To acknowledge someone’s contribution to society is always important. It honours the achievements of passionate and hard-working individuals and gives inspiration to those who would follow their example. It is even more important to celebrate the achievements of visible minorities and immigrants, whose victories are not so easily won. But, it can also be a
Pricing based on usage also contributes to conservation, increases availability, ensures sustainable services and fosters innovation Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil recently chastised a local company about the pricing of bandwidth in a rural part of the province, claiming the company should not charge for services based on usage. Notwithstanding the peculiarities involved, the situation
Straight-Talking Texas Entrepreneur Offers Principles that Transcend Industry Within the first five years of a small-business venture, about half do not survive, according to the government’s Small Business Administration. And after 10 years, only a third are still around. “Successful entrepreneurship hits the bull’s eye of the American dream, but most simply do not make
Limitless Potential By Patrick Musira Intra-African trade presents and remains a focus of discussion in business and investment circles, and for industry experts this ahs proved a real challenge but “we need to put more effort in linking up our trade with neighbours rather than looking at “traditional partners”. This came out during a Zimbabwe-Angola
next time you hear people debate whether labour or business should win in some dispute or in a proposed government policy, the correct answer is: “neither.” The interests of millions of consumers and taxpayers should come first.
Perceptions open doors which lead to opportunities that help you meet your goals. You can change the quality of your life, one positive phrase at a time, directed lovingly at yourself.
Citizens can expect big tax increases that may never be offset by any increases in local business. It’s dreaming in Technicolor that new firms will relocate to B.C. and offer new employment. Some economists say a consumption tax is a good thing. These same bright lights did not predict the recession or the sub prime mortgage debacle.