October 20, 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.

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

Bell Canada Sign
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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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These Countries Hate Their Government Most

Greece Flag
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Canadian Centre You've Never Heard Of Follows Money To Militants


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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Krugman Sees 'Flashing Warnings' Of Depression And Deflation

Paul Krugman

Offshore Oil Drilling May Soon Be Possible In Quebec

Offshore Oil
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Stocks Soar After A Bloody Week

Toronto Stock Exchange
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Socialist Party Pushing $20 Minimum Wage Defends $13-An-Hour Job Listing

Socialist Seattle

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

Mark Carney
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Chipotle Founder Calls Competition From Fast Food 'A Joke'

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

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

James Comey
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Holiday Shopping Is Moving Online

Holiday Shopping Bags

President Obama's Credit Card Was Declined

Obama Eating

Federal Reserve Chair Raises Alarm About Income Inequality

Janet Yellen
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HBO And CBS Just Killed Cable TV

Hbo Sign
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Walmart Is Planning To Abandon The Minimum Wage


LOOK: World's Coolest, Wildest New Buildings

World Architecture Festival

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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Top 15 SUVs Of 2015


LOOK: Canada's Great Migration

Population Change Canada

9 Reasons We Should Abolish Tipping, Once And For All

Restaurant Tip
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Suddenly, Canadian Factories Are Back In Shrink Mode

Manufacturing Canada

Students Call Dollarama Policy Discriminatory

Google Street View

Dead Mouse In My McDonald's Coffee, New Brunswick Man Says

Mcdonalds Mccafe
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Amazon Canada Is Seriously Kicking Chapters Indigo's Butt

Jeff Bezos

Good News On Canadian Mortgages

Mortgage Balance
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This Is What's Happening With House Prices Across Canada

House For Sale

LOOK: Outrageous Toronto House On Sale For $25 Million

68 The Bridle Path
Barry Cohen Homes

Toyota Issues Recall For 1.67 Million Vehicles

Toyota Recall
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WATCH: The Shocking Disparity $1000 In Rent Gets You

Apartments For Rent Under 1000
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