24
Sep
2020
Posted by: In: Assante, Assante Dorval, Assante Quebec, Canada, CI Financial, Consumer, Dorval, Economy, financial planning, Money, wealth planning

CI Financial acquires minority stake in Assante Dorval

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted September 24, 2020 8:48 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ CI Financial Corp. and its Assante Wealth Management (Canada) Ltd. subsidiary have signed a deal to acquire a…
06
Sep
2020
Posted by: In: Bison, Canada, Consumer, Coronavirus, COVID-19, dance performances, Playground, Renovations, Reopening, Restaurant, Trails, Wanuskewin Heritage Park

Wanuskewin Heritage Park reopens after being temporarily closed for roughly 6 months – Saskatoon

The parking lot at Wanuskewin Hertitage Park featured visitors in it for the first time since March. The park temporarily closed its doors due to the COVID-19 pandemic and renovations. The renos are part of a $40 million project that is nearly complete. Upgrades include those to inside the…
28
Aug
2020
Posted by: In: Bylaw, Canada, Consumer, Policy, Rideshare, rideshare Saskatchewan, RM of Edenwold, Uber

RM of Edenwold announces new ride-hailing bylaw – Regina

The RM of Edenwold, along with 10 other area municipalities, have created a policy to allow ride-hailing companies to begin operating quickly in their communities. Read more: Uber ridesharing now available in the Queen City “We have been talking to Uber and are looking forward to having rideshare services available soon,…
24
Jul
2020
Posted by: In: Back to School, Back To School Shopping, Consumer, Coronavirus, COVID-19, COVID-19 Online Shopping, Health, Online Shopping, Online Shopping COVID-19, U.S., World

Coronavirus: COVID-19 drives surge of online shopping

The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in thousands of people shying away from malls and in-person retailers due to concerns over limiting the spread of the coronavirus and as a result, online shopping companies are seeing a surge of business. With back-to-school around the corner in the U.S., some consumer experts…
18
Jul
2020
Posted by: In: african nova scotian, black businesses, Canada, Consumer, COVID-19, Entertainment, Foggy Goggle, G Street, Gottingen, Gottingen Street, Halifax, I love Local, Lifestyle, ReOpen City, Small Businesses, Support Local, Taking Blk Gottingen

Black businesses pop up in North End storefronts for ‘Taking BLK Gottingen’ – Halifax

Saturday and Sunday, local Black businesses are setting up pop-ups in Halifax North End stores, cafes and food places, to show and sell their work in a historically Black neighborhood. “Taking BLK Gottingen” was organized by the North End Business Association and The Khyber Centre for the Arts, alongside other…
06
Apr
2020
Posted by: In: Air Filtration System, Amway, Amway Atmosphere Sky Air Filtration System, Consumer, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Health

Coronavirus outbreak: Salesperson caught on camera touting benefits of air filtration system for fighting COVID-19

A salesperson was caught on a hidden-camera video extolling the ability of the Amway Atmosphere Sky air filtration system to reduce the spread of COVID-19, despite a statement from Amway that the claim is unsubstantiated. Amway said it has told its business partners not to make such claims.
11
May
2016
Posted by: In: 3D printing, Consumer, Crowdfunding, David Boe, indiegogo, Kickstarter, Peachy Printer, Rylan Grayston

Former 3D printer co-owner allegedly embezzles crowdfunding money to build Sask. house

REGINA – A Saskatchewan man who co-founded a crowdfunding campaign to fund production of an affordable 3D printer is accusing the other founder of stealing more than $324,000 and using it to build a house. In 2013, Rylan Grayston, from Yorkton, Sask., and David Boe launched a Kickstarter campaign to…
08
Mar
2016
Posted by: In: Canada, Consumer, Cross Border Shopping, E-commerce, eBay, Economy, Money, Online Shopping, PayPal, plunging loonie

Cross-border shopping has surged among U.S. online shoppers – National

U.S. shoppers may not be streaming across the border in huge numbers yet, but there’s been a “significant” rise in cross-border clicks at Canadian online shops, new data shows. Fresh figures from PayPal and eBay show that transactions coming from the United States to Canadian e-commerce stores have popped in recent…