Starting a Business in Canada

by Ray Brooks Canada is a country rich in opportunity. We newcomers came for reasons unique to ourselves but we all face the same challenge: how can we earn a living? Most of us want to find a job, but about 16 percent of us employ…

Media: A Win-Win Relationship

By Sandy Zwyer If you have concerns about what you’re reading, listening to, or watching on Canadian media, you can stop buying it; change the channel; or, in the case of the internet, adjust the settings on your computer. There is also…

Newcomers: The Food Journey

by Teenaz Javat "I traded my business suit for an apron. And I can proudly say I have no regrets." With this thought, Anita Asli, a supplier of home-cooked meals, narrates her journey from investment banker to cook.

Money: Benefits of Aging

By Michael L. Crawford, BA(Hons), CMA No matter how you feel about getting older, it is unavoidable. But when it comes to taxes, getting older can even be a good thing. If you are resident in Canada and you are a taxpayer who turns 65 on or…