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The cost of living longer
Gardening, golfing and going south for winter. That's the ideal retirement we all dream of, but these days — more Canadians are working well into their golden years. Also, we take a closer look at the perils of shacking up to save money and the state of the union movement in Canada.
Why gum is in a sticky situation
Chewing gum just isn't as POP-ular as it used to be and the reasons why may surprise you. Also, why the number of homes and condos for sale in Canada this spring is at a 20-year low and how one Toronto condo development became a 'lost opportunity.'
Cracking down on junk fees
More junk fees are showing up on our bills despite laws to fight them. Also, more hotels and restaurants are opening their doors to dogs. Paw-secco, anyone? Plus, the tension between rising wages and the fight against inflation.
EVs — the heavyweights of the road
Electric vehicles weigh about 30 per cent more than combustion engines. So what could that mean for the lifespan of our roads and bridges? Plus, the price of being a bridesmaid in the era of 'wedding sprawl' and if we all subscribe to streaming services now — why isn't the DVD dead?
What does Canada lose if Teck is taken over by Glencore?
Swiss mining giant Glencore is eyeing Canada's last diversified mining company Teck — sparking worries once again about the hollowing out of corporate Canada. Condo towers could take over dying department stores, but would you live in a mall? Plus, why loud logos are out, and stealth wealth is in.
The Cost of Living ♥s money — how it makes (or breaks) us. We untangle the economic forces at play and transform our understanding of how money shapes our lives. Discover how everyday decisions connect with the larger economy in ways big, small, good, bad, obvious and unseen on The Cost of Living.