In the wake of 2008, it’s probably safe to say there isn’t a person alive who completely trusts a banker. If, however, you happen to be dead, it’s more difficult to scrutinize the activities of those conducting your finances, a fact underscored by the alleged theft of hundreds of thousands of dollars from at least eight accounts belonging to deceased clients of JP Morgan.
A Toronto web design firm is being slammed for a job posting that said “female candidates are preferred” because the position includes some receptionist duties.
North Toronto-based Vestra Inet’s LinkedIn posting sought someone who can create web content, with a focus on search-engine optimization (SEO). And, the post states, “the Position (sic) requires filling in the responsibilities of a receptionist, so female candidates are preferred.”
Canada’s two largest government-owned corporations will no longer give employees or clients free tickets to professional sporting events.
Transport Minister Lisa Raitt, who is responsible for both Via Rail and Canada Post, told the House of Commons on Wednesday that both Crown corporations will stop buying tickets to NHL games and other sporting events.
Over 25 percent of small businesses do not have a website and 10 percent claim that they are unlikely to have a website in the future, according to a new survey conducted by research firm Clutch. Of the small businesses that have a website, only 56 percent have a responsive design website that is mobile friendly. However, the survey also showed signs of improvement, as 23 percent plan to increase website spending in 2015.
MONTREAL — One year after the mayor promised to crack down on erotic massage parlours, Montreal still doesn’t know what it’s going to do with the hundreds of establishments operating right across the city.
City officials are still debating how to tackle the issue of erotic parlours, many of which are open 24/7 and illegally employ women who have sex with men in the massage rooms.
When you buy a computer from Best Buy, you’ll be asked if you want to cover it with an extended warranty. Some people go ahead and pay the extra money, but not everyone thinks these warranties are a good idea. Consumer Reports almost always says they aren’t worth the money.