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GTA home prices cap tumultuous year with meagre gain in December - The Globe and Mail + MORE Jan 4th

The Globe and MailGTA home prices cap tumultuous year with meagre gain in DecemberThe Globe and MailToronto area home prices ended 2017 with a gain of less than 1 per cent from a year earlier, wrapping up a tumultuous year marked by an early boom followed by a sharp correction in the wake of governm.... More »

CannTrust sheds U.S. business in order to list on TSX + MORE Mar 5th

The medical-cannabis grower’s shares rose in their debut on the Toronto Stock Exchange .... More »

In the #MeToo era, ethics training gains urgency Mar 22nd

Leadership and morality have been part of business education for decades but the relevancy has increased in wake of financial, harassment and ‘bro culture’ scandals .... More »
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800-pound gorilla thwarted by Bombardier's savvy move: Don Pittis + MORE Oct 18th

Giving away its prize asset, the CSeries aircraft, is Bombardier's smartest investment in years..... More »
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The year in stocks. 2017: Bitcoin, dope and Trump Dec 30th

Wall Street had a great year in 2017. The Canadian market managed only a small gain. (Cultura Travel/WALTER ZERLA) OK, let’s say goodbye to the market in 2017. Your editors at MoneySense are almost always going to steer investors into a reliable but boring Couch Potato portfolio of a few low-fee .... 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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