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    Many property owners will find that they need to hire a contractor to conduct renovations, repairs, or just for general upkeep.

    As we roll over into the New Year, most people will take some time to reflect on the future and set some goals and priorities for themselves.

    Recently, there was data released by the Institute for the Study of Labor that showed an interesting connection between sex and money.

    Photo Courtesy of Jack Moreh (Commercial License-Stockvault) A new case decided by the Ontario Court of Appeal answers the question of whether an accused person’s personal background and issues of systemic discrimination should be taken into account when sentencing. 

    Many Canadian citizens remain hesitant to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. Despite their concerns, the Canadian and Ontario Governments continue to increase vaccination mandates throughout the country.

    Part of the responsibility of a parent or caregiver is to help children establish good and healthy habits as they grow. A Brown University study that focused on habits in children found that routines and patterns of responsibility are unlikely to vary significantly after the age of 9 years old.

    If budgeting is one of those words that create instant stress and anxiety in your mind, then join the crowd. The *2021 FP Canada Financial Stress Index found that about 38% of Canadians say money is the most stressful thing in their life. What if money didn’t have to be so frustrating? Here are 5 strategies to help minimize the overwhelming struggle that so many people associate with budgeting.

    Photo Credit: Indrid Cold On November 2, 2018, Rakeem Anderson, a Black Nova Scotian, was stopped by police at a random motor vehicle checkpoint. Otherwise known to Black folks as DWB (Driving While Black), the “routine traffic stop” ended with Anderson’s arrest after a pat-down body search revealed he was carrying a loaded .22 calibre revolver in his waistband.

    With housing prices soaring across Canada, and politicians on every side of the political spectrum pontificating on how they plan to cool the market, perhaps now is a good time to think about selling yours. Especially if you’re in a place in your life where that makes sense. Perhaps your kids have left your home and it’s time to downsize. Perhaps your home is part of your retirement strategy to cash out and fly out to the retirement spot of your dreams. Congratulations! You’re in the right place and time to make the most of that opportunity.

    In July 2020, we wrote about a decision where the Court of Appeal acknowledged anti-Black racism in the commercial context.

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