Matthew Tkachuk is accustomed to the less-than-complimentary adjectives opposing players/coaches/fans use to describe his playing style. And his character. The Calgary Flames forward won’t win any popularity contests in 30 NHL cities, but Calgarians adore the curly-haired sparkplug with the dangling mouthpiece. Certainly, the 22-year-old is the key player to watch for Calgary in Tuesday’s Game […]
NFL training camps will open on time after players and teams agreed Friday to multiple changes to the collective bargaining agreement. After the NFL Players Association voted unanimously to approve the proposed changes, the union’s player reps gave their approval on a conference call. “Our NFLPA Board of Representatives voted to adopt, by a count […]
This 33-year-old analyst makes $100,000 a year including bonus. She paid off her student loans and wants to buy a home. Is now the right time?
No more student loans! Almost a decade after graduating university, 33-year-old Anna is moving forward after paying off her OSAP last August. She has also landed a great career job working as a data analyst making $ 86,000 a year, plus around $ 15,000 in bonuses. “I have been working professionally for the past five-and-a-half […]
Tess, 31, is a dentist making $140,000 a year. Now she wants to buy a house to start a family — during a pandemic. Is it the right time?
At 31, Tess has finally finished years of dental school and is pursuing her career as a dentist in Toronto — which offers the high yearly salary of $ 140,000 a year. She recognizes that it should be no problem saving up for a home with income like that, but currently her life is in […]
I don’t know if it’s the accumulation of the stress we’ve all be living under for the past four months coupled with the heat but some people who run sports have finally lost their minds. Take just yesterday for instance. Somehow, someone thinks it’s s a good idea that the NBA set up a second […]
The federal government is taking a closer look at the RCMP’s contract policing obligations — a review taking on new relevance as calls mount to reallocate police budgets across North America. During testimony in front of a House of Commons meeting earlier this week — and against a backdrop of recent allegations of racism and excessive force levelled […]
Did you manage to resist selling your stocks during the crash? Good. But now might be the time to do it
Investing in stocks sure feels like a roller-coaster ride these days, but it’s one where you don’t know whether the next stretch of the ride will be up, down or level. First came a dramatic meltdown in stocks starting in late February when major stock indices fell more than 30 per cent in little more […]
It’s a tradition that may well date back to 14th century England. But a mace-carrying sergeant-at-arms’ functional role as overseer of security at the seat of government could soon be relegated to the dustbin of history or, at least, to the dusty shelf of ceremony, in British Columbia. A report by the Speaker of the […]
An American movement wants to see more Black-owned fashion and beauty brands carried by stores — it’s time for Canada to step up too
On May 25, George Floyd died at the hands of Minneapolis police. Four days later, as mass protests kicked off across the United States in response, Toronto-born, Brooklyn-based Black designer and activist Aurora James jotted down an idea, took a photo of it and shared it with her 128,000 Instagram followers. The post went viral, […]
Three months ago, Jennifer Fleischer’s life was humming along beautifully. Active Kids Zone, the North York birthday party and day camp business she and her husband, Arie, own, was beginning its March Break camps and heading into its busy season, and her two daughters were finishing up the school year. Then, disaster struck as Ontario […]