Nasdaq applies to operate stock exchange in Canada + MORE Oct 12th

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October 2017 Dividend Income Update + MORE Nov 1st

Save, invest, prosper with My Own Advisor. October 2017 Dividend Income Update Welcome to my latest dividend income update.  For a change this update is right on schedule! For those of you new to these posts on my site, every month I discuss our approach to investing focusing on Canadian dividend p.... More »

How Green Card holders can get the most out of TFSAs and RRSPs + MORE Jan 7th

Getty Images/Chris Cheadle Q. I am a  Green Card holder as well as a Canadian resident, and have two questions: No.1. Which are the best securities to invest inside my TFSA to be “friendly” from an Internal Revenue Service and Federal Treasury Board (IRS/FTB) tax point of view? And .... More »

Suncor earnings surge as oil demand edges higher + MORE Oct 26th

Suncor said after markets closed that net earnings for the three months ended Sept. 30 were $1.3-billion, or 78 cents per share .... More »

As Xi Jinping consolidates power in CPC, China's parliament prepares to ward off financial risks - Firstpost + MORE Mar 2nd

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Avoiding Canadian tax on U.S. property + MORE Dec 8th

Q: I am separating (than divorcing) from my husband and we are splitting the houses we own—one in Canada and one in Phoenix. Can I use the Phoenix home as my principal residence? I have owned it since 2008. He will get the Canadian house in the divorce. — Sonja A: Hi Sonja, I am sorry that y.... More »
VANCOUVER — Beeru Mannan owns two Freshii locations in British Columbia with his brother, and the duo plan to open another pair of the chain’s restaurants in the province next year.
The veteran franchisee, who’s been affiliated with three other brands previously, was drawn to Freshii’s focus on healthy dining options. Standing in his Burnaby, B.C., location while employees prepped fresh vegetables in the kitchen, Mannan said he believed it was an up-and-coming chain in the health food segment that could grow exponentially.
The brothers are two of many Canadians running the 78,000 franchise units in the country that fall under some 1,300 brand names, including Freshii, according to the Canadian Franchise Association.
People looking to join their ranks want to be their own boss, enjoy the flexibility that comes along with that, and desire direct control over their financial investment, according to survey responses compiled by the CFA.
Prospective franchisees should research the company, build an emergency fund and closely read the fine print on all documents before making a big capital investment, according to franchisees and industry insiders…

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The head of Canada’s biggest securities regulator says its staff have reviewed an application by Nasdaq Inc. to operate a stock exchange in Canada, but it hasn’t yet come before the board.

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News1130Lights, camera, inaction: Auditor says Alberta fails to monitor film, TV grantsNews1130EDMONTON – The auditor general says Alberta's multimillion-dollar grant program for film and TV productions has been abused because of loose rules and poor oversight. Merwan Saher says grant recipients have been breaking the rules by hiring people …Alberta television and film industry grant lacked financial oversight: Auditor GeneralEdmonton Journalall 7 news articles »

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Wall Street edges along on tepid bank earnings, media stocks drag

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