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Canada announces ambitious multi-year immigration plan to bring a million new immigrants by 2020

Canada wants a million new immigrants over the next three years, to respond to the country's economic needs.<p>On November 1st, Canada’s Minister of …

Dow Snaps Eight-Week Winning Streak

Tax reform proposed by Senate Republicans differs from the House plan, raising worries on prospects for a bill<p>The Dow Jones Industrial Average slipped Friday, notching its first weekly decline since September.<p>Investors’ concerns about the status of a U.S. tax overhaul weighed on stocks during the …

Republicans

Tech can’t solve the Internet’s worst problems—but you can

Social media companies are struggling to govern their platforms, and users are feeling the effects. Harassment, fake news, debates over nudity and terrorist content: cyberspace today is overwhelming. Platforms are scrambling to shore up their products, yet solving these problems is a moral and …

Germany's EU bill to rise by 16 percent post-Brexit: report

Germany will need to pay an extra €3.8 billion into the EU's coffers once Britain leaves the bloc. A new report, which is likely to rile German …

Unhappy With Asia’s Trade Tactics, Trump Delivers Stern Warning

President says his administration will punish ‘chronic trade abuses’<p><b>Updated 8:30 a.m. |</b> President Donald Trump delivered a stern lecture to Asian …

How big is Canada’s tax gap and who’s not paying their fair share? You’d be surprised

As the sun sets over the week-long Paradise Papers media blitz, the sky clouded with 13-million pages of illegally-obtained privacy-breaching …

Canada's PM Justin Trudeau sabotages Trans-Pacific Partnership, shocking leaders

Mr Trudeau failed to show up at a meeting late on Friday that was set to officially revive the agreement.<p>"There were a lot of unhappy leaders left …

Here are the jobs with the highest — and lowest — wage growth in Canada

When it comes to making ends meet, having an income that keeps up with living costs is key. So what are the best jobs to be had in Canada, when it …

Canada

Cheat sheet: How to become a data scientist

If you are interested in pursuing a career in data science, this primer is a good reference for information about salary, hottest job markets, …

Data Science

Amazon plans new corporate office in Vancouver, to double headcount

VANCOUVER (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc said on Friday that it will a open second corporate office in Vancouver, doubling its staff in the western Canadian city by early 2020 as it looks to tap into a burgeoning local tech workforce.<p>FILE PHOTO: Morning fog blankets the Lions Gate Bridge and parts of …

5 Best Strategies to Keep Your Employees Motivated

Being a business owner and leader is so much more rewarding when your team is motivated to exceed expectations and genuinely care about the work they are doing.<p><i>By Joe Gagliese, co-founder of Viral Nation Inc.</i><p>As a young entrepreneur, I always valued great leadership and the difference it can make in …

Why is Canada’s job market so hot when the economy is leaving us cold?

Canada produced another stellar month of job gains in October, with signs of tightening that include stronger wage increases and a surge in full-time …

A comedian hacked the far right by seizing power from its Facebook bots

On Sept. 3, 2017, around 180,000 members of German far-right Facebook groups found something unusual when they logged on.<p>They were greeted by a video of a man dressed all in black, who described himself as the “Reichs Propaganda Minister” of a political party called simply, The PARTY (Die PARTEI). …

The Surprising Ways Amazon, Apple and Microsoft Really Make Their Billions

Shiny gadgets and one-click purchases are only the tip of the iceberg.<p>As people line up to purchase the iPhone X at Apple Stores worldwide and Amazon counts down to Black Friday by revealing deals weeks in advance, it might seem that items bought during buzzy shopping events are the most lucrative …

Learn data science and make an impact in your workplace

The world is increasingly driven by data, from Sabermetrics in baseball to analytics in the business world. It can pay off to have a firm grasp on …

The Disappearing American Grad Student

There are two very different pictures of the students roaming the hallways and labs at New York University’s Tandon School of Engineering.<p>At the undergraduate level, 80 percent are United States residents. At the graduate level, the number is reversed: About 80 percent hail from India, China, …

Donald Trump

10 Ways to Motivate Yourself When You're Really Not Feeling It

When your business is small and your challenges are big, success depends on your willingness to keep putting one foot in front of the other.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Can you imagine Elon Musk ever waking up on a Monday morning only to press the snooze button …

Markets Vote 'Yes!' on Canada's Trudeau

"Let's talk about Justin," began a caustic Canadian campaign commercial supporting the Conservative government of Prime Minister Stephen Harper during the run-up to the 2015 election. That would be Justin Trudeau, whose Liberals were running last in a three-way race behind a confident New …

Some Canadian companies considering giving non-smokers more vacation time

A Japanese company is giving its non-smoking staff an additional six days of holiday a year to make up for the time smokers take for cigarette breaks.<p>…

Media Industry

5 Ways to Integrate Your Social Media With Your Marketing

It’s far too easy to get caught up in the hype and hoopla of social media and forget that it’s part of a larger strategy.<p>To business owners, the …

Trudeau just proved why Canadians don’t want free trade with China

There is evidently a level of intimacy even the federal government isn’t yet emotionally ready for as passions heat up for free trade with Beijing. A …

Loonie firms as investors anticipate employment data

The Canadian dollar strengthened against its U.S. counterpart on Thursday, adding to its more stable profile this week as investors looked toward …

Build Your Brand on Facebook With 3 Quick Tricks

Become the next Gary Vaynerchuk by following these tips.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Everyone knows Facebook is important for building a business or a brand -- according to Alexa.com, it's the third-highest trafficked website in the world behind Google and YouTube. …

Thought Leadership

The Global Economy Looks Good for 2018 (Unless Somebody Does Something Dumb)

Everyone in the world—plus the two SpaceX customers who technically won’t be in the world when they do figure eights around the Earth and the moon …

It's getting even harder to be a woman

Here's a shocking idea: Gender inequality is getting worse, not better.<p>The World Economic Forum says in a new report that "equality is in retreat" for the first time since the group starting tracking the issue in 2006.<p>The report, which examines gender imbalances in economics and the workplace, …

World Economic Forum

A Simple 3-Step Approach to Increasing Conversions and ROI with Social Media Advertising

There’s so much to learn with social media advertising that it’s difficult to know <i>exactly</i> where to start.<p>For example, audience targeting, budgeting, …

Marketing

Trump’s Trade War With Canada

OTTAWA — Why is President Trump picking on Canada?<p>Canada has long been the United States’ best customer, buying more American-made goods and services than any other country — more than China, Japan or Britain. American trade with Canada totaled $627.8 billion in 2016; the United States had a $12.5 …

Opinion