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Can looking backward help us look forward?

By |April 1st, 2020|

The market conditions that we have witnessed in the last month are unprecedented, simply because the current circumstances in the world are unprecedented in the modern era. Since the last global pandemic, over 100 years ago, we have added instantaneous world-wide communication, social media, electronic trading and much more.

Baskin Wealth Management Update – COVID – 19

By |March 24th, 2020|

Following the recent announcement by the Ontario government to close all non-essential businesses, we have confirmed that Baskin Wealth Management is considered an essential business. However, we expect to see an impact to some services, particularly in regard to physical cheques and the mail. This update provides guidance on steps you can take to minimize the impact.

Coronavirus Crisis and Market Meltdown

By |March 23rd, 2020|

The North American stock markets went up more or less steadily from March, 2009 to March, 2020. There were spurts and bumps along the way, but as many noted, it was the longest period without a recession in US economic history. Many market watchers predicted that, sooner or later, we would get a significant market pullback. Now, they are right.

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How Not to Run a Fast Food Chain: Restaurant Brands and the mismanagement of Tim Hortons

By |February 13th, 2020|

Tim Hortons was Canada’s favourite coffee until it was acquired by Restaurant Brands. In this blog, we explore what went wrong and how Tim Horton can regain its crown.

The future of movie theaters- Part 2: Cineworld’s acquisition of Cineplex and the global consolidation of theaters

By |January 21st, 2020|

In Part 2 of his series on the future of the movie theatre industry, Ernest discusses the merits of the recently announced purchase of Cineplex by UK based Cineworld.

The future of movie theaters- Part 1: Why the theater industry future is bleaker than you think

By |January 8th, 2020|

in the first of a 2 part series on the theatre industry, Ernest discusses the challenges the industry faces in North America and what the future will look like. In Part 2, he will discuss the Cineworld acquisition of Cineplex and what this means for moviegoers in Canada.

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