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Tesla moves to trademark 'Teslaquila'

Monday  18:54,   15 october 2018

Tesla Inc. has filed to trademark “Teslaquila,” which was part of several April Fools’ Day jokes tweeted by Chief Executive Elon Musk. The April 1 jokes included saying Tesla (TSLA) had gone “so bankrupt, you can’t believe it” even after resorting... >>>

Canada home sales fall in September for first time in five months - CREA

Monday  16:57,   15 october 2018

Resales of Canadian homes dipped 0.4 per cent in September from August, the first decline since April, the Canadian Real Estate Association said on Monday. The industry group said actual sales, not seasonally adjusted, dropped 8.9 per cent from a... >>>

US retail sales gain a weak 0.1 per cent in August

Monday  16:54,   15 october 2018

WASHINGTON - U.S. consumer spending edged up a slight 0.1 per cent in September, a disappointing performance in which rebounding auto sales were offset by weakness in other areas. The Commerce Department said Monday that the scant gain in... >>>

How to run two businesses at the same time

Monday  15:57,   15 october 2018

It is possible to be a 'parallel' entrepreneur with multiple companies.Related: 5 Success Tips for the Serial Entrepreneur Entering a New... >>>

Winners and losers as Canada legalises pot

Monday  06:54,   15 october 2018

Uruguay did it first, now Canada. Who will benefit from the new law change?Canada is about to become the second nation to fully legalise recreational cannabis. When prohibition comes to an end on 17 October, Canadian adults will be able to purchase... >>>

Retail’s New E-Commerce Headache: Delivering Workers to Warehouses

Monday  06:54,   15 october 2018

South Carolina’s workforce development office ran into a problem earlier this year. Big businesses including Amazon.com Inc. wanted to hire workers at their facilities in an industrial region outside the capital city of Columbia, but area residents... >>>

Study says Canada needs trade with China, but the USMCA will make that more challenging

Sunday  10:54,   14 october 2018

As most experts predict that Clause 32, will make it much more challenging for Canada to engage in trade talks with China, one study states that this is precisely what Canadian regulators need to do. "You can’t really be serious about a... >>>

Why would service providers hold themselves to CRTC targets when the CRTC itself won't?

Saturday  16:51,   13 october 2018

Why would service providers hold themselves to CRTC targets when the CRTC itself won't? Canadians pay some of the highest internet prices in the world for middle-of-the-road service. We talk about this... >>>

Deciem CEO removed after intervention

Friday  23:30,   12 october 2018

Deciem CEO removed after interventionBrandon Truaxe was ousted from his role as the company's chief executive and board member on an interim basis after a judge approved an Ontario court application from Estee Lauder Companies Inc., which holds a... >>>

Toronto rental rates are soaring, as this tiny $1,400 apartment proves

Friday  22:54,   12 october 2018

Toronto rental rates are soaring, as this tiny $1,400 apartment provesAt 200 square feet, it barely qualifies for the title of "apartment" — people have walk-in closets larger than this place. And it was listed on Kijiji for between $1,397 and... >>>

These GTA neighbourhoods still have affordable detached homes

Friday  22:52,   12 october 2018

These GTA neighbourhoods still have affordable detached homesAnd despite what recent reports would have you believe, there are still some affordable neighbourhoods for single-family homes in the 416 and 905... >>>

How worried should investors truly be?

Friday  19:34,   12 october 2018

Jonathan discusses Howard Marks's ideas, such as striking a balance between aggressiveness and defensiveness in your portfolio.Subtitled Getting the Odds on Your Side, the book is only Marks’s second, following the 2011 publication of The Most... >>>

Cannabis retailers face hiring quandary

Friday  17:51,   12 october 2018

Cannabis retailers face hiring quandaryTORONTO - A cannabis-related criminal past won't necessarily disqualify someone from working at one of the soon-to-be open recreational pot shops across the country, but former dispensary workers' knowledge and >>>

30 big companies that started with little to no funding

Friday  16:53,   12 october 2018

Stacker breaks down the 30 big companies that started with little to no... >>>

Pipeline blast cuts into gas producers' sales

Friday  02:54,   12 october 2018

A pipeline explosion in B.C. on Tuesday is interrupting natural gas deliveries and cutting into the cold weather price bonus Canadian gas producers had been enjoying for the past few weeks. More than 1.6 billion cubic feet per day — roughly 10... >>>