This Globe and Mail piece looks at the cost of having a family in Canada. Not the prettiest view for a large, wealthy, peaceful country like this one.
Many Canadians too cash-strapped to raise children image: Chris White via Flickr/CC
Food and fuel will cost more next year. Not to diminish the ‘family’ angle these articles frequently employ but won’t single people also be taking a hit?
Where’d we leave that ODSP application form?
Look, it isn’t that we hate Vancouver but that town is gonna pop an aorta any day now …and it won’t have anyone to blame but itself.
image: Mark & Andrea Busse via Flickr/CC
Again, that red hot and high-revving real estate engine torques itself up, spinning change all over the Greater Toronto-Hamilton Area and beyond.
Outpacing Toronto real estate, Durham may be the GTA’s hottest market. Buyers looking for relief in the suburbs face soaring prices, faster sales, competitive bidding
See also: (317) Durham Region
Why the poor pay more for toilet paper – and just about everything else
Suburban living is more expensive than you may think
image: Samuel Bietenholz via Flickr/CC
The Internet is pretty much now a necessity, especially when it comes to looking for a job or studying. ACORN Canada calls for a national affordable Internet policy in a new report so that low income Canadians won’t be left out of the advantages of connectivity.
Anti-poverty advocates call for affordable Internet. The high cost of home Internet services is taking a bite out of food budgets for low-income Canadians, new survey shows
image: RV1864 via Flickr/CC
Think groceries have become expensive? Expect more sticker shock in 2016 CP/London Free Press
image: eddie welker via Flickr/CC