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Canada’s Retail Sector May Be Coursing for a Hard Crash Landing

For years – make that decades – hearty Canadians would often venture across the border to the United States and make various pre-planned stops at the many retail shops available in [...]

A Prescription for Better Hospitals

Saving energy through responsible energy use in Canadian healthcare institutions just got easier thanks to the addition of hospitals to the Government of Canada’s ENERGY STAR Portfolio [...]

Mobile Marketing

A number of Canadians say they would buy more if presented with promotional offers on their smartphone while out shopping. When asked what they would do if they received a promotion on their [...]

How the West is Winning with Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi

The first notable and substantial migration by eastern Canadians – predominantly those from Ontario – to booming western Canadian cities such as Calgary initially took hold in mid [...]

Retained Earnings: Your Business Keeping Your Stuff

Time and again we hear business owners speak of their businesses much like spouses, or second spouses. These allusions to the owner-company relationship as a marriage bear no resemblance to [...]

Energy Incumbents & Cleantech Stars: Collaborating for a new Class of Low-Carbon Assets

Some difficult math has come to light, and the numbers are starting to make investors nervous. To limit warming to safe levels (2C) we’ll need to leave nearly three-quarters of known fossil [...]

Growing the “Perfect Business”; Competitive Advantage in an Intangible World

Businesses emerge to fill a need in a marketplace.  This article showcases two different solutions to a common problem.  That these two businesses (and many others) can exist, flourish [...]

Travel Tips from a Seasoned Traveller

The world is becoming a smaller place; at least that’s how the saying goes. Today’s modern communication technologies are allowing us to connect with staff, partners and customers [...]

Women in the Workplace – From Catfights to Fearing Success

As women of several generations try to co-exist in the workplace, research in a new book shows that women can be their own worst enemies. “Most of the vicious attacks, passive-aggressive [...]

How to Consolidate Tax Losses of a Related Corporation

Canadian corporations looking to maximize their resources in these challenging economic times may want to consider what opportunities are available for using the tax losses of a related Canadian [...]

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