Category Archives: Business

Aboriginal entrepreneurs gather for national summit in Toronto Business, News

By Christian Quequish The first ever national summit helping Aboriginals learn entrepreneurial skills is taking place in Toronto this week. The I Do Business National Summit & Tradeshow Conference is being held this year at the DoubleTree hotel in Etobicoke, and seeks to support Aboriginal business as well as entrepreneurs. “We’ve created a platform that’s

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Forbes’ top 25 richest list includes Canadian Business, News

By Amber Daugherty Canadian media mogul David Thomson made the top 25 in Forbes’ rich list for 2013. His net worth of $20.3 billion is just below Google’s Sergey Brin ($22.8B), Wal-Mart’s Alice Walton ($26.3B) and H&M’s Stefan Persson ($28B). The full list was released Monday. The top 25 are listed below. 1. Carlos Slim

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Payday loan company keeps lending through loophole Business, News

By Russell Piffer Beleaguered payday loan corporation Cash Store Financial will be able to continue lending even if Ontario revokes its payday loans licence because certain financial products don’t fall under provincial regulations. “You have a complicated situation where some thing that these stores do are regulated federally and some are regulated provincially,” said All

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Blackberry’s new phone hits Europe Business, News, Sci/Tech

By Brandon Humber & Nicholas Camilleri Despite a decline in RIM’s stock following its announcement of Blackberry 10, the company will be trading under its new name “Blackberry” as of Feb. 4. Blackberry, formerly known as RIM, launched its latest phone in Europe on Thursday, the touch-screen Z10 model. An additional model, the Q10, which features

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