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opinion | Find out how much contribution room is left in your RESP to avoid penalties

Opening a Registered Education Savings Plan (RESP) is a great way to fund your child’s future education. Personal finance contributor Christopher Liew outlines the contribution rules for RESPs and explains how to find out how much contribution room you have left so that you can avoid penalties.

Piggy bank seen in this undated file photo. (Mikhail Nilov/Pexels)


opinion | Is it a good time to buy a new vehicle?

If you're like many would-be vehicle shoppers, you may be wondering when prices will finally drop. The good news is that the vehicle market seems to be finally stabilizing, says personal finance contributor Christopher Liew.


opinion | How to get the most out of your grocery rebate

Personal finance contributor Christoper Liew shares the latest information about who’s eligible for the grocery rebate, when they can expect their payments, and some helpful tips on making the most of your grocery rebate.


opinion | Dos and don'ts of money while travelling

As a former financial advisor, I’ve always been fascinated by how the 'culture' around money differs from one region of the world to another,' writes personal finance commentator Christopher Liew. 'Today, I’ll outline some of the interesting money habits that I’ve noticed while travelling the globe, starting with some of our own!'

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Number of Quebec wildfires rises to 164, at least 114 are out of control

The number of forest fires continues to rise in Quebec, while evacuation orders are being maintained for several areas of Sept-Îles, on the North Shore. Minister of Employment and Minister responsible for the North Shore region Kateri Champagne Jourdain said on Monday morning that 164 forest fires were currently burning across Quebec, compared with 156 the previous day.

Smoke rises from burning trees near Chapais, in Northern Quebec, on Friday June 2, 2023 in this image provided by the fire prevention agency known as SOPFEU. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-SOPFEU Prevention and Communications-Audrey Marcoux

WEATHER WARNING | Smog warning in effect in Montreal due to Quebec wildfires

Air quality remains a concern in regions throughout Quebec, including the Greater Montreal area which is currently under a smog warning. Environment and Climate Change Canada issued smog warnings for the Greater Montreal Area, and special air quality statements are in effect for large portions of the province due to the growing number of forest fires.

Quebec will spend $57.5 million to support social pediatrics centres

In response to recommendations of the Laurent Commission, Quebec is announcing $57.5 million in support for the network of community-based social pediatric centres. At a news conference on Monday morning at the La Ruelle d'Hochelaga community social pediatric centre, Minister for Families Suzanne Roy and Social Services Minister Lionel Carmant made the announcement. Top Stories

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Rate hikes coming? Bank of Canada making decision this week

While the economy grows, the price of goods still remains high and so do the chances of a BoC rate hike. Kevin Gallagher has the latest.

While the economy grows, the price of goods still remains high and so do the chances of a BoC rate hike. Kevin Gallagher has the latest.