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Risk in Business is a Given, Risk Mitigation is Up to You

Injuries in the game of hockey cannot be eliminated, but the risk of injury can be reduced. The advent of better protective gear, the increased focus on player safety and application of stricter [...]

Retirement-Ready, Self-Employed Business Owners & Incorporated Professionals

In the past few months, I’ve been researching the Personal Pension Plan (PPP®) offered through Integris Pension Management Corp., and have been fortunate to speak directly with their CEO, [...]

Opportunistic Entrepreneurs

Many people believe that their self-worth and success in life is based on excelling at a job and working for others. They trust that their salary will be automatically deposited in their bank [...]

How to Stretch the Elastic Band

“What we think determines what happens to us, so if we want to change our lives, we need to stretch our minds.” – Wayne Dyer Some time ago, I witnessed a woman breaking past her comfort zone to [...]

How to Use LinkedIn Job Search to Land Your Dream Job

If you are like most people, whether you are currently unemployed or leaving your current position to look for a new one, this can be incredibly overwhelming and stressful. Finding a new job, or [...]

Battle Lines Are Drawn On International Trade

Even during the best of times the economies of the world’s richest countries often find themselves on tinder hooks nervously awaiting any one of a myriad of complications that could quickly unfold [...]

Exclusion of Indigenous Voices in U.S.-Canada Water Agreement

Salmon used to swim all the way up the Columbia River from the Pacific Ocean near Astoria, Oregon to the Canadian Rocky Mountains at the river’s headwaters in Canal Flats, British Columbia. It was [...]

Researchers Are Studying Cannabis for Promising Anti-seizure Medication

We’ve lost many years of potentially important research on the use of cannabis as medicine because of polarized views of the “weed” among researchers, policymakers and the general public. On one [...]

Women in Business For Better or For Worse

I remember the first time I was asked to help coach girls’ hockey. What a different experience. Since 1982, I had only coached boys and men. I thought a hockey player is a hockey player, so what [...]

TSX-Venture ‘Option To Give’ Program Embraces Social Good

Perhaps you’re familiar with Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG for short) mandates, Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), and Principiles for Responsible Investment (PRI). Canada has [...]

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