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The ins and outs of tax and estate planning for a RRIF
Posted on 18 April 2019

Q: I’m 81, single, female, with around $265,000 in a RRIF (invested in two different financial institutions, both mutual funds).  My withdrawal is about $12,000 a year. How can I minimize tax payable (by ...

Real Estate

Real Estate
‘Making money off trusting, innocent people’: Investment company 1PLUS12 sued for almost $2M over alleged ‘fraud’
Posted on 11 April 2019

The Toronto business bills itself as an “international investment training company,” promising to make its clients rich using a “unique, uncommon” approach to investing. But a Global News investigation has found the company, 1PLUS12, is currently facing two lawsuits totaling $6....

Environment & Economy

Environment & Economy
Pollutants linger around U.S. mines
Posted on 23 February 2019

RIMINI, Mont. — Every day many millions of gallons of water loaded with arsenic, lead and other toxic metals flow from some of the most contaminated mining sites in the U.S. and into surrounding streams and ponds without being treated, The Associated Press has found. That torrent is poiso...