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Weddings are a scam

The traditional wedding is an exercise in needless extravagance. The sheer cost of these events should scare away every love-struck couple and yet we are expected to embrace the glitz, the glam and the price tag, whether we want extravagance or not. To put it bluntly, weddings are a scam.

After recent proposals to get rid of the nickel, much like the penny in 2013, the Tomato decided to sit down with a nickel to learn a bit more about them, and understand their views on how Canada’s monetary system should change.

The last thing that should be on your mind during this beautiful—yet painfully frigid—time of the year is the burden of financial obligations and how you’re going to afford to get through it.

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