Business

  • Get To Know The 3 People Who Can Help You Secure A Mortgage Are you thinking of buying a home? Great! It may be your first home, or perhaps your first home in a long time. Logically, the first step in buying a house is to determine what type of house you want and most importantly, what type of home you can afford. ...
  • Tech Firm Embeds Microchips In Employees, Predicts We’ll All Have One A Wisconsin-based software company says it is the first in the U.S. to start implanting microchips into its employees, and it predicts that being microchipped will be common in the future.  Three Square Market (32M), which makes software for self-service kiosks and automated “micro-markets,” says its employees will be able ...
  • Ontario Minimum Wage Increase: History Suggests Minimum Wage Hikes Don’t Kill The Job Market Ontario and Alberta are both moving to a $15 per hour minimum wage. The potential Green-NDP government in British Columbia has plans to do the same. Such increases tend to churn up misguided discussions on social media of the possible economic impact on employment, wages and consumer prices. “The backlash is ...
  • Too Many Small Businesses Find Innovation Funding Out Of Reach Making up 99.8 per cent of all Canadian businesses, small- to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are crucial to realizing Canada’s Innovation Agenda. The Government of Canada acknowledges the role of SMEs to accelerate economic growth and notably invests in programs that fund business-led innovation. For instance, the National Research Council (NRC) received ...
  • High-Density Housing Is The Next Big Thing In The GTA Single-detached houses in the 416 are getting hard to come by — equally in terms of affordability and supply. This new reality has given rise to different forms of high-density housing, which the Canadian Home Builders’ Association refers to as “missing middle” housing. Indeed, this is fairly new to the ...