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Family cottages and the impact the capital gains tax changes could have

Family cottages and the impact the capital gains tax changes could have

With the increase in the capital gains inclusion rate moving forward, Canadians with family cottages are facing a larger tax bill when they pass them on to family or sell for retirement. Real estate experts say it’s not just the wealthy being caught in the crossfire.“I know the federal government has been vocal about this

Wrong-way 401 crash: 2 officers involved not speaking, police watchdog says

Wrong-way 401 crash: 2 officers involved not speaking, police watchdog says

Two police officers involved in a wrong-way fatal pursuit on Highway 401 this spring have not agreed to be interviewed by Ontario’s police watchdog. The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) provided an update Wednesday on their investigation into the April 29 crash in Whitby that killed four, including an infant and their grandparents.Two other people were

Tessa Virtue and Morgan Rielly’s heritage home reno facing pushback

Tessa Virtue and Morgan Rielly’s heritage home reno facing pushback

Canadian figure skater Tessa Virtue and husband Morgan Rielly have been advised to halt the exterior paint job on their Toronto home. Renovations at the home of the celebrity couple were front and centre at the Toronto and East York Community Council meeting on Tuesday. Documents obtained by Motorcycle accident toronto today show a building permit was

‘Unethical breeders’ leaving dogs to die. Ontario city wants tougher law

‘Unethical breeders’ leaving dogs to die. Ontario city wants tougher law

Mike Mulick knows all about the ongoing issue of pet abandonment in Canada. The manager of animal services with the City of Brampton says the number of animals coming into its shelter remains steady, but the amount of people willing to adopt is dwindling.However, as he recently told Ontario lawmakers, a “threshold” is being crossed

CBSA strike averted as union reaches tentative agreement with Ottawa – National

CBSA strike averted as union reaches tentative agreement with Ottawa – National

A looming strike by Canada Border Services Agency workers was averted Tuesday after the union representing over 9,000 employees announced they have reached a tentative contract agreement. The Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) and the Customs and Immigration Union (CIU) were in intense negotiations with the federal government over a new contract that were

‘Too early’ to lift water restrictions, Calgary officials say

‘Too early’ to lift water restrictions, Calgary officials say

Emergency officials in Calgary say it’s still too early to determine when water restrictions will be lifted following a feeder main break in the city’s water system. Calgary water services director Nancy Mackay joined forces with Mayor Jyoti Gondek and Emergency Management Agency chief Susan Henry on Sunday afternoon to update the public on the

Calgary mayor delivers stern warning about water use ahead of Sunday update

Calgary mayor delivers stern warning about water use ahead of Sunday update

Calgary Mayor Jyoti Gondek did not mince words when speaking to reporters Sunday morning about the city’s ongoing feeder main break repair after visiting the Bowness Community Association and area businesses. Ahead of a 4 p.m. press conference about the water emergency, Gondek said officials need to do a better job at providing updates in