A condo unit will remain a viable real-estate ownership alternative for as long as its monthly maintenance fees and realty taxes remain below the monthly rental of a comparable unit in another condo complex or apartment building. Once the condo's maintenance fees and realty taxes exceed the cost of comparative rentals, there will be no demand to buy it.
While maintaining your own blog is a great idea, you should also consider contributing to other, more-established, online communities within your industry or field of interest. The value lies in the fact that every piece of content you contribute -- which has your name attached -- may reach hundreds or even thousands of new people. All of whom can find their way back to your website or Facebook page.
CBC is like a crazy, old aunt, unwilling to accept the reality of her circumstances. In CBC's case it is the reality that its radio audience is comprised mostly of older Canadians. CBC senior managers have recently boasted about the record high audiences of CBC Radio. So the decline in CBC Radio and the real audience story have been covered up, along with the serious negative effects of disproportionate budget cuts. Meanwhile managers continue to ignore how people use radio, going after the younger, hip audience that long ago abandoned radio for other media choices.
A key section of the secret Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement has been leaked to the public. The New York Times has a major story on the contents of the leaked chapter, and it's as bad as many of us feared. Now we know why the corporations and the Obama administration want the TPP kept secret from the public until it's too late to stop it.
No matter how you file your return, make sure you have all your income slips and if you missed one, don't wait for the CRA to find out. Forgetting an income slip is easy enough to do but if you have done it once, you need to be extra careful for the next four years to avoid any major penalties.
Canadians might be setting themselves up for a bright future and a comfortable retirement. But how are they going to pay the bills today? What about pressing expenses that are stretching budgets thin today? I would pump the breaks before we get into the territory of feeling financially bulletproof.
I could, of course, see the dark clouds rolling in when I was still at the CBC -- but these latest cuts are an epic deluge for a place where I spent a lot of time.
The backlash to this incident became a turning point in the history of the US and global labor movements. But 104 years later, it has become clear that too many folks in this country have forgotten the painful lessons of that day.
This fractured FaceTime episode exposes three disturbing problems in our increasingly Wi-Fi dependent lives.
Be it a difficult conversation that needs to had, a negotiation on which we have to hold firm, or an opportunity that we believe needs to be seized, bravery is not the absence of fear but the ability to triumph over it.
The Cool Kids is a HuffPost series documenting creative humans shaping present day society with their work and outlook.
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Why is the CRTC focusing on vertically integrated companies rather than on Netflix? It comes down to competition. Rather than viewing Netflix as a threat, the CRTC rightly sees it as a pro-competitive entrant that creates more consumer choice and forces others to innovate. Its real concern lies with the vertically integrated companies, who may find it in their interests to create competitive barriers since increased consumer choice could be viewed as a threat to their broadcast interests.
At present, there is no one governing body that oversees data usage by marketers and media platforms. There are codes of ethics put out by the Canadian and American Marketing Associations, as well as individual ethical codes drafted by marketing research associations among others, but who is accountable to them?
Are you an investor? Although this might seem like a simple question, the answer isn't so straightforward. One way is to ask some fundamental questions about your financial decisions, what's informing your strategy and how you're putting a plan into place. In other words, think about attitude, aptitude and action.
Over the past decade, I've seen how after-hours emails speed up corporate cultures -- and that, in turn, chips away at creativity, innovation and true productivity. When employees are constantly monitoring their email after work hours, they are missing out on essential down time that brains need.
I'm here to make the case for doing your taxes, whatever you earn. Every year, many Canadians living on low incomes choose not to file, stating little return -- no pun intended -- on the effort. Are you one of them? You may not realize that whatever bracket you fall in, filing has benefits tailored specifically to your situation. Below, you will find three reasons why filing is essential for those with low incomes.
The secret to delivering a top performance in such an environment is understanding that fear can either motivate you or paralyze you. So let's assume you want to use fear as a motivator to perform at your best.
When Apple announced last year that it was developing a watch that had the functions of a medical device, it became clear that the company was eyeing the $3-trillion healthcare industry. Apple's recent announcement of ResearchKit shows that it has an even greater ambition: It wants to also transform the pharmaceutical industry by changing the way clinical trials are done.
After four months of rejection by employers, a man named Kim did one simple thing that changed his luck. He added "Mr." to the front of his name on his resume. And then he got a job. Discrimination and bias are still alive and well in the United States' workplace.