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…
15
Sep
2020
Posted by: In: binh's nail salon, Canada, Case Count, Coronavirus, Covid19, Eastern Ontario, Health, Kingston, Kingston Covid Cases, kingston ontario, Money, Nail Salon, Pandemic, Virus

‘I apologize to the community’: Kingston nail salon owner speaks out after COVID-19 outbreak

It’s been nearly three months since Kingston, Ont., saw its largest COVID-19 outbreak. Thirty-seven cases were linked to several local nail salons. Of that number, 33 were connected to Binh’s nail salon, according to KFL&A Public Health. The owner of the nail salon, Binh Nguyen, sat down with Global…
27
Aug
2020
Posted by: In: Coronavirus, COVID-19, Economy, Money, ottawa board of trade, Ottawa Business, Ottawa business confidence, Ottawa business growth, Ottawa Coronavirus, Ottawa COVID-19, Ottawa economy, pandemic economy, Sueling Ching

COVID-19 pandemic devastated Ottawa business confidence: survey – Ottawa

Ottawa business leaders who were previously high on the city’s economic potential had their expectations devastated by the novel coronavirus pandemic, according to the latest annual survey tracking business confidence in the nation’s capital. The Welch LLP Ottawa Business Growth Survey (OBGS) is a collaboration between the accounting firm and…
04
Jul
2018
Posted by: In: Alberta Oil, Alberta oil and gas, Alliance Pipeline, Brookfield, Brookfield Infrastructure, Enbridge, Enbridge Brookfield, Enbridge Inc, Enbridge natural gas sale, LNG, Money, Natural Gas, Oil and Gas, Westcoast transmission system

Enbridge to sell natural gas processing business to Brookfield for $4.31B

A $4.31-billion deal to sell Western Canadian natural gas processing plants and gathering pipelines is expected to advance Enbridge Inc.’s strategic makeover and pay down debt while funding ambitious growth plans. News of the sale to a partnership led by Brookfield Infrastructure on Wednesday followed word last week that Enbridge’s biggest…
12
Jun
2018
Posted by: In: AI, Artificial Intelligence, Business, Canada, China, Don Iveson, Economy, Edmonton, Money, TEC Edmonton, Tech, Technology, Tsinghua University, TusStar, World

Edmonton partners with Chinese tech incubator on program to expand business opportunities – Edmonton

The launch of a new program aimed at enhancing opportunities for Edmonton-area technology firms in China was celebrated by business leaders and politicians on Monday as yet another sign of Alberta’s capital becoming a major player on the global tech landscape. On Monday, TEC Edmonton and TusStar announced a new…
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…
22
Mar
2016
Posted by: In: Alberta Association of Midwives, Alberta health, Alberta Health Services, Alberta midwives, Childbirth, Health, Honeycomb Midwives, Midwife, Midwives, news, Pregnancy

Alberta Health says more money coming as midwife practices consider closing

CALGARY – When Cassie Evans opened Honeycomb Midwives with her business partner last fall, their goal was to provide vulnerable women with better access to midwife services. Less than a year later, the practice is looking at closing its doors.  Not for a lack of demand but for a lack of…
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…
21
Jan
2016
Posted by: In: Automotive, Canada, Davos, Economy, General Motors, GM, Jobs, Manufacturing, Money, World Economic Forum

At Davos, feds pitch GM in bid to keep key Ontario assembly line rolling

DAVOS, Switzerland – Canada’s economic development minister says the federal government has received no firm commitments from General Motors about the future of a key plant in the Greater Toronto area. Navdeep Bains spoke this morning with Mary Barra, CEO of the General Motors Company, just before she had a…
30
Oct
2015
Posted by: In: CVS Health Corp, Money, perscription drugs, pharmaceuticals, Philidor, Valeant, Valeant Pharmaceuticals

Valeant to cut all ties with Philidor

LAVAL, Que. – Valeant Pharmaceuticals says it’s cutting all ties with Philidor Rx Services, a partner company at the centre of a controversy about how Canada’s largest publicly traded drug company conducts its business. Two major U.S. drug-benefit providers said Thursday they are in the process of severing ties with…