Weekly Digest – 19 April 2023

Welcome back to our Weekly Digest. Read on for the latest updates and some ideas to help us all move forward.

Federal strike looms

Over 100,000 workers across Canada, including around 35,000 Canada Revenue Agency workers, are set to walk off their jobs if a deal cannot be reached on issues like job security, wages, and remote work.

SpaceX postpones first attempt to launch Starship rocket into orbit

SpaceX is preparing for its first attempt to launch its Starship rocket into orbit, which could potentially revolutionize space travel and pave the way for manned missions to Mars and beyond. However, the launch originally planned for Monday has been postponed.

Stock futures rise as investors await bank earnings

Futures tied to major US stock indices rose on Sunday as investors await more earnings reports from major US banks this week, including Goldman Sachs and JPMorgan Chase.

Teck approached with offers by multiple companies

Mining company Teck Resources has been approached by other companies, including Freeport, Vale, and Anglo, while it fends off offers from Glencore.

Rogers plans to move 300 international call centre jobs to Canada

Following the merger with Shaw, Rogers Communications has announced that it plans to relocate around 300 Shaw call centre jobs based overseas to British Columbia, Alberta, and Manitoba.

Home prices in Canada continue to increase while income growth stagnates

Despite soaring home sales nationwide in March, the average sale price also increased. While signs of a sellers market are beginning to return, incomes remain stagnant, so buying remains incredibly difficult.

How to move out without going broke

Many adults move back in with mom and dad after graduation out of necessity, especially in the past few years. The Toronto Star has rounded up some tips on how to move out from under your parents’ roof to your own without breaking the bank.

CRA updates to the Underused Housing Tax Notice Questions

The Canada Revenue Agency has updated its Underused Housing Tax Notice Questions and Answers (UHTN15) with more Q&As. Find details here.

How one marketing manager navigated their way to a higher salary

A Toronto-based marketing director shares how they navigated every raise, promotion and job change to get a higher salary and a better job.

Ryan Reynolds invests in Canadian fintech company

Canadian actor Ryan Reynolds has announced an investment in Nuvei, a Canadian fintech company that specializes in payment technology.

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