The Johnson Scholarship Foundation allowed Jeffrey Hewitt, a 19-year-old former student at the University of Western Ontario, to conclude his studies prematurely without any debt. After missing three mid-term exams because of a hangover, the week after he scratched his… Continue Reading
Photo: Wonderlane (CC BY 2.0) It’s that time of year again: a time of warmth and togetherness and giving and good cheer—or so the media would have you believe. But for those of us living in reality, we know it’s… Continue Reading
Edwin and Mavis O’Connor had been watching those Scotiabank commercials for the last year where “ordinary” people went in with their financial documents and walked out happy, “richer than they thought they were.” Edwin thought it was time he and Mavis did the same thing.
As of July 1, feminine hygiene products will be exempt from the federal portion of the GST. While women across the nation rejoice, men are feeling left out.
Herman Anderson hated paying taxes. He railed against government greed his entire adult life, calling the nation’s rate of taxation criminal and unfair. But on May 4th, Anderson had the last laugh.
Faced with criticism that Finance Minister Joe Oliver used ‘financial sleight-of-hand’ to balance the federal budget by reducing the size of the annual contingency fund from $3-billion to a mere $1-billion per year, Prime Minister Stephen Harper spoke out today in defense of the strategy.