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Wanted: Experienced Bookkeeper or Intermediate Accountant

We are looking for an experienced bookkeeper or an intermediate accountant (who is in the later stages of obtaining a CMA/CPA). Ideally, you have a business degree which will help you understand our operation. We are using a new property management software and Simply accounting so you need to be very computer savvy. You will […]

Canada’s economy on trajectory of 2% growth

Oil drives Canada's fastest economic growth spurt in a year According to Stats Canada in the month of May nineteen out of twenty industries grew.  This broadly based growth is a result of healthy consumer spending, due to a healthy jobs market, and business investment, which ties to business confidence.

Renting in downtown Calgary as an investment strategy.

This article today in the Globe and Mail highlighted the strategy of many investors to rent rather than save.  Renting in downtown Calgary is becoming increasingly popular among millennials.  They are close to work while saving because rent is cheaper than the costs involved with a purchase. https://www.theglobeandmail.com/investing/personal-finance/gen-y-money/article-young-canadians-are-building-wealth-and-growing-nest-eggs-while/  

Downtown Calgary renters and the impact on your lifestyle from electric vehicles.

Downtown Calgary renters may expect to see the downtown core density increase as the cities work around shorter travel distances, reduction of the carbon footprint, increasing the effectiveness of the transportation hub and the premium increases for living downtown as compared to the suburbs. Read more about it here https://calgaryherald.com/real-estate/haider-moranis-bulletin-how-autonomous-vehicles-will-reshape-cities-and-real-estate-markets/wcm/e99565a1-bdac-4b1a-b89e-0bce3c8634e3  

Downtown Calgary apartment renters – great news!

Downtown Calgary apartment renters you have something to celebrate. Calgary city council is tapping into reserves for approved spending of up to $100 million to fill downtown office vacancies.  This should generate job growth. Hopefully of the high paying kind.  Read more about it here https://calgaryherald.com/news/local-news/council-embraces-100-million-push-to-boost-calgarys-economy-fill-downtown-vacancies

What is the truth on the jobs impact from Kinder Morgan’s pipeline expansion?

Facts every Canadian should be aware of – This is from an Elizabeth May interview: If we had a deep investigation of the propaganda around Kinder Morgan, we’d get more Albertans marching with us. … The evidence from UNIFOR (Canada’s largest private sector union) that Kinder Morgan threatened Canadian jobs was rejected by the National […]

Young men are not recovering their jobs

It appears that jobs created in the recovery are not benefiting young men as much as the population in general.  They either don’t have the skill set or the education to pursue these opportunities.  It may be time for education grants to help them increase their productivity. https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/calgary/road-ahead-trevor-tombe-opinion-men-jobs-economy-1.4573024  

Calgary’s skyline is attraction international attention from Architects

Calgarians who have to live and work in the city and choose from a myriad of housing and rental apartment or condo option probably don’t notice how the city’s skyline is changing.  Visitors, though, are amazed by the shift both in urban density and design.  Calgary is evolving rapidly.  Its exciting and bodes well for […]