Business

Tim Hortons gets Visa payWave to speed lines

November 19, 2012 | 0 Comments

PayWave technology can shorten the time it takes to complete financial transactions By Katherine Ward The lineup to get a morning coffee might start moving quicker at Tim Hortons these days. The company announced Monday...

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Online shopping may surge this Christmas

November 19, 2012 | 0 Comments

By: Jeanette Liu More Canadian shoppers may be foregoing mom and pop shops with locally-produced goods in favor of online ordering this holiday season. Almost 45 per cent of Canadians plan to shop exclusively online...

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By Helen Surgenor The United States is poised to be energy self-sufficient by 2035 due in large part to shale oil exploration, according to the International Energy Agency. “Shale is a big story and it’s...

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Canadians feel over qualified for careers

November 15, 2012 | 0 Comments

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...

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Canadians can’t keep financial goals: survey

November 13, 2012 | 0 Comments

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...

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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,...

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Holiday spending to rise, survey says

November 9, 2012 | 0 Comments

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...

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New $20 bill honours Vimy Ridge battle

November 6, 2012 | 0 Comments

By Neetu Thind Canadians may soon be able to carry a memento supporting veterans in their wallets just in time for Remembrance Day. After unveiling the polymer style banknotes in May, the new twenty-dollar bill...

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Halo 4 kicks off new trilogy

November 6, 2012 | 0 Comments

By William Kee Master Chief makes his triumphant return to the Xbox 360 in the first of a new trilogy of Halo games released Tuesday. Developed by 343 Industries and published by Microsoft Studios, players...

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By Claire McCormack and Meagan Malloch A Sun Life Financial survey released Monday said Canadians aged 18 to 24 experience an overwhelming amount of anxiety when it comes to finding the right kind of employment....

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