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Check out this month’s finds…

Check out this month’s finds…

In each issue of Actualis, we dig up a few nuggets, online or elsewhere, that can provide a deeper understanding of the financial and economic times we’re living through.


Rents and mortgages during the pandemic
The Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation provides an overview of the measures in place to assist individuals and businesses having difficulty with rents and mortgages.
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Are you part of the 1%?
In recent years there has been plenty of talk about the famous 1% – the segment of the population where most of the wealth is concentrated. This web page has an interesting calculator that can show where you yourself rank within the population of Canada.
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Venture capital in the COVID-19 era
Innovative entrepreneurs usually rely on venture capitalists to help them start up their companies or take them to the next level. But what does that mean in the time of COVID-19? This article suggests some ways forward.
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How long before there’s a vaccine?
The world is pinning all its hopes on a vaccine to end the current pandemic. But this New York Times article uses interactive graphics to demonstrate that the problem isn’t just discovering the vaccine, but manufacturing it, too.
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