For most Canadians, the world is in trouble.

Bruce Anderson & David Coletto  Canadians may be somewhat divided as to whether the country is heading in the right direction (40%) or off on the wrong track (37%), but compared to what we see in the rest of the world, the consensus seems to be things could be worse.  Around the world, only 16%

Canadians are united in believing our country brings good to the world

By Bruce Anderson & David Coletto We asked people whether they thought Canada and several other countries were doing more good for the world or more harm. Canadians are almost unanimously that our country does more good than harm in the world. The majority feel the US does more harm; results are almost identical for

China dolls, vodka bears, and grounded eagles: Shifting Canadian perspectives of foreign governments

In the latter part of 2017 we asked 2,000 Canadians their thoughts on several foreign governments. When we look at Canada’s wider community of friends there’s a constant narrative across generations. Both Boomers and Millennials agree that our post-war allies, like Japan and Mexico (who finished at the top of our list) are awesome. Honestly,

For Politicians, Millennials Prove Hard To Pin Down

The emerging generation of politically active young Americans is shattering traditional notions of party affiliation and ideology in general. By Trisha Marczak | September 26, 2013 The emerging generation of millennials is shifting into a political power unlike those who have gone before, representing a new wave of Americans who no longer fit neatly into either major political

The Outsiders: How Can Millennials Change Washington If They Hate It?

By: Ron Fournier The Atlantic Aug 26, 2013 Forget what you’ve read about the “Me, Me, Me Generation.” Here are four things you probably don’t know about the 95 million Americans born between 1982 and 2003: Millennials, in general, are fiercely committed to community service. They don’t see politics or government as a way to

Why paying millennials by the hour is a mistake

By: Eric Chester Fast Casual Aug. 13, 2013 Q. What’s the simplest way to pay an employee? A. Wage per hour. Simply multiply the number of hours worked by the agreed upon hourly wage, subtract taxes and presto — a paycheck! Hourly compensation has been a staple of the free enterprise system since Rosie fastened

How Small Businesses Can Build A Relationship With Millennial Customers

By John Mason, General Manager of IBM‘s Midmarket Business Forbes Aug. 12, 2013 By 2017, millennials –- those consumers now in their mid-teens to mid-30s –- will have more spending power than any other generation in history. This is also a generation that has grown up with information at its fingertips, and isn’t afraid to use — or share

Why Millennials Need To Snag A Corporate Board Seat, Now

By: Kate Taylor Forbes July 29, 2013 Becoming a corporate director hasn’t crossed the mind of most of the 20-something women I know. If anything, board membership is a far off fantasy. But, as Betsy Berkhemer-Credaire convincingly argues in The Board Game, one of the best ways to establish a career is to position yourself on a

Advisers Must Understand Millennials To Attract Them

By Gary M. Stern Investor’s Business Daily July 26, 2013 Members of the so-called millennial generation like to live for today. Many don’t consider hiring a financial planner. The wealth managers that require a minimum $250,000 investment make it hard to attract Gen Xs and Gen Ys who were born between 1970 to 2000 and haven’t

Millennials want answers about the debt

By: James McKitrick The Baltimore Sun July 23, 2013 While the tentacles of Washington dysfunction reach all national demographics, one often overlooked group is our young adults — affectionately termed the “Millennials.” Obvious evidence of this has been Congress’ inability to thus far keep interest rates on student loans from rising sharply down the road.

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