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Buyer Beware: Buying U.S. Foreclosures a Risky Business

By Neil F Garfield Esq Canada weathered the storm caused by Wall Street antics by simply not playing. Canadian banks saw inherent risks and moral hazards that they wanted no part in playing. [...]

Employment Growth Abounds for a Robust and Expanding Industry

An old joke that often makes the rounds is that there are two seasons in Canada: winter and construction. Of course, there are many different forms of construction and preceding phrase relates [...]

Why the Price is Wrong for Ontario Auto Insurance – IBC Launches Campaign to Assist Consumers

Who pays for medical expenses following an automobile collision?  How could a small scratch from a fender bender end up costing the system $250,000 in insurance claims? These are some of the [...]

Men in Kilts – A Very Unique Brand

In this day and age where competition in business is a constantly surging reality, it goes without saying the need to differentiate oneself from the masses provides a definite advantage, assuming [...]

Amazing Feats in Canadian Construction

A great number of Canadian construction marvels can be witnessed from coast to coast. We’ve compiled a short list of 10 amazing construction feats that often tend to stand out above the [...]

FedEx Express – A Business First for Canada’s Newest City

A mere four days after Markham, Ontario officially changed its municipal status from a town to a city – appropriately on Canada Day, July 1 – FedEx Express Canada opened its [...]

Energy Efficiency Scorecard – Canada’s Embarrassing International Ranking

Here’s the smidgen of good news first before we delve into some cold, hard reality: Canada has once again beaten Russia. That’s it for the good news. And if this were about hockey, we [...]

"Help!… We Need More Space!"

This is how the phone conversation started one afternoon.  Of course this was after the usual greeting and normal phone etiquette, followed by “Alex we need your [...]

Business Takes the Lead – Collaborate to Compete

Toronto Board of Trade is mobilizing business to lead the creation of a regional economic strategy supported by the development of industry clusters focused on our leading sectors. Now the Board [...]

Roy Green: Calling Ford! Paging Edison!

Whether the words are those of Bank of Canada Governor Mark Carney, or United States Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke their message remains identical.  The Great Recession continues [...]

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