May 5, 2015

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Before You Complain About Taxes, Read This

People don't like paying their taxes in part because the connection between what we pay and the goods and services we receive has been broken. Add to that a massive shift toward a consumer society in which people derive a lot of social standing from what they consume and it's an uphill battle for taxes.

France Approves Sweeping New Surveillance Powers

Manuel Valls
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Calgary Home Sales Plummet

Calgary Real Estate
CP

Today's CRTC Ruling Could Change Your Phone Bill

Apple Iphone 6
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Economists Blast NCAA's Latest Argument Against Paying Players

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Tesla's New Battery Canada-Bound

Tesla Power Wall
Tesla Motors

Signs of Life In China's Gleaming 'Ghost City' Of Ordos

Basketball Hoop
Matjaž Tančič for The WorldPost

Feds Want To Make Cost Of Internet Cheaper In Rural Areas

Home School
Shutterstock / Shenjun Zhang

Chrysler Is Giving Its Dealership Workers Free College Tuition

Chrysler Dealership
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Direct Energy Customer: 'I Was Very Angry. I Did Not Authorize This'

Power Lines
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Baggage Fees Rake In Billions

United Airline
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SurveyMonkey CEO David Goldberg Died From Head Injury At Gym

Dave Goldberg Sheryl
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McDonald's Reveals Its Revival Plan

Mcdonalds Restaurant
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Trudeau Would Cut Middle-Class Taxes, Make Rich Pay More

Justin Trudeau
CP

A Day In The Life Of A New York City Delivery Guy

Delivery Guy Seamless
Irina Dvalidze/HuffPost

Quebec Bingo Hall Owners Say They Want A Revolution

Bingo
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Oil Industry Shudders Over Prospect Of Left-Leaning Alberta

Alberta Oil Sands
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Oliver Tries To Woo Torontonians

Joe Oliver
CP

Floyd Mayweather Displays His Big, Fat $100 Million Check

Check
ESPN

Quebec Insurance Board Facing 'Big' Lawsuit Over Questionnaire

Saaq
SRC

Alibaba Apologizes For Ad Seeking Candidates Who Resemble Porn Star

Alibaba
ASSOCIATED PRESS

Poll Reveals What Canadians Really Want From Gov't

Stephen Harper Joe Oliver
CP

N.B. Makes 'Significant' Change To Senior Care

Nursing Home
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Activists Accuse Facebook Of Violating Net Neutrality

Zuckerberg
Facebook

Skeptic's Guide To Tesla's New Home Battery

Tesla Battery
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Quebec Vows Airbnb Crackdown

Montreal Night
ArtbyBart

Obama's Keystone XL Claims About Canadian Oil Debunked

Obama
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Calgary Airbnb Damage Prompts Experts To Urge Caution

Calgary Airbnb
CP

Study Reports Alarming Trend Among Ontario Seniors

Meals On Wheels Elderly
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The Uphill Battle To Better Regulate Formaldehyde

Formaldehyde Furniture
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Conrad Black: Don't Call It A Comeback

Newspaper
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The Latest Sign of Bike-Share's Social Equity Problem

Bike Share
ASSOCIATED PRESS

Alberta's Housing Sector Is Hurting, But It's No 1980s Flashback: Feds

Downtown Calgary
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The Problem With Philanthropy, And How To Fix It

Altruism
Alamy

RCMP Worried Alberta Company's Opium Research Will Attract Criminals

Rcmp Car
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Canada's 'Better-For-You-Style' Burger Market Keeps Growing: Analyst

Plate Of Food
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Bad News For Home Owners Looking To Sell Without An Agent

Apartment Key
shutterstock

Tesla Wants To Sell You A Battery For Your Home

Tesla
REUTERS

Supermarket Owner Surprises Employees With...Part Ownership

Frank Budwey
The Buffalo News/Twitter

Canada, U.S. Announce Broad New Uniform Standards For Rail Safety

Train
Shutterstock / Yuttasak Jannarong

Target Returns Leases For 55 Of Its Stores To Landlords

Target Canada Protest
CP

FEMA Wants $24 Million Back From Hurricane Sandy Victims

Hurricane Sandy
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Toronto Named Hottest Luxury Real Estate Market

Condos
Michael Mahovlich

Ford Expands Recall To More Than Half A Million Cars

Ford
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GM Slashing 1,000 Jobs In Ontario

General Motors
AP

Non-Permanent Residents A Force Too Large To Ignore: CIBC Report

Immigration Canada
CP

Bacon Ambassador Wanted (For Bacon)

Bacon
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