Beat the heat (and inflation).

Jul 22, 2016 |Dian Chaaban
As reported this morning, Canadian CPI rose 1.5% in June on a year over year basis, stronger than the 1.4% expected by economists and in line with the 1.5% recorded in. Inflation was driven by passenger vehicle prices, which rose 5.6% year over year and...
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Pokémon Go!

Jul 15, 2016 |Dian Chaaban
Have you heard about this Pokémon craze? It has been everywhere over the media but most prolific on social media, accelerating its trending over the past two weeks.   So what is it, exactly?    Pokémon is a Nintendo franchise that launched in the 1990s...
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A first time for everything.

Jul 08, 2016 |Dian Chaaban
10 weeks ago I enhanced my life for the better – I finally got an iPhone (after years of reluctance and personal denial – and after plenty of ridicule and peer pressure from those around me).    Not only was my iPhone a new device, it was my first real...
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149 years old.

Jul 01, 2016 |Dian Chaaban
Today is Canada Day – our nation’s birthday.  Technically speaking it is a federal statutory holiday celebrating the anniversary of the July 1, 1867, enactment of the Constitution Act, 1867 (then called the British North America Act, 1867), which united...
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Should I stay, or should I go? I’ll go.

Jun 24, 2016 |Dian Chaaban
Britain’s 51.9% vs. 48.1% vote to leave the EU was a significant surprise to markets today and an outcome that is still reverberating through the headlines.   As a part of my ongoing commitment to provide my clients with timely and insightful updates...
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