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Economy, Society

Top CEO’s make more in hours than you all year

New statistics show that there are many business executives in Canada who-in this first few days of the new year, have already earned far more than most Canadians do in the whole year. In fact, by lunch time on Monday,» 

Economy, Society

Canada: When a house earns more than you

The title may be a bit confusing at first, so we’ll explain. Canadian housing has long been criticized as being greatly overpriced. Generally house prices had more or less followed general salary rates and inflation, so as a very rough» 

Economy, Society

CEO salaries: 193 times higher than yours.

By the time you read this, 100 of Canada’s top CEO’s will already have earned more than the average working Canadian’s entire yearly salary. It’s a new record for Canadian CEO compensation. In fact, for the 98 men and two» 

Economy, Society

Canada Post: some contract progress, no delivery stoppage (yet)

Last week the federal agency responsible for mail delivery in Canada announced there was no progress in contract talks with the 50,000 strong Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW).  It issued a 72-hour lock-out notice and could lock workers out» 

Economy, Society

Nice work if you can get it. Canada’s big bank bonuses

Canada’ six major banks and lending operations have announced their financial situation for the fiscal year ended October 31. While economies were stumbling in countries around the world, Canadian banking did quite alright indeed. And, so did executives, with billions»