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No pension relief

Canada is taking a tough stance on pension fund relief.



  • Six big companies are begging Ottawa for help as they try to pay down deficits in their defined-benefit pension plans. So far, Finance Minister Jim Flaherty isn’t budging.
  • Preparing for a move or know someone who is? Before you hire just anyone to transport your valuables, read these tips courtesy of the Ontario Ministry of Consumer Services. They receive more than 300 complaints about movers each year.
  • A trip to the Olympic podium isn’t all it’s cracked up to be. The $20,000, $15,000 and $10,000 bonuses that gold, silver and bronze medals bring Canadian amateur athletes are taxed by the CRA.
  • Want to become a Couch Potato investor but just don’t know how to get started? Order your copy of the newly updated MoneySense Guide to the Perfect Portfolio now.