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Fukushima nuclear plant water release raises worries for businesses

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Beach season has started across Japan, which means seafood for holiday makers and good times for business owners. But in Fukushima, that may end soon.

Within weeks, the tsunami-hit Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant is expected to

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Local news is good for business | Commentary

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It’s no secret that recently years have been tough on small businesses and on newspapers. A bipartisan bill, the Community News & Small Business Support Act, that has been introduced in Congress would offer relief to both newspapers and local

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Renewing a mortgage this year? Here’s what the latest rate hike means for you

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Like many homeowners, Ian Marsden has been following what the Bank of Canada has been up to lately quite closely. He bought a house in Calgary in 2018 on a five-year, fixed rate loan, at about three per cent.

He

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Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week – Business News

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What is an Irrevocable Trust?

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A trust is an estate planning tool that allows a person to control their assets during their lifetime and make provisions for incapacity and death. Many trusts are revocable, however, irrevocable trusts can be an incredibly useful way to plan

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New investigation targets company executives

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Connecticut’s attorney general has announced an investigation into Hyundai and Kia concerning the companies’ failure to equip millions of their vehicles with modern anti-theft technology.

In a press release Tuesday, Attorney General William Tong accused the Korean automakers of ignoring

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Telus scraps 1.5% credit card surcharge on customer bills

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Telus has reversed its decision to charge an extra fee to customers who use a credit card to pay their bills.

Last fall, the telecom company announced it would start charging some of those customers a fee of up to

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Need a Practical High School Graduation Gift?

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We’ve got you covered. If you know a recent high school graduate, you should find out if they have a simple estate plan to allow their parents or guardians to make medical and financial decisions if they are incapacitated.

We

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Caviar & Bananas opens second downtown Charleston location > Charleston Business Journal

The gourmet café and market Caviar & Bananas has opened a second Charleston location.

The Ashley Avenue spot features the same menu items, such as sandwiches, salads and a wide selection of ingredients in the market, as the original George