Personal Finance

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Global stocks rise after strong Wall Street week
Posted on 08 January 2018

BEIJING - Global stock markets rose Monday following Wall Street's strong week as traders looked ahead to data releases from China, Japan and the Eurozone.KEEPING SCORE: In early trading, Germany's DAX rose 0.4 per cent to 13,372.75 and France's CAC ...

Real Estate

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Real Estate
Condos, townhomes in high demand in Metro Vancouver, real estate board says
Posted on 06 February 2018

The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver says demand continues to be high for condominiums and townhomes in the region, but less so for detached properties.The board says 1,818 homes sold in January — up 19.4 per cent from the same time last year, but down 9.8 per cent from December 2...

Environment & Economy

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Environment & Economy
Summer safety checklist for cottage season
Posted on 25 July 2017

(NC) Whether you plan a summer escape to a cottage, cabin or trailer, fire safety officials are urging all Canadians to start the season with a thorough check of smoke and carbon monoxide alarms.Help ensure an incident-free vacation by following this checklist:• On opening day, check the age of yo...