By Shani R. Friedman - After nearly 140 years (1876 - the first pennies were issued by the Dominion of Canada), Canada is saying goodbye to the coin. In the new budget, in a measure of thriftiness, the government announced that it's eliminating the penny from the coinage system. It costs 1.6 cents to make every penny and about $11 million annually to supply them to the economy.
'72 Project Ambassador Program
- Courtesy of the '72 Project As an ambassador you can play an important role in collecting stories from baby boomers and older generations about the '72 Summit Series.
Why Should Every Investor Request An Investment Policy Statement?
-By John McCord, Cardinal Point Wealth ManagementManaging the financial affairs of individuals, families and entities involves a great deal of responsibility within the professional advisory community. Thus, clearly defining the "responsibilities" of both clients and their financial advisors is crucial to any ongoing partnership. Working within this spirit, clients should request a document called an Investment Policy Statement or IPS
IMMIGRATION NEWS FLASH - USCIS Issues H-1B Cap Count Update
-Courtesy of Murali Bashyam, Bashyam & SpiroThe U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) provided a 'cap count' for its Fiscal Year 2013 H-1B. These are new H1B applications filed on or after April 1, 2012 for a start date of October 1, 2012
- By Rita DeMontis, Toronto SunIt's cool, it's warm, the wind's whipping up, the sun's beating down and there could be rain on the horizon. And, dare I say it, perhaps a few last-minute snowflakes.
Cyberbullying and bullying are not the same: UBC research
- Courtesy of UBC - University of British Columbia research comparing traditional bullying with cyberbullying finds that the dynamics of online bullying are different, suggesting that anti-bullying programs need specific interventions to target online aggression.
Carleton Students Unveil Hybrid Race Car - From Carleton University
Mechanical and aerospace engineering students at Carleton have built a hybrid race car that will perform against international universities in a competition in the U.S. this spring. The Formula Hybrid International Competition will take place at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway from April 30 to May 3, 2012
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