Know the risks before you try to sell your own home: Ask Joe

Know the risks before you try to sell your own home: Ask Joe

I’m getting ready to sell my home and I plan to sell it without the assistance of a real estate professional. Is it possible to put a property on MLS, without being a salesperson? Taking on the sale of your own property is an ambitious and sometimes complicated task. When it comes to listing a […]

Bombardier should look to sell either train or jet unit to deal with debt: Quebec economy minister

Bombardier should look to sell either train or jet unit to deal with debt: Quebec economy minister

Bombardier will likely have to off-load one of its money-making divisions in order to ease its hefty debt load, Quebec’s economy minister said Tuesday. Pierre Fitzgibbon was responding to a Wall Street Journal report that said the storied transportation company, headquartered in Montreal, is in talks with U.S.-based Textron Inc., about selling its business-jet unit. Bombardier is […]

When divorcing spouses need to sell a house: Ask Joe

When divorcing spouses need to sell a house: Ask Joe

My wife and I are divorcing. Are we each allowed our own agents in the sale of our home. How does this change the process of selling a property? Selling a matrimonial home as part of a divorce can be complicated — and emotional. It is not unusual for there to be an added layer […]

Federal leaders invoke Greta Thunberg to sell their own climate change plans

Federal leaders invoke Greta Thunberg to sell their own climate change plans

A day after an emotional Greta Thunberg lashed out at world leaders for their inaction on climate change, Canada’s federal party candidates couldn’t help but capitalize on the climate activist’s emotional address to sell their own strategies. Thunberg created quite a buzz following her appearance on Monday at the UN climate summit in New York. The 16-year-old Swede admonished heads of state, […]

Bombardier to cut 5,000 jobs, sell off turboprop and flight training businesses

Bombardier to cut 5,000 jobs, sell off turboprop and flight training businesses

Bombardier has announced measures that will result in 5,000 job losses over the next year and a half. The Montreal-based company announced it will sell its Q Series turboprop aircraft program to Longview Aviation Capital for $ 300 million.  The carrier reached another agreement to sell its business aircraft flight and technical training unit, which is run out […]

Air in a bottle? How companies sell Canadian nature

Air in a bottle? How companies sell Canadian nature

When two Edmonton men started bottling and selling air from Banff and Lake Louise, Alta., some people thought it was a farce, but about four years later the duo’s expanded their line to also include products with the country’s glacier and spring waters as main ingredients. Troy Paquette and Moses Lam co-founded Vitality Air after […]