Canadians are more polite than Americans on Twitter

It’s a tired cliche but on Twitter, it rings true: Canadians are more polite than Americans, saying words like “great” and “thank you” more often, a scientific study said Wednesday.    The report in the journal PLOS ONE, led by three researchers at McMaster University, analyzed 37 million tweets from 2015-16. Canadians were more likely to use…

Canada: Liberals not cutting corporate tax

Liberals not cutting corporate tax, instead reveal $16B plan to boost competitiveness with U.S. By Amanda Connolly National Online Journalist  Global News There will be no corporate tax cuts in Canada akin to the package introduced by Donald Trump’s administration earlier this year. Instead, Finance Minister Bill Morneau introduced on Wednesday a package of tax write-offs and investments that…

Good news: Mining sector outperforms JSE All Share

Good news at last for mining: sector outperforms JSE All Share Driven by coal, manganese and chrome, while precious metals fail. Ciaran Ryan  /  3 October 2018 00:22    Moneyweb South Africa was once synonymous with gold mining, but coal is now its biggest revenue generator, followed by platinum group metals and then gold. Photographer: Naashon Zalk/Bloomberg News…

R570 000 for a parking bay? Demand exceeds supply

‘Demand simply exceeds supply’ in De Waterkant, says developer. Hilton Tarrant  /  6 August 2018 00:21 The Cape Quarter Precinct is arguably Tower Property Fund’s biggest success story. Tower Property Fund, the developer and owner of the popular Cape Quarter Precinct in De Waterkant in Cape Town, is selling parking bays in a development in Napier Street for…