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"How Did the World's Rich Get That Way? Luck"

By admin - Published on Sunday, 05 May 2013 08:06

"Why are some people so rich and others so poor? Is it from good choices or good luck? Hard work, smarts, and ability—or something else? That depends who you are comparing yourself to. If you are more successful than your friends, colleagues, and family members, surely a lot of it is because you are...."

Read more: http://www.businessweek.com/articles/2013-04-22/how-did-the-worlds-rich-get-that-way-luck#r=rss

"10 richest Canadians"

By admin - Published on Wednesday, 10 April 2013 16:52

"Top 10 Richest Canadians: The following 10 people and families are the richest of the very rich, starting with a Vancouverite who built a clothing empire out of yoga pants."

Read more: http://ca.finance.yahoo.com/photos/top-10-richest-canadians-slideshow/

"RBC scrambles to explain hiring practices to Canadians after contentious report"

By admin - Published on Wednesday, 10 April 2013 16:37

"In 2012, there were more than 213,000 foreign workers in Canada, compared with over 160,000 immigrants who arrived under the federal skilled worker program.

The rapid growth of the temporary foreign worker program has raised concerns that Canadian companies are filling job vacancies with cheaper workers from overseas rather than actively finding Canadians to fill the jobs."

Read more: http://ca.finance.yahoo.com/news/rbc-scrambles-explain-hiring-practices-canadians-contentious-report-000934331.html

"HeartWare Device Malfunction Led to Death"

By admin - Published on Sunday, 07 April 2013 09:01

"A malfunction in a device from HeartWare International Inc. (HTWR) used to take over the heart’s beating action led to a patient death, U.S. regulators said. The company’s shares declined."

Read more: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-04-05/heartware-device-malfunction-led-to-death-fda-reports.html

Ontario's Sunshine and City of Toronto Employee Pay List

By admin - Published on Sunday, 07 April 2013 08:51

"Ontario’s sunshine list of public sector workers paid $100,000 or more swelled to 88,412 names…

According to StatsCan, the average individual income in Ontario was $46,124 in 2010."

Read more: http://www.thestar.com/news/canada/2013/03/28/sunshine_list_of_highest_paid_ontario_public_sector_workers_out_today.html

For Municipalities and City of Toronto Long Term Care Homes: http://www.fin.gov.on.ca/en/publications/salarydisclosure/pssd/pdf/municipalities_2012.pdf

For Hospitals and Boards: http://www.fin.gov.on.ca/en/publications/salarydisclosure/pssd/pdf/hospitals_2012.pdf

For the entire list:                       http://www.fin.gov.on.ca/en/publications/salarydisclosure/pssd/

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