COMMUNITY UPDATES

  • Two-Thirds Of Canadian Parents Are Helping Their Kids Out Financially: Study
    The Bank of Mom and Dad is definitely up and running in Canada, a new survey suggests. According to financial product comparison site Finder.com, two-thirds of Canadian parents are helping out their adult children with their finances, based on a study of 2,000 adults. Just under half (47.3 per cent) admit ...
  • Uhuru: Why I ignored youths and appointed 91 year-old Moody Awori
    President Uhuru Kenyatta has explained why he opted for 91 year-old former Vice President Moody Awori to be in charge of the Sports Fund, but his argument has only angered young people even more. The president on Thursday subtly dismissed young people in Kenya as thieves who cannot be entrusted ...
  • Canadian Rental Rates Soar In Half Of Largest Cities: PadMapper Report
    Rental rates are soaring in half of Canada’s largest cities, according to new data from PadMapper. According to the site’s August rent report looking at Canada’s 26 largest cities, 13 cities saw median one-bedroom rents increase over the last month: Toronto, Burnaby, B.C., Montreal, Ottawa, Kingston, Ont., Oshawa, Ont., Hamilton, Ont. ...
  • Ontario Basic Income Pilot Cancelled By Minister Lisa MacLeod
    Ontario’s new government will cancel the province’s experiment with a basic income program, minister Lisa MacLeod announced Tuesday. The pilot project, which reached full enrollment in April, was supposed to last three years. “I don’t know if I should feel anger or despair right now,” participant Jessie Golem told HuffPost Canada. “I ...
  • 6 effective networking strategies for immigrant women
    Hard work will make you successful, right? Wrong. I landed in Canada in 2013. As a newcomer, I quickly joined organizations and participated in programs thinking that I would build my dream career in the best way possible. But, at some point, I realized that every single person I was meeting ...