November 27, 2014
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Why I Will Never Invest in a Pre-Construction Condo Again

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The biggest lessons I've learned about investing have come from the biggest mistakes I've made. I bought a pre-construction condo unit in a popular Toronto neighbourhood. I forked over a 20 per cent deposit to make the purchase. That was four years ago, the property still hasn't been built so I can't sell it or rent it out.

Forget Oil: Real Estate, Construction Now Canada's Powerhouses

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Bell Caught Planting Fake Reviews Of Its App

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Stop Making Your Weed Look So Good, Health Canada Tells Producers

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Grocery Stores Caught Cheating On Expiry Dates

Grocery Store Meat
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Canada Post About To Turn A Profit

Canada Post Suicides Montreal

Bell To CRTC: We May Stop Investing If You Force Us To Share Our Network

Bell Canada Unpaid Interns

TransCanada Ditches PR Firm That Urged Smear Campaign

Transcanada Keystone Safety

CRA Accidentally Discloses Famous Canadians' Tax Info

Margaret Atwood
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Coca-Cola Rolls Out 'Healthier' Brand Of Milk

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Canada Urged To Change Tax System In Fight Against Inequality

Inequality
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Your Credit Rating Might Predict How Likely It Is You'll Have A Heart Attack

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U.S. Attempts To Apply 'Buy America' Provisions In Canada

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Think You're Getting A Good Deal On Black Friday? Think Again

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Walmart Workers Launch Black Friday Strike

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The Gaming Industry's Greatest Adversary Is Just Getting Started

Cross-Border Shoppers Now Face Ebola Quiz

Ebola
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The NHL's Most Valuable Team Is Better At Money Than It Is At Hockey

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Six Years Later, Walmart Still Hasn't Paid A $7,000 Fine For Black Friday Worker's Death

Jdimytai Damour
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The Trip To Work Actually Puts Canadians In A Better Mood: Survey

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Canada's Competition Bureau Stands Up For Uber

Uber
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Ghomeshi Withdraws Lawsuit Against CBC

Jian Ghomeshi Cbc Lawsuit
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Elon Musk: 'Nobody Should Be CEO Forever'

Elon Musk
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'I Hate Thailand' Goes Viral

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BlackBerry Will Pay iPhone Users Up To $600 To Switch Phones

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Ousted From Top Spot In Holiday Shopping List

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High-Stakes Holidays For These Retailers

Sears Canada
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After 185 Years In Quebec, Simons To Expand Across Canada

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Health Insurer Confirms It Won't Pay $900,000 Baby Birth Bill

Reece Huculak
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November Is Canada's New Holiday Shopping Month

Black Friday
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Toronto Police HACKED

11-Year-Old Girl Taken Into Custody After B.C. Protest

Kinder Morgan Arrests
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LOOK: The Most Epic Ski Homes For Sale In Canada

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Smart Set Stores Shuttering

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You're More Likely To Inherit Your Dad's Social Status Than His Height

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Black Friday Sales For The Techie In All Of Us

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Canada Seeing Biggest Price Hikes In The Developed World: Report

Food Prices

CMHC Makes A Big Admission About Canada's Housing Market

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TFSAs Will Lead To 'Welfare' For The Wealthy, Government Warned

Tfsa Tax Free Savings

Ex-Clinton Secretary Warns Canada Following U.S.'s Inequality Path

Robert Reich
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The Surprising Place Canada's Seniors Are Moving

Seniors Suburbs
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How Canada's Auto Loan Bubble Has Become A Ticking Time Bomb

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Budweiser Fires Its Iconic Clydesdales

Budweiser Clydesdales
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The 12 Most Powerful Lobbyists In Ottawa

Parliament Hill Google Street
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Canada's Internet Needs to Join the 21st Century

Facebook Wants Your Vote
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What Your Work Lunch Really Says About You

Pizza
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Canada's Super-Rich Getting Richer Faster Than U.S.'s

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10 Countries With The Most Slaves

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New Malware Used For Surveillance In 10 Countries, Symantec Says

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Ottawa's Anti-Corruption Rules On Suppliers A Threat To Economy: Study

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