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Canada’s “Worst Water Wasters” (W3)

Year after year, Canada has managed to make it into the bottom three nations (before the US) in terms of per capita water consumption among the OECD nations. (1)  In 2005, Canadians used – on average – an astonishing 1,500 cubic meters of water per person per year! Of course, it takes large quantities of


Thinking Outside the Brackets: An Alternative to the Personal Income Tax Brackets

Online tax-filing, amongst other e-government services, is gaining popularity in Canada. According to the StatCan website (2011): 3.7 million — The number of persons aged 16 and older in Canada who filed their income tax returns online from home (otherwise known as NETFILE) in 2009. This was up from 3.1 million in 2007. 18% — The percentage of


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