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Do Not Disturb, I’m On Vacation Contest Details
Do Not Disturb, Im On Vacation
You work hard and what better way to reward yourself then a nice relaxing vacation. Get away from the hustle, bustle and late-night shuffle of real estate.
Refer and win! There are two ways to Win!
1. Simple Referral - Simply refer a client to Corina Murphy of Premiere Mortgage Centre and earn a
ballot to be entered into a draw to win a $ 2,500 travel voucher. Referral must result in a closed
2. Eight is Great - A minimum of 8 closed referrals per realtor (teams not counted) will earn a travel
voucher of $ 2,500.00. The referrals must result in 8 closed and funded mortgages within 60
days of the end of the contest (Mortgages must close by Feb 1, 2019). Minimum mortgage
amount of $ 200,000.00 and a term of 5 years or more required to be awarded a ballot.
Contest runs from May 1 Dec 1st at 12 noon
Winner announced Dec 1st at 1 pm
Each referral wins one ballot
Qualifying mortgage must be a minimum of $ 200,000 and considered a funded mortgage for the Eight is Great contest.
Mortgage must be funded and closed via Corina Murphy Premiere Mortgage Centre
Mortgages must be closed and funded to earn the Eight is Great $ 2,500 travel voucher
Winner agrees to have their name announced via social media
Full name, email address and phone number must be provided for each referral to receive a ballot
Misrepresented applications will not be tolerated and reported to the proper entities in addition to voiding your entry
For the Eight is Great contest the prize is only awarded after the 8 mortgages are funded and closed
Who are the working women in Canada's top 1%?
Even though working women are now more educated than working men, they are still outnumbered in top income groups, accounting for one in five workers in the top 1% in 2015.
Research shows that characteristics such as education, work experience and occupation continue to leave a substantial portion of the overall gender earnings gap unexplained. Some analysts point to the underrepresentation of women in top earnings groups as a further factor contributing to the overall gap. This study provides the first gender-based analysis of workers in the top 1% in Canadathose employed with a total income of $270,900 or more, based on the 2016 Census of Population, and provides new information on the socio-economic characteristics of women who have broken through the glass ceiling. The results of this study will be updated as new information becomes available.
Working women in the top 1% are younger and more educated than their male counterparts
Working women in the top 1% in 2015 were relatively younger than their male counterparts, and had higher levels of education. Specifically, 74.2% of women had obtained a bachelors degree or more, compared with 70.0% of their male counterparts. Further, women were more likely than their male counterparts to have studied in fields such as health or related fields, social and behavioural sciences and law.
Conversely, women in the top 1% were less likely than men to have studied architecture, engineering and related technologies and business, management and public administration.
Bank of Canada maintains overnight rate target at 1 ¾ per cent
The Bank of Canada today maintained its target for the overnight rate at 1 per cent.
The Bank Rate is correspondingly 2 per cent and the deposit rate is 1 per cent. The global economic expansion continues to moderate, with growth forecast to slow to 3.4 per cent in 2019 from 3.7 per cent in 2018. In particular, growth in the United States remains solid but is expected to slow to a more sustainable pace through 2019. However, there are increasing signs that the US-China trade conflict is weighing on global demand and commodity prices.
Global benchmark prices for oil have been about 25 per cent lower than assumed in the October Monetary Policy Report (MPR). The lower prices primarily reflect sustained increases in US oil supply and, more recently, increased worries about global demand. These worries among market participants have also been reflected in bond and equity markets.
The drop in global oil prices has a material impact on the Canadian outlook, resulting in lower terms of trade and national income. As well, transportation constraints and rising production have combined to push up oil inventories in the west and exert even more downward pressure on Canadian benchmark prices. While price differentials have narrowed in recent weeks following announced mandatory production cuts in Alberta, investment in Canadas oil sector is projected to weaken further.