November 23, 2014
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When it Comes to Finances, Gen Y Should Be Called 'Gen Screwed'

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Nine-million baby boomers will retire from the workforce over the next two decades, and when they do, they will start to consume the most expensive forms of government programs. This is great news for seniors, but terrible news for our public finances and for young Canadians forced to foot the bill. Generation Y has been dubbed the "Millennial" generation because we came of age at the turn of the new millennium. A more fitting name for this cohort is Generation Screwed.

Ontario, Quebec Form United Front For 'Low-Carbon Economy'

Kathleen Wynne Philipe Couillard
CP

Those Soaring Meat Prices Aren't Just Your Imagination

Drought California Cattle
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CMHC Data Shows Single Women, Mothers Need Better Places To Live

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RBC Warns Of Layoffs

Rbc Advisors Forged Signatures

Ex-Workers Claim Horrendous Abuse At Canadian-Owned Mine

Bisha Mine
Nevsun Resources

Here's Why Everyone Should Embrace Workplace Napping Right Now

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Legal Marijuana Industry Is About To Get Its First Bank

Pot Shop Colorado
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Legal Pot In U.S. Brings In Even More Tax Revenue Than Predicted

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Canada's New 'Express Entry' Immigrant Program Has Some Worried

Immigrationcanada
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Think Canada Has A Housing Bubble? Take A Look At This Country

Bmo House Price Indices
BMO

Top Toronto Execs Spend Night On Streets To Raise Money For Homeless

Covenant House Executive Sleep Out
Covenant House

The Term 'Black Friday' Has Lost All Meaning

Black Friday Walmart
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New Documents Show Thousands of Unreported Wiretaps By Police

Rcmp
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Privacy Commissioner Warns Against Increased Police Surveillance Powers

Daniel Therrien
CP

Husbands, Not Kids, Holding Back Women's Careers: Study

Glass Ceiling
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Banking Brings Out Dishonesty In People, Study Finds

Bank Vault
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Further To Fall...

Loonie
CP

Higher Prices Are Coming

Tim Hortons Cup
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B.C. RCMP Move In On Anti-Pipeline Protesters

Kinder Morgan Arrests Burnaby
Jonathan Hayward/CP

Couple Hit With $900,000 Baby Bill Just Shouldn't Pay: Lawyer

Reece Huculak
CP

Mounties Drop Online Probes After Supreme Court Says Get A Warrant

Rcmp Car
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Is Alberta's Flat Tax Coming To An End?

Income Tax
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Feds Relied On Lobby Group's Research For Tax Policy

Joeoliver
ASSOCIATED PRESS

Revolving Door Gave Goldman Sachs Access To Fed Secrets

Lloyd Blankfein
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Glow-In-The-Dark Bike Path Could Come To Toronto

Van Gogh Bicycle Path
Daan Roosegaarde/Heijmans

Warning: Private Webcam, Baby Monitor Footage Being Posted Online

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Yukon Pizzeria 'Would Prefer To Have A Male In The Kitchen'

Pizza Oven
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This Biodegradable Bag Takes On One Of The World's Biggest Problems

Pee Poo
Handout

B.C. Mine Failure Would Eclipse Mount Polley Damage: Review

Red Chris Mine
imperialmetals.com

Senate Report: Banks Manipulated Prices At Consumers' Expense

Goldman Sachs

Can Wood Apartment Buildings Save Toronto's Pricey Housing Market?

Wood Apartment Building
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U.S. Cities Mull Climate Change Warning On Gas Pumps

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Too Many Condos? No, Canada Needs Way More, CIBC Says

Toronto Condo Craze

10 Of The Hottest Items To Buy This Black Friday

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Mattel Apologizes For Depicting Barbie As An Incompetent Computer Engineer

Barbie Computer Engineer
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Bell Announces New Round Of Layoffs

Bell Canada Sign
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Just In Time For The Holidays: Layoffs At Walmart Canada

Walmart Canada
CP

John Tory Stands Up For Uber As Toronto Takes It To Court

John Tory
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Toronto Man Charged $1,200 For Using Internet On Flight

Singapore Airlines
ASSOCIATED PRESS

The One Province With Worse Income Inequality Than The U.S. Is...

Rich Alberta
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Target Canada To Ride Out The Holidays, Then Decide Its Future

Target Canada

Who's Covering Canada's Soaring House Prices? Parents, That's Who

Condos Toronto
CP

These Are Canada's Most Unequal Provinces

Rolls Royce
ASSOCIATED PRESS

Sears Canada's Downward Spiral Accelerates

Sears Canada Layoffs Job Cuts
CP

These Are The Skills Canadian Employers Are Looking For

Help Wanted Ads
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Elizabeth Warren vs. Walmart

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OUR Walmart

The Good News And The Really Good News About Gas Prices

Gas Station Cars
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Ultra-Fast Electric Car Charging Stations Coming To Canada

Powerstream Charging Station
PowerStream

CBC ‘In Danger Of Disappearing Forever,' Former Exec Says

Cbc Radio Canada Flag
CP

Toronto Moves To Shut Down Uber

Uber Car
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Competition Bureau Probing Loblaws

Loblaws Job Cuts
CP

Mazda Canada Has A Present For Its Customers

Mazda
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