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Canadians Now Paying Lower Income Taxes Than Americans, OECD Data Shows

Here’s an unexpected factoid: The tax rate for a married couple with one income and two kids in the U.S. is 12 times as high as the tax rate on the same family in Canada. No, that’s not a typo. It’s among new data from the OECD, which shows that …

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It’s going to be hot and sunny in Toronto over the long weekend

If you’re making plans for the long weekend, be sure some of them are outside. Because it’s going to be hot and sunny all weekend long. According to the Weather Network, Toronto will see temperatures hovering in the mid to high 20s with a lot of sunshine. There will be …

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Starting Today, Canadians Can Officially Get Rid Of Their Pot Possession Charges

Starting on Aug. 1, 2019 Canadians who have been charged for small possessions of cannabis can now have the conviction completely wiped for their record. The Government of Canada has announced that Canadians can now apply for a pardon when it comes to cannabis charges, and it will be completely free …

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TTC is hosting the 2019 Underground Freedom Train Ride tonight

The TTC is hosting the seventh annual midnight Underground Freedom Train Ride tonight. According to the TTC, the ride is commemorating Emancipation Day on August 1. The event, which has been attended by up to 1,200 people in past years, is presented by A Different Booklist bookstore and is symbolic …

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Funnel Clouds Were Spotted Heading Towards Ontario And Quebec And They Look Terrifying

Environment Canada has issued a weather alert for the areas of Ottawa-Gatineau, warning residents that some pretty scary-looking funnel clouds have been seen in Rockland, and appear to be heading east towards the Capital city. According to their weather report, the Ottawa weather conditions and those in other towns in Ontario and …

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Canada Is Set For A Big Drop In Home Prices, According To New Reports

Bloomberg Economics has released data suggesting that the Canada housing bubble will eventually pop, leading to a big drop in home prices. Along with New Zealand, Canada is highly susceptible to a housing price correction in the near, but unknown future. This is due to the high price-income ratio and abnormal price-rent ratios …

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Mosquitoes Carrying West Nile Have Been Discovered In Ontario

With the wet and rainy summer that Ontario has been having the past few months, it comes as no surprise that mosquitoes are plaguing the province. However, while their bites usually just cause a small irritation, the region of Peel is warning that mosquitoes carrying West Nile have just been discovered …

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TTC electrical employees calling for mass strikes and free transit to ‘bring down’ Doug Ford

The electrical workers of the TTC, CUPE Local 2, are calling for a free public transit and a campaign of mass strikes and protests meant to “bring down Doug Ford.” “No one should have to pay for transit,” reads a public letter the union shared on their social media. Canadian Union …

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You can take the train from Toronto to Niagara Falls for just $18 right now

Looking for a last-minute (perhaps long weekend) getaway? Well, you’re in luck because VIA Rail is offering $18 one-way tickets from Toronto to Niagara Falls as part of their Discount Tuesday deal. All you have to do is head to the VIA Rail website and search for their lowest fares option for …

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