This 34-year-old Toronto teacher makes $70,000 a year. She and her fiancé plan to spend $80,000 on their wedding and yearlong honeymoon. Can she save enough?

This 34-year-old Toronto teacher makes $70,000 a year. She and her fiancé plan to spend $80,000 on their wedding and yearlong honeymoon. Can she save enough?

Simone is a teacher living in Toronto making $ 70,000 a year. At 34, she’s finally debt-free and ready to spend money on the next chapter of her life. She is saving up for a wedding this year, which will be followed by a yearlong honeymoon starting in August. “About a year ago, we thought […]

His parents bought their first home for $45,000 in their 20s. He bought his for $690,000 in his 30s. Why first-time buyers are getting older at an alarming rate

His parents bought their first home for $45,000 in their 20s. He bought his for $690,000 in his 30s. Why first-time buyers are getting older at an alarming rate

When Kyle Paranuik’s parents were in their mid-20s, they bought their first house in small-town Ontario for $ 45,000. Thirty-five years later, Paranuik bought his own first home in downtown Toronto — but it was a lot smaller (540 square feet), it cost a lot more ($ 691,500) and at age 31, he was quite […]

These tiny aquatic 'bachelors' haven't changed their pickup strategy in 100 million years

These tiny aquatic 'bachelors' haven't changed their pickup strategy in 100 million years

Each night when darkness falls, huge swarms of dashing male sea creatures called comma shrimp swim up from the depths of the ocean, looking for love.  It’s a tried-and-true romantic strategy — one the males have been using since dinosaurs roamed the land, recently discovered fossils show. And while many animal lineages have gone through big evolutionary makeovers in […]

Survey Finds 23andMe Customers Make Positive Changes to Their Health

Survey Finds 23andMe Customers Make Positive Changes to Their Health

A new survey of 23andMe’s Health + Ancestry customers conducted by M/A/R/C® Research found that more than three-quarters reported that after receiving their personalized genetic reports they made at least one positive change in their health behavior. Changes included eating healthier, getting more sleep, and exercising more, among others. “We’re encouraged by these preliminary findings, […]

Federal leaders invoke Greta Thunberg to sell their own climate change plans

Federal leaders invoke Greta Thunberg to sell their own climate change plans

A day after an emotional Greta Thunberg lashed out at world leaders for their inaction on climate change, Canada’s federal party candidates couldn’t help but capitalize on the climate activist’s emotional address to sell their own strategies. Thunberg created quite a buzz following her appearance on Monday at the UN climate summit in New York. The 16-year-old Swede admonished heads of state, […]

After 4 years, the Liberals haven't released their plan for the Arctic

After 4 years, the Liberals haven't released their plan for the Arctic

After four years in power, the Liberal government still hasn’t delivered on a promise of a detailed plan for developing Canada’s North in a time of climate change and economic and military threats from circumpolar powers. “There is so much work that needs to be done,” Iqaluit Mayor Madeleine Redfern told CBC News. “For decades, […]

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