But as wireless companies’ subscribers increasingly opt for smartphones – and pay for both voice and data plans in greater numbers than ever before – the benefit from each new iPhone launch shrinks, says Maher Yaghi of Desjardins Securities Inc.
Canada promises Asia on energy
Canada's Natural Resources Minister is offering assurances to Asian customers that Canada will move quickly to build liquefied natural gas plants capacity on the west coast to feed their growing demand, The Globe and Mail's Shawn McCarthy reports.
Accompanied by several companies involved in proposed projects in British Columbia, Joe Oliver spoke at an international LNG conference today in Tokyo, where he promoted Canada as a secure source of gas and a welcoming place for Asian investment.
When the choice isn't yours
Despite their best-laid plans, a new poll says more than one-third of retired baby boomers did not choose when they left the work force, The Globe and Mail's Roma Luciw writes.
The poll of Canadians aged 50-plus with financial assets of at least $100,000, released by Royal Bank of Canada today, found 85 per cent of not-yet-retired baby boomers believe they will work until they decide not to. But among those who have actually retired, only 62 per cent had that choice.