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Can an overhaul of the payment system save primary care?

Everyone seems to agree that we need a better way to pay for primary care, but most health plans are doing little to improve primary care payments. High administrative burdens, simplistic performance standards and low payments in today’s ‘value-based’ payment systems failed to improve the quality of patient care and …

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Home buyers: how much should your down payment be?

It is difficult to calculate whether using the HBP is beneficial or not. A home buyer who uses it loses tax-deferred growth in their RRSP; how much depends on the return that their investments could have generated otherwise. Withdrawals from an RRSP are potentially taxable upon withdrawal, no later than …

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