Personal Productivity

Top 8 Customer Service Tips for Closing on National Holidays

Every good entrepreneur finds it difficult to take time off, however it important to take some vacation time or time off work in general to reduce your stress levels

Personal Productivity

How To Have a Productive Day When You Aren't 100%

There are some days when you can’t get out of bed simply because you feel terribly lethargic and don’t want to work. When you do manage to get dressed at head to work you realize you are having a terribly unproductive day. Even the most motivated people can have such a day sometimes. So how does one deal with it?

Real Estate
Regulation

Vancouver's Foreign Buyer Tax Leads to Trump Tower Buyers Not Closing Sales

The Trump International Hotel and Tower in Vancouver set a record price when it was sold out, however it now looks like the 15 percent foreign buyer tax being implemented is making presale buyers uncomfortable.

Energy / Resources

Quebec Hydroelectric Firm Under Scanner for Bad Environmental Standards in Albania

Now, a team of Canadian engineers are building hydroelectric dams in Albania in what is seen as a controversial move as the dam, built across the Balkans, is said to have bad environmental standards with critics claiming it could destroy the rivers in the project.

Startups

As Food Subscription Boxes Fade Away, Carnivore Club Stays Strong.

Subscription-based e-commerce company Carnivore Club is proving to be much more than just a one trick pony. When the service, that delivers cured meat to the homes of members, was first launched subscription boxes were the things to be buying, however over time the subscription box trend started fading away.

Trade

Should Trade Barriers Between Canada and Japan Be Removed?

Japan and Canada, despite having a long history of trade together remain distinct in many ways, however there is a growing anticipation in the business community that the two countries will become closer economically in the future.

Real Estate

Title Company Fraud and How to Spot Other Real Estate Scams

From tittle fraud to fake investment seminars and home Improvement scams there are a number of things to watch out for. Here are some of the most common ones.

Real Estate
Personal Productivity

Tips When Selling to Asian Real Estate Buyers

The volatility in the Chinese economy and stock market along with the benefits of the low loonie makes Canada an attractive place for Chinese buyers as they see the real estate market here as a stable investment.

Real Estate

Real Estate Bidding Wars in Toronto Are Now Real, Say Buyers

The real estate market has seen various spikes in the past year but these days buyers are ready to pay substantial amounts of money above the asking price