By Samantha Bader The American election is fast approaching, and while many people are by now well- aware of the presidential nominees, there has been less attention paid to other measures on state ballots. One such measure will be up for a vote in California this November. The proposition is called Proposition 22, and it is being hotly contested. Proposition 22 is widely supported by … Continue reading Controversial Ballot Proposition Up for Vote
By Rowland Goddard The past 6 months have pushed many Canadian and American families to their breaking point. For some of these families, individual stimulus plans have been one of the big reasons they have been able to stay afloat. It is no secret that many people were out of work for either all or the majority of this summer. The Canadian unemployment rate got … Continue reading Getting Individual Stimulus Right
By Momal Khan Starting a new venture during these uncertain times may not be as rare as we think. Some Canadian entrepreneurs have taken advantage of the sudden shift in the business climate to emerge with their own ideas; where others saw pandemic- alarms and shutdowns, these individuals saw golden opportunities. While it may be assumed that opening a new business in the midst of … Continue reading A New Focus from Canadian Entrepreneurs
By Momal Khan The second wave is here – and it may hit more like a tsunami this time around. With cases nearing the thousands each passing day and businesses facing Stage 2-like restrictions, Canadians are bracing for impact as we head into October. In an announcement alongside Health Minister Christine Elliot in Toronto last Thursday, Ontario Premier Doug Ford announced that health officials have … Continue reading Canada Braces for Impact
By Dylan Howse Just as Argentina, Lebanon, and Ecuador thought nothing could get worse, the IMF is now warning of a debt crisis for emerging and developing economies. A harsh reality that’s facing many of the world’s pandemic-hit nations. From the start of COVID-19 back in March, to date, the IMF has provided emergency loans and financial lending tools to about 80 countries. Stating back … Continue reading IMF Sounds the Alarm
By Daniel Tortis COVID-19 has changed the landscape of society as we know it. Not only have the lives of many been permanently altered as a result of the virus, but many industries are on the brink of financial collapse. Movie theatres have been especially hit hard with companies such as AMC in the U.S and Cineplex in Canada having revenue drops greater than 95 … Continue reading Movie Theatres: Going Extinct?
By Isabella Diez The move from the city to the suburbs has been happening for years but the pressure from the current COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated this trend. This drift has shown to be true mainly for millennials. Individuals in this age group are starting families and seeking more affordable ways of living. Toronto is known for tight living spaces and high prices, and so … Continue reading Millennials Flee Toronto
By Samantha Bader Perhaps the largest surprise to come out of the economic response to the COVID-19 pandemic is the resurgence of retail investors entering the market. Retail investing, which is when consumers manage their own stocks in financial markets, has majorly expanded since March. Nearly 800,000 new accounts were opened at the three biggest brokerages alone during March and April in the United States. … Continue reading Retail Investors Rise Up