Average Non-Mortgage Debt Tops $21,000 – up 2.4% from last year according to Equifax

CREDIT CARD BALANCES AT HIGHEST LEVEL SINCE THE FOURTH QUARTER OF 2019 Courtesy of Barrie 360 and Canadian Press Published: Sep 7th, 2022 The amount of non−mortgage debt owed by Canadians is rising, boosted by new lending and higher spending linked to inflation, according to a new report by Equifax Canada. The report out Tuesday…

Reports from the Conference Board of Canada

Competition in Canadian Telecom: What If Fewer Companies Control the Industry? In recent decades, there has been a growing trend of consolidation in the telecom industry through mergers and acquisitions. We look at the current state of the telecommunications sector in Canada and ask: How will consolidation in the industry impact Canadians? Is it our…

Trademark Sale

The Canadian Registered Trademark for Living Organized is for sale. Included in the sale of the trademark are all Living Organized Logo formats, the Living Organized domain, publications including newsletter blog/articles, business contracts for organizing/downsizing & home staging. A Room by Room home staging report, in-home assessments, coaching forms, invoices, marketing materials, presentation, seminar and workshop…

Health Canada Approves Moderna’s Omicron Booster Vaccine

THE VACCINE TARGETS BOTH THE ORIGINAL STRAIN OF THE NOVEL CORONAVIRUS AND THE OMICRON VARIANT. Courtesy Barrie 360 and Canadian Press, Published: Sep 1st, 2022 By Laura Osman in Ottawa Health Canada has approved a new COVID-19 vaccine from Moderna that targets both the original strain of the novel coronavirus and the specific Omicron variant. The new…

LTC Bill To Pass, Hospital Patients Who Refuse To Move Won’t Pay $1,800/Day: Ford

THE PROVINCE BELIEVES SENDING PATIENTS WHO NEED AN “ALTERNATE LEVEL OF CARE” TO LONG-TERM CARE HOMES WILL HELP EASE THE BURDEN ON HOSPITALS My Comments: I wanted to include this notification for those of you who are caring for seniors – or who are perhaps seniors yourselves… Patricia Courtesy of Barrie 360 and Canadian Press,…

Announcing the WEOC National Loan Program

Women Entrepreneurship Loan Fund (https://weoc.ca/loan-program/) September 21, 2022 – Join the WEOC Cafe Conversation Series (see below)  WEOC News & Events – Fall 2022Announcing the WEOC National Loan Program On August 15, The Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of International Trade, Export Promotion, Small Business and Economic Development made a stop in Winnipeg to announce that that WEOC will…

Trademark sale

The Canadian Registered Trademark for Living Organized is for sale. Included in the sale of the trademark are all Living Organized Logo formats, the Living Organized domain, publications including newsletter blog/articles, business contracts for organizing/downsizing & home staging. A Room by Room home staging report, in-home assessments, coaching forms, invoices, marketing materials, presentation, seminar and workshop…

Good Luck Dragon Boaters

THE FESTIVAL HAS RAISED MORE THAN $2 MILLION SINCE IT LAUNCHED IN 2003 Courtesy of Barrie 360 Ian MacLennan Published: Aug 19th, 2022 Kempenfelt Bay will be a paddler’s paradise on Saturday as the Dragon Boat Festival returns to Barrie after a two-year absence because of the pandemic. The festival is organized by the Barrie…