Most, if not all, of us would have heard of student exchange programs that offer a great opportunity for participants to gain knowledge and practical training in a different land and also enjoy that country’s history and culture on a first-hand basis. Typically, such an exchange program is for less than one year and different…

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Over the past few years, a group of bloggers have enlisted in a friendly competition as to who can pick the best stocks for the year.   As per tradition, we all report quarterly results to see how we are doing relative to each other, and more importantly, the market. This year, I picked a financial stock…

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As one of the most beautiful provinces to live in, British Columbia is also one of the most expensive provinces to live in. This is skewed of course by notoriously expensive Vancouver. Vancouver is expensive. There’s no doubt about that. According to a 2006 census cited by Canada.com, more than 29% of British Columbians are…

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