Posts Tagged ‘ 2012 ’

Teenage Birth Rate Reached Record Low in 2012

September 6, 2013
Teenage Birth Rate Reached Record Low in 2012

Preliminary data for 2012 show the number of teen births has reached a historic low. Over the last several decades, the number of teenagers having babies has steadily declined, and reached a record low in 2012, according to new data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. [READ: Census Bureau Link Poverty With...
Read More »

2012 taxes: Four tax credits to consider

April 6, 2013

There’s money to be saved on your 2012 tax return by claiming available credits. The one new credit is the Family Caregiver Amount. If you have a dependent with impaired physical or mental function, you may be eligible to claim an additional $ 2,000 in tax credits. The Star asked Cleo Hamel, a senior...
Read More »

2012 taxes: Some key deductions to help get refund

March 31, 2013

The RRSP contribution you made last month may be one of your biggest deductions at tax time, but don’t forget a few others. Childcare expenses, medical expenses, charitable donations and investment losses can also help reduce your tax bill. The money that you socked away in your Registered Retirement Savings Plan in 2012 (or...
Read More »

Tax filing 2012: Almost half of Canadians like doing returns

March 11, 2013

Taxes are usually perceived to be a confusing, time-consuming chore — unless filling out forms, scouring your drawers for old receipts and scrambling to finish before deadline is your idea of fun. But it turns out that 41 per cent of Canadians actually enjoy doing their taxes, according to a study by the makers...
Read More »

Tax filing 2012: Almost half of Canadians like doing returns

March 10, 2013

Taxes are usually perceived to be a confusing, time-consuming chore — unless filling out forms, scouring your drawers for old receipts and scrambling to finish before deadline is your idea of fun. But it turns out that 41 per cent of Canadians actually enjoy doing their taxes, according to a study by the makers...
Read More »

Canadian contributions 2012: from Parliament to literature to the universe

December 31, 2012

In a year that began with Canadian pop sensation Carly Rae Jepson’s international chart-dominance and ended with Canadian macaque Darwin the Ikea monkey’s international heart-dominance, several other compatriots made a somewhat quieter, if profoundly more significant, impact. Here are three Canadians who in 2012 were to government, literature and science what Jepson was to...
Read More »

Unexpected Political Winners of 2012

December 31, 2012
Unexpected Political Winners of 2012

Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers Cathy who? The Washington Republican was an early supporter of Mitt Romney and an oft-deployed campaign surrogate when it came to discussing issues affecting women. But maybe she wasn’t used enough, as Democratic accusations of a GOP “war on women” helped sink Romney’s White House bid. But McMorris Rodgers, about...
Read More »

Toronto sees uptick in firearm homicides in 2012

December 30, 2012

After a year of gun violence that exploded in Toronto neighbourhoods, the city is set to mark its first increase in shooting deaths in three years. The number of murders has inched past last year’s total. In 2012, there were 33 shooting deaths — five more than 2011 totals, following a steady decrease since...
Read More »

Unexpected Political Losers of 2012

December 28, 2012
Unexpected Political Losers of 2012

Cable Television Maybe it isn’t completely unexpected to see cable television be listed as a loser, given that the blanket coverage and continual bloviating often gets on everyone’s nerves leading up to the election. But the networks – specifically CNN and Fox – really blew it during the summer with their coverage of the...
Read More »

10 best video games of 2012

December 28, 2012

It was supposed to be a lesser year for gaming. As the world anticipated news of next generation consoles, likely to be announced in the new year, 2012 was expected to be a waiting game for the new boxes. But thanks to the continued growth of digital distribution and quality titles from small, independent...
Read More »



American News

Archives


powered by
Socialbar