Can Ed and Lisa retire next year with an income at least the same as they have now?

Can Ed and Lisa retire next year with an income at least the same as they have now?

November 8, 2022. Amber Bracken for The Globe and MailAmber Bracken/The Globe and Mail Ed and Lisa would like to retire from work next year with income “at least the same or greater than they have now,” Ed writes in an e-mail. He is 62, she is 63. Ed earns $95,550 a year working for … Read more

US stops accepting student debt forgiveness applications after ruling by Texas judge

US stops accepting student debt forgiveness applications after ruling by Texas judge

President Joe Biden speaks about student loan debt relief at Delaware State University, in Dover, Del., on Oct. 21.Evan Vucci/The Associated Press The United States government has stopped taking applications for student debt relief, after a federal judge blocked President Joe Biden’s loan forgiveness plan, according to a notice on a government website. A judge … Read more

Canadian businesses urge Ottawa to resolve Nexus dispute with Washington

Canadian businesses urge Ottawa to resolve Nexus dispute with Washington

A Canada Border Services Agency officer speaks with a traveler at the Nexus office at the airport in Ottawa, May 8, 2012.Adrian Wyld/The Canadian Press Nearly 60 Canadian business groups are urging Ottawa to resolve a dispute with Washington over the popular Nexus trusted-travel program that allows citizens of both countries to cross the border … Read more

On Tap: Crosby seeking third straight game with three points for Penguins

On Tap: Crosby seeking third straight game with three points for Penguins

Captain Crosby doing it again It appears Father Time has yet to catch up with Sidney Crosby. The 35-year-old center had three points (one goal, two assists) in each of the first two games to start his 18th NHL season for the Pittsburgh Penguins (2-0-0), who visit the Montreal Canadiens at Bell Center (7pm ET; … Read more

Sabers announce roster for Sunday’s preseason opener

Sabers announce roster for Sunday’s preseason opener

The Sabers have announced the roster for their preseason opener against the Washington Capitals at Capital One Arena on Sunday. The game will be broadcast nationally on NHL Network. Dan Dunleavy and Rob Ray will have the radio call in Buffalo on WWKB 1520 AM. Puck drop is scheduled for 2 pm The roster for … Read more

Ottawa could lose more than $5-billion in CEBA pandemic loans to small businesses

Ottawa could lose more than -billion in CEBA pandemic loans to small businesses

Export Development Canada’s head office in Ottawa on Feb. 14, 2019.Justin Tang/The Globe and Mail Ottawa may be unable to recoup $5-billion or more of the $49-billion in emergency loans it extended to small businesses during the pandemic lockdowns, according to a government projection. The task of chasing down business owners to collect on the … Read more

Interim dental care plan will pay up to $650 a child, as part of Ottawa’s new affordability package

Interim dental care plan will pay up to 0 a child, as part of Ottawa’s new affordability package

Families with young children will be eligible for checks worth up to $650 a child under an interim version of the Liberal government’s new dental care plan, which it has agreed to implement as part of a parliamentary deal with the NDP. Two sources familiar with the announcement said the initial program will apply in … Read more

Disney, Turner Sports announce 2022-23 NHL schedule

Disney, Turner Sports announce 2022-23 NHL schedule

The 2022-23 NHL national television schedule for the Walt Disney Company and Turner Sports was announced Wednesday. The Walt Disney Co. will televise 103 games across ESPN, ESPN+, HULU and ABC, and more than 1,050 out-of-market games available on ESPN+. ESPN will televise a season-opening doubleheader Oct. 11, when the New York Rangers host the … Read more

An eight-pack of dos and don’ts for surviving and profiting in a world of rising interest rates

An eight-pack of dos and don’ts for surviving and profiting in a world of rising interest rates

Canada’s epic moment of fast-rising interest rates came in 1980. A quick recap of events from back then: The Captain & Tennille had one of the year’s big hits, the Blues Brothers was a top-grossing movie and Canadian diplomats helped six US embassy staff escape from Iran. If these cultural and historical references don’t sound … Read more

Investigations begin after Toronto passenger ferry crashed at city terminal dock, injuring 17

Investigations begin after Toronto passenger ferry crashed at city terminal dock, injuring 17

People disembark a ferry at Wards Island on the Toronto Island, in Toronto, on July 30, 2020.Cole Burston/The Globe and Mail Toronto police and Transport Canada are investigating a passenger ferry crash at the city’s terminal dock over the weekend that injured 17 people. The cause of the collision was still not known on Sunday. … Read more