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March 4 to 8, 2024: Budget Recipes to Cook This Week

March 4 to 8, 2024: Budget Recipes to Cook This Week


Better Bank Stock After Earnings News: TD or Royal Bank Stock?

RBC (TSX:RBC) stock and TD (TSX:TD) stock are the biggest Canadian banks, but which is the best after earnings were reported this week? The post Better Bank Stock After Earnings News: TD or Royal Bank Stock? appeared first on The Motley Fool Canada.


3 Reasons to Buy Brookfield Infrastructure Partners Stock Like There’s No Tomorrow

Investors looking for solid long-term returns can accumulate shares of Brookfield Infrastructure Partners on dips. Here's why it’s a buy. The post 3 Reasons to Buy Brookfield Infrastructure Partners Stock Like There’s No Tomorrow appeared first on The Motley Fool Canada.


From canned food to massage

What are the things we buy (and why we buy more) in wartime


Ultimate March Break packing list for your beach getaway

From tumblers to chill your drinks cold to packable pool floaties, here are a few things to tuck into your suitcases before you head south.


The EU says it will send funds to Gaza's main aid provider after the UN agency agrees to an audit

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union said Friday that it will pay 50 million euros ($54 million) to the main provider of aid in Gaza next week after the cash-strapped U.N. agency agreed to allow EU-appointed experts to audit the way it screens staff to identify extremists. The UNRWA agency is reeling from allegations that 12 of its 13,000 Gaza staff ...


Let This Off-Campus College Apartment Inspire Your Living Space

Dining halls. Communal bathrooms. Random roommates. Cramped spaces. These are a few things that immediately come to mind when we think about the *typical* college experience — and, let’s be honest, they don’t always feel glamorous. But elegance aside, whether you’re opting for shower shoes and classic dorm living, or winging it at a local off-campus property, what really matters is making your living space feels like home. On a college budget,...


Maple Leafs’ Treliving still looking to add after Lyubushkin trade

After addressing a glaring need on his blue line, the Maple Leafs general manager still has a long list of areas he would like to touch on ahead of the NHL’s March 8 trade deadline.


Haley says she raised a strong $12M in February, but can't point to long-term plan to beat Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Nikki Haley said Friday that she raised $12 million in February, a haul that will likely allow her to remain in the Republican primary against former President Donald Trump past next week's Super Tuesday — even though she can't point to an upcoming state where she expects to beat him. The former a...


Facebook owner Meta angers Australia with plan to stop paying for news content

By Byron Kaye and Lewis Jackson SYDNEY (Reuters) -Meta Platforms said it will stop paying Australian news publishers for content that appears on Facebook, setting up a fresh battle with Canberra which had led the world with a law that forces internet giants to strike licencing deals. News publishers and governments like Australia have argued that Facebook and Google unfairly benefit in terms of


Arsenal 'unlikely' to pay £80m for key transfer target in boost to Tottenham

Arsenal and Tottenham are in a race to sign him.


6 thoughts and actions that only amplify anxiety and worry

Not to worry and be nervous is absolutely normal, albeit very unpleasant. But sometimes anxiety and concern can be so toxic that it hinders one's ability to carry on with daily activities. Our habits and thoughts can exacerbate the situation. Huffpost shares habits that intensify our anxiety and worry. Black-and-white thinking It is also known as "...


Travel warning as Spanish city will start charging tourists for popular attraction

It'll soon cost you.


Most valuable cars ever sold at auction

A close look at the usually very rare and certainly most expensive cars ever sold


Lawyers who voided Elon Musk's pay as excessive want a $6 billion fee

By Tom Hals WILMINGTON, Delaware (Reuters) -The lawyers who voided Elon Musk's $56 billion compensation as excessive are seeking a record legal fee worth $6 billion, payable in the electric car maker's stock, according to a Friday court filing. "We recognize that the requested fee is unprecedented in terms of absolute size," said the filing with the Court of Chancery in Delaware by the three law


Council receives reports on 2023 council remuneration, building, parkland

BROCKTON – The council remuneration report from the Feb. 20 meeting details a total of $165,058.95 paid to members of council by the municipality during 2023. It also lists payments of $838.16 from local conservation authorities to members of council, $12,058.56 from Westario Power Inc., and a total of $1,250.00 to the Police Services Board appoint...


The 29 Best Luggage Buys On Amazon, According To Frequent Travelers

To be considered an impeccable piece of luggage, a bag must do much more than simply transport items from point A to point B. It should also be lightweight yet durable, roomy with plenty of pockets, and, of course, super stylish. That may seem like a lot to ask of our bags, but the perfect item does exist in every single suitcase category — plus, you’d better believe some of the most-hyped luggage out there is available on Amazon.Ahead, you’ll...


10 easy ways to refresh your bathroom for under $100

Looking for a quick and easy DIY project? Here are 10 simple ways to refresh your bathroom this winter.


A composer worked with patients in therapy. They created beautiful music together

A pilot program brought patients from the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health together with a composer for 8 weeks. The end result was a near 10 minute piece of classical music that will eventually take the stage with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra.


How Montreal police spend your money

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, the city of Montreal has been raising the police budget each year. This year, the Montreal police budget soars to $821 million — 11 per cent of the municipal budget.


Business Matters: Law to protect long-term funding of federal child-care system clears final hurdle

Legislation committing the Canadian government to long-term funding of the national child-care system is set to become law. In Business Matters for March 1, Anne Gaviola has more on how the bill aims to enshrine the system into law and make it harder for future governments to defund it.


Alberta increases wildfire budget ahead of what’s expected to be difficult 2024 season

Alberta Wildfire's base budget has been boosted and there's a larger emergency contingency fund to tap into, ahead of what is expected to be another challenging fire season. KabI Moulitharan reports.


Google India may remove apps including Matrimony.com for not paying fee

BENGALURU (Reuters) -Alphabet Inc's Google has warned it may remove the apps of 10 companies in India, including of Matrimony.com and Info Edge, for not paying a service fee for the use of its app store platform in India, two sources said. Info Edge founder Sanjeev Bikhchandani said it had received a notice from Google and was compliant with Play Store policies. "There are no pending invoices of


The most important skincare products for every age

Dermatologist tips on what to focus on by decade, plus budget-friendly and splurge-worthy products to choose from.


Travelling by train? Save money on your trip with these insider commuter tips

You could fly to a different country for less than some train fares.


A-Z of excellent used cars to buy in Canada

With our complete guide, you'll never be short of inspiration for your next second-hand buy


These are the highest-paying side hustles – and how much you can earn from them

Fancy earning some extra cash?


How the colours we wear affect everything from our mood to our energy levels

Did you know the colours we wear can have an impact on us in more ways than just feeling stylish?


Renfrew residents grill council on budget and Ma-te-Way debt as mayor asked to resign

Renfrew – Mayor Tom Sidney was asked to resign and council received a grilling on the budget and Ma-te-Way debt during a public meeting to review the draft 2024 budget last Tuesday. When the town notified residents of a public meeting scheduled for February 20 to review the final draft of its 2024 operational budget, they were expecting some reside...


British government watchdog says UK's Rwanda deportation plan could cost nearly 500 million pounds

LONDON (AP) — The British government’s contentious plan to send some asylum-seekers on a one-way trip to Rwanda could cost nearly half a billion pounds, or about $630 million, plus hundreds of thousands for each deported person, a report said Friday. The National Audit Office report — issued at the behest of parliamentary committees that complained...


Question of whether Nebraska public money can go to private schools still set for November ballot

Nebraska’s top election official has ruled that voters will get to decide this year whether to repeal a law that gives taxpayer money for private school scholarships. But both Nebraska Secretary of State Bob Evnen and state Sen. Lou Ann Linehan, who authored the school choice law and sought to have the repeal effort kept off the ballot, acknowledge...


As Penguins prepare to sell at trade deadline, Guentzel will be top prize

Today, with the flagging Penguins ageing out of Stanley Cup contention, interest in Pittsburgh has become about everyone else. As in, all the guys that Penguins general manager Kyle Dubas is/will be taking calls on heading into next Friday’s NHL trade deadline.


Understanding mental hygiene: Why it's essential for your well-being

There are hygiene habits in our lives that we perceive as necessary, such as washing hands and brushing our teeth. All of this allows us to maintain our physical health. But just as importantly, we need to care for our mental hygiene. RBC-Ukraine, according to the Instagram portal Meclee on psychological health, explains what this phenomenon is and...


As an opioids scourge devastates tribes in Washington, lawmakers advance a bill to provide relief

SEATTLE (AP) — A bill that would bring millions of dollars to tribes in Washington state to address the opioid crisis received unanimous support in the House on Friday, opening the door for state funding to address a scourge that some say is claiming a generation. "This bill invests in Indian country. It invests in the Native Americans of Washingto...


5 expert tips to declutter your closet (plus hanging hacks!)

Are you dealing with closet chaos? Cleaning expert Melissa Maker helps us figure out how to declutter our closets and keep them that way with these five simple tips.


Business-Core Is All About Accessories — 5 Essentials To Shop Now

Not long ago the fashion memo was clear: comfort during the working day was winning and dress codes felt outdated. But as more people are called back to the office, or just become tired of athleisure trends, fashion is ready to talk business once again. Judging by the fall/winter 2023 collections, it’s time to take style inspiration from the corporate world, with power suits, cinched-waist blazers, and wide-leg trousers becoming protagonists for...


Passive Income: 2 TSX Stocks That Pay Cash Every Month

Are you looking for some monthly passive income? Forget private investments. Use TSX stocks to earn safe and steady passive income. The post Passive Income: 2 TSX Stocks That Pay Cash Every Month appeared first on The Motley Fool Canada.


20 Cute Home Office Furniture Finds For Your Dream WFH Setup

Ask any design girlie on a budget — high-quality cute home office furniture can be hard to find. But trust us, beneath the sea of black ergonomic seats, simple wooden desks, and clunky file cabinets online lies an oasis of stylish work-from-home finds. How do we know? We scavenged and unearthed 20 cute home office furniture pieces that bring both beauty and brains to the table. The adorable WFH setup of your dreams is just a few clicks away. And...


Micron’s New York chips project under US environmental review

By David Shepardson WASHINGTON (Reuters) -The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) is conducting an environmental review of Micron's planned up to $100 billion dynamic random-access memory chips manufacturing campus in central New York, the agency said on Friday. Micron has applied for funding under the $39 billion Commerce Department "Chips and Science" U.S. semiconductor subsidy program and an


A Week In New York On A $49,000 Salary

Welcome to Money Diaries where we are tackling the ever-present taboo that is money. We’re asking real people how they spend their hard-earned money during a seven-day period — and we’re tracking every last dollar. Today: a fitness studio owner who makes $49,000 per year and spends some of her money this week on a manicure. Occupation: Fitness studio owner/event staff/modeling Industry: Fitness/events Age: 38 Location: New York, NY Salary:...


Relaxing woodland retreat is a slice of peace at the centre of a very busy European city

City breaks shouldn't feel draining.


Inflation’s down. So where are the interest rate cuts?

After two years of aggressive interest rate hikes, inflation is seemingly back under control, causing many Canadians are starting to ask: Where’s the relief? CBC’s Peter Armstrong looks at whether the Bank of Canada has accomplished its goals and what we know about when rates could start to come back down.


Why so much recycled clothing is still going in the garbage

Companies like H&M, Nike, Lululemon, Zara and Gap are pushing so-called sustainable clothes, but experts say the only thing green about many of them is that they’ve been greenwashed.


Overspending or undercharging? These can be signs that trauma has shaped your relationship with money

Chantel Chapman had a personal awakening at the age of 21. Suddenly, she started to connect the dots between her troubled relationship with money and her troubled childhood. “I was overspending on clothes so I would fit in and people would accept me,” Chapman says. “I was also doing a lot of undercharging in my business. I was constantly giving things away for free, having really low prices and just giving and giving, and that was a massive...


How you can eat healthy without breaking the bank

Eating healthy without breaking the bank can be a challenge with rising food costs in Canada. We have some cost-effective tips


Black stickers: The government's new plan to shame companies raising prices during war

Economy Minister Nir Barkat called on the Israeli public to boycott Israeli food company Osem for refusing to cooperate with the government over food price rises.


My cancer was dismissed as UTIs for two years – I was furious, but what could I do?


US appeals to France for help in devising ways to use Russian assets for Ukraine

The United States has asked France to help develop options for the use of frozen Russian assets for Ukraine, according to US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen. She says that she asked French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire to help develop the options requested by the G7 leaders before the June summit after Le Maire publicly rejected her view that the...


Business Report: The Body Shop files for bankruptcy protection

A retailer that's inside many Canadian shopping malls is in financial trouble. Plus, a fund that helps first-time homeowners is being discontinued, and Elon Musk is suing the owner of ChatGPT. Ari Rabinovitch reports.


Top 20 Global Concert Tours from Pollstar

The Top 20 Global Concert Tours ranks artists by average box office gross per city and includes the average ticket price for shows Worldwide. The list is based on data provided to the trade publication Pollstar by concert promoters and venue managers. Week of March 4, 2024: TOP 20 GLOBAL CONCERT TOURS 1 Coldplay $8,168,119 ...