October 21, 2014
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How Much "Free" Health Care Really Costs Canadians

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"Don't touch my free health care," is a common refrain from defenders of the status quo whenever anyone broaches the topic of reforming Canada's health-care system. While politicians and interest groups no doubt share a portion of the blame for perpetuating the myth of a $0 price tag for health care in Canada, their ability to carry public opinion with them stems from the murky manner in which health care is funded.

CRA Engaged In 'Political Retribution' Against Harper Critics: Think Tank

Canada Revenue Agency

Drunk Snowplow Driver Caused Plane Crash That Killed Oil Giant CEO

Christophe De Margerie

Where Do The World's Richest Live?

New York
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Chinese Computer Giant About To Make A Bid For BlackBerry?

Blackberry Passport
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Staples Investigates 'Potential Issue' Involving Credit Card Data

Mac Sales Surge

Tim Cook
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Landlord Slapped With Fine For Comments On Tenants' ‘Big Boobs'

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Value Village Pulls 'Sexualized' Kids' Halloween Costumes

Firefighter Costume
Raina Delisle

Canada Post Ends Home Delivery For Thousands

Canada Post
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What Falling Oil Prices Mean For Alberta

Alberta Oilsands
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Moody's Frets About Canada's 'Particularly Inflated' Housing

Rising Home Prices
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Microsoft CEO Never Had To Ask For A Raise Or Promotion, Apparently

Satya Nadella
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Harper Rejects Claim Gov't Targeting Birdwatchers


Victory For Canada In Meat Labelling Dispute With U.S.

Beef Steak
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Lawsuit: CHL Players Make $50 For A Full Week's Work

Ohl Chl

Netflix Joins Forces With Rogers To Produce CanCon

Netflix Canada Usa

Half of Holiday Shoppers Say They'll Avoid Stores That Got Hacked

Target Department Store

Companies Increasingly Threaten Lawsuits Over Online Reviews

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U.S. Middle Class's Wealth Gains Since 1940 Wiped Out

Middle Class
Saez and Zucman

Luxury-Car Features We're Ashamed To Love

Car Luxury

Stock Market Selloff: No One Knows How Deep This Rabbit Hole Goes

Stock Market

Microsoft Will Reportedly Launch A Smartwatch Within Weeks

Microsoft Logo
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Quebec Company Has Teens Forcing Chocolate On Diabetics

Ado Boulot Chocolate

Why HBO's Big Move Is Bad News For Bell, Rogers

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How Apple Is Getting You To Think Less And Spend More

Iphone 6

First Snapchat Ad Ever Gives Users A Fright

Snapchat Ad
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Socialist Party Pushing $20 Minimum Wage Defends $13-An-Hour Job Listing

Socialist Seattle

Ben & Jerry's Won't Rename 'Hazed & Confused'

Krugman Sees 'Flashing Warnings' Of Depression And Deflation

Paul Krugman

These Countries Hate Their Government Most

Greece Flag
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LOOK: Airline's Flying Apartments To Be Staffed By Butlers

Etihad Airways Butlers

Supreme Court: Wiretaps On Alleged Price-Fixers OK

Gas Station Cars
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Offshore Oil Drilling May Soon Be Possible In Quebec

Offshore Oil
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Mark Carney Slams Bankers, Warns Most Of World's Oil Can't Be Burned

Mark Carney
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President Obama's Credit Card Was Declined

Obama Eating

Federal Reserve Chair Raises Alarm About Income Inequality

Janet Yellen
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Holiday Shopping Is Moving Online

Holiday Shopping Bags

FBI Director Calls On Congress To 'Fix' Phone Encryption By Apple, Google

James Comey
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HBO And CBS Just Killed Cable TV

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Walmart Is Planning To Abandon The Minimum Wage


Chipotle Founder Calls Competition From Fast Food 'A Joke'

Tories Promised To End Charging For Paper Bills, But...

James Moore

Why Are High School Kids Folding Clothes For Class Credit?

Urban Planet

CRA Trying To 'Gag'.. Birdwatchers?

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9 Reasons We Should Abolish Tipping, Once And For All

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