Warren Buffett

World's Richest People Made $237 Billion In 2016

The Huffington Post Canada | Sarah Rieger | Posted 12.28.2016 | Canada Business

That brings their total worth up to $4.4 trillion.

Warren Buffett Sets The Record Straight On Trump's Tax Comments

CP | Josh Funk, The Associated Press | Posted 10.10.2016 | Canada Politics

The investor says he's paid taxes every year for 72 years.

Warren Buffett: I'll Do Whatever It Takes To Defeat Trump

CP | Catherine Lucey And Alan Suderman, The Associated Press | Posted 08.02.2016 | Canada Business

Says he will personally take voters to polling stations.

Why "The Donald's" Tuesday Night Speech Should Change Your Life

Mary Donohue | Posted 05.07.2017 | Canada Living
Mary Donohue

Whether you love him or hate him, Trump wins because he is a great communicator. And you can learn from that and apply it to your own life.

Don't Listen To Warren Buffet (When It Comes To Diet Tips)

Dr. Meghan Walker | Posted 05.05.2017 | Canada Living
Dr. Meghan Walker

Don't listen to Warren Buffet. Well, maybe consider his wealth management strategies, but please, for the love of your long-term health, ignore anything this man has to say about your diet.

Warren Buffett Dissed Canada's Biggest Pharma, And Its Stock Tanked

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 05.02.2016 | Canada Business

“The business model of Valeant was enormously flawed."

Is A Lack Of Billionaires Killing Canada's Newspapers?

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 02.19.2016 | Canada Business

Canada’s newspapers are in financial trouble, and that’s hardly news at this point. We’ve seen Postmedia, the country’s largest newspaper c...

What Successful People Do That Most Don't

Amanda Sparks | Posted 12.18.2016 | Canada Living
Amanda Sparks

Successful people don't live in the past. We learn from our past mistakes. But to dwell on them keeps us from moving forward. We need to focus on who we want to be not who we were.

The World's Richest People Just Lost $182 Billion

Bloomberg/HuffPost Canada | Posted 08.24.2015 | Canada Business

The stock market rout gripping the world last week and today is bad news for just about anyone who uses money, but when the value of assets collapses,...

Warren Buffett Laments The Sorry State Of The American Dream

CP | Josh Funk, The Associated Press | Posted 04.02.2015 | Canada Business

OMAHA, Neb. — Investor Warren Buffett says the economy continues to grow steadily, but too many people continue to miss out on the American dream. ...

LOOK: Warren Buffett's Childhood Home Appears On Airbnb

The Huffington Post Canada | Zi-Ann Lum | Posted 03.18.2015 | Canada Business

Airbnb is offering a “once-in-lifetime” weekend stay at Warren Buffett’s childhood home, the company announced Tuesday. But there’s a catc...

Buffett Backs Keystone, Says U.S. 'Thumbing Nose' At Canada

CP | Alexander Panetta, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.02.2015 | Canada Business

WASHINGTON — The Keystone XL pipeline got an emphatic endorsement Monday from a powerful backer of President Barack Obama who questioned the handlin...

Warren Buffett Is Betting Big On Canadian Oil

CBC | Posted 04.20.2015 | Canada Business

The world's most famous investor sold almost $4 billion US in shares in America's largest oil company late last year, but increased his stake in Cana...

What Would Warren Buffett Do With Canadian Assets?

John McKay | Posted 02.08.2015 | Canada Business
John McKay

The short term problem is that Alberta has expensive oil which will make it challenging for all governments to achieve their fiscal goals. Revenues are down. Already we are seeing the incredible shrinking surplus of the Harper government. Medium term the market will right itself and business will pick up.

Warren Buffett Partly Financing Burger King-Tim Hortons Deal: WSJ

The Huffington Post Canada | Sunny Freeman | Posted 08.26.2014 | Canada Business

UPDATE, Aug. 26: Burger King has confirmed it will merge with Tim Hortons in an $11 billion deal that will move Burger King headquarters to Canada. ...

Want To Buy A Share Of Buffett's Company? You'll Need $200,000

CP | Josh Funk, The Associated Press | Posted 10.14.2014 | Canada Business

OMAHA, Neb. - The stock price of Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway company has topped $200,000 for the first time.Class A shares of Berkshire jumped...

Sam Roberts Blasts Income Inequality, Praises Fela Kuti

HuffPost Canada Music | Karen Bliss | Posted 03.20.2014 | Canada Music

Sam Roberts knows life is good. His band recently released their new album, "Lo-Fantasy," a dance-inducing, synth-injected rock 'n' roll trip -- an...

Debt Default 'A Pure Act Of Idiocy'

CP | Josh Funk, The Associated Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Business

OMAHA, Neb. - Billionaire Warren Buffett said Wednesday it would be idiocy for the nation's leaders to allow the United States to default on its bills...

Warren Buffett Invests In Oilsands

CBC | Posted 10.15.2013 | Canada Alberta

Warren Buffett has bought into the Alberta oilsands with a stake in Suncor Energy Inc., according to a Securities Exchange Commission filing released ...

RBC's CEO Isn't the Only Boss With an Obscene Salary

Tim Paziuk | Posted 06.11.2013 | Canada Business
Tim Paziuk

In response to the backlash surrounding RBC this week, and in particular, against RBC CEO Gordon Nixon, let's look at how CEOs are compensated. Last year, RBC posted record earnings of $7.5 Billion and CEO Nixon received a pay hike of $2.5 million with millions in stock and option-based awards, incentives, and bonuses -- for meeting or exceeding expectations set out by the board of directors. I thought that was pretty shocking until I read about other CEOs. What makes these people so valuable and worth so much to a company? Someone tell me please. The bottom line is that this type of financial abuse affects everyone.

How Mentoring Can Save Your Company

Mary Donohue | Posted 02.02.2013 | Canada Business
Mary Donohue

Over the course of the past six months, I have been investigating the "trickle-down" effect of mentoring in the workplace. The trickle-down effect of mentoring is that it enables employees to be more productive and innovative. This is because behaviour is a function of the relationship between people and the environment.

Why Getting Grandpa Online Could Save His Life

Paul Barter | Posted 01.29.2013 | Canada Business
Paul Barter

While technology like smartphones, tablets and such seem at first glance to be aimed at the young and hip, it's those in need of replacement hips who will be the biggest winners as technology continues to transform our daily lives bit by byte. When you can Skype with your grandchildren, email your children or keep in touch with old and new friends via Facebook, you don't feel as isolated. For chronic diseases that afflict the elderly, like diabetes and heart disease, there are now so many easy-to-use apps and gadgets to monitor blood-sugar levels, blood pressure and more. Maybe you can teach an old dog new tricks.

Warren Buffett, TransAlta To Build Alberta Gas-Fired Power Plants

CP | Lauren Krugel, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.26.2012 | Canada Alberta

CALGARY - TransAlta Corp. and a U.S. company are partnering up to build new natural gas-fired power plants that will help meet burgeoning electricity ...

Warren Buffett-Owned Airline Makes MONSTER Bombardier Deal

CP | Ross Marowits, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.12.2012 | Canada Business

MONTREAL - Bombardier Inc. shares soared in heavy trading Tuesday following a major deal with one of Warren Buffett's companies, which is poised to bu...

Canadian Environmentalists Don't Have Time to Be Polite

Matt Price | Posted 07.04.2012 | Canada Politics
Matt Price

Canadians are generally an obedient lot, so what gives with the plan of a group of Canadians to block Warren Buffett's coal trains near Vancouver this Saturday? Those on the train tracks and those standing up for alternatives to the tar sands, while maybe considered radical, might just be the new responsible.