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  • Beware of Scams

  • They’re everywhere, and they rob thousands of young Canadians out of their paycheck, their career, and their personal well-being. They’re illegal according to federal and provincial law, but no one bothers to prosecute it. If you speak out against it, you could be left with nothing. We speak of unpaid internships, endemic to Ontario and hurting young workers everywhere….

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  • Fitness Scams Keep Coming Back, And Keep Delivering Nothing

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    Fitness isn’t just about image, it’s about substance. Looking good doesn’t compare in any way, shape, or form to feeling good. That’s why it’s all the more troublesome when fitness scams promise all the image of good health, and neither ask nor deliver on any substance. Fitness scams are as old as history, showing that scammers don’t change their…

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  • Airlines Prices Go Up The More You Check

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    All internet browsers and most sites make use of cookies, small scripts that track how you use sites when you browse online. Usually this is to make user experiences are as convenient as possible, but a number of airlines are in fact…

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  • Selling garbage disguised as medicine is a time-honored practice. And even though we live in a society that prides itself on rationality, it seems like every week there’s a new supplement, home remedy, or old wives cures to our health problems. Some of these are more amusing wastes of…

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  • How to Put Spam in the Trash

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    Over 97% of all email in the world is spam, according to Microsoft. It’s the single most unwanted, unwarranted, and just plain frustrating part of our online lives. And while most spam is generally quite harmless solicitations, the ultimate goal of all spam mail is to steal your personal information and scam you. To protect yourself, you…

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  • Summer Travels Not So Safe Anymore

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    Taking a week off work, off kids, off life – it can be relaxing and rejuvenating. The Summer Vacation is the paragon of enjoyment, the thing that most people spend their entire year looking forward to. But what can get us here can just as well get us there. In fact, being scammed on vacation is more…

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