Despite hundreds of women and men saying they have been sexually harassed at work, 95 per cent of Canadian chief executives say it's not a problem in their workplaces.
In eight years, Air Canada has gone from bankruptcy to being voted the top airline in North America, earning it the title of Company of the Year 2017 from Yahoo Canada Finance.
It’s been a great year for Canadian companies… with notable exceptions. Here are Yahoo Canada Finance’s picks for companies that had the bumpiest rides in 2017. In February, the Federal government announced it was loaning $372 million to the Montreal-based aerospace and transportation giant.
Canadian Business magazine just came out with its annual list. Check out the video to see who broke into the top 15, their net worth and what they do.
The median middle class income in Canada was $70,336 in 2015, according to Statistics Canada. Here’s what constitutes a middle-class income in 12 cities across Canada, based on figures provided by StatsCan to Global News. In Calgary and Edmonton, a middle-class income often crosses the $100,000 threshold. In Ottawa and Regina, you to make to upwards of $155,000 and $151,000 respectively to be considered above middle class.
According to a study from Bankrate, the majority of Americans stay with the same bank longer than the length of the average U.S. marriage.
The car industry has an exploding sunroof problem, according to data from Transport Canada. The occurrence, which is accompanied by an actual “exploding” sound according to drivers and passengers, has increased from zero in 2007 to over 110 in 2016, Global News reports.
An irate flyer is suing Canadian budget airline Sunwing for serving sparkling wine instead of champagne on a trip to Cuba. Upon departing from Quebec to island resort Cayo Coco, Daniel Macduff was looking forward to a “champagne vacation” with “champagne service” based on language in the terms of the hospitality package he purchased. Montreal-based lawyer Sébastien Paquette says the point of the suit is not about the quality of wine, but about misleading customers.
In 2017, teens care a bit more about how they look and slightly less about video games.According to the newest semi-annual Taking Stock With Teens survey from asset management firm Piper Jaffray, overall teen spending moved down 4.4 per cent year over year. The results, built off of the input of 6,100 U.S. students with an average age of 16, presented their latest spending patterns and fashion trends. It turns out that the age group, like everyone else, does most of their shopping on Amazon.Click through the slideshow to see who’s in and who’s out, and what percentage of teens are buying these brands. Spoiler alert: They like Louis Vuitton.Download the Yahoo Finance app, available for Apple and Android.
In 2014, Toronto couple Jason and Jodi Chapnik launched a suit against their neighbours for renovating their home in the swanky Forest Hill area to look too much like their own house. A seniors-only retirement home in British Columbia was terrorized when an older man married to a younger woman moved in to 55-and-over, kid-free building The Carlisle.
It’s been a good year for these executives.From becoming the first female head of a multinational conglomerate to heading up the largest utility in the U.S., the names on this list embody leadership and empowerment for women in the corporate world. Check out the top 15 on Fortune’s Most Powerful Women 2017 list.All figures in USD.Download the Yahoo Finance app, available for Apple and Android.
Your daily coffee break may be the reason you can't afford to buy a home. According to mortgage rate comparison site Ratehub, millennials overwhelmingly embrace comfort and convenience over financial prudence.
Have you ever wondered where billionaires got their start?U.K.-based recruiter Aaron Wallis took the world’s 100 richest people and analyzed their first career move, searching for a correlation between that and how much money they eventually made.What they found was that 30 per cent of top billionaires inherited a family business, 17 per cent started their own business and 53 per cent of them began working for another company.Here’s what the 53 per cent did for their first gig.
E-commerce giant Amazon announced plans to scout locations for its second North American headquarters, and Toronto Mayor John Tory says game on.
It's good to be truthful when talking to a prospective employer, but being too honest could cost you the job. Here's when you can — and probably should — fudge the truth or omit information.
These ain’t your bar mitzvah DJs.Between June 2016 and June 2017, Forbes estimates that these 10 masters of electronic dance music (EDM) earned a combined $298 million — a significant rise from $270.5 million in 2016. The increase is attributed largely to new talent Marshmello and The Chainsmokers, but numero uno on the list earns roughly the same as the newcomers combined.Click through to see how veterans such as Tiësto and David Guetta fared against the new DJ-producer royalty.All figures in USD.
La La Land, indeed.According to Forbes, the world’s 10 highest-paid actresses earned a pre-tax combined total of $172.5 million between June 1, 2016, and June 1, 2017.Here’s who made the business magazine’s World’s Highest-Paid Actresses 2017 list, based on data from Nielsen, ComScore, Box Office Mojo, IMDB and interviews with industry insiders. Many established industry heavyweights appear alongside fresh Hollywood blood, with Harry Potter veteran Emma Watson making the list for the first time this year. Click through to see the cash queens of Tinseltown. All figures in USD.
As the end of cottage season looms, this may be your last chance to get some lake time in. What better place to do it than on your personal island?Check out these three Canadian properties in Sunshine Coast, B.C., Pointe au Baril, Ont., and Sioux Narrows Nestor Falls, Ont., available through Airbnb for the ultimate in privacy and seclusion.
Intensive scientific research shows people really like free stuff. A lot. If you're people, you might want to get in on Uber's Free Cone Fridays. Caveat: Must love McDonald's.
When shopping for a new car, most people prioritize reliability and up-front costs. Few think about what the value of the car will be when they decide to change it a few years down the line.Vehicle valuation and automotive research company Kelley Blue Book ranked the top ten cars in the U.S. based on resale value — the list is almost entirely ruled by trucks and SUVs. Click through to see the wheels that won in 2017’s Best Resale Value Awards.
Hey girl, did you know Ryan Gosling co-owns a romantic Los Angeles date spot? Or that Ludacris opened a fried chicken restaurant at an airport?Find out where where Sandra Bullock’s cafe/caterer/florist/bakery business is, and which other entertainment heavyweights are moonlighting as restaurateurs.
This week, we take a look at three spectacular properties in exotic locations used to film James Bond movies. Feel like a secret agent on the Jamaican beach where Ursula Andress debuted the famous white swimsuit in Dr. No. Fly across the world to Udaipur, India, where 007 breaks into a floating palace in Octopussy. Or, head to a Bahamian beach and re-enact your favourite Thunderball sequence.Click on the slideshow to begin your caper. All photos courtesy of Airbnb.
This week, we take a look at three spectacular properties in exotic locations used to film James Bond movies. Feel like a secret agent on the Jamaican beach where Ursula Andress debuted the famous white swimsuit in Dr. No. Fly across the world to Udaipur, India, where 007 breaks into a floating palace in Octopussy. Or, head to a Bahamian beach and re-enact your favourite Thunderball sequence.
This apartment in Gastown is on Craigslist for just $1,450 a month — an absolute bargain when compared to the average price of a one-bedroom condo in Vancouver.