For Canadian investors, the stakes have never been higher. Fewer than ever will have employer-sponsored pensions to rely on in the 20 to 30 years they’re likely to live after their last paycheque. With interest rates perilously low, equity market participation is essential – even as heightened volatility and economic uncertainty make it more uncomfortable.
“As a proud Canadian who has crossed our vast country so many times, I am delighted to be a part of the Trans Canada Trail. Seeing Canada from space is a rare and marvellous perspective, especially when it’s also possible to experience it on foot, close-up and shared with everyone.” - Colonel Chris Hadfield, Astronaut and Professor
As I travel this great country, from the Avalon Peninsula to Nootka Sound, I meet Canadians who are committed to connecting the Trans Canada Trail by 2017. Every day, I am reminded of what that means.
There’s no such thing as “The” Canadian Journey – not just one, and not just yet.
Small-scale projects that produce energy and use it more efficiently at the community level are critical to securing Canada’s energy future, experts say.
For more than a century, Canada has been a leader in nuclear engineering. Today, the country has the potential to assume a key position in nuclear energy, with the uranium and materials necessary to generate an endless, sustainable supply of power
Businesses represent the next major opportunity for energy efficiency, according to David Helliwell, co-founder and CEO of Pulse Energy.
Nation-building takes many forms. In the late 19th century, the completion of a railroad linking Eastern and Western Canada helped transform Canada from a concept to a fact.
By any measure, Newfoundland and Labrador’s Muskrat Falls hydroelectric scheme is a mega-project.
There was once a time when it made eminent sense to send all our oil and gas south. It no longer does. And it’s not just because of the XL pipeline.
You learn a lot about a country by analyzing its international trade. What does it produce that the rest of the world wants? What does it need, but can’t make itself? And what is the balance between the two?
Provided it can summon the political will and make the appropriate investment decisions, Canada is well positioned to become a sustainable energy superpower and major player in the North American electricity market over the next 30 to 40 years
Humankind is facing two major challenges this century – to provide energy for the two billion people who currently have limited or no access to energy and to respond to climate change – and Canada has the potential to make a difference in both areas
They’re facing tighter mortgage rules, a national economy that’s growing at a moderate pace and real estate prices that continue to rise. Despite these challenges, Canadian homebuyers remain confident in the long-term bene-fits of buying a home.
With spring’s welcome arrival, would-be homebuyers are flocking to real estate markets across Canada.
Mouth injuries caused by sports- and recreation-related accidents are still surprisingly common among both children and adults, says Dr. Rick Caldwell, president of the Ontario Dental Association (ODA).
In the last 20 years, oral health treatment has undergone a revolution – in fact, if dental procedures make you anxious, it’s probably because you haven’t had one in a while.
Canadians treasure their identities. It’s who they are, what they’ve worked for and achieved, the essence of their reputations. Having it stolen can be financially as well as psychologically devastating.
Scams cost billions – and Canadians all lose, experts say.
Every brand is different, but there is one thing cult brands have in common: a loyal and engaged customer or fan base.