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Economy, Politics, Society

The kinder gentler parking meter

No-one has a particular fondness for parking meters. Old style mechanical meters are slowly being replaced by digital metering systems. These are perhaps even less appreciated as, unlike the old system, they give no indication of un-used time still available »


Canadians urged to make ‘smart’ charity donations

A recent study suggests that about 15 per cent of giving in the U.S. was wasted because of donations to low-performing, less-efficient and less-effective charities. If this applies to Canada, there could be millions of dollars of waste. “While this »


Donate fire relief to local charities, urges group

A group that evaluates charities is urging Canadians to donate money for Fort McMurray relief to local charities rather than to the Canadian Red Cross.  So far, Canadians have donated an unprecedented $67 million to that agency to help the »


Record bounty, eggnog for charity

During the entire month of December, for the past 20 years, a pub in Calgary, Alberta, has been serving its secret recipe eggnog for charity. This year, the Ship and Anchor set aside $5 from every $5.95-glass sold and broke »

Economy, International, Politics, Society, The Link


This past week, Carmel Kilkenny, Terry Haig, and Gilda Salomone all filled in at various times, but presenting the show today are Marc Montgomery and Wojtek Gwiazda. We start out with a look at the just released federal budget for Canada. »