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Prolong the daily grind & shorten the week? Most pick a longer four day work week over five shorter days

Men and women of across all generations prefer move away from five eight-hour days June 22, 2018 –  In 1930, it seemed like a forgone future. Influential economist John Maynard Keynes seemed certain when he wrote in his Economic Possibilities

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Banking Blues: Canadians say they lack confidence in understanding key financial terms

Women – especially those under age 35 – express less confidence in their financial knowledge than men February 14, 2018 – What’s the difference between interest and compound interest? Or between a defined-contribution pension plan and a defined-benefit plan? What

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Canadian millennials think they have it tougher than past generations, and half of boomers agree

One-in-three say people living in their parents’ homes longer is a bad thing; just one-in-five say it’s good   July 20, 2016 – High housing costs, student loans, underemployment, wage stagnation – the reasons why an ever-increasing number of young

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What Canadians want most from a new NAFTA

Two-country survey finds Americans vastly underestimate number of states that trade most with Canada September 23, 2017 – As Canada’s negotiating team prepares for a third round of meetings with Mexico and the United States this weekend in Ottawa, Canadians

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With U.S. out, Canadian support for ‘TPP 11’ nearly doubles

Continuing a 2017 trend, majority prefer to focus trade efforts on Pacific Rim nations over U.S. November 3, 2017 – When President Donald Trump pulled the U.S. out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership in the days following his inauguration, many thought

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Canadian entrepreneurs see changes to passive investment rules as ‘unfair’ by 2:1 margin

Changes to passive investment rules seen as more unfair than those related to income sprinkling Size of small business key driver of opinion among owners Three-quarters of non-owners say new businesses should receive tax breaks September 20, 2017 – As Prime

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