Many Happy Returns – How to Beat the Taxman

Many Happy Returns – How to Beat the Taxman

It’s tax season again and, as with every year, there are changes. Here are a few new developments that may be worth taking advantage of on your 2019 return… Home Buyers’ Plan: As announced in the 2019 budget, effective March 19, 2019, the government has increased the maximum that first-time buyers can withdraw from their…

Haunting photos of Mexico’s forgotten people

Haunting photos of Mexico’s forgotten people

Graciela Iturbide’s documentary photography captures Mexico’s culture through haunting portraits of marginalized communities, portrayed with complexity and compassion. Just as her black-and-white compositions give strength to individuals, she also venerates esoteric and ephemeral symbols of the country’s national identity — swarming birds over an isolated highway, towering saguaro cacti, and the belongings of famed Mexican…

London street named for music legend

London street named for music legend

(CNN) — A suburban London street has been renamed in honor of late musician Freddie Mercury. The street, now called Freddie Mercury Close, is located in Feltham, west London, which is where Mercury’s family settled after moving from Zanzibar. However, Mercury, born Farrokh Bulsara, did not grow up on that street. The Bulsara family lived…