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Discussing inheritances with loved ones now more important than ever: experts

When it comes to uncomfortable conversations, matters of inheritance may be near the top of the list.
But as the cost of living rises and the generational wage gap grows wider, experts say it is now more important than ever to open up that dialogue.
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Second man arrested in violent assault of Elnaz Hajtamiri in Richmond Hill, Ont.

Police have arrested another man in connection to an alleged violent attack on Elnaz Hajtamiri in a Richmond Hill, Ont. parking garage just weeks before she disappeared in January.
Investigators with the York Regional Police Criminal Bureau announced Harshdeep Binner, 24, of Brampton, who was wanted on a Canada-wide warrant, was arrested last week.
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China's Xi reappears on state TV amid rumours over absence

Chinese President Xi Jinping reappeared on state television Tuesday after a several-day absence from public view that sparked rumours about the 69-year-old leader's political fortunes.
Xi was shown visiting a display at the Beijing Exhibition Hall on the theme of "Forging Ahead into the New Era.
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Attorneys for Musk, Twitter argue over information exchange

A Delaware judge is hearing arguments over the exchange of information by lawyers for Twitter and Elon Musk in a lawsuit in which the social media giant is seeking to force Musk to carry through with his US$44 billion acquisition of Twitter.
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Appeals court stops short of declaring Donald Trump immune from rape accuser claim

A federal appeals court on Tuesday stopped short of declaring Donald Trump immune from author E. Jean Carroll's defamation lawsuit, saying it needed guidance on whether Trump was acting as U.S. president when he denied raping her.
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The last time Farnaz heard her brother's voice was over the phone, on an unknown number.
"He called me and said only one sentence: 'I was caught' ... I immediately understood what my dear brother meant and went to the morality police department (to look for him)," the 22-year-old, who asked to use a pseudonym for safety reasons, told CNN.
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Russia to transfer wounded in school shooting to Moscow

More than a dozen people wounded in a school shooting in central Russia will be taken to Moscow for further treatment, authorities said Tuesday, a day after a gunman killed 17 people and wounded 24 others.
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Rescuers search for famed ski climber who fell off 8th-highest mountain

Nepalese rescuers in a helicopter were searching Tuesday for a famed U.S. ski climber a day after she fell off near the peak of the world's eighth-highest mountain.
Also Monday, an avalanche at a lower elevation on Mount Manaslu swept several climbers, killing a Nepalese guide and injuring others.
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$490K worth of drugs seized during investigation into Calgary Airbnb tenant

An investigation into suspected drug activity involving an Airbnb tenant in Calgary's Beltline led to the seizure of $490,000 worth of illegal drugs as well as several guns.
Officers searched a bedroom rental in the 1500 block of Fifth Street S.W.
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Canadian employers projecting 4.2 per cent salary increase in 2023: survey

Canadian employers project the national average base salary to increase by 4.2 per cent next year, a new survey says.
According to the report by consulting firm Eckler Ltd., the forecast comes as organizations try to balance inflationary pressures, surging interest rates, recession risks and a tight labour market.
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Trudeau scheduled to visit communities hit by Fiona in Nova Scotia and P.E.I.

Justin Trudeau is scheduled to travel today to P.E.I. and Nova Scotia, where he will meet with residents and inspect the extensive damage caused by post-tropical storm Fiona.
The prime minister is expected to make stops in Stanley Bridge, P.E.I.
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Employers in these provinces are projecting the largest average salary increases next year

Canadian employers are anticipating the highest salary increase in two decades as they try to balance inflationary pressures, surging interest rates, recession risks and a tight labour market, a new survey has found.
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