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The truth about millennials: they are diverse, complex and surprisingly like their elders

Millennials drink more tea. Millennials don’t eat McDonald’s hamburgers. Millennials are in favour of developing natural resources. Millennials invest in ETFs (Exchange Traded Funds). Millennials think their lives will be worse than their parents’. More Chinese millennials than ever before are travelling. A sampling of today’s news stories about this generation, which happens to make… Continue Reading

Young people want Canada to do more to help the world's poor and vulnerable: survey

Young people want Canada to do more to help the world's poor and vulnerable: survey

Chances are that some Canadians have been disheartened by recent events both here and in the United States, events that have shown humanity’s darker, less progressive side. But this week, officially designated International Development Week, the light will be shone on Canada’s efforts to promote poverty reduction in the developing world and to support sustainable… Continue Reading

More creative partnerships with industry proposed for Ontario’s cash-strapped colleges

More creative partnerships with industry proposed for Ontario’s cash-strapped colleges

For any business, this would be a formula for certain disaster: a declining customer base, falling revenues and higher expenses. Yet these are precisely the pressures squeezing Ontario’s college system, according to a new report from PwC. Fewer students are enrolling, especially in the northern colleges. Government grants have not kept pace with growing expenses,… Continue Reading

More creative partnerships with industry proposed for Ontario's cash-strapped colleges

More creative partnerships with industry proposed for Ontario's cash-strapped colleges

For any business, this would be a formula for certain disaster: a declining customer base, falling revenues and higher expenses. Yet these are precisely the pressures squeezing Ontario’s college system, according to a new report from PwC. Fewer students are enrolling, especially in the northern colleges. Government grants have not kept pace with growing expenses,… Continue Reading

Mortgage insurance premium hikes not likely to affect buyers: CMHC

Mortgage insurance premium hikes not likely to affect buyers: CMHC

Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) announced last week that it would raise homeowner mortgage loan insurance premiums effective March 17, charging borrowers “a few dollars more” every month. The rise will mean an increase of approximately $5 per month for the average CMHC-insured homebuyer, the corporation said. CMHC does not expect the higher premiums… Continue Reading

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