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30 Brilliant Test Answers From Smartass Kids

When a child’s answer to a question on a quiz or test is incorrect but clever, should they get credit for it? Here are 30 clever test answers that …

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Canada's Tax Burden On Labour Is Surprisingly Low, But Growing

With this year's tax deadline approaching rapidly, many people's thoughts are turning to the shell-shocking amount of money the government routinely …

How rising food prices can bring about the end of poverty

One of the world’s cruellest dilemmas is that the great majority of its starvation and malnutrition cases are found among farmers. A third of all humans attempt to live off the land, and often find themselves uttering some earth-bound version of the Ancient Mariner’s lament: Fields, fields …

I want to be an astronaut. What will my salary be?

<b>Job:</b> Astronaut<p><b>Salary</b>: In Canada, astronauts are government employees and their pay starts at about $50,000 a year. Astronauts can earn as much as $150,000, depending on their experience, said recently retired Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield. For most astronauts, though, it's not about the money. …

Canada's addiction to housing debt in 11 charts

Is there a Canadian housing bubble? Judge for yourself.<p>The state of Canadian housing market is an endless source of debate. <i>Maclean’s</i> has engaged in …

Casino claims poker star Phil Ivey cheated to win $9.6M at baccarat

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — An Atlantic City casino is suing a big-time gambler, claiming he won $9.6 million in a card-cheating scheme in baccarat.<p>The …