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  • Canada Revenue Agency
    Canadians procrastinating on taxes and it could cost them Insight

    The result, says Kirby Dickson, a tax professional at H&R Block in Toronto, is often skipped over tax credits and missed deductions. In some cases where there’s a disparity between income brackets – families …

    Canada Revenue Agency

    The result, says Kirby Dickson, a tax professional at H&R Block in Toronto, is often skipped over tax credits and missed deductions. In some cases where there’s a disparity between income brackets – families where one of the partners stays at home while the other works are a fit for the new for the new income splitting …

  • It Only Took 2 Months For Silicon Valley’s ‘Youngest VC’ To Sell Her Startup For More Than $1 Million
    The scam that earns millions and totally legal The Canadian Press

    WASHINGTON - The same week that Alex Haro and Chris Hulls raised $50 million for their mobile app, Life360, the business partners got a letter. It said they had three days to pay licensing fees to a company …

    It Only Took 2 Months For Silicon Valley’s ‘Youngest VC’ To Sell Her Startup For More Than $1 Million

    WASHINGTON - The same week that Alex Haro and Chris Hulls raised $50 million for their mobile app, Life360, the business partners got a letter. It said they had three days to pay licensing fees to a company ...

  • Canadians lose more hours in traffic; Vancouver ranked most congested: report
    Ontario drivers have overpaid billions for auto insurance: study The Canadian Press

    Ontario drivers may have overpaid billions of dollars in insurance because a profit benchmark for the industry is set way too high by Ontario's regulator, a new study has found. "Consequently, premiums …

    Canadians lose more hours in traffic; Vancouver ranked most congested: report

    Ontario drivers may have overpaid billions of dollars in insurance because a profit benchmark for the industry is set way too high by Ontario's regulator, a new study has found. "Consequently, premiums have been too high, and consumers in Ontario have been paying too much for auto insurance," the study authors wrote.  …

  • Nerdwallet’s new San Francisco office has a bar stocked with 80 different kinds of booze
    Workplace workouts can snag on stressful corporate culture Reuters

    By Dorene Internicola NEW YORK (Reuters) - As evidence mounts that fit employees are productive workers, companies have slotted into the corporate routine an array of workplace workout initiatives, from …

    Nerdwallet’s new San Francisco office has a bar stocked with 80 different kinds of booze

    By Dorene Internicola NEW YORK (Reuters) - As evidence mounts that fit employees are productive workers, companies have slotted into the corporate routine an array of workplace workout initiatives, from in-house gyms to lunchtime yoga. “This demand for 24/7 access, this idea that I can always access you and you should …

  • Robots: the new low-cost worker
    A new era for robotics in industry? CNBC

    The use of robotics in industry is nearing a take-off point that could trigger a surge in productivity gains in the years ahead, some experts say.

    Robots: the new low-cost worker

    The use of robotics in industry is nearing a take-off point that could trigger a surge in productivity gains in the years ahead, some experts say.

  • Apple Watch U.S. pre-orders estimated at 1M CNBC

    Apple's first foray into the world of the smartwatch generated nearly 1 million pre-orders in the United States Friday, according to early estimates.

    Cramer: Big market positives that can't be ignored

    Apple's first foray into the world of the smartwatch generated nearly 1 million pre-orders in the United States Friday, according to early estimates.

  • Canada’s best travel rewards credit cards Pay Day

    Two Aeroplan members recently went to CBC’s Go Public after finding it nearly impossible to use their points to book certain flights. Toronto’s Michael Finkelstein, who’s been collecting points since …

    3 Travel Reward Cards

    Two Aeroplan members recently went to CBC’s Go Public after finding it nearly impossible to use their points to book certain flights. Toronto’s Michael Finkelstein, who’s been collecting points since 1992, told the public broadcaster he tried using his miles to book a trip for himself and his wife to Europe. Ian Gill …

  • Eat your hearts out: 8 Canadian restaurants are about to go public GoldenGirlFinance.com

    Swiss Chalet among restaurants listed in IPO on the Toronto Stock Exchange

    Cara Operations, owner of Swiss Chalet, Harvey's & Milestones, plans IPO

    Swiss Chalet among restaurants listed in IPO on the Toronto Stock Exchange

  • Nutella is coming to Tim Hortons in Canada CBC

    Tim Hortons is rolling out Nutella as a spread option as well as two new baked goods featuring the iconic Italian condiment in Canada. Timmies announced Thursday that starting April 15 it will offer a …

    Nutella is coming to Tim Hortons in Canada

    Tim Hortons is rolling out Nutella as a spread option as well as two new baked goods featuring the iconic Italian condiment in Canada. Timmies announced Thursday that starting April 15 it will offer a new chocolate-hazelnut doughnut filled with Nutella and pastry pockets filled with Nutella. The coffee shop will also …

  • Nanaimo, B.C., gets a boost from the next big thing: medical marijuana Balance Sheet

    Canadian cities looking for ways to jumpstart economic growth should maybe take a lesson from Nanaimo, B.C., which says it is reaping the benefits of a growing medical marijuana plant that opened last …

    File photo of marijuana at "Oregon's Finest" medical marijuana dispensary in Portland

    Canadian cities looking for ways to jumpstart economic growth should maybe take a lesson from Nanaimo, B.C., which says it is reaping the benefits of a growing medical marijuana plant that opened last year. It’s nice to have options when the local Target or Future Shop closes it’s doors, and you’ve have to think the packing …

  • Your guide to trying on, ordering Apple Watch The Canadian Press

    NEW YORK, N.Y. - Buying an Apple Watch won't be as simple as walking into an Apple store and handing over your credit card.

    Guide to your Apple Watch options: 54 combinations of case, band, size

    NEW YORK, N.Y. - Buying an Apple Watch won't be as simple as walking into an Apple store and handing over your credit card.

  • CEO pay may be boosted by fellow CEOs, researchers say CBC

    Some corporate boards are exclusive networks of corporate acquaintances and cannot be trusted to keep CEO pay in check, according to a study by researchers at the Ted Rogers School of Management at Ryerson …

    File photo of Onex President Gerald Schwartz

    Some corporate boards are exclusive networks of corporate acquaintances and cannot be trusted to keep CEO pay in check, according to a study by researchers at the Ted Rogers School of Management at Ryerson University in Toronto. Prof. Fei Song of Ryerson and Chen-Bo Zhong, an associate professor at the Rotman School of …

  • Maple syrup battle brews in Quebec as market share slips CBC

    A sticky situation involving Quebec maple syrup producers and their own federation appears to be heading to a higher court. The province has been the world's leading producer of maple syrup, with an 80 …

    Maple syrup battle brews in Quebec as market share slips

    A sticky situation involving Quebec maple syrup producers and their own federation appears to be heading to a higher court. The province has been the world's leading producer of maple syrup, with an 80 per cent share of the global market. Quebec maple syrup producers like Steve Côté blame the Federation of Quebec Maple …

  • Baby Boomers driving sales of high-end homes in major Canadian cities The Canadian Press

    TORONTO - Baby boomers continue to drive sales in the luxury real estate market, upsizing their homes while also helping their Gen-Y offspring with home purchases, according to a new report.

    A home for sale is seen in Toronto

    TORONTO - Baby boomers continue to drive sales in the luxury real estate market, upsizing their homes while also helping their Gen-Y offspring with home purchases, according to a new report.

  • TFSA limits likely to double; should we be happy? Pay Day

    With the Conservatives looking to double the Tax Free Savings Account (TFSA) contribution in the upcoming budget, Canadians will be able to sock away more money that can grow without incurring additional …

    New Canadian five and 10 dollar bills, made of polymer, are displayed with the previously released 20, 50 and 100 dollar notes in Ottawa

    With the Conservatives looking to double the Tax Free Savings Account (TFSA) contribution in the upcoming budget, Canadians will be able to sock away more money that can grow without incurring additional tax. Finance Minister Joe Oliver suggested in a memo to the Conservative caucus on Tuesday that the upcoming budget …

  • Does a happy employee make for a healthy stock price? Reuters

    By Jessica Toonkel NEW YORK (Reuters) - When BlackRock, the world’s largest asset manager, evaluates potential stock purchases, its managers look at all the usual financial metrics. "We look for companies …

    A trader smiles as he works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange after the market opening in New York

    By Jessica Toonkel NEW YORK (Reuters) - When BlackRock, the world’s largest asset manager, evaluates potential stock purchases, its managers look at all the usual financial metrics. "We look for companies that have solid employee rankings and want to buy companies that have improvements in employee opinions," said Paul …

  • Should you send money through Facebook Messenger? US News

    Facebook announced last month that it's adding mobile payment capabilities, so that users can store a debit card and send money to each other for free using the Facebook Messenger app. The feature is …

    The new Facebook Messenger sounds like it’s going to make online shopping so much easier

    Facebook announced last month that it's adding mobile payment capabilities, so that users can store a debit card and send money to each other for free using the Facebook Messenger app. The feature is expected to roll out to U.S. Facebook users in the coming months. Users will be able to send money via the Facebook Messenger …

  • More Canadians have savings plans, but fear not saving enough: BMO The Canadian Press

    TORONTO - A new survey of Canadians found almost 20 per cent of respondents didn't put aside a dime in 2014 and a further 40 per cent felt they were not saving enough.

    candian money ts

    TORONTO - A new survey of Canadians found almost 20 per cent of respondents didn't put aside a dime in 2014 and a further 40 per cent felt they were not saving enough.

  • Microloans get organic touch with Whole Foods CNBC

    Without any orders from their bosses, Whole Foods employees are stepping up to provide both money and know-how for microloan projects.

    Microloans get organic touch with Whole Foods

    Without any orders from their bosses, Whole Foods employees are stepping up to provide both money and know-how for microloan projects.

  • The race between Meerkat and Periscope is closer than it seems Business Insider

    The race is heating up between live-streaming...

    The race between Meerkat and Periscope is closer than it seems

    The race is heating up between live-streaming...