Vancouver closer to making drinking alcohol in parks legal year-round – and beaches could be next

National Geographic just named Vancouver as one of the Top 10 beach cities in the world, along with Rio de Janeiro, Sydney, and Miami Beach. People pack Kitsilano Beach. (THE CANADIAN PRESS) National Geographic just named Vancouver as one of the Top 10 beach cities in the world, along with Rio de Janeiro, Sydney, and Miami Beach. People pack Kitsilano Beach. (THE CANADIAN PRESS)

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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.