There are many amazing places in Canada to call home. The upcoming generations of adults, often referred to as millennials, are quickly changing the landscape of our country, and where they're choosing to live may surprise you.
If you did not purchase everything on your list on Black Friday, many of the same items, plus online exclusives will be available on Cyber Monday. When it comes to Cyber Monday, it pays to plan ahead. Ensure you don't miss out on any of the year's best online deals by following these six tips.
Instead of putting our faith in the government to shore up our retirement, or the volatile stock market to provide the growth and security for something as important as retirement, there has to be another solution. Annuities just might be that solution for these five reasons.
The Paris climate talks offer a once in a generation opportunity to send the clear signal: We can build prosperity and support economic growth without carbon polluting the earth, and we must act with urgency because of a volatile, warming planet.
As merchants cannot charge different prices for cash, credit or debit payments and obviously price-in the interchange fee, those consumers using cash (e.g. those on fixed incomes such as the retired) are, in effect, paying a hidden fee. So reducing interchange fees as far as possible make sense. Or does it?
There are tax credits for putting your kids in sports or music lessons, for volunteer firefighting, for taking a bus, for fixing up your kitchen, and for joining a search and rescue team. All worthy things, sure, but expensive for taxpayers. Now we're talking about a leftovers tax credit. Where will this trend end?
Public services are essential to ensure fairness in society. The services provided by state employees improve the daily lives of hundreds of thousands of Quebec citizens and promote social justice. But this, Martin Coiteux will not tell you. He is too attached to his economic only vision of society.
Unfortunately, it remains part of Canada's culture of philanthropy to think charities should spend all their money directly on programs and that "administrative" spending is wrong and should be discouraged. There's a double standard, with different expectations of businesses than of charities when it comes to investing internally.
Fortunately, the energy revolution is already underway. Renewable energy has already become widespread in many countries, with costs have fallen dramatically in recent years. In fact, renewable energy is already cheaper than fossil fuels in some parts of the world.
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NEW DELHI -- At the Paris climate talks, the international community should resolve to phase out fossil fuel power plants and instead support biofuels and solar -- two technologies that have rapidly advanced to become competitive, efficient and sustainable.
Kunal Desai always knew that his passion lay in the markets. He began trading during his freshman year of college and perfected his strategy over thousands upon thousands of trades. When he finally found a strategy that worked well, he knew that he could keep it to himself and do very well.
There seems to be a mad rush in the media to analyze Black Friday. Yet, every analysis misses the point that Black Friday, which though on the surface seems like just vile consumerism, is actually, for some, quite a meaningful, ritualistic experience.
Young people represent a vital and untapped resource for Canadian business, but many employers don't have clear strategies to recruit, train and retain them.
Is Justin Trudeau prepared to defy Canada's powerful mining industry and adopt legislation to constrain their abuses abroad or will he continue to place the full power of Canadian foreign-policy behind this controversial industry?
If you want to know where to find millennials on social media, it is without doubt on Instagram. As a generation, millennials have a longing to share their experiences whether big or trivial. Instagram allows them with a platform to do so by posting and sharing photos. It's quick, it's easy, and for many it seems to have become a hobby.
From buying a new winter coat and gift exchanges with friends, to purchasing a ticket home and celebrating the end of exams, there is no doubt that the holidays and New Year's Eve can put stress on a student's finances.
Our message gets through only when we understand with whom we are communicating and their needs, the urgency of the message, and the desired next steps our message will trigger.
Effective leaders have the ability to make decisions that are right for the business, and for themselves, without worrying about what people may think of them.