NEWS

  • Trucking vaccine mandate will have negative impact: U of M prof
    A federal mandate that comes into effect Saturday means Canada will require all truckers entering from the United States to show proof of vaccination as part of the country’s fight against COVID-19. The move, according to the Canadian Trucking Alliance (CTA), could push an estimated 10 per cent of cross-border drivers ...
  • Ontario to temporarily change G driving test to help tackle backlog: government
    The Ontario government says it is temporarily changing the G-level driving road test to help reduce a backlog caused by COVID-19 restrictions and closures. A spokeswoman for Transportation Minister Caroline Mulroney says the province will remove some elements from the G test that are also assessed in the lower-level G2 test, ...
  • Bank of Canada Quietly Updates Real Estate Affordability Data To The Worst In 13 Years
    Canada’s central bank quietly updated its real estate affordability index. It wasn’t good news. The Housing Affordability Index (HAI) made a big jump in Q3 2021. Maintained by the Bank of Canada (BOC), the HAI shows the share of income required to service a mortgage on a home. Low rates ...
  • Kenyan Billionaires Whose Education Ended at Primary School Level, Businesses They Own
    Renowned tycoons whose education ended at primary school include Jackson Kibor, Andrew Ngirici and Narendra Raval Andrew Ngirici, the husband to Kiriyaga woman rep Purity Ngirici reportedly dropped out of school while in Class Four at Kirigo Primary School Controversial Uasin Gishu tycoon Jackson Kibor has accumulated wealth worth over KSh 6 ...
  • 5 New Year’s financial resolutions you can keep
    New Year’s Day is right around the corner, and that often means setting new goals — including with your personal finances. But we sometimes make New Year’s resolutions that are overly ambitious, or we focus on goals we aren’t really invested in, which can lead to quick disappointment.  Instead, try concentrating ...