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‘There’s no point in credit card points’

In the News   |   October 18, 2019

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There was a surprising twist when a personal finance newsletter called The Lean House Effect recently pitted credit card travel points against cashback for the title of best reward program. Cashback won, but that’s not... read more

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Momentum shifts to Elizabeth Warren in Democratic debate

In the News   |   October 16, 2019

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Former vice-president Joe Biden offered a forceful rebuke of President Donald Trump’s attacks on his family, calling him “the most corrupt president in modern American history” during the first Democratic debate since the launch of... read more

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Inflammatory

Cartoons   |   October 16, 2019

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Donald Trump's abrupt shifting of positions and allegiances in the Middle East leave one beneficiary -- Russia.

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‘They haunt us for the rest of our careers:' One doctor’s experience treating victims of gun violence

In the News   |   October 15, 2019

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Dr. Dave Paskar is a trauma surgeon at Toronto’s St. Michael’s Hospital. He explains first-hand how the victim of a shooting is treated, and what it’s like telling relatives the worst news about their injured... read more

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E-cigarette companies join forces to lobby against proposed vaping regulations

Articles of Interest   |   October 14, 2019

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Some of the biggest e-cigarette companies in Canada have joined forces to create an industry association to lobby against proposed government regulations amid widening concerns over the health risks of vaping. The Vaping Industry Trade... read more

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Inside Ronald McDonald House school, where seriously ill students learn and heal together

Articles of Interest   |   October 13, 2019

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It started as a five-week pilot project, but for the educators who’ve helped it grow, it’s a continuing mission to make a difference for children facing severe health problems. In the quiet moments of her... read more

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Nearly two-thirds of North American bird species under survival threat due to climate change: Audubon society

In the News   |   October 11, 2019

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Nearly two-thirds of all bird species in North America will be at an increased risk of extinction if the world does not act to reign in climate change, a new report has found. Among the... read more

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China’s message to NBA and other companies: love of country comes first

In the News   |   October 10, 2019

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China’s hostile reaction to an NBA executive’s tweet in support of anti-government protesters in Hong Kong has opened a window into the potency of nationalistic sentiment in the country, where consumers and sports fans have... read more

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Should you tip when buying coffee or a sandwich?

In the News   |   October 9, 2019

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Some readers are going to freak when they read the headline on this edition of the newsletter. They already question current tipping customs in restaurants and bars. Now, they’re having to confront the idea of... read more

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Cartoons   |   October 3, 2019

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Teen climate activist Greta Thunberg accuses adults of letting the world burn, even as Donald Trump's pants ignite from his lies.

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Facing the risk: Climate impacts that young Canadians will have to contend with

In the News   |   September 27, 2019

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For anyone younger than 20 – in other words, those who have lived entirely in this century – climate change is a fact of life that has fast become a matter of collective urgency. This... read more

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