How To Grow A Social Media Following In 2020

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Let’s start this post off with the bad news: there’s no guaranteed way to get a great social media following. This isn’t a get-rich-quick scheme type of thing. You want to grow your followers? You’re going to have to create engaging content, post it across multiple platforms, use analytics, engage with your followers, and create connections. Sounds good? Let’s dive … Read More

Tips To Manage Business Finances During The Reopening Phases Of COVID-19

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How do you reopen your business during a global pandemic? There’s no easy answer. Your business may have to operate on reduced hours, and it may have to close down entirely again if case numbers spike. Uncertainty is always a fact of life for business owners, but right now the degrees of uncertainty are pretty intense. These tips will help … Read More

Your CERB Money Is Taxable. Here’s How It’s Going To Work

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The Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) has recently been extended – a maximum of $12,000 is payable under the program with the extension. This $12,000 (or any CERB amount you receive) is considered taxable, but it differs from traditional taxable income. More often than not, income is taxed at the source. You’ve almost certainly noticed this on your paycheck, where … Read More

Why Is The Canada Emergency Response Benefit Being Extended?

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Analyzing the political, social, and economic reasons that a government would introduce or extend a policy is a complicated affair. Analyzing exactly why governments do what they do during a pandemic that’s been called unprecedented so many times that it’s become cliché, is daunting. To fully understand the impact of the CERB will take years, if not decades. Entire theses … Read More