

From 2006 to 2009, Stephen Harper was prime minister, leading a Conservative government that fended off a Liberal Party that hoped to sweep to power …

Carbon Tax

The One Renovation That Isn’t Worth Doing—According to the Property Brothers

<i>Originally published by Real Simple</i><p>With four hit HGTV shows, a bestselling book (plus a memoir on the way), and other countless ventures, Drew and …

Real Estate

Canada's Labour Shortage Is The 'New Norm,' Will Last A Decade: Economist

The supply of younger people is barely keeping up with the number of older people who are retiring.<p>TORONTO — Canada's small and mid-sized companies …

Canada

Letters September 1: Kinder Morgan shareholders celebrate as taxpayers groan

TAXPAYERS ON THE HOOKWhile the celebration at Liberal headquarters is somewhat muted, it’s still a good day. With the Federal Court of Appeal ruling …

Canada

The rise of carb 'backloading': The new dieting trend that promises to help you lose weight, improve your sleep and banish bloating - WITHOUT giving up pasta and pizza

In the age of health and wellbeing, carbs have long been regarded as public enemy number one.<p>But in recent months, a new approach to nutrition and …

Carbohydrates

Curious to Try the Keto Diet? Here's Everything You Can and Cannot Eat

The keto diet has been one of the most talked-about health trends in the past year. The low-carb, high-fat diet induces a state of ketosis in your body, creating ketones that burn fat instead of the glucose converted from carbohydrates. In other words, the keto (short for ketogenic) diet forces …

Low Fat

Owen Benjamin: The Strange Death Of Comedy

Owen Benjamin, one of the last real comics standing, hosts the latest video from Prager University, “The Strange Death of Comedy.” He shares his …

Who will sell legal marijuana in Ontario, and where? It’s no longer clear

With 89 days to go until legal recreational marijuana is a reality on Oct. 17, it’s no longer clear how many legal cannabis stores Ontario is …

Kylie Jenner’s ‘fortune’ is just one of capitalism’s many mirages

Is Kylie Jenner really worth $900 million? What does that even mean? The question is worth posing, especially on the left. The post Kylie Jenner’s …

Here’s What Happens When You Drink 8 Glasses of Water a Day, Every Day

I heard drinking water would help me have more energy, stay focused and more. It's worth a shot!<p>I’m a professional chef, which means I’m on my feet …

I Stop Celebrities From Blowing Their Money

<i>After rising through the ranks at a Hollywood business management agency, Kristin Lee founded her own accounting firm,</i> <i>KLBM</i><i>. Today, the 35 year-old</i> …

Revealed: Justin Trudeau's close adviser helped move huge sums offshore

The chief fundraiser and senior adviser to the Canadian prime minister, Justin Trudeau, who played a critical role in the rise to power of the charismatic politician, was involved in the movement of millions of dollars to offshore havens, the Paradise Papers reveal.<p>Stephen Bronfman, heir to the …

Justin Trudeau

Trudeau says he won’t ‘play politics’ on U.S. migrant children policy

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he will not “play politics” over immigration policies when it comes to the controversial U.S. practice of …

Canadian dairy Saputo criticizes supply management system, siding with U.S. in ongoing dispute

Saputo Inc, one of Canada’s largest dairies, supports ending a domestic milk ingredient pricing system that has angered the United States, Chief …

Canadian News

GUNTER: The Canadian economy is hurting thanks to poor government decisions

May was not a good-news month economically.Canada shed 7,000 jobs, bringing the drop in employment since December to nearly 50,000 jobs. Projected …

U.S. builders say Trump's tariffs are adding $9,000 to new home price, and that's not all

LAS VEGAS - Higher lumber costs, labor shortages and growing regulations are holding U.S. builders back as they try to ramp up construction to meet …

Nigerians seeking refuge in Canada fleeing dangerous herdsmen, asylum seeker says | The Star

“It’s never happened that we ask the (government) — that we tell them we have registrations for French courses and we are told the money isn’t …

Fact check: Did the NDP make a mistake worth $7B in their budget?

As has been widely reported, the Ontario NDP made a costing mistake in their platform budget — but was it the $7-billion mistake stated by Ontario …

Kathleen Wynne

The Lazy Man's Guide To Losing Fat And Building Muscle

Image: iStock<p>Like most guys of a certain vintage, I have mixed feelings about my body. Staying lean and not surrendering to the siren’s call of the …

Benedict Cumberbatch Will Only Accept Roles In Projects Where His Female Co-Star Is Paid Equally

In an era where the social climate where the landscape for marginalized communities are shifting — in both good and bad ways — Benedict Cumberbatch …

Avengers: Infinity War

EISEN: Nobody has a serious pro-growth tax plan for Ontario

The Ontario New Democratic Party recently released its tax plan for the province. A robust discussion of tax policy would be welcome, as Ontario is …

Canada

Facing jail time, journalist Justin Brake says the courts being used to protect corporate projects

“At this moment in history, where we’re supposed to be moving towards reconciliation in Canada, these important stories are not going to be told, and …

Canada

Galaxy A6 phone has megapixels galore and sells for $360 on Sept. 14

Already on sale globally, Samsung's midranger heads stateside this month.<p>Who says you need a big budget to enjoy a big Samsung phone?<p>The South Korean giant's Galaxy A6 ($210 at Amazon.com) and A6 Plus are for those who like Samsung's designs at a far thriftier cost than the Galaxy S9 and Note 9 …

Phones

Facts versus politics: The truth about Hydro One and executive compensation

<i>David Denison is chairman of the board of Hydro One Limited.</i><p>Hydro One owns and manages virtually all of the electricity-transmission facilities within the province of Ontario. It is also the largest provider of local electricity distribution in the province; our more than 1.3 million customers are …

Galaxy X: Samsung’s Foldable Phone Could Be Dead On Arrival Due To Rival Huawei’s Foldable Device

It seems like Samsung might have taken a bit too much time preparing for its foldable smartphone.<p>As the smartphone industry prepares to enter another …

Wynne gets rough ride at debate

Premier Kathleen Wynne received a rough reception from the audience at the first ever Black issues debate as she defended her government’s record on …

Tariffs on Lumber Hurt U.S. Home Buyers

In his March 27 commentary, Todd Hitt defends the idea of imposing a broad range of tariffs on foreign producers, and downplays the impact on …

Lana Payne: Canada, this is not good

On the world stage, Canada has a certain reputation. A country that is open, diverse, equal that believes in the common good and puts those things …

Mass resignations at Manitoba Hydro cap bizarre, incendiary week for Premier Brian Pallister

On Monday morning, Sanford Riley, chairman of the board of Manitoba Hydro, the province’s marquee Crown Corporation, received a call, he says. It was …

‘I made Steve Bannon’s psychological warfare tool’: meet the data war whistleblower

For more than a year we’ve been investigating Cambridge Analytica and its links to the Brexit Leave campaign in the UK and Team Trump in the US presidential election. Now, 28-year-old Christopher Wylie goes on the record to discuss his role in hijacking the profiles of millions of Facebook users in …

Steve Bannon