'A lot of people don't carry cash anymore': More tap pay tribute boxes make it easier to buy poppy pins this year

A tap pay tribute box located at The Bay Centre in downtown Victoria is shown: (CTV News) A tap pay tribute box located at The Bay Centre in downtown Victoria is shown: (CTV News)

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A new billionaire has been minted nearly every day during the pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has been good for the wallets of the wealthy. Some 573 people have joined the billionaire ranks since 2020, bringing the worldwide total to 2,668, according to an analysis released by Oxfam on Sunday. That means a new billionaire was minted about every 30 hours, on average, so far during the pandemic.