What is Pat’s commentary for the week of September 28, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic and the resulting government-imposed lockdowns hurt Canada’s bricks-and-mortar retailers, except those deemed “essential” like supermarkets and drug stores. Although most regions have since eased their COVID restrictions, customer traffic and sales remain below pre-pandemic levels. However, our long-time favourite, Canadian Tire, is… Read More

5 top Canadian dividend stocks to invest in

5 top Canadian dividend stocks to invest in

Here are 5 Canadian dividend stocks we recommend holding in your portfolio during and after COVID-19
One of the key points in our three-part investment advice is to invest mainly in well-established dividend-paying stocks. The COVID-19 pandemic and the downturn it spurred in March 2020 highlight… Read More

Scotiabank moves past the pandemic

Bank of Nova Scotia shares continue to soar beyond their pre-pandemic levels as the economy recovers from last year’s downturn. Meantime, restrictions that prevent federally regulated lenders like Scotiabank from raising dividends and buying back shares remain in effect. However, it’s likely the regulator will… Read More