Five Things You Need To Know: October 3

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Feds Announce New Rules To Keep Housing Market In Check

Finance Minister Bill Morneau says rising home prices mean Canadians are taking higher debt. As of next fall, all mortgages will have to pass certain stress tests and meet certain criteria. He has also served notice he’s closing a loophole in Canada’s tax law, allowing non-residents to buy homes in Canada, then get a tax exemption when they sell that home again.



‘Extremely Dangerous’ Hurricane Matthew Could Deliver Devastating Blow

Sister Joanne Belmonte of the Missionairies of the Poor in Jamaica says it’s all in God’s hands as Hurricane Matthew bears down on Jamaica, Haiti and Cuba –  most powerful Atlantic storm since 2007

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ICYMI: Close Calls After Possible Fentanyl Use; Five people collapse in Barrie

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Oro-Medonte Removing The Effects Of The Emerald Ash Borer

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How to Respond to Every Email Within 24 Hours

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