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Canada Road Safety Week Kicks off the Season of Long Weekends

Police are always on the lookout for drivers who break the rules of the road. But sometimes an enforcement campaign is needed to remind drivers of the proper behaviours to follow in order to keep the roads safe. Canada Road Safety Week runs from May 16 to May 22 this year and the timing of ... Continue Reading

Roses Are Red. Violets Are Blue. There's a Cost for Loving You.

Roses Are Red. Violets Are Blue. There's a Cost for Loving You.

Finding “the one” is estimated to cost over $66,000, according to RateSupermarket.ca’s 5th annual Cost of Love. How much does it cost to find your happily ever after? Your now and forever? Your one true love? Some say, love doesn’t cost a thing, but according to the 2017 Cost of Love study from RateSupermarket.ca, the ... Continue Reading

No Tolls for Toronto's Highways: Ontario Premier Shuts down Mayor's Plan

No Tolls for Toronto's Highways

Toronto’s highways won’t be getting tolls anytime soon, according to Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne. She announced last week she won’t approve Mayor John Tory’s plan to put tolls on the Gardiner Expressway and the Don Valley Parkway, saying there must be better transit options available for commuters first. “The conditions are not right, and that's ... Continue Reading

52 Places to Go in 2017: Canada Tops the New York Times’ List

Canada Tops the New York Times’ List

Looks like 2017, the year that Canada celebrates its 150th birthday, is going to be great for tourism. First, the Lonely Planet picked Canada as the number one destination to visit in 2017. Now, the New York Times has listed Canada as its number one pick as well, in its annual list of 52 Places ... Continue Reading

Protecting Your Points: Ontario Says No to Expiry Dates on Loyalty Cards

If you're one of the 22 million Canadians who own a loyalty or points card and you live in Ontario, the provincial government is taking extra measures to protect you and your rewards. A private member's bill has passed in the Ontario legislature amending its Consumer Protection Act that bans expiry dates on rewards points. ... Continue Reading