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Halloween isn't kids' stuff anymore

October is the scariest month of the year, and not just because summer is dead and winter is waiting to move in for a long spell. It's the month of Halloween or, as we used to spell it, Hallowe'en. I suspect that was the traditional (i.e.

Even sophisticated investors can get scammed

A decade ago, a retired Edmonton sports media personality hired a caregiver to dress and feed him, and she earned the senior's trust to the point where she was given access to his bank account to pay off his bills.

How much you need for retirement may surprise you

My better-looking but much older brother Larry lives by the philosophy that "I want the last cheque I write to bounce.

Why we're putting 'senior' to rest (not that way)

Here's a little fact that should give you pause, or cause to celebrate. By November, the most important person in the world will be ... a senior citizen! You may have heard that the United States is in the midst of a presidential election.

How much you need for retirement may surprise you

My better-looking but much older brother Larry lives by the philosophy that "I want the last cheque I write to bounce.

Deregulation decisions come back to haunt Alberta

The Alberta government may create a roughly $2-billion liability connected with the end of some electricity purchase arrangements. Two university economists say the real liability for consumers is about $600 million.

Deregulation decisions come back to haunt Alberta

The Alberta government may create a roughly $2-billion liability connected with the end of some electricity purchase arrangements. Two university economists say the real liability for consumers is about $600 million.

Why we're putting 'senior' to rest (not that way)

Here's a little fact that should give you pause, or cause to celebrate. By November, the most important person in the world will be ... a senior citizen! You may have heard that the United States is in the midst of a presidential election.

The madness that is the Rio Olympics

Well here we are, summer of 2016, which must mean it's time for the summer Olympics, the quadrennial exhibition of sportsmanship (sorry, that should be sportspersonship), wildly extravagant spending, hopelessly unprepared host cities, and great Canad

Kenney's plan more about surrender than unity

Governing a province is tough, and often a matter of routine and hard slogging. The New Democrats are learning that.