As suburban homes get big-city price tags, longer commutes look like better deals

As suburban homes get big-city price tags, longer commutes look like better deals
For Al Figueiredo, the scenic drive down highway 116 to Crystal Beach was enough to convince him to leave Toronto. The school teacher who splits his time between remote work and working in the city, decided to leave Toronto’s Trinity Bellwoods neighbourhood in late June for Fort Erie, Ont. Figueiredo says the extra space, newer home and slower pace of... Read More

Applications open for new COVID-19 support programs after hours of technical troubles

Applications open for new COVID-19 support programs after hours of technical troubles
OTTAWA — The federal government says technical difficulties that thwarted some Canadians’ efforts to apply for new financial supports on Monday have been solved. The Canada Revenue Agency reported the issues hours after applications for the benefits — meant for those who have missed work due to the COVID-19 pandemic — opened. The agency says it regrets any impact this... Read More