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It’s the worst tax: Other countries are eliminating it and Canada should, too

Mathieu Bédard: While Canadian economic growth is still strong, business investment has been dropping rapidly for several years

While Canadian economic growth is still strong, business investment has been dropping rapidly for several years. It is now 18-per-cent lower than it was in 2014. Prior to that, the energy boom concealed….

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How to make the most of your charitable giving come tax time

You still have just under a month to go before the Dec. 31 donation deadline. Here are a few tips to consider

If your inbox was bursting this week with a deluge of e-mail solicitations from dozens of charities, you’re not alone. Indeed, nearly every major charity seemed to have sent out a request for funds on “Giving Tuesday,” the name given to the first Tuesday after U.S. Thanksgiving….

Read more at: http://business.financialpost.com/personal-finance/taxes/how-to-make-the-most-of-your-charitable-giving-come-tax-time

Stressed during pregnancy? Your child could have behavioural problems, U of O study finds

Family illness, job loss linked to higher chance of hyperactivity

Children whose mothers lived through stressful events during pregnancy are more likely to have behavioural issues later in life, according to a new study led by a researcher at the University of Ottawa….

Read more at: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/ottawa/prenatal-stress-study-university-ottawa-1.4250029