Viewing parties become victory parties as fans cheer Bianca Andreescu's historic U.S. Open win

Viewing parties become victory parties as fans cheer Bianca Andreescu's historic U.S. Open win

Typically low-key affairs, viewing parties were anything but Saturday after Mississauga tennis star Bianca Andreescu fended off a late rally from Serena Williams at the U.S. Open to win Canada’s first ever Grand Slam singles title. “This is historic,” said a fan at the Ontario Racquet Club in Mississauga, one of several area venues that […]

A zero emission oil company? The biggest oilsands company in Canada says it's going to try to become one

A zero emission oil company? The biggest oilsands company in Canada says it's going to try to become one

Canada’s largest oil and gas producer is setting an ambitious target, albeit aspirational, to reduce the amount of pollution from its oilsands operations to effectively zero in terms of carbon emissions.  Instead of relying on planting trees or purchasing carbon offsets to reach the net-zero goal, a company executive said innovation will be the key. “We’re […]

Bank of Canada to become the administrator of key interest rate benchmark

Bank of Canada to become the administrator of key interest rate benchmark

The Bank of Canada today announced its intention to become the administrator of the Canadian Overnight Repo Rate Average (CORRA), a key interest rate benchmark for financial markets. The Bank will take over this role from the current administrator, Refinitiv, when enhancements to CORRA take effect next year. The Bank will provide the rate as […]

You can become wealthy working for someone else

Most people have daydreams about getting rich, but your employer likely isn’t in any of them. However, not all millionaires acquired their wealth through the lottery or a brilliant business idea, as we usually imagine. It is possible to become wealthy working for “the man”, says chartered accountant Tom Corley, who recently spent five years […]

Fencing around tree has become an eyesore and dump site: The Fixer

Trees need to be sheltered from the rough-and-tumble of construction, but the protection can be taken too far. To protect Toronto’s inventory of trees, which will soon be coming to leaf, the city has tough rules requiring they be fenced off from any construction in the immediate area. That’s what happened when work began on […]

Ariana Grande to become a ‘Final Fantasy’ character

WENN.com Jan 2, 2017 , Last Updated: 7:34 PM ET Singer Ariana Grande is to become a character in the Final Fantasy: Brave Exvius mobile game. The 23-year-old singer announced on Sunday she would be appearing in the game, which was first released in Japan in October 2015. In a post on Instagram she wrote, […]