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Majority of middle-aged Canadians are not playing it safe, sex survey suggests Uncategorized

People getting older doesn’t necessarily mean they’re getting smarter.

A study released Thursday shows a majority of Canadians aged between 40 and 59 are not practicing safe sex.

The findings published in the Canadian Journal of Human Sexuality surveyed married, divorced, single and widowed people.

Out of the 2,400 individuals asked online, 65 per cent of men and 72 per cent of women reported not using condoms during their last sexual encounter.

Bitcoins are now more valuable than gold Business, News, Uncategorized

History was made Thursday.

The value of a single Bitcoin exceeded that of an ounce of gold, for the first time ever.

By Friday morning, the encrypted digital currency was worth $1712.06, compared to $1228.7 for a troy ounce of gold.

Around the same time last year, Bitcoin’s value sat at around $360, nearly five times less than where it’s sitting now.

Premier Kathleen Wynne to drop hydro rates 17% Business, News, Politics, Uncategorized

Ontario’s will be seeing relief from high hydro bills following a decade of steadily increasing rates and the Liberals’ steady decline in approval ratings.

Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne announced a new plan Thursday morning that will reduce hydro rates by about 17% on the average bill.

That’s on top of the 8% reduction announced at the beginning of the year, making rates drop by a total of 25% on average.

Wynne said the rate relief strategy—which will kick in this summer—is built to last.