Business

  • Freelancers Need To Learn This Skill To Save Money I counted. Last month I collected income from nine different sources. I’m a freelance journalist, so when a media outlet calls for work, I go. I don’t have the luxury of saying no or asking if I can do it later. I’m part of a growing number of people who work ...
  • Loonie Touches 2-Year High As Canada’s Economy Silences Doubters It might soon make sense to go cross-border shopping once again. The Canadian dollar spiked by nearly a full cent on Friday after new data showed unexpectedly strong economic growth for the month of May. The loonie touched a high of 80.55 cents U.S., its highest level in two years, after Statistics ...
  • 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 ...