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50 top Canadian stock picks for 2019 as chosen by the pros

Last year was a rough one for investors, with markets turning in their worst performance in 10 years. And volatility promises to be a constant challenge for investors in 2019. But where there is upheaval there is also opportunity, and the drop in valuations means there are potential bargains to be ...

Toronto Rock Lacrosse Ticket Giveaway – Update #3

I have ten nine eight seven pairs of Toronto Rock Lacrosse tickets to give away! Congratulations to Assiduous Reader Marcel Gingras, who won the tickets to the Jan. 18 game against the Georgia Swarm! In about two weeks I will declare the lucky winner of the Feb 1 tickets to see Rock play Saskatchew ...

Retaliation shows China has no respect for Canadian sovereignty

It’s the battle of the bullies, and Canada is caught in the middle. Ever since the arrest of Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou at the Vancouver airport on Dec. 1, Canada has found itself at the centre of a high-stakes global war for trade and influence between China and the U.S. Both countries, and t ...

Toronto Rock Lacrosse Ticket Giveaway – Update #2

I have ten nine eight pairs of Toronto Rock Lacrosse tickets to give away! Congratulations to Assiduous Reader BLANK, who won the tickets to the Jan. 4 game against the Philadelphia Wings! I confess that I forgot to ask him whether I could use his name – but he picked up his tickets in time for C ...

Toronto Rock Lacrosse Ticket Giveaway – Update #1

I have ten nine pairs of Toronto Rock Lacrosse tickets to give away! Congratulations to Assiduous Reader AC, who won the tickets to the Dec. 28 game against the Georgia Swarm! On Sunday evening I will declare the lucky winner of the Jan 4 tickets to see Rock play Philadelphia. Get your requests in ...

December 20, 2018

Click for Big Wild drone story in the news today: Britain sent troops to its second-biggest airport after an unprecedented attempt to cripple Christmas travel with large drones forced all flights to be cancelled on Thursday.…Flights were halted at 2103 GMT on Wednesday after two drones were spo ...

How to spend 4 great vacation days in Orlando without any kids

Many people make the mistake of believing that Orlando is a destination that you only go to if you have kids. I’ve been to Orlando on more than one occasion with just adults, and let me tell you, this city might be one of the best-kept secrets. From amazing sporting events to a growing culinary s ...

Toronto Rock Lacrosse Ticket Giveaway!

I have ten pairs of Toronto Rock Lacrosse tickets to give away! The games take place at the Air Canada Centre Scotiabank Arena and the seats are very good. Just tell me which ones you would like. A decision regarding who gets tickets will be made two weeks before each game and I will mail them to t ...

Canadian governments are bad investors

Last week, the Toronto Star ran a column suggesting that the Liberal government should buy GM Canada and create this country’s first homemade auto manufacturer since the Bricklin. Purchasing the company would save jobs and attract talent, according to the article, but most importantly taxpayers w ...

Air Canada signs definitive deal to buy Aeroplan program for $450 million

MONTREAL — Air Canada has signed a definitive agreement to buy the Aeroplan loyalty program from Aimia Inc. for $450 million in cash. Under the deal, Air Canada will also assume $1.9 billion of Aeroplan miles liability. The definitive agreement follows an announcement in August of a tentative sal ...