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Former auditor-general Sheila Fraser set to join Bombardier board
... of the transportation giant at its annual meeting, taking a seat near her friend and predecessor as Canada's top federal watchdog, Denis Desautels.
Seamark to acquire assets of LeeSide Capital
Three former money managers with Seamark Asset Management Ltd. are returning to the fold in a bid to turn around the investment firm that has just lost Manulife Financial Corp. as its biggest client. Halifax-based Seamark, a unit of Matrix Asset ...
Manulife targets boomers
When you've been around as long as Manulife Financial, the goal is to make sound investments that will pay off for investors down the road.
First things first: Getting a foot in the door
“Employers increasingly expect people have work experience before giving them a full-time job,” said Lauren Friese, founder of employment counselling service TalentEgg Inc. in Toronto. “Every major employer in Canada seems to have an internship ...
The 'swamp' of autism: a challenged marriage and a child without a voice
“I joked that the only thing I'd ever thought about writing is a suicide note.” Arthur Fleischmann offers a little laugh as he says this.
Entrepreneurial spirit took George Lengvari to the top of his field
He worked as an independent agent representing many insurance firms, but his favourite was Manulife Financial of Toronto. In 1995 Manulife had more than 6,000 agents in 17 countries selling various types of life insurance policies.
Three money myths about housing
Who doesn't think buying a house is one of the few total no-brainers in personal finance? Houses appreciate in value, sometimes at rates that make the stock market look comatose.
Tests for food allergies, sensitivities a 'waste of money,' doctor says
Commercial tests that claim to determine whether a person has food allergies, sensitivities or an inability to tolerate certain foods are a waste of money, warns a Toronto allergy specialist, who wrote about the issue in this week's Canadian Medical ...
Canadian Tire pleads guilty in gas price-fixing scheme
Canadian Tire Corp. pleaded guilty Tuesday to taking part in a “criminal price-fixing cartel” that artificially inflated gas prices in two cities in Eastern Ontario, agreeing to pay a $900,000 fine.
A sweeping epic of racial prejudice
The power of memory sits at the centre of Australian writer Elliot Perlman's The Street Sweeper, a superb multistrand epic that stretches across continents and over a century of history as it depicts racial prejudice and its consequences.