Category Archives: Business

Canadians feel over qualified for careers Business

By: Victoria Brown Four out 10 Canadians believe that their qualifications aren’t winning enough respect in the work place, a poll suggests. According to a survey released Wednesday by Randstad Canada, 44 per cent of Canadians say they feel over-qualified for their careers. Canadians complain they are not growing in their positions  even though seven

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Canadians can’t keep financial goals: survey Business

With the holiday season approaching, credit counselors urge Canadians to stick to money resolutions By Katherine Ward Students getting ready for holiday shopping might want to consult their budget first – that is, if they have one. The sixth annual Credit Education Week is underway in Canada, and for good reason. A new survey conducted

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BlackBerry 10 launch announced, firm’s future at stake Business

A new operating system is on the horizon, but is it too late for Research In Motion? By Katherine Ward Canada’s Research In Motion announced Monday it will unveil the much-anticipated BlackBerry 10 on Jan. 30, 2013. The new operating system has had many delays, but officials say it has been worth it. “In building the

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Holiday spending to rise, survey says Business

By Victoria Brown Canadians will be doing a little more then window shopping this holiday season as a BMO survey predicts spending will be up 15 per cent from last year. The survey conducted by Pollara for BMO reports that gifts, holiday trips and entertaining spending will increase. “There’s optimism on the market right now.”

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Youth unemployment improving, report says Business, News

By Alex Lambert Youth unemployment in Canada is experiencing some positive trends, according to a report released Tuesday by the Certified General Accountants Association of Canada. The report outlines the misconception many people have that youth unemployment in Canada is at its worst, and argues that what we should be worried about is youth underemployment.

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Random House and Penguin Books merge Business

By Patricia Brotzel A merger between publishing giants Random House and Penguin Books will create the world’s largest publisher of books. German company Bertelsmann SE & Co., which owns Random House, will have controlling shares of 53 per cent over the newly named Penguin Random House, according to CBC. The CBC said Pearson PLC, owner

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Grant competition offers big money to entrepreneurs Business

Venture Seed Fund project gives money to budding businesses. By Neetu Thind and Lisa Gillan Grants of up to $8,000 are being handed out to recent and soon-to-be Humber grads interested in starting their own businesses. Faculty from the business school held two information sessions Monday for those wanting to participate in the competition. Up

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