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Almost 1 million Canadians expected to have dementia by 2030, new report says

Nearly one million people in Canada are expected to have dementia by 2030, an increase of more than 65% from 2020, according to projections from a new report from the Alzheimer Society of Canada. And unless steps are taken to reduce risk and delay the onset of the disease, nearly 1.4 billion hours of care …

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Workers now have the upper hand, but employers continue to offer uncompetitive wages, study finds

Forget the labor shortage – there is a wage shortage, according to a leading Canadian economist’s analysis of new Statistics Canada data. According to the analysis, two-thirds of job offers offer salaries that are too low to attract candidates. David MacDonald, senior economist at the Canadian Center for Policy Alternatives, analyzed data from a new …

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What should teens do with the money they earned this summer?

Alyssa Dobie, 17, and her mother, Kelsey, a nurse at Penticton Regional Hospital, stand together outside the hospital in Penticton, British Columbia, September 1.The Globe and Mail On the heels of a sizzling summer job market, some teens will start the school year having earned a lot of money. So how should teens approach spending …

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Bell takes a beating, economic growth slows and alternatives to silent abandonment: The business and investing stories you need to know this week

Bell Canada’s head office is seen on Nuns’ Island in Montreal August 5, 2015. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan RemiorzRyan Remiorz/The Canadian Press Being overtaken by a week that got away? Here’s your weekly roundup of the Globe’s most essential business and investing stories, with insights and analysis from the pros, stock tips, portfolio strategies and more. …

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Don’t want to go back to the office? Here are the industries with the highest share of remote job openings in Canada

The financial district of Bay Street in Toronto on August 5.Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press As pandemic-related restrictions ease, white-collar workers will find that attitudes and expectations about fully remote jobs vary across industries, according to an analysis of job postings in Canada. Tech and marketing workers looking to permanently embrace the work-from-home lifestyle have plenty …

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As more Canadians opt for common-law relationships, experts urge estate planning

With nearly one in four Canadian couples now living in a common-law relationship, estate planning experts are urging the ever-growing number of unmarried couples to write a will to ensure their life partners are not forgotten once that they left. Since 1981, the number of Canadians living in common-law unions has increased by 447%, according …

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Air Canada losses, pension increases and real estate trends: The business and investment stories you need to know this week

An Air Canada plane takes off from Trudeau Airport in Montreal, Thursday, June 30, 2022. Air Canada is cutting more than 15% of its scheduled flights in July and August as airports face long delays and cancellations amid an overwhelming upsurge in travel.Graham Hughes/The Canadian Press Being overtaken by a week that got away? Here’s …

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