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Meatless Millennials: Younger Canadians feeding growth of plant-based meat substitutes

Majority of those ages 18-34 have tried plant-based meats, nine-in-ten (89%) enjoyed the taste August 20, 2019 – While mock meat may be mocked in certain culinary circles, products such as the Beyond Burger have certainly performed beyond their parent

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Retirement in Canada: Lots to enjoy about ‘golden years,’ but financial worries loom large — especially for those still working

Most Canadians report retiring earlier or later because of circumstances beyond their control. July 1, 2015 – Who is retiring? When in their lives are they doing it? How are they funding it? Are they satisfied with the experience? A

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Gas Pain: Four-in-ten say rising prices at the pump are making it harder to afford necessities

In B.C., where costs are the highest in North America, seven-in-ten support a cap on maximum gas prices May 17, 2019 – As the price of gasoline begins its high summer season, painful increases at the pump are causing some

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Un-liking Facebook: 3-in-4 Canadian users say data mining scandal will change how they use the platform

Four-in-ten say their opinion of the company has worsened in the last month March 26, 2018 – The revelation that U.K. data firm Cambridge Analytica surreptitiously gathered data from some 50 million Facebook users – among numerous other alleged shady

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Gender Pay Gap: men, women differ over seriousness of issue, but back legislative measures for equal pay

One-in-five working Canadians say gender pay gaps exist in their own workplaces April 3, 2019 – As issues of gender balance and representation are tackled in boardrooms and senior finance offices in the public and private sectors, the gap between

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Personal Finance: Canadian Millennials show significant interest in using ‘robo-advisors’ in the future

Older Canadians more likely to value relationship with a single financial advisor over alternatives March 1, 2019 – Canadians may not be saving as much as economists would like, but those who invest are doing so in a changing landscape.

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