Carol Gordon writes in this week with a question that comes up often. She asks, "Just as you have a section on The National 'Only in Canada' would consider having a section called 'And Now for the Good News'?"
The most important change this tax season is the family tax cut — announced by Ottawa last October — but it’s so new, many Canadians don’t know much about it. We launch our annual tax section today with a closer look at the income-splitting measure and how it could benefit you. more »
Western countries like Canada and the U.S. are fawning over Egypt's new regime despite widespread reports of human rights abuse and even torture, Neil Macdonald writes. It's a classic case of looking the other way when you want an ally in a tough neighbourhood. more »
For years, doctors said fat was bad for your health and your waistline. But fat is back and it's even touted as good for you. Whom to believe? Doctors, says cardiologist Christopher Labos. The fat-is-good message is being oversimplified. more »