Tug-of-War: Canada’s Small Business Community & Rolling Restrictions

Here’s an often-quoted statistic: 20 per cent of businesses don’t survive in the first two years of their opening. Five years go by and that number balloons to 45 per cent. Give it ten years, and that’s 65 per cent. Only a quarter of these businesses make it to their 15th birthday. This is a Continue reading Tug-of-War: Canada’s Small Business Community & Rolling Restrictions

Scorching Real Estate: Comparing the California, B.C. and Fort McMurray Wildfires’ Impact

  Last August was devastating for British Columbia (B.C.) and California — each had declared a state of emergency because of wildfires. Both the province and the state experienced a severe decline in tourism, mass evacuations and seemingly unending fights to contain the conflagrations. There was significant loss on both sides, though as far as impact on Continue reading Scorching Real Estate: Comparing the California, B.C. and Fort McMurray Wildfires’ Impact