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That uncertain feeling

Cartoons   |   May 15, 2019

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Like other currencies and some commodities, the Canadian dollar is being roiled by doubt over how the US-China trade war will play out.

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How raising the age for CPP and OAS to 67 would benefit the whole country

In the News   |   April 15, 2019

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It’s time to acknowledge that people are both working and living longer by increasing the standard age for starting retirement benefits to 67, Canada’s actuaries say. Raising the retirement age for Canada and Quebec pension-plan... read more

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Federal Budget 2019: Eight ways the Budget will affect your personal finances

Lesson Plans   |   March 20, 2019

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This article and lesson plan help students examine the highlights and features of the 2019 Budget and assess its impact, strengths and weaknesses – as well as exploring which groups may be happy, or unhappy,... read more

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Federal budget 2019: Eight ways the budget will affect your personal finances

In the News   |   March 20, 2019

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The federal budget doubles down on help for first-time homebuyers, but it also sets its sights on students, environmentally minded car buyers, low-income seniors and people worried about outliving their money in retirement. Pre-election budgets... read more

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Federal budget 2019 highlights: 10 things you need to know

In the News   |   March 19, 2019

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The federal government unveiled a budget on Tuesday, ahead of a federal election, that marked a pivot back to middle-class issues with a slate of new spending aimed at key voting blocs. The plan comes with... read more

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Liberals set to release pre-election budget on March 19

In the News   |   February 21, 2019

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Finance Minister Bill Morneau will release the Liberal government’s pre-election budget on March 19, as he faces calls from economic experts to keep provincial debt loads in mind when Ottawa updates its financial course. Mr.... read more

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NEB urges Ottawa to toughen marine protection and monitoring for Trans Mountain

In the News   |   January 11, 2019

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The National Energy Board is urging the federal government to toughen marine monitoring and protection standards, including potential limits on the whale-watching industry, if the cabinet decides this spring to proceed with the expansion of... read more

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Britain’s May losing control over Brexit plans after two defeats in Parliament

In the News   |   January 10, 2019

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British Prime Minister Theresa May is rapidly losing control over her Brexit strategy after the government suffered a pair of humiliating defeats in the House of Commons this week – empowering parliamentarians and opening the... read more

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Collision course

Cartoons   |   November 28, 2018

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The reality of GM's decision to close its Oshawa plant crashes into Ontario Premier Doug Ford's favourite slogan.

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General Motors to shut down Oshawa plant in global restructuring

In the News   |   November 26, 2018

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General Motors is shuttering its plant in Oshawa as part of a restructuring of its global operations to focus on autonomous and zero-emission vehicles, sources say. Two sources, who were briefed on General Motors’ plan,... read more

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Medication dominates Canadian health-care spending, according to new CIHI reports

In the News   |   November 20, 2018

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Spending on prescription and over-the-counter drugs in Canada is rising faster than spending on hospitals or doctors, according to the latest official snapshot of how health-care dollars are allocated across the country. The total amount... read more

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Poster: Skills For Achieving Financial Health And Well-Being

Financial Literacy Month   |   November 19, 2018

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Financial Education Has Evolved. CFEE has observed the changes in and evolution of financial education over many years now. There has been a continuous escalation in the recognition of the importance of financial capability in... read more

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Ontario’s throwback approach is no way to craft policy

Guest Column   |   November 9, 2018

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Jim Stanford is Harold Innis Industry Professor of Economics at McMaster University. No one should be surprised Ontario Premier Doug Ford cancelled the upcoming increase in the province’s minimum wage. It was scheduled to jump... read more

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November is Financial Literacy Month: Test Your Capability

Financial Literacy Month   |   November 2, 2018

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The Canadian Foundation for Economic Education is delighted to announce that IG Wealth Management has stepped up to sponsor the Classroom Edition of The Globe and Mail. With help from The Globe, we will be... read more

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Want to Be Governor of the Bank of Canada?

Behind the Breaking News   |   October 26, 2018

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Stephen Poloz, Governor of the Bank of Canada, recently announced another increase in the overnight interest rate – which is the Bank’s “policy interest rate – or PIR.” That has an impact on other interest... read more

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