Canadians are spending most of their household income on imputed rental fees for housing, followed by food and then paid rental fees for housing. Food and non-alcoholic beverages services, such as money spent on restaurants, rounds out the top expenditures, based on current price estimates, seasonally adjusted for the first quarter of 2019. One interesting trend has been the slowdown in the purchase of motor vehicles, notes an analyst from Statistics Canada.
The 2019 Wireless Network Quality Study looked at customer satisfaction with their wireless carriers, finding that data connectivity was paramount.
The global management firm Accenture reported on the cost of cyber crime, surveying 25 Canadian companies, and found they recorded an average of 75 cyber attacks in 2018. This translates to nearly 1.5 attacks per week.
It's an IPO race and relay, and Canada does have some legs in the lanes, but this might be burning out, says Shawn Rutledge, portfolio manager and investment advisor at Mackie Research Capital.
Tax season isn’t just the time of year where we pay our fair share to the government. Tax disputes are evidentiary disputes that require digging to prove a case. One high profile tax dispute which has received attention as of late can be seen between Amazon.com Inc and the IRS–where over $2 billion in tax adjustments has been called into question.
With tax season upon us, scammers are out in full force. Here's what you need to watch out for to make sure you don't become a victim.
In 1997, Canadian households spent on average $49,005 in total household expenditure (from mortgage fees to electricity). By 2009 this number rose to $71,117.
A new platform called Loop promises to enforce zero-waste management by its coalition of companies that include Procter & Gamble (NYSE: PG), Nestle (NYSE: NSYGY) and Unilever (NYSE: UN)
This Boxing Day (and week!) choose from a selection of electronics, bags, beauty products and cookware. Here’s what caught our attention.Looking for more gift ideas? Check out more of our gift guides right here.Let us know what you think by commenting below and tweeting @YahooStyleCA! Follow us on Twitter and Instagram.
Shaughnessy Bishop-Stall travelled all over the world testing out hangover cures -- and he swears by this concoction.
Still in need of a gift for the guy in your life, but don’t have much time to shop?First of all: Breathe. Now, have a peek through our favourite selections for guys — all additions that will help him navigate through his everyday life. Whether it’s a signature fragrance or innovative technology you’re after, we’ve got 12 options to pick from.Looking for more gift ideas? Check out more of our gift guides right here.Let us know what you think by commenting below and tweeting @YahooStyleCA! Follow us on Twitter and Instagram.
Gathering over food is one of the best parts of the holiday season. There are a ton of selections to savour and simmer, but in case you don’t have the time to check for yourself, we’ve complied a trusty list of some of the best gifts sure to impress that foodie on your list. Check out these 14 options, many of which come from Canadian companies.Looking for more gift ideas? Check out more of our gift guides right here.Let us know what you think by commenting below and tweeting @YahooStyleCA! Follow us on Twitter and Instagram. For the pasta lover, snap up this selection that includes a William Sonoma Pasta Night cookbook, authentic pasta sauce from Jules and Kent (Vancouver), silicone pasta tongs, RUMMO gourmet fusilli pasta noodles, Pehr Design napkins (Toronto), dark chocolate from fellow Canadian Dabble & Drizzle, and a stainless steel colander. SHOP IT: Baskits, $75 The kit, perfect for cheddar cheese enthusiasts, can make eight batches and comes with all the tools and recipe guidance necessary to wow and chow about. For each batch you get 400 to 500 grams of cheese.SHOP IT: Make Cheese, $59.95 This three-pack (which is on sale right now) comes with the essential bitters needed to intoxify those holiday cocktails. Each bottle is 100 ml in size and you can choose between orange, cranberry and aromatic bitters. Canadian-made bitters created using natural botanicals are where it’s at this holiday season, well, every season.SHOP IT: Hudson’s Bay, $42 The classic game got a 2018 update — and now has 50 per cent more things to quiz on. Questions range from pop culture cooking trivia to historical food moments — there’s more than 100 pieces inside to challenge opponents with. This is a perfect gift for a host, foodie, friend, colleague, basically anyone who knows a thing or two about the culinary world.SHOP IT: Amazon, $33.26 Sure, everyone loves to enjoy the holidays and all the food that comes with it, but do people get as jazzed about clean up? This cute electric table top cleaner may change that. It comes with a one year warranty and all you need to do is push the button, navigate the bug with your hands and suck away those crumbs.SHOP IT: Starfrit, $12.99 A personalized apron is a simple and fun way to make a lasting memory, especially if you can come up with some funny taglines or special innuendos that spark conversations again and again. You can print two lines of text on the apron, which comes with four pockets, is 100 per cent cotton and measures 22 inches x 34 inches (adult sizing). SHOP IT: Bed Bath and Beyond, $46.99 If you’re looking to step up your gifting game this year and offer something that doubles as a sweet collectible, check out this decanter with a sharp polar bear topper. Up to 24 ounces of liquor can be stored inside the decanter, which is made of trusty soda-lime glass.SHOP IT: Pottery Barn, $170 Even in the winter months gardens should still grow. This compact indoor garden will help anyone who’s wishing to grow herbs or vegetables start doing so right when they open it. Giftees of the kit will be pleased to know inside is planter base, which holds a month’s worth of water thanks to its built-in watering component, a LED lamp, and basil starter pods. We’re also keen on it all since NASA helped research the soil mix found inside the kit. The fixture can be thrown in the dishwasher for cleaning.SHOP IT: Nordstrom, $140 (approx.) Electric pressure cookers, which were pioneered in Canada, have become a mainstay in many households and the speed and convenience are two reasons why. For the foodie that has a pressure cooker, or perhaps one that is in the market for one, hand them a book that offers one-pot meals and fixes that don’t have to be simmered and cooked for at least eight hours. There are more than a 100 recipes suitablle for main dishes, vegetarians, soup fans etc.SHOP IT: Indigo, $29.99
The holiday season can be a very busy time for parents. Finding time to unwind can be tough — and we want to help maximize those moments.Moms are special — and this holiday season why not remind them of that? These are our top gift picks for that special mom in your life — no judgment if she’s you.Looking for more gift ideas? Check out more of our gift guides right here.Let us know what you think by commenting below and tweeting @YahooStyleCA! Follow us on Twitter and Instagram.
The holiday season is here — and with that comes the joy of shopping, or at least the joy of seeing those shopping efforts recognized…maybe. Kids are watching and waiting for the big reveal. To help your shopping endeavours, we’ve compiled a list of our favourite selections, suitable for any kid looking to have some fun.From entertaining games to building tech projects, here are 10 picks to help you in your shopping this season.Looking for more gift ideas? Check out more of our gift guides right here.Let us know what you think by commenting below and tweeting @YahooStyleCA! Follow us on Twitter and Instagram.Check out Yahoo Canada’s podcast, Make It Reign — our hot takes on all things royals in a non-stuffy way — on Apple Podcasts and Google Podcasts.
Canopy Growth CEO Bruce Linton, left to right, poses with the receipt for the first legal cannabis for recreation use sold in Canada to Nikki Rose and Ian Power at the Tweed shop on Water Street in St. John’s N.L. at 12:01 am NDT on Wednesday Oct. 17, 2018. Some analysts predict the cannabis market could be one day worth $500 billion. With big box retailers like Walmart (WMT) now conducting retailing studies in the space, the reality of cannabis-related products (i.e. Coca-Cola Co. may be in talks with Aurora Cannabis Inc. (ACB.TO) to develop cannabis beverages. Then there’s the deal made between beer giant Constellation Brands (STZ) and Canopy Growth Corporation (WEED.TO).
A preview of what Dove’s new cruelty-free certified packaging will look like. This week skincare company Dove announced its products are now cruelty-free after receiving PETA‘s seal of approval, certifying that there will be no animal tests done anywhere in the world in association with Dove products. PETA (People For the Ethical Treatment of Animals) is the largest animal rights organization in the world and its cruelty-free logo, which has been used by a list of 3,500 cruelty-free companies such as Bare Minerals and LEAP Organics, will now be placed on all Dove product packaging and visible starting in 2019.
With cryptocurrencies becoming more visible, more investors are looking to get in on the action. But which do you choose?