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#MemberMonday : St. Albert and District Chamber of Commerce Honoured with Alto Award

  St. Albert and District Chamber of Commerce Honoured with Alto Award On October 23rd 2017, the St. Albert and District Chamber of Commerce was honoured with the 2017 ALTO Award for Outstanding Sustainable Tourism for their St. Albert Farmers’ Market. ...

#MemberMonday : Eastern Chamber Shouts about the Success of Explore Economics East!

Eastern Chamber shouts about the success of Explore Economics East!  Montague, PE, November 8, 2017 – The Eastern PEI Chamber of Commerce hosted the 2nd Annual Explore Economics East Conference November 4th at the King’s Playhouse in Georgetown, sponsored by Credit Unions of PEI, NorCan Marin ...

Why a drop in Chinese stocks is a positive sign

Investors in China, or emerging markets in general, shouldn’t see the drop as a portent of inevitable doom ...

How a quiet income stock became a tasty treat for growth investors

Premium Brands Holdings’ business was expanding at a slow but steady rate until the company did a deal with Starbucks to provide breakfast sandwiches to complement the coffee and sweets the company is famous for ...

What does the U.S. net neutrality battle mean for Canada?

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai has become Public Enemy Number One for proponents of net neutrality.   The Trump administration appears likely to repeal its regulations governing net neutrality, to the delight of U.S. internet service providers. It’s a development that has many proponents of a free and ...

Net Neutrality Divide: Canada and the U.S. Go Separate Ways on an Open Internet

This week’s announcement that the U.S. telecommunications regulator plans to roll back net-neutrality regulations sparked an immediate backlash from those who fear that the decision will turn the Internet into a cable-like service dominated by the carriers and deep-pocketed giants that can afford ...

OTPP's Barbara Zvan on Managing Risk?

This morning I had a chance to speak with Barbara Zvan, Ontario Teachers' Chief Risk & Strategy Officer. You’ll recall I spoke with Barb last month when I covered Canada's new pension hub, but I asked her if we can cover risk management in a separate topic and she graciously accepted to speak wit ...

This will be the most important chart for investors in 2018

The effects of monetary stimulus are not confined to the country of origin – they affect all global markets. Are you ready for 2018? ...

Why TransCanada investors haven't benefited from the Keystone approval

Investors are seemingly oblivious to what appears to be good news for the stock, but this cautious response looks like an opportunity for anyone willing to make a long-term bet ...