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Sun Life now remembers: yes, we left Quebec in 1978
Remember that timeline on Sun Life Financial Inc.'s website that skipped the period from 1973 to 1982? We reported last month that the timeline omitted the company's infamous announcement on January 6, 1978 that it would be moving its corporate ...
Strain to head Sun Life Asia
Sun Life Financial has appointed Kevin Strain as the new president of Sun Life Financial Asia, promoting him from his previous position of senior vice-president of individual insurance and investments within its Canadian operations.
Investor fatigue clouds judgment
Worn out by trying to follow the barrage of bad global economic news, fatigue has settled deep into many investors' psyche as they impatiently wait for the uncertainty to end.
Managing money: How the pros do it
The same uncertainty holds for financial planners helping their clients navigate turbulent waters. So what do the pros have in mind for their own registered retirement savings plan portfolios?
How much do I need?
The costs of semi-annual safaris or months in the American sun belt may become the costs of long-term care. “It will average out in the end,” says Derek Moran, head of Smarter Financial Planning Ltd. in Kelowna, B.C. “You should take the middle road of ...
Kenney refuses to apologize for fake citizenship broadcast, blames bureaucrats
OTTAWA - A fake citizenship ceremony broadcast last fall on Sun News was the result of “logistical problems,” Immigration Minister Jason Kenney said Thursday in the House of Commons, amid much laughter.
Mortgages: Too many moves can destroy wealth
“Typically people move not because they are tired of their house, although it does occur, they move because of family circumstances, employment or a change of life circumstances,” says Mr. Soper. “Those are the drivers that come first and the economic ...
When cars get really smart, they start talking to the road
“That's not science fiction,” says Don Aldridge, general manager of research for IBM Canada Ltd., one of DIVA's sponsors, adding that with myriad software already in cars and a growing infrastructure of sensors and wireless communications, “it's all ...
Why do young people have to foot the bill for Boomer pensions?
After completing extensive research and speaking with financial planners, I was able to develop my retirement plan. My retirement will ... Another way of looking at it is, if she lives to age 88 (the average life expectancy of women in Canada) her rate ...
Two-child families becoming the norm in Canada
And when her husband's job kept him absent for nine of the first 12 months of Ella's life, that “really cemented it for me,” she said.
Quebec losing population clout: census  National Post