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What Do Cats Think About Us? You May Be Surprised

Unlike dogs, our feline friends treat us like other cats, author says.<p>Since cats first got their adorable claws into us about 9,500 years ago, humans have had a love affair with felines.<p>Today more than 80 million cats reside in U.S. homes, with an estimated three cats for every dog on the planet. …

Start-up Visa Program

Canada’s Start-up Visa Program targets immigrant entrepreneurs with the skills and potential to build businesses in Canada that:<p>are innovative<br>• can …

Immigration

Carrick on money: What $380,000 buys you in condo-land

<i>The best of the web on money, markets and all things financial, as chosen daily by Globe and Mail personal finance columnist Rob Carrick.</i><p><b>What $380,000 buys you in condo-land</b><br>A comparison of how much condo you get for $380,000 in cities from Vancouver to Montreal.<p><b>A new way to invest in Apple</b><br>The …

Personal Finance

The worldly investor: Funds or stocks for global investing

<i>You can see our experts' picks here. Let me add some of my thoughts on investing outside Canada:</i><p><b>Global markets rule</b><p>Canada's stock market is built for a buoyant global economy, not the slow-growth world we live in now. The resource stocks that account for 40 per cent of the S&P/TSX composite index …

Investing

How much are homes in Toronto neighbourhoods?

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Toronto

Last-minute tax tips for small business owners

Tax time can be stressful for small business owners. With so many tax credits and savings opportunities, knowing what you can claim can be a daunting challenge. With the tax deadline looming, many small business owners are scrambling to find that shoebox full of receipts. It doesn't have to be that …

Small Business

Welcome to Canada: What you should know

Moving to Canada is an exciting opportunity but also a great challenge. Find out what to expect within the first few weeks and months of coming to …

Canada

Five common tax mistakes Canadians make

As Canadians head through tax filing season, professionals say missed deductions and a fear of making mistakes are among the biggest obstacles for many people.<p>Tax software removes mistakes in arithmetic, but people need to be aware of how any changes in their lives will affect their taxes, said tax …

Retirement

Document leak reveals widespread use of tax havens

A massive leak of data about bank accounts held in international tax havens is raising new calls for a global crackdown on tax cheats.<p>The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists, based in Washington, D.C., revealed this week that it has received an unprecedented leak of documents …

Corruption

New visa program aims to lure top foreign entrepreneurs

A new federal program kicks off Monday aimed at luring foreign entrepreneurs to set up shop in Canada, but investors warn the competition for funds will be stiff against homegrown startups.<p>The Startup Visa Program is designed to fast-track permanent residency for immigrant entrepreneurs who are …

If you’re filing taxes as self-employed, make sure you meet these criteria

A few years ago, my friend James was told he should take up the bagpipes because it might help his asthma. So he did, which might be an example of the solution being worse than the problem. As it turns out, James still has asthma – and his bagpipes. Actually, he's become so good at performing that …

Self-employment

3 top stock picks from Donville Kent’s Jason Donville

<i>Jason Donville is president and CEO of Donville Kent Asset Management. His focus is on growth and financial stocks.</i><p><b>Top picks:</b><p><b>Direct Cash Payments Inc.</b><br>The Calgary-based, global ATM company is integrating two recent acquisitions in Australia and England. Early signs suggest these two acquisitions are …

Investing

Canadian Government Officially Makes Call to Foreign Startups for New Startup Visa Program

Canada’s federal government is officially making their call for the world’s best and brightest entrepreneurs, as applications for the new startup …

2012 taxes: Some key deductions to help get refund

The RRSP contribution you made last month may be one of your biggest deductions at tax time, but don’t forget a few others. Childcare expenses, …