Personal Finance

Personal Finance
You Can Earn $50K in tax-free Dividends, but There’s a catch: You can’t have a Job
Posted on 15 April 2017

While early retirement may be a pipe dream for most of us, every once in a while I hear from readers who have pulled it off and are living almost tax-free on dividend income alone. An example is Torontonian Phil McKinley, who retired in his ear...

Real Estate

Real Estate
Buying a Property with a Rental Unit? Read this First
Posted on 19 April 2017

(NC) As housing prices rise, homeowners may look to income from a rented suite to help carry a mortgage. This can be a great strategy if you follow the rules and are well-prepared for being a landlord. Here are five key things to know. 1. There are new rules. The Canadian ...

Environment & Economy

Environment & Economy
Easter not so Happy for Rabbits Raised for Meat in Canada
Posted on 17 April 2017

It’s popping up in pastas, sausages, even dumplings in restaurants across town. Rabbit meat is being hyped as the new gourmet white meat of choice – and planet-friendly, too.   Treehugger.com, the New Yorker, Vogue and homesteader magazines have&nb...