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Don’t just be generous, be smart: Experts recommend a thought-out strategy for charitable donations

Charitable giving can mean many different things for Canadians, whether it’s supporting organizations through donations or by volunteering time. Often we think of giving as a one-time donation to causes we care about, and at the end of the year many Canadians also donate to take advantage of a tax deduction. But as we enter […]

Rose Parade avoids California rain as it welcomes New Year

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Flower-covered floats, marching bands and equestrian units celebrated the New Year on a chilly but dry Monday as the 134th Rose Parade slipped through a gap in California’s siege of drenching storms. Pasadena’s annual floral spectacle offered the optimistic theme of “Turning the Corner” for 2023, and former U.S. Rep. Gabby […]

Have your say: Do you have credit card protection insurance?

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Ontario pharmacists can now prescribe treatments for 13 common ailments

TORONTO – Ontarians with 13 common ailments can skip the doctor’s office and head straight to the pharmacist to get a prescription as of today. The provincial government says pharmacists now have the power to prescribe treatments for conditions that include pink eye, hemorrhoids and urinary tract infections. The province says residents need only bring […]