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Bridging the Gap Between Education and Enterprise

Collaboration   That one word – and the direct message behind it – is what stood out most during a one-day conference organized by The Canadian Chamber of Commerce known as The [...]

The Push for More Women on Corporate Boards of Directors

Based on the most recent survey numbers available, Canada ranks sixth among the top 20 industrialized countries when it comes to having women on corporate boards of directors. There continues to [...]

The Global Search for a New Fuel Source

Climate Change is here. Whether one believes it will affect us immediately or gradually over time, more and more scientists, governments and businesses are beginning to see the predicted effects [...]

A Frequently Answered Question

By Mara Ashraf   In my 20-plus years in banking I have been asked and have answered my fair share of questions on a number of different topics. The question in the title of this article is a [...]

The 2013 Federal Budget

The main goals of the 2013 Federal Budget consisted of creating jobs, simplifying taxes and closing perceived tax loopholes.   The following elements in the budget have the biggest impact on [...]


More and more companies – large and small – are outsourcing all or part of their supply chain functions. In today’s competitive economy, the constant need to improve [...]

Women in Mining

Workplace diversity in both the mining and broader business communities has been a topic of discussion for many years.  But is all that talk leading to positive change?   During the [...]

Continuing Powers of Attorney for Property

While it is understandably difficult for clients to turn their minds to the subject of death and ensuring their estate plans are in order, many are unaware of the importance of incapacity [...]

Yes, Social Media Can Be a Complete Waste Of Time

Being a social media consultant, people expect me to be the first person to jump up and defend every aspect of the social stratosphere like it’s some sort of golden ticket to success. Sorry [...]

Top Five Tips for Choosing the Right Convention Space

Planning a corporate meeting or conference means finding the right venue and sometimes finding the perfect spot can be the biggest challenge. Location goes a long way – but there’s [...]

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