Tesla makes inroads in Canada with new dealerships and charging stations

Driving a Tesla for the first time is a bit disappointing, to be honest. You go in expecting a magical experience, but it’s actually lot like…well, driving any old car. That’s apparently the point, according to the Tesla representative who joined me for a spin in a Model S last week. The biggest obstacle the […]

Ford appoints special advisor on uploading control of Toronto’s subways to the province

Premier Doug Ford has taken another step toward actualizing his campaign promise of uploading responsibility for Toronto’s subways to the province, announcing Friday that a special advisor has been appointed to head up the effort. Michael Lindsay, a former vice president of commercial projects at Infrastructure Ontario — where he, according to the province, worked […]

Idaho Dairy Industry Watching Last Minute Trade Talks With Canada

Trade talks between the U.S. and Canada are down to the wire. The Trump Administration set the final day of August as a deadline for our northern neighbor to sign on to a tentative agreement with Mexico and the U.S. Idaho dairy The CEO of the Idaho Dairymen’s Association, Rick Naerebout, says the dairy industry […]

Income Investors: 2 High-Yield Stocks With Growing Distributions

Rising interest rates are starting to push GIC returns off their multi-year lows, but many income investors are still not getting the yield they need from their savings. Interestingly, the rising interest rate environment has taken some of the wind out of the sails of REITs and dividend stocks, giving income investors an opportunity to […]

Hedge Your Portfolio Against Uncertainty With These 3 Stocks

Rising inflation, trade tensions, and currency uncertainties are all spelling trouble for the future of fiat currencies. In the longer term, gold seems to be in a compelling position if things really go badly. The fact that the current U.S. bull market is more than a decade old also makes conservative investors feel nervous. If […]

2 Stocks to Own in an Uncertain Trade Environment

Trade negotiations between the United States and the rest of the world are having an impact on investor sentiment in global markets. Stocks in the U.S. are hitting new all-time highs on a regular basis, and Canada is holding up well. Overseas, however, emerging markets are reeling due to currency routs triggered by capital flight […]

Calgary hospital 1st in Canada to help patients escape wound pain with virtual reality

Graydon Cuthbertson nearly lost his legs from compartment syndrome. He has gone through multiple calf surgeries, and when the dressings on his leg wounds are changed, the sensation can range from discomfort to excruciating pain. But this time, the 47-year-old’s mind is elsewhere — at a virtual, lake-side campground instead of his room at the […]

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