Tellwut CA Newsletter - 50 Exclusive Points - October 22 2021
77 per cent of Canadians aged 55-69 worried about retirement finances: survey
More than three quarters of Canadians nearing or in early retirement are worried about their finances, at a time when more and more Canadians plan to age at home for as long as possible, a new survey has revealed. -CTV News
Newfoundland and Labrador says soft drink tax coming in 2022 will be Canada's first
In an effort to boost health outcomes in an ailing province, the Newfoundland and Labrador government unveiled details Tuesday of what it says will be the country's first tax specifically targeting sugary drinks. Finance Minister Siobhan Coady told reporters the tax will hike prices on drinks with added sugars by 20 cents a litre beginning in September 2022. The government expects the tax to bring in roughly $9 million a year, she said. The tax will be applied on top of any provincial sales tax. -CTV News
Hungary’s ‘last’ Roma fortuneteller preserves traditions
Zoltan Sztojka, 47, whom friends and locals call simply “Zoli with the hat,” uses cards and palm reading to divine information about his clients, a trade he has been practicing for 25 years. His skills at seeing the unseeable, he says, were apparent from childhood. -APNews.com
Unlike U.S. neighbours, most Canadians content with state of their democracy: survey. Are you content with how democracy is working in your country?
The new Pew Research Center survey found 66 per cent of respondents in Canada were satisfied with how democracy is working, while 33 per cent said otherwise. At the other end of the spectrum, 58 per cent of U.S. participants were dissatisfied, with only Japan, Spain, Italy and Greece reporting higher degrees of disdain.-ckpgtoday.ca
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