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Why are many Canadians struggling to find full-time work?

A growing number of Canadians are taking on part-time jobs, mostly because they have no other option.

Switching off your AC can save you money

If you want to save some money this summer, live like the Europeans do and try going without air conditioning.

Canadian kids are out on hockey

 Since the day that two-thirds of Canada tuned in to watch Sidney Crosby score the “golden goal” in the 2010 Olympics, hockey has been losing its cachet. 

IPO now stands for ‘I’d-rather-go Private, Okay’

 Newcomers to the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) are filing out like bar patrons after last call.   

Ottawa is serious about having more fun

 Getting paid six figures to get a city to party more isn’t just a frat bro’s dream; it’s a real job. 

Canadians are feeling better about the economy

 If our therapist is to be believed, positive thinking yields positive outcomes. The same may be true for the economy.

More Canadians are working part-time, but not by choice

The latest jobs numbers show a growing number of Canadians struggling to find full-time work.

What happened: The ‘involuntary’ part-time employment rate — the share of part-time workers who could not find a full-time job or who worked part-time because of poor business conditions — hit 18.2% in May, up nearly three percentage points from the same time last year.

Should you lease or buy your new car?

Don't let that new car smell cloud your judgment when it comes to deciding whether to buy or lease your wheels. 

It’s a hot rate cut summer

For the first time in four years, the Bank of Canada has cut its overnight rate by 25 basis points, and has signalled there’s more to come.

Bridging gaps between Canada and the U.S.

After nearly six years of construction, the biggest bridge to ever connect Canada and the U.S. is now just 11 metres away from completion. 

Catch-up: The 2.5-kilometre-long bridge will connect Windsor and Detroit, adding capacity to what is North America’s busiest border crossing.