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Jeff Bezos Made $13 Billion In One Day This Week.

Jeff Bezos added another $13 billion to his net worth on Monday, July 20th 2020. That is the largest single day jump ever since the billionaires index was created in 2012 and brings his worth to over $189 billion. Most

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Basic Income Pilot In Finland Has More Results To Give.

The Finland Basic Income Study had it’s preliminary results released last year and the biggest takeaway was it did not increase the employment of those receiving it in any meaningful way. But it’s been another year and the final results

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Bezos Commits Billions To Climate Fight

Jeff Bezos made an announcement yesterday that could have a major impact on one of the biggest challenges that we are facing today; he committed to spending $10 Billion dollars US on the fight against the Climate Crisis. The head of

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Millionaires Against Pitchforks Announcement

A group of rich people from the United States want governments to raise their taxes. A group called Patriotic Millionaires, the exclusive U.S. club that also includes billionaires, released a letter at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland on

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Viola Desmond Ten Dollar Bill Released Today

A 10-dollar bill officially goes into circulation today, featuring Nova Scotia civil rights pioneer Viola Desmond. It will be the first regularly-circulating banknote to ever feature a Canadian woman. Desmond was recognized after she was arrested in 1946 after refusing to

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Canadians In Need Abroad

It is an often overlooked expense when Canadians travel south of the border. Travel insurance can be fairly cheap with a young person travelling for a week might be $20 or $25 with coverage up to $10 million. A senior

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