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  • 04 Jul 2013 21:45 | Paul Mann (Administrator)

    Economists expect Statistics Canada will report the Canadian economy lost 7,500 jobs in June, while the unemployment rate will remain at 7.1 per cent, following a gain of 95,000 jobs in May.

    TD, which is expecting a loss of 10,000 jobs, says the weakness in the job market will likely come from a reduction in the number of students entering the job force and surveys suggesting businesses are less likely to hire new employees. Click here to continue reading

  • 03 Jul 2013 21:42 | Paul Mann (Administrator)

    Italian sports car maker Ferrari set the internet abuzz this week after it issued a directive to its employees to cut down the number of group emails they send and talk to their co-workers instead.

    "From now on, each Ferrari employee will only be able to send the same email to three people in-house," a statement on the company's website said. To continue reading click here

  • 27 Jun 2013 07:47 | Paul Mann (Administrator)
    From gold to real estate investment trusts, energy and utilities, TSX stocks have been hitting rock bottom. BNN's The Street spoke to investment advisors who say they are finding big value in these beaten down stocks, including names like Barrick Gold, Agnico-Eagle, H&R Real Estate Investment Trust, and Imperial Oil. Plus, hear first hand how companies plan to climb back from the bottom with the chief executive of Dundee REIT, and the CEO of Iamgold.Continue reading
  • 27 Jun 2013 07:42 | Paul Mann (Administrator)

    The risk to the Canadian financial system from consumer indebtedness and the heated housing market has abated over the past year but is still present and merits monitoring, a Bank of Canada official said on Wednesday.

    "We are seeing a moderation over the last year in both the buildup of household indebtedness and also the related imbalances in the housing market," said Bank of Canada Deputy Governor Timothy Lane in response to an audience question following a speech in Toronto.

    "At the same time ... that's not to say that the risk has suddenly disappeared, and it's still a risk that we're watching very closely," he said.

  • 26 Jun 2013 07:44 | Paul Mann (Administrator)

    Canada's main stock index stumbled on Wednesday after telecoms stocks suffered deep losses on reports that U.S. giant Verizon Communications Inc (VZ-N 50.66 0.22 0.44%) is looking to enter the market, while gold miners shares were pummeled as bullion prices tumbled.

    Weakness in the two sectors more than offset gains in financial shares after U.S. data helped calm fears of a rollback in economic stimulus programs.

    Revised figures showed U.S. economic growth in the first quarter was slower than first reported, held back by a moderate pace of consumer spending, weak business investment and declining exports.continue reading

  • 26 Mar 2013 22:49 | Paul Mann (Administrator)
    Sales figures for the new BlackBerry smartphone have been a mystery since the device launched nearly two months ago, but the veil will be lifted on Thursday when the company reports its fourth-quarter results.Continue Reading..
  • 24 Mar 2013 18:51 | Paul Mann (Administrator)

    It's easy to dismiss events in Cyprus as yet another hiccup in the never-ending series of European debt crises from which Canada has managed to stay insulated. But despite Cyprus's tiny size, events there are worth paying attention to for troubling reasons we haven't seen before:

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  • 24 Mar 2013 18:44 | Paul Mann (Administrator)
    Are you thinking about buying or starting a business? 

    There’s a lot you should know about what is involved.  Get the details about everything you need to consider - from financing and business planning to marketing and  human resources.Continue Reading
  • 24 Mar 2013 18:35 | Paul Mann (Administrator)

    The great management theorist Peter Drucker once said: “Time is the scarcest resource and unless it is managed nothing else can be managed.”

    It’s critical for entrepreneurs to organize their days to make sure they’re doing the right things at the right time. That takes disciplineundefinedbut the payoff will be less stress and a better managed, more successful company. Continue reading.

  • 22 Dec 2012 10:03 | Paul Mann (Administrator)

    Public sector employees in Canada take nearly five more sick, disability and personal days per year than Canadians working in the private sector, at an annual cost of up to $3.5 billion, says Calling in Sick, a report from the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB).

    For complete story CLICK HERE.

    With thanks from CFIB

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