Entertainment

Episode 1: Will the Pandemic Permanently Change the Arts Sector?

As a society, we tend to both love and hate our arts sector. Love them, because we do value the contributions that music and visual arts and theater and film make to our lives particularly now. In the midst of this pandemic, how many lives have been brightened, even if for a minute, by watching And ...

Episode 5: Remote Work Is Having Its Fifteen Minutes – Or Will it Be a Lot Longer?

  Remote work is having a minute, or rather a series of them.  Some companies have used it for years, some have been adamantly against it, but both kinds are being forced into it at the moment. As the pandemic forces millions to figure out some kind of home office set up (the kitchen table works ...

April 3, 2020

Wow, no illustrations today! I can remember the halcyon days of my youth when that was normal! The US jobs number recorded a big whoopsy today: The longest stretch of job creation in American history came to a halt last month, the Labor Department reported Friday, another reflection of the coronavi ...

March 2020 Pricing Commentary

The month of March was challenging for global financial markets as investors assessed the spread of COVID-19 and the wide-ranging economic impact of social distancing and self-isolation. Additionally, an unexpected Saudi Arabian – Russian energy price war sent the price of crude oil tumbling to a ...

Disney is a buy right now, Scotia’s Newman says

Entertainment giant Disney (Disney Stock Quote, Chart, News NYSE:DIS) has seen its share of heartbreak in recent weeks which has erased all those good-time gains over the past 12 months. But the company is sound and the stock is trading at attractive levels, says Greg Newman of Scotia Wealth. “Th ...

BMO Air Miles World Elite Mastercard Review

One of the largest travel rewards programs in Canada, Air Miles is affiliated with a wide variety of everyday retail partners, from grocery stores and gas stations, to liquor stores and travel outlets, where members earn points on their purchases. Savvy collectors know they can boost their earn rat ...

Journalist who uncovered Cambridge Analytica data scandal to deliver keynote at True North Festival 

Communitech this week announced that the Pulitzer-nominated journalist Carole Cadwalladr who exposed the 2018 Cambridge Analytica data scandal will be a keynote speaker at the True North Festival 2020 this summer. ...

MATCO MARKET INSIGHTS – CORONAVIRUS CONTAGION FEARS DRIVE GLOBAL STOCK MARKETS SELLOFF

News that the Coronavirus (Covid-19) is spreading outside of China, has caused investors to hit the panic sell button. With Covid-19 not yet contained, the economic damage continues to spread from China and across multi-national companies in the airline, hotel, cruise, casino, entertainment and log ...

Carole Cadwalladr who uncovered Cambridge Analytica data scandal to deliver keynote at True North Festival 

Communitech this week announced that the Pulitzer-nominated journalist Carole Cadwalladr who exposed the 2018 Cambridge Analytica data scandal will be a keynote speaker at the True North Festival 2020 this summer. ...

What Canada can learn from T-Mobile / Sprint

In a 173 page decision [pdf] issued last week, Judge Victor Marrero of New York’s Southern District of the US District Court rejected an appeal of the merger of T-Mobile with Sprint, clearing the way for the deal to go through, subject to just two final gates: approval by California’s utility b ...