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Ten ways the budget will affect your finances

Here's what the federal budget means to your personal finances if you're …<p><b>A parent (Part One):</b> The government claims the new Canada Child Benefit will pay nine of 10 families more than they receive under existing programs. The new child benefit starts in July and applies to people with kids under …

How to Bake the Best Bread With and Without a Bread Machine

<i>This piece originally appeared on Fix.com.</i><p>Nothing beats the comfort, taste and smell of fresh-baked bread. Unfortunately, making bread can be labor …

Johnsonville® Italian Sausage Lasagna Recipe

"Johnsonville Italian Sausages make it simple to enjoy authentic Italian flavor. This classic lasagna dish is made so much easier when you've got …

Ovarian Cysts: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

Ovarian cysts are sacs of fluid that can grow on the ovaries. They are very common; most women will get them at least once some time in their lives, …

A Beginner's Guide to Focus Stacking

Other than for special effect, photographers generally do not want out-of-focus images. But sometimes, regardless of which camera settings are used, …

Digital Photography

Beginner's Guide to Water Droplet Photography

Have you ever looked at those great water droplet or splash images and found yourself scratching your head wondering how did they do that? Well, …

Black and White Portraits: A How-To Guide

Photography’s best shooters often turn to black and white for its expressive power. We spoke with three pros to learn the intricacies of creating …

Photography

Canada's Liberals budget for deficit three times higher than they promised

• Finance minister predicts C$29.4bn deficit this year<br>• New government delays plan to buy military hardware indefinitely<p>The new Liberal government of the Canadian prime minister, Justin Trudeau, has projected a federal deficit almost three times the size it promised during last year’s election.<p>Related: …

A preview of the 2017 federal budget

Mike Moffatt on what today’s budget telegraphs about what is to come<p>First budgets for new governments rarely contain much in the way of surprises. …

Calgary Sun

Calgary

Budget gives $245-million to resettle government-assisted Syrian refugees

The Liberals have set aside $245-million for the resettlement of an additional 10,000 government-assisted Syrian refugees over the next five years, according to the federal budget.<p>The government previously announced its intentions to resettle 10,000 government-sponsored Syrian refugees this year, …

Fact-checking Budget 2016: Sunny ways, cloudy wording

We put Finance Minister Bill Morneau’s budget speech to the test<p>Tuesday’s federal budget announcement was Justin Trudeau’s first opportunity to shed …

Liberals’ changes to financial aid for students will take years to implement

Postsecondary students will be a little bit richer as a result of the Liberal government's first budget, but exactly by how much and when they will reap the full benefits of changes to the federal loan and grant system is still years in the future.<p>Changes to financial aid include allowing …

Budget 2016: Wait, wasn’t th‎is supposed to be about infrastructure?

On March 22, at 4 p.m. Eastern Time, the Trudeau government brought down its first budget, lowering the curtain on 10 years of Conservative plans for smaller Ottawa. For a decade, the people in power on Parliament Hill dreamed of a government that would do less. They were at times thrown off course …

federal budget 2016 news, opinion and analysis

Calgary Sun

Calgary

EI benefits extended for resource-dependent regions

Under pressure to throw resource-dependent provinces a lifeline, the federal government proposed new unemployment benefits for Alberta, Newfoundland and Labrador and some parts of Saskatchewan.<p>Benefits will be extended by five weeks for only a dozen regions, including Saskatoon, Calgary, Sudbury, …

Budget offers $2.3-billion boost for affordable-housing measures

The federal Liberals say they will inject more than $2.3-billion into a series of affordable-housing measures, including a new program to offer low-cost loans to developers to build as many as 10,000 rental units.<p>New spending on affordable housing represents roughly $1.5-billion of the money the …

25 ways the federal budget affects you

A MoneySense guide to Budget 2016 by Romana King<p>Want to focus on deficit reduction, tax cuts and seniors? You’ve got the wrong budget. Much as they …

Business schools play catch-up on crowdfunding

Several years ago, Simon Parker, a professor of entrepreneurship at Ivey Business School, integrated crowdfunding into his curriculum as he recognized the need to impart this skill to the next generation of business leaders.<p>But it hasn't been easy.<p>"I don't think that Canadian universities or …

How Trudeau and his Liberal cabinet built their first budget

The making of the Liberals' first budget was driven by a strongly held view that Canada's business class had been richly rewarded over the past decade and it was now time to put money into the pockets of struggling low-income families.<p>The shape of this budget was influenced just as much by Prime …

Federal budget pledges $675-million in CBC funding

The Canadian Broadcasting Corp. will get a $150-million boost to its bottom line after enduring years of deep cuts, as Tuesday's federal budget earmarked cash to help drive the public broadcaster's continuing shift to digital platforms.<p>A $675-million pledge by the Liberal government – which …

Canada

Inside Trudeau's budget: Read the highlights

The federal government unveiled a financial blueprint for Canada on Tuesday that plans on a $29.4-billion deficit, billions in spending on infrastructure, what the Prime Minister calls 'historic investments' in indigenous people and extended EI benefits. Here's a full briefing from Laura Stone in …

Maclean's annotates the 2016 federal budget

<b>By Nick Taylor-Vaisey, Aaron Hutchins, Adrian Lee and Carl Neustaedter</b><p>Finance Minister Bill Morneau’s first budget is on the table—all 269 pages of …

4 Hard Questions to Ask About Your Company’s Purpose

jennifer maravillas FOR HBR<p>In the early 1930s, cars in Europe were still a luxury for the rich. But in 1933 Dr. Ferdinand Porsche launched the People’s Car: Volkswagen. Its purpose was to enhance people’s lives through great engineering that offered everyone an accessible, high-quality car. The …

Debit cards gaining on cash for smallest purchases

When is the last time you used plastic to make a purchase less than $5? For many Americans, it’s becoming more common.<p>The percentage of cardholders …

Photo Friday: Portrait Photography

Portrait photography looks deceptively simple: find someone with a face, really any face, and take their picture. And yet, so many things can and do go awry. Like any good looker, a great portrait contains complementary features: lighting, pose, background, expression and, last but not least, the …