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Buying a vehicle: book offers advice

Canadians who want to buy a vehicle can benefit from the annual Lemon-Aid consumer guide and its co-author has advice for newcomers who may face particular obstacles. The book offers information about car and truck models between 2007 and 2018. »

Society

Rent or buy in ‘problematic’ housing market?

Canada’s national housing agency is warning of what it calls “problematic housing market conditions” in most cities, leading Canadians to wonder whether it is better to rent or to buy their homes. Eleven centres out of 15 are considered to »

Society

Orthodontist to buy kids’ Halloween candy

An orthodontist in western Canada is offering to pay children to give him the candy they collect on Halloween. Every October 31st, children across Canada wear costumes and go door-to-door collecting candy, chocolate and other treats. Dental professionals say eating »

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Man feels misled by ebike crowdfunding campaign

Canadian David Buchroeder felt he was misled by a highly successful crowdfunding campaign and was only able to get a refund after complaining to the public broadcaster’s program called Go Public. Crowdfunding has become a multi-billion dollar industry. It involves »