By Ellen Roseman Personal Finance Columnist Mon., June 18, 2018 Remember when 69-year-old Dr. David Dao refused to give up his seat on a United Airlines flight in Chicago and was dragged off the plane to make room for airline employees? A video of the bloodied man went viral in April 2017, leading many Canadians to ask about their rights as airline passengers. What rights? In Canada, airlines can make their own rules and enforce the rules. The only requirement is to disclose the rules in a legal document called a tariff. Canada lags far behind the European Union and United States, which introduced an airline passenger bill of rights more than a decade ago. But while we don’t have a bill of rights, we do have a route to get there. Article Continued Below Last month, the Transportation Modernization Act (Bill C-49) came into force, allowing the Canadian Transportation Agency (CTA) to define airlines’ minimum obligations to passengers and, in … [Read more...] about How much should an airline pay for bumping a passenger? Now you can have your say
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An accident took place in Yishun Street 51 on Tuesday night, May 8 and police arrested a man for alleged drink-driving after crashing his car into a central road divider. A badly damaged bonnet of the car and the driver, including a piece of car plate could be seen in the images, which were taken after the incident happened. Stomp reported that police arrested the driver of the car at around 11.25 pm. A man, Neal, who shared the pictures has said that the accused rammed into the central divider. He also mentioned that even though at the time of the accident he was not at the exact location, he was at his void deck and heard the sound of the crash. Neal said while talking to the driver he came to know that he was coming back from the hospital and was felling down, as the mother of the accused was extremely ill and she was not going to make it. The driver did not say that he was drunk but he described that how and why he crashed his car. In addition, Neal clarified that he did not detect … [Read more...] about Singapore: Police arrest 46-year-old driver for suspected drink-driving in Yishun
caption Don’t pay to file your tax return if you can free file instead. source Sorbis/Shutterstock Tax season is almost over, with a final deadline of April 17 this year. The IRS free file look up tool details which services offer eligible taxpayers free tax filing. Business Insider reviewed the free file version of several online tax services. Tax day is just around the corner. The last day to file your taxes this year is April 17. If you’ve waited until the last minute, don’t panic. Many online tax services offer the option to file for your federal taxes – and sometimes state taxes – for free, as long as you meet certain age and salary requirements. You can check your options using the IRS free file lookup tool – and you can find all of the free online sites here. The IRS also says the fastest way to get your tax refund is the method already used by most taxpayers: … [Read more...] about I tried 11 websites that let you file your taxes online for free — here’s the verdict
By Fatima Syed Staff Reporter Robert Cribb Investigative Reporter Fatima Syed and Thu., March 29, 2018 Ashley Madison, the Toronto-based website that caters to people seeking sex outside of their marriages, was dealt with what should have been a crippling blow for any company. In 2015, it experienced one of the largest data breaches in history, which saw the personal information of 32 million clients released, leading to many reported cases of divorces, resignations, firings and suicides. But with a rebranded parent company and a new chief technology officer, Ashley Madison is very much still in business — one that both the company and an independent audit report say is growing exponentially. Read more: U.S. judge approves $11.2M settlement for hacked Ashley Madison users Article Continued Below Proposed data breach reporting regulations don’t go far enough: advocacy centre Ashley Madison dating website drops … [Read more...] about Another date for Ashley Madison?
Nintendo is on a serious roll. The company’s latest console, the Switch, is a major hit. The two biggest games for Switch are massively popular entries in the long-running “Super Mario” and “Legend of Zelda” franchises. And the future looks as big – or maybe even bigger – for the Japanese gaming giant. How does a new Pokémon game for the Nintendo Switch sound to you? That’s just the beginning.1. Everything old is new again. In 2017, Nintendo rereleased “Mario Kart 8” on the Switch. The game previously arrived on the Wii U, the console that Nintendo sunset in favor of the Switch. In 2018, Nintendo plans to rerelease “Bayonetta 2,” another game that launched exclusively on the Wii U. The game even comes with a copy of the first “Bayonetta.” This is part of Nintendo’s ongoing strategy to bring back the best games from the Wii U era – games the company views as underplayed … [Read more...] about Nintendo is at the top of its game — here are 11 reasons you should be excited for the coming year