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Aviva brings ride-sharing coverage to Alberta

July 31st, 2016  |  Canadian Business

One month after the Alberta government unveiled its insurance regulations for ride-sharing, Aviva debuts its personal ride-sharing coverage policy to the province.

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CMHC declares Hamilton as overvalued as Toronto

July 28th, 2016  |  Canadian Business

With Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation’s latest quarterly housing market assessment showing a national trend toward problematic housing conditions, it seems like there really is nowhere we could be heading but a correction.

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VW dieselgate settlement gets approved in US

July 27th, 2016  |  Canadian Business

A U.S. judge approved Volkswagen’s $14.7 billion plan to compensate owners of VW TDI vehicles with 2.0-liter engines yesterday. While the settlement is only for U.S. owners, it will likely be very similar to what we get in Canada.

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Foreign buyers get extra tax on Vancouver home purchases

July 26th, 2016  |  Canadian Business

A new property tax coming into effect next week on Aug. 2 will mean foreign nationals who want to get into the red-hot Vancouver housing market should be prepared to fork over an extra 15%.

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Toronto startup “Fiix” makes car maintenance easy

July 24th, 2016  |  Canadian Business

Any car owner knows that it needs regular care to keep their vehicle if they want to keep it on the road. But many people have absolutely no idea what’s going on inside of their car, so they go see the specialists. But what if the specialist could just come to them?

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