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The top 1% made more than 10% of Canada’s total income in 2013: StatsCan

Canadian taxfilers with earnings in the highest 1% saw their share of total income across the country hold steady between 2012 and 2013.

In total, there were 264,030 individuals that made up the top 1% in the country in 2013, and this group earned 10.3% of the country’s total income—the same percentage as in 2012—according to Statistics Canada data released November 3. On average, taxfilers in this group made $454,800 in 2013—up $5,600 or 1.2% between the two years, which is the same percentage increase as seen, on average, by all Canadian taxpayers.

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Looking for an OPERATIONS SUPERVISOR

STRIVE is a Vancouver based boutique recruitment firm offering recruitment solutions in the specialist areas of Accounting, Finance, Construction, Skilled Trades and Operations. We are passionate about recruitment at STRIVE and commit to offering an upfront, genuine and consultative approach to everything we do. Visit striverecruitment.ca for more of our current searches.

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Our client is one of the largest logistics company in the world with large scale facilities located in Langley, BC. They are currently seeking an Operations Supervisor to join their growing team. Keeping in line with their top notch services, the Operations Supervisor plays a large role in overseeing staff members and ensuring daily operations are running efficiently and smoothly. Our client is an established and growing company that prides themselves on exceptional leadership, an excellent company culture, and a strong injury-free record.

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How Ryan Holmes has kept Hootsuite in Vancouver

Around the world, Hootsuite is famous for its social media dashboard, the go-to for companies managing multiple Facebook and Twitter accounts—which, these days, is pretty much all of them. But here in B.C., the company is known for another rather remarkable accomplishment: staying home.

The Vancouver-based tech titan went from 20 employees to its current headcount of 800 in just four years, evolving from a young startup into a major local employer—all the while promising not to skip town. Often, the story for our tech startups ends much sooner: the company sells for $50 million, deciding it doesn’t have the resources it needs in Vancouver to become the next Facebook. So how does a company like Hootsuite—founded in Gastown in 2008 by Ryan Holmes—stay and grow so significantly?

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