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A Canadian's guide to money-smart living / Keehn, Kelley

"A Canadian's Guide to Money-Smart Living will help the reader to understand how to live money-smart, providing step-by-step instructions on how to take control of his or her financial future. Many of us feel that managing our money and financial future is hard work and out of our control, which often leads to us ignoring the issue or putting it off for another day, week or year. Simple everyday solutions are available. These start with learning the basics, being comfortable with the topic of money in the household and finally, asking a financial expert the right questions."--Provided by publisher.

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Alchemy : the dark art and curious science of creating magic in brands, business, and life / Sutherland, Rory

Advertising -- Psychological aspects
Branding (Marketing)
Marketing -- Psychological aspects
Success in business

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Can you outsmart an economist? : 100+ puzzles to train your brain / Landsburg, Steven E.

"From the acclaimed author of The Armchair Economist, a delightful collection of puzzles and brain teasers that provide an entertaining, informative tour of economic concepts for novices and experts alike"--Provided by publisher.



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Eat like a fish : my adventures as a fisherman turned restorative ocean farmer / Smith, Bren

While telling his life story, former commercial fisherman and now restorative ocean farmer Bren Smith discusses sea-based agriculture and how ocean vegetables can be brought into the American diet. He explains how restorative ocean farming has the potential to create new jobs and protect our planet in the face of climate change, increasing populations, and finite food resources.

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Fake : fake money, fake teachers, fake assets : how lies are making the poor and middle class poorer / Kiyosaki, Robert T.

Economic history
Finance, Personal
Financial crises -- History.
Financial literacy
International finance -- History

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Generation wealth / Greenfield, Lauren

Examines the desire for people to become rich and build wealth by any means necessary.

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Ghost work : how to stop Silicon Valley from building a new global underclass / Gray, Mary L.

Artificial intelligence -- Economic aspects.
Automation -- Economic aspects
Labor supply -- Effect of automation on
Technological unemployment


Find accurate phone-verified information on every company in Canada in this database of 1.9 million businesses. Additionally their files are processed monthly against the National Change of Address Program.

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Research 11 million Canadian households with the largest database available. Records are 100% publicly sourced to comply with Canadian privacy laws.

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Provides access to specialized reference sources that used to be only available in library. eBooks available in this collection are: Gale Encyclopedia of Cancer; Gale Encyclopedia of Genetic Disorders; Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine; Gale Encyclopedia of Nursing and Allied Health; Scholarships, Fellowships, and Loans, 22nd ed.; and Nonfiction Literature Classics for Students.

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Lynda.com gives users free access to thousands of video tutorial courses with a focus on such areas as technology, software development, business skills, project management as well as creative skills like animation and video editing. The courses are taught by recognized industry experts who will guide you along in learning the skills you need for your personal and professional development.

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Scott’s Canadian Business Directory lists Canadian manufacturers, wholesalers, distributors, sales agents and business services providers. This information is updated annually.

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Self-serve standard products available on the Statistics Canada website ― including CANSIM and census data products ― are now free of charge.

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