Business

  • Yes, These Cows Actually Milk Themselves Dairy farmer Pascal Thuot’s cows wander freely in a huge indoor pen. Gone are the days of restraints and enclosures at his farm in Quebec’s Lanaudière region. Milking is done automatically, without human intervention. When cows feel the need to empty their udders, they form a line in front of ...
  • Toronto New Condo Sales Drop 66%, While Prices Soar 40% In Weirdest Correction Ever Sales of new condos in Toronto have more or less fallen off a cliff, down 66.5 per cent in March compared to the same month a year earlier. So what did prices do? They soared by nearly 40 per cent during the same period. That’s according to new data from the ...
  • 6 Things To Consider Before Starting Your Own Business When you’re getting ready to start a small business, there’s lots to consider, from proof of concept to production costs. It’s important to ask yourself if you have everything in place to succeed. In partnership with Brother printers, here are six things to keep in mind when starting your own business. Make ...
  • The Nickel Could Soon Be Phased Out Like The Penny, Economist Says A Desjardins economist says it’s only a matter of time before Canada’s nickel goes the way of the penny. Senior economist Hendrix Vachon says that the five-cent piece will seem increasingly less useful because of its low purchasing power and the costs to maintain it. The same reasons were used as reasons ...
  • Cost Of Canadian Phone Services Just Dropped By The Most On Record Statistics Canada on Friday offered up a little more evidence that competition in the wireless business can be a good thing for consumers. The agency’s consumer price index showed the cost of telephone services dropped by a whopping 7.6 per cent in a month in December — the largest monthly drop ...