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Month: October 2017

Pint-sized survivors of hurricane Harvey find new life in Hamilton

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It’s a dog’s (new) life for rescued Chihuahuas NEWS Oct 23, 2017 by Jon Wells  Hamilton Spectator Rescue dogs from Texas, some likely orphans of Hurricane Harvey, arrive in Hamilton to meet their new families. The journey started 2,000 km away in Texas, where the pint-sized furry creatures survived the ravages of hurricane Harvey. It ended, or rather began […]

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6 WAYS TO REDUCE YOUR ELECTRICITY BILL

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October 26, 2017 As winter approaches, it’s good to remember that there are simple ways to reduce your electricity bill. Here are six easy things you can do that will help you save big. 1. ADJUST YOUR THERMOSTAT Is the house empty during the week? Lower the temperature by a few degrees to avoid unnecessarily […]

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Tougher OSFI Mortgage Rules to Come in January

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OCTOBER 17, 2017 Posted by Penelope Graham under Mortgage News Thinking of applying for a mortgage? You now have until January 1st before new rules, designed to make it tougher for borrowers to qualify, take effect. The final version of Guideline B-20 – a banking regulation that increases the qualification requirements for mortgage borrowers and restricts certain types of mortgage arrangements […]

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Nokia And BlackBerry Look Like Winners, As Apple’s Buzz Cools Off

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Panos Mourdoukoutas , CONTRIBUTOR – October 4, 2017 Photographer: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg Nokia and BlackBerry are beginning to look like winners on Wall Street, as Apple’s buzz cools off. In the last six months, Nokia’s stock gained 12.20%, BlackBerry gained 43.33%, while Apple gained only 7.25%, underperforming Nasdaq, which was up 10.20%. Still, Nokia’s and BlackBerry’s stocks are […]

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‘Hammer Time’: Hamilton second best for jobs in Canada: report

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NEWS Oct 10, 2017 Hamilton Spectator The Bank of Montreal’s latest regional labour market report calls Hamilton this quarter’s “real eye-catcher” with employment jumping 12.5 per cent year over year and a 4.2 per cent unemployment rate. – John Rennison,Hamilton Spectator file photo Hamilton is the No. 2 performer when it comes to employment in Canada, according […]

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