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January 22, 2018

Restorative Justice: An Alternative to the Traffic Ticket

Quite some time ago I wrote about an initiative to trade your ticket for driver training. I was very pleased with the outcome of the one instance […]
January 19, 2018

Flood damage not covered by most standard home insurance plans

Geoff Bartlett · CBC News  Residents of western Newfoundland whose homes were flooded this week may have high hopes that their insurance will cover the damage, but that’s […]
January 17, 2018

Some of the worst mistakes you can make after retirement

The Financial World 1) Not Changing Lifestyle After Retirement Among the biggest mistakes retirees make is not adjusting their expenses to their new budget dependent life. […]
January 10, 2018

6 New Year’s resolutions for new homeowners

By Beth Buczynski THE ASSOCIATED PRESS We all make New Year’s resolutions, but let’s be honest: Most are wishful thinking. By February, that “lose 20 pounds” […]
January 8, 2018

Two quakes damage homes, crack ground in Alberta Beach

CBC News Two seismic events wreaked havoc on homes in a small village northwest of Edmonton late Monday night. The 2.0 magnitude quakes happened around 11:45 p.m, […]
January 4, 2018

Are you covered? Burnaby man hits insurance roadblocks after car share fender bender

Ross McLaughlin and Sandra Hermiston, CTV Vancouver Collision damage is often covered when you use your credit card to rent a vehicle. But if you use […]
January 2, 2018

Canadian economy delivered stellar growth in 2017, but will slow significantly in 2018

As 2017 comes to a close, the Canadian economy is on track to record its fastest pace of growth since 2011 thanks to strong consumer spending […]
December 18, 2017

Housing market expected to slow next year, but prices still forecast to rise

TORONTO _ New stricter mortgage rules are expected to slow the housing market next year, but prices are still expected to rise about five per cent, […]
December 14, 2017

Canada is one step closer to expanding preclearance operations with the U.S.

Expanding preclearance will enable faster travel between Canada and the United States, provide access to more American airports, bolster trade, better protect our rights and increase security. Today, the […]
December 11, 2017

Lock It OR Lose it Campaign

Source: IBC Ontario’s Police Leaders want motorists to Lock it OR Lose it when it comes to their vehicles and valuables. The Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police […]
December 6, 2017

Motorist Found Fully At Fault For Clipping Cyclist While Attempting to Pass Reasons for judgement were published this week by the BC Supreme Court, Victoria Registry, assessing fault for a collision involving a cyclist and a motorist. […]
December 4, 2017

47% decrease in mortgage loan insurance business ‘new normal’: CMHC

Canada’s national housing agency said Wednesday that the 47 per cent decline in the country’s insured mortgage market year-over-year in the third quarter is the “new […]