Oldest known pair of jeans in the world pulled from shipwreck, sold at auction

In this undated photo provided by Holabird Western Americana Collections are miner's work pants with a five-button fly, recovered from the 1857 sinking of the S.S. Central America, that may have been made by or for Levi Strauss during the California Gold Rush-era.  (Holabird Western Americana Collections via AP)  In this undated photo provided by Holabird Western Americana Collections are miner's work pants with a five-button fly, recovered from the 1857 sinking of the S.S. Central America, that may have been made by or for Levi Strauss during the California Gold Rush-era. (Holabird Western Americana Collections via AP) 

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OPINION | Selling a home? How to know if you qualify for a capital gains exemption

When selling a home, Canadians may be exempted from paying capital gains tax on a residential property -- if it's their principal residence. On CTVNews.ca, personal finance contributor Christopher Liew explains what's determined as a principal residence, and what properties are eligible for the exemption.

When selling a home, Canadians may be exempted from paying capital gains tax on a residential property -- if it's their principal residence. On CTVNews.ca, personal finance contributor Christopher Liew explains what's determined as a principal residence, and what properties are eligible for the exemption. (Photo: Pexels)

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opinion | What you need to know about contributing to your TFSA this year

The federal government's latest TFSA contribution limit increase took effect as of January 1, 2023. Personal finance contributor Christopher Liew outlines how the government’s most recent TFSA contribution limit increase affects you and how to make the most of it.