Man dies after hit in early morning collision: Winnipeg police – Winnipeg

Man dies after hit in early morning collision: Winnipeg police – Winnipeg

A man has died after he was hit in a two-vehicle collision in the early morning on Saturday, say Winnipeg police. Officers went to the southbound lanes of Century Street between Portage Avenue and Academy Road at 2:45 am for the report of a motor vehicle collision involving two vehicles and a pedestrian. They found … Read more

Should Irene melt down her RRSP to try to save some of her OAS from being clawed back?

Should Irene melt down her RRSP to try to save some of her OAS from being clawed back?

Shannon VanRaes/The Globe and Mail In the year or two after her husband died, Irene got a crash course in financial planning, hiring and firing a series of investment advisers, selling her stocks and then reinvesting, and plotting a strategy to hang on to as much of her Old Age Security benefits as possible. “I … Read more

A dealer is trying to charge me thousands more than the advertised price of an SUV. Is that legal?

A dealer is trying to charge me thousands more than the advertised price of an SUV.  Is that legal?

I was looking at dealer websites and one showed a new SUV available for around the same price I’ve seen for a three-year-old used model with more than 75,000 kilometers on it. But when I went to the dealership, the salesman told me that there would be two other charges that aren’t shown on the … Read more

Lettuce shortage pinching Winnipeggers’ pockets – Winnipeg

Lettuce shortage pinching Winnipeggers’ pockets – Winnipeg

Most stores in Winnipeg either do not have lettuce in stock or they are selling it for quite a pretty penny. The shortage is causing people to either have to substitute the leafy green or dig deep in the bank to afford it. The drastic change in price happened very quickly, according to Winnipeg FoodFare. … Read more

Ottawa orders Chinese divestment in three Canadian critical minerals companies

Ottawa orders Chinese divestment in three Canadian critical minerals companies

Ottawa is ordering Chinese state-owned companies to immediately divest their interests in three Canadian critical minerals companies, as Canada doubles down on its efforts to get tougher on China, after the Federal government faced an avalanche of criticism earlier in the year for allowing too much investment from the Asian superpower into the domestic resource … Read more

I’ve seen the aurora borealis before, but what I learned in Churchill made the northern lights even more magical

I’ve seen the aurora borealis before, but what I learned in Churchill made the northern lights even more magical

Neon green and edged with purple, the northern lights flashed and rippled across the sky. Grasping for words, I seized upon a thought that flickered across my mind: The lights looked like they had torn the sky open, offering a glimpse of what lay beyond. It was a fanciful thought, but in the face of … Read more

Putin signs documents to illegally annex four Ukrainian regions, in drastic escalation of Russia’s war

Putin signs documents to illegally annex four Ukrainian regions, in drastic escalation of Russia’s war

(LR) The Moscow-appointed heads of Kherson region Vladimir Saldo and Zaporizhzhia region Yevgeny Balitsky, Russian President Vladimir Putin, Donetsk separatist leader Denis Pushilin and Lugansk separatist leader Leonid Pasechnik, after signing treaties illegally annexing four regions of Ukraine Russian troops occupy, at the Kremlin in Moscow on Sept. 30, 2022.MIKHAIL METZEL/AFP/Getty Images Russian President Vladimir … Read more

Thanks to a rare event, deferring CPP until age 70 may no longer always be the best option

Thanks to a rare event, deferring CPP until age 70 may no longer always be the best option

The Canada Pension Plan contains endless subtleties that can trip up even the experts from time to time. My usual advice, to defer CPP until age 70 to get the most out of the plan, doesn’t work in 2022, at least not for seniors who are closing in on 70. The problem? High inflation coupled … Read more

Kremlin announces vote, paves way to annex part of Ukraine

Kremlin announces vote, paves way to annex part of Ukraine

A vote shows a ballot to journalists while casting it at a polling station located in the Don State Technical University on the second day of a referendum on the joining of Russian-controlled regions of Ukraine to Russia, in Rostov-on-Don, Russia, on Sept. 24.SERGEY PIVOVAROV/Reuters The Kremlin paved the way Tuesday to annex more of … Read more

Rogers, Shaw finalize agreement to sell Freedom Mobile in bid to win takeover approval

Rogers, Shaw finalize agreement to sell Freedom Mobile in bid to win takeover approval

A customer enters Freedom Mobile store in Toronto.Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press Rogers Communications Inc. RCI-BT and Shaw Communications Inc. SJR-BT finalized an agreement to sell Freedom Mobile Inc. to Videotron, a unit of Quebecor Inc., in a move the companies hope will win regulatory approval for Rogers’s takeover of Shaw. Rogers and Shaw said the … Read more