Who Couldn’t Use A Little Extra Income? Basic income Coming to Canada

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Although it isn’t known just yet what form it will eventually take or who will be eligible, a basic income “pilot project” is confirmed to be in the works for residents of Ontario. The measures, which could take effect later this year, would provide a certain amount of money to eligible citizens meant to cover …Read More

The Cheap Cellular Network Rogers Doesn’t Want You To Know About: Sugar Mobile

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Competition is never a bad thing for consumers. And when it comes to telecom providers, the amount of choice available to consumers (and therefore competition between networks) has been woefully minimal for as long as we can remember. Well, according to this campaign from Open Media, if Rogers and other giants of the wireless spectrum …Read More

Canadians With Access To Legal Weed Are Still Buying Under The Table

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Across the southern border, millions of Americans are gaining access to legal marijuana for the first time in decades. Though it remains illegal at the federal level, having been classified in 1970 as a “Schedule 1 substance”, most states now have legalized some form of marijuana, and many will vote on additional deregulation this year. Although the US government’s …Read More

CRTC-Mandated “Basic Skinny” Cable Packages Surprise And Disappoint

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The new, cheaper options for cable subscribers have been revealed this week, and many customers are less than thrilled with what their $25 (or thereabouts) will get them. What seemed like a godsend when it was announced last year has, in preliminary reviews, turned into a bit of a boondoggle—many people are finding that their bills will go up, …Read More

French’s Ketchup Takes Ontario By Storm

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When Heinz made its exit from Leamington, Ontario in 2013-14, a town that had come to depend upon and identify with the iconic ketchup brand felt as if their collective heart had been ripped out of their chest. Back then, the plan was unclear: after a takeover of the entire H.J. Heinz Co. by an …Read More

Uber Threatens Alberta With Shutdown

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As soon as tomorrow, Uber patrons could be staring at the harsh reality of returning to the world of yellow cabs and public transportation. That is, if the absurdly popular ride-sharing app’s executives don’t get their way. According to The Globe and Mail, Uber GM Ramit Kar took to the steps of the Alberta legislature …Read More


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