Nov 11

Canadian Companies Are Not Making the Most of CETA

Trade

Canadian companies are not making the most of CETA, and Canada’s imports are rising faster than exports.If Canadian businesses don’t take full advantage of CETA, hopes for meaningful economic growth may be dashed, a CBC analysis said.

Nov 03

Shopify Announces $500 Million Presence in Toronto Real Estate Development

eCommerce

Canadian online shopping giant Shopify said it is making an investment of up to half a billion dollars as the anchor tenant of The Well, a new real estate development in downtown Toronto, media reports said. Shopify, which is a Canadian e-commerce company headquartered in Ottawa, Ontario, is also the name of its proprietary e-commerce platform for online stores and retail point-of-sale systems. It […]

Nov 02

How Canadian Companies Can Take Advantage of CERA

Trade

CETA or The Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement is a free-trade agreement between Canada, the European Union and its member states. It has been provisionally applied, so the treaty has eliminated 98 percent of the tariffs between Canada and the EU.

Oct 30

Top Ways Canadian Companies Can Expand Into Europe

Trade

Canadian companies have always considered the U.S. as the next logical destination to expand into, but with changing trade regulations and international relationships, Europe should also be viewed as a market that Canadian companies must immediately consider. 

Oct 28

Why Oktoberfest Is an Opportunity for Canadian Businesses

Trade

Oktoberfest is the world’s largest travelling fair and beer festival. Held annually in Munich, Bavaria, Germany, it is a folk festival that lasts around 18 days from Sept to October and sees any people from across the Globe attending the event. The festival is also known as the ‘beer-fest’ and is famous for its parades, […]

Oct 27

CRA’s Tax Evasion Tip-Off Hotline Received 32000 Tips Last Year

Taxes

  The Canada revenue Agency’s snitch line has received a huge number of tips about suspected tax cheating and tax fraud cases this year. According to a report in CBC, the CRA received around 32,157 leads regarding suspected domestic tax cases in the 2017-2018 financial year.  The CRA receives a similar number of tips every year […]

Oct 23

Canada’s Money Laundering Through Real Estate Risk

Financial , Law

Money laundering is a growing problem in Canada, especially in Vancouver’s real estate market, according to a number of new studies.  Recommendations by the C.D. Howe Institute and Transparency International point to lack of enforcement of existing rules and privacy regulations that allow hiding of the beneficiaries and owners of companies.

Oct 14

Top Tips for Procrastinators

Work Life

A recent study suggests that procrastination could be a result of how our brains are wired. According to an article in the BBC, Procrastination is all pretty much in the mind of the person.

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