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North Saanich couple lose over $20,000 to email “Phishing” Scam

A North Saanich couple recently contacted Sidney North Saanich RCMP to report that they were out a significant amount of money as a result...

Victoria police warn about counterfeit U.S. currency

Fraud investigators with VicPD are warning about an increase in reports of counterfeit U.S. currency. Since November 1, Victoria police have responded to 24 reports...

Got that sinking feeling? Avoid it with these 5 tips

You know that feeling?  The one where you walk away from an interaction and your gut starts churning.  Part of you just knows that...

“Longevity Effect” one of the biggest risks to financial security

According to reports from market researcher Ipsos and the Canada Revenue Agency, Canadians aren’t saving enough, they’re spending too much and living much longer...

Victoria youth hardly “carefree” struggling to find balance new study finds

Millennials are often derided, criticized for their lifestyles, lack of responsibility and too much time spent on mobile devices. Yet, a 10-year study by...

Parents have the will but lack the skill to teach their kids about money,...

November is officially Financial Literacy Month in Canada—and the importance of raising our children to be financially savvy can’t be understated. To that end, Island...

Cost of payday loans to drop under new regulations

The borrowing rates of payday loans will be lowered under new regulations announced today. As of Jan. 1, 2017, the maximum allowable charge for a...

Canada’s household debt is now bigger than its GDP, for the first time

OTTAWA - The appetite of Canadians for debt continues to grow to record levels. The ratio of household credit market debt to disposable income...

BC’s minimum wage increases today by 40 cents

Anyone earning minimum wage in B.C. will receive a small boost on their next pay check. The hourly rate is rising from $10.45 per hour...

Volunteer at Nanaimo Thrift shop turns in large sum of money to RCMP

Someone is likely missing their money after it was found by a volunteer working at a thrift shop in Nanaimo. A volunteer at the Hospice Thrift...

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Marijuana will be legal in this country by Canada Day 2018

According to an exclusive report released by CBC News tonight, the Trudeau government is set to announce a timetable for full marijuana legalization next...
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