Goldman, Malaysia sign off on $3.9B 1MDB settlement

Credit to Author: Agence France-Presse| Date: Wed, 19 Aug 2020 06:57:15 +0000

KUALA LUMPUR: Goldman Sachs and Malaysia have signed an agreement finalizing the US bank’s $3.9 billion settlement over the 1MDB scandal, allowing for its implementation. Both parties announced the settlement last month, but the formal signing of the agreement — disclosed by Goldman in a regulatory filing in New York on Tuesday— completes the process. Billions of […]

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Navigating your way as a newcomer amid this global pandemic

Credit to Author: Guest Author| Date: Tue, 16 Jun 2020 22:30:01 +0000

Moving to a new country comes with many amazing opportunities and of course, obstacles. And for any newcomer who has recently arrived in Canada – your experience is completely unique as you try to find your way in a new country amid a global pandemic and widespread economic downturn. But if I have learned anything […]

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Facebook to pay $52M settlement for trauma to content reviewers

Credit to Author: Agence France-Presse| Date: Wed, 13 May 2020 03:44:15 +0000

SAN FRANCISCO: Facebook has agreed to a $52 million court settlement to compensate content moderators who suffered mental trauma from the graphic and violent images they were required to review, plaintiff lawyers said Tuesday. The agreement submitted to a California state court will include payments to more than 10,000 current and former content moderators who […]

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Saving up for your first home: five tips to get you started

Credit to Author: Amit Sadhu| Date: Wed, 25 Mar 2020 23:06:23 +0000

Buying a home is an exciting milestone for many Canadians – including many new Canadians. In fact, a recent poll by Royal LePage found that one in five homes purchased in Canada in 2019 were purchased by newcomers. Finding the right home in the right neighbourhood is often top of mind for prospective buyers as […]

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Niagara, a welcoming place for everyone

Credit to Author: Canadian Immigrant| Date: Tue, 19 Nov 2019 16:47:19 +0000

Seven reasons why Niagara should be on your radar if you are looking to make a move. When newcomers first arrive in Canada, many think about settling in a large city. But some newcomers want a different lifestyle from the city, or want to explore smaller communities and more affordable housing. Niagara is a place […]

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What you should know about your housing rights: Part II

Credit to Author: Denise Hansen| Date: Tue, 12 Nov 2019 17:10:14 +0000

As a tenant or a prospective tenant – in Canada, you have legal rights. These legal rights apply not only once you have secured housing in Canada, but also while you are painstakingly searching for housing, in what is today a very difficult housing market in many cities across Canada. In part two of our […]

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Tips and tricks to save energy and money this fall and winter

Credit to Author: Canadian Immigrant| Date: Thu, 24 Oct 2019 02:04:26 +0000

With colder months approaching, your utility bills are likely to be on the rise. Fortunately, there are several ways to lower your energy expense this winter. For starters, let the sun in through the windows by keeping shades open during the day. Covering bare floors with rugs and carpets to prevent heat loss is another […]

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The value of continuing education: the reason you enroll is as important as what you sign up for

Credit to Author: Geneviève Beaupré and Susan Qadeer| Date: Wed, 16 Oct 2019 21:55:56 +0000

There are some excellent reasons why you might want to enroll in just one or a few continuing education courses. Even attending a single course could give you a view of the Canadian education system, its standards, classroom style and expectations. It can also help you get a job by demonstrating your abilities or help […]

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What you should know about your housing rights: Part I

Credit to Author: Canadian Immigrant| Date: Wed, 02 Oct 2019 22:03:54 +0000

A family new to Canada is asked to pay six months of rent in advance because they have no rental history in Canada or Canadian credit or professional references. A single mother living in a shelter is refused an apartment by a landlord because she has children and receives social assistance. A young woman is […]

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