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Donít Lose Money To Internet Scams. You Might Know Better, But Do Your Parents?

During Covid-19 there has been a surge in shoppers getting their first taste of e-commerce, together with seniors who may have bought their first computers to stay in touch with family and friends at a safe distance. Both groups are vulnerable to internet scams. “Covid-19 has presented cybercriminals and fraudsters with an effective lure to encourage victims to visit fake web sites, open e-mail attachments, and click on text message links,” said Evan Koronewski, a spokesman for the Communications Security Establishment (CSE), which provides the federal government with information technology security. If you’re a veteran internet user you may easily recognize fake emails and web sites and know how to avoid being scammed. If you know someone who might not yet be so sophisticated, however, they should be warned. Even before Covid struck and governments advised people to stay home, a 2019 report by the U.S. Better Business Bureau pointed o

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Q: I am looking to buy a position in U.US (Unity Software), but I need to sell one of the other listed companies to raise the cash to do this. Which one would you sell (or trim) to do this, taking into consideration this would be a long term investment. I am looking for maximum share price appreciation. Thanks


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Do we get the dividend tax credit from Canadian stocks listed in the New York stock exchange?

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Review of TMX Group

NOV 12, 2020 - With the increase in market volatility, this monopolistic exchange operator is poised to benefit. Rating maintained at 'B+'.

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Review of Well Health Technologies

OCT 28, 2020 - Since adding the company to our Model Growth Portfolio, WELL has shown impressive returns. We continue to see long-term growth potential for WELL as a play in the health care and telemedicine space. Rating initiated at 'B+'.

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Review of New Look Vision Group

OCT 14, 2020 - While the company has been negatively impacted by the coronavirus and a further reduction in retail traffic, investors should continue to reap the rewards of the companyís staying power over the long-term. Rating maintained at 'B'.

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Review of Spin Master Corp

OCT 13, 2020 - The company still shows long-term promise but management has missed on estimates more frequently than we would like. Meanwhile, margins have been deteriorating over the last two years. Rating downgraded to 'B'.

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Review of Shopify Inc.

SEP 30, 2020 - Now the largest company on the TSX, this e-commerce giant has an expensive valuation, but continues to have a large runway for growth. Rating maintained at 'A-'.

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