Canada

Canada’s best Mastercard credit cards 2020

As one of the top credit card companies in the world, Mastercard is both extremely popular and also nearly universally accepted. For those already banking at BMO Bank of Montreal, a major Canadian bank that associates with Mastercard, these cards may offer all the perks you’re after, along with o ...

“We had our kids late—will we ever be able to retire?”

Natasha Hall was 40 years old when she became a parent. The broadcaster and radio host, who had been in a long-term, committed relationship, figured it was now or never. “I always knew I wanted to be a mom but I couldn’t quite get my act together to settle down properly, and my guy was kind of ...

OMERS appoints Blake Hutcheson new CEO

The Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System is appointing Blake Hutcheson as its new chief executive officer, effective June 1, 2020. Hutcheson, who is currently OMERS’ president ... ...

9 Industries Biometrics Technology Could Transform

Using biometrics — technology that measures a person’s physical characteristics, such as fingerprints or voice patterns — to identify and authenticate individuals is becoming more mainstream. Beyond its attempt to make everything from payments to vehicles more secure, biometrics is also enab ...

University of Waterloo launches new quantum initiative, merging academia and industry

The University of Waterloo has launched a new program that brings academia and industry together to collaborate on developing new quantum technologies. The Quantum Alliance program is led by Transformative Quantum Technologies, an existing research initiative led by the University of Waterloo. The ...

Top 10 Major Upcoming Public Building and Defence, Law Enforcement Construction Projects - Canada - December 2019

The accompanying tables show the top 10 largest upcoming Public Building and Defence, Law Enforcement construction projects in Canada. They are all in the planning stage and are mainly new projects, but may also involve additions and/or alterations. ...

How to Keep Your Financial Resolutions this Year

One of the all-time most common New Year’s Resolutions is to save more and spend less. But about 80 percent of New Year’s resolutions fail by mid-February. You’ve been there, done that. This year, you can make it happen. The key? Make a plan and then enlist technology to help keep it on track ...

Aurinia Closes US$191.7 Million Public Offering of Common Shares and Full Exercise of Underwriters’ Option to Purchase Additional Common Shares

Aurinia Closes US$191.7 Million Public Offering of Common Shares and Full Exercise of Underwriters’ Option to Purchase Additional Common Shares Original press release here VICTORIA, British Columbia–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Aurinia Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:AUPH) (TSX:AUP) (“Aurinia” or the ...

Marc Miller Provides November 2019 Update on Drinking Water Advisories

Marc Miller, minister of Indigenous services, provided the department’s monthly progress update on its commitment to end all long-term drinking water advisories on public systems on reserves by March 2021. “Our commitment to lifting every long-term drinking water advisory on public systems on r ...

Koho says its metal card is driving significant new customer interest

Koho officially launched its new metal credit cards on Thursday, making the new product available to some of the tens of thousands of consumers that signed up for the waitlist. Fully launching its waitlist at the beginning of Q4, Koho has seen around 80,000 interested consumers sign on, with 48 per ...