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Opinion: Surrey shows the rest of Canada what not to do when breaking away from the RCMP

Opinion: Surrey shows the rest of Canada what not to do when breaking away from the RCMP

The current blue-on-blue battle between competing law enforcement agencies in a large British Columbia city does little to strengthen public trust in the rule of law and in our police forces.
Providing accessible spaces is a moral imperative and a strategic investment, expert says

Providing accessible spaces is a moral imperative and a strategic investment, expert says

Spending by Canadians with disabilities is set to rise to $316-billion in 2030, report shows.
Opinion: Canada is falling behind its peers in terms of living standards — can it catch up?

Opinion: Canada is falling behind its peers in terms of living standards — can it catch up?

Canada's ongoing economic malaise and decline in living standards are rooted in a constellation of domestic and global challenges.
Two Indigenous nurses pave the way to overcoming a colonial past to lead in health care

Two Indigenous nurses pave the way to overcoming a colonial past to lead in health care

Up until the 1930s, Indigenous women were 'largely barred' from attending nursing school in Canada.
Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

TORONTO — Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week: Inflation Statistics Canada will release its consumer price index for April on Tuesday. The reading comes after the annual inflation rate ticked up to 2.
Economists to have a close eye on April inflation report as BoC rate decision nears

Economists to have a close eye on April inflation report as BoC rate decision nears

OTTAWA — Forecasters expect this week's inflation report to show Canada's inflation rate fell last month, but financial markets are still unsure whether a June interest rate cut is in the cards for the Bank of Canada.
Opinion: Divorce rates are falling. Are Canadians too poor to break up?

Opinion: Divorce rates are falling. Are Canadians too poor to break up?

While multiple factors play a role in falling divorce rates, the costs of separation make going it alone a daunting prospect for many Canadians.
Break the cycle of debt: Here's how to get out of credit card debt, even during financial hardships

Break the cycle of debt: Here's how to get out of credit card debt, even during financial hardships

BestCards offers strategies to help consumers see their way through credit card debt during financial hardships.
Parents, what money messages are you sending your kids?

Parents, what money messages are you sending your kids?

How money decisions made by parents shape kids' future beliefs and can have huge repercussions for their financial stability when they grow into adults.
Do you use Facebook Marketplace? B.C. study suggests trust and privacy concerns clash

Do you use Facebook Marketplace? B.C. study suggests trust and privacy concerns clash

New study suggests Facebook improve transparency on Marketplace, as buyers and sellers are forced into uncomfortable situations surrounding the platform's privacy.