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CMHC expanding insured mortgage purchase program to $150B, up from $50B

Posted by Amal Yvette Gabraiel on 11:41 AM

OTTAWA -- Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. is expanding its insured mortgage purchase program to $150 billion as part of its response to the 

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Social Distancing Diaries: Cut the Crap and Embrace the Bidet

Posted by Amal Yvette Gabraiel on 01:42 PM

The COVID-19 pandemic has sparked a countrywide toilet-paper-buying frenzy. But there’s a better way to clean up that’s good for your butt, your wallet, and the environment.

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Ontario announces list of essential services permitted to remain open

Posted by Amal Yvette Gabraiel on 01:34 PM

The Province has announced the list of essential businesses that are permitted to remain open.


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Prices continue to soar in Toronto real estate market — despite COVID-19 crisis

Posted by Amal Yvette Gabraiel on 01:13 PM

After 27 years, Mike and Andrée Sullivan expect to list their four-bedroom century home in Weston on Thursday — just as they had planned before a pandemic rolled right into the real es...

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Trudeau points to bailout for help for renters facing financial crunch

Posted by Amal Yvette Gabraiel on 02:23 PM

OTTAWA -- Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is pointing to tomorrow's legislative bailout package as a way to help renters affected by COVID-19.

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Federal government flooded with 500,000 applications for employment insurance

Posted by Amal Yvette Gabraiel on 04:08 PM

Coronavirus crisis appears to have prompted EI application numbers to explode

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15 things to do at home to keep busy and happy right now

Posted by Amal Yvette Gabraiel on 02:40 PM

A little list of activities to help you refocus your time, reduce boredom and replace some of your routines

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Important Announcement - Coronavirus

Posted by Amal Yvette Gabraiel on 10:46 AM

Stanford hospital board internal message

The new Coronavirus may not show sign of infection for many days. How can one know if he/she is infected? By the time they have fever and/or cough and go to the hospital, the lung is usually 50% Fibrosis and it's too late. Taiwan experts provide a simple self-check that we can do e...

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Decorating On A Tight Budget? Here's How To Make The Most Of What You Have

Posted by Amal Yvette Gabraiel on 11:26 AM

Have you ever found yourself reading decorating magazines or watching home decor and fixer-upper related television shows and suddenly, you instantly felt inspired to update your own home? But you’ve got a modest budget to work with and need cheap home decorating ideas?

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Province announces new publicly-funded therapy plan in Ontario

Posted by Amal Yvette Gabraiel on 11:54 AM

The province of Ontario says it's launching a new $20 million publicly-funded therapy program to assist those suffering from mental health or addiction-related challenges.

The province says th...

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