The poorest Canadians are almost 4 times more likely to die from opioids than the richest: study

A new study looking at opioid deaths in Canada over 17 years found that low-income Canadians are almost four times more likely to die from opioids than high-income Canadians. Researchers from the University of Waterloo analyzed opioid-related deaths and hospitalizations in Canada between 2000 and 2017 through a socioeconomic lens. They found that low-income Canadians […]

Paul Delean: How Life Abroad Affects OAS Payments

Breadcrumb Trail Links personal finance columnists You must live in Canada for at least 40 years after the age of 18 to get the maximum benefit. Also: a question about federal assistance for renters. Author of the article: paul delan • Special to the Montreal Gazette Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland says Ottawa will provide a […]

Shooting at Danish shopping center likely not terrorism-related, gunman acted alone: ​​police – National | Globalnews.ca

Danish police believe the shooting at a shopping center that left three people dead and four others seriously injured was not related to terrorism. They said Monday that the gunman acted alone and appears to have selected his victims at random. Copenhagen Police Chief Inspector Sren Thomassen said the victims, a 17-year-old boy and girl, […]

Tips | This 30-year-old man earns $35,000 a year and is ashamed to live with his parents. Can he pay off his OSAP loan and move out?

Millennial Money is a weekly presentation-based series that provides financial advice to millennials. Read the complete series here. At 30, Liam admits he is embarrassed still living at home with his parents. Earning $35,000 working at the grocery store, she watched her younger sister move, get married, buy a house and start a family. But […]

Indigo makes a strong comeback from the pandemic while Air Canada hits turbulence. Here are the past week’s winners and losers

Here are the past week’s stock winners and losers | The Star n”,”heading”:””,”fullWindow”:false,”fullBleed”:false,”showFullBleedOnMobile”:false,”headColor”:””,”type”:”html5mobile”,”textColor”:””,”mobileImageUrl”:””,”bgColor”:””,”imageUrl”:””,”registeredOnly”:false,”linkUrl”:””,”aodaTitle”:”E Automotive stock chart”,”internalScroll”:false,”displayStyle”:”small-up”},{“text”:”Shares of E-Automotive have slumped more than 60 per cent in the past year, but saw a slight gain last week through a new deal. The Toronto-based company, and its brand EBlock, bought a Louisiana-based 1st Choice Auto Auction, an […]

Hundreds of thousands of Canadians could see their drug possession records disappear

Canadians with criminal records for drug possession will see them disappear within two years after the government’s criminal justice reform bill becomes law, a move that could affect hundreds of thousands of people. Criminal records can prevent people from obtaining jobs, volunteer opportunities, housing, and hinder their ability to travel. The automatic “sequestration” of drug […]