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Where to Find Your Ideal Customers on Social Media

As new statistics show 62 per cent of adults worldwide are using social media, the dust has officially begun to settle on the debate of its relevance as a marketing tool in the business world. [...]

Re-designing Perceptions: Development of Alberta’s Industrial Design Sector, 1998 to Present

Many joke that good design in Alberta is an oxymoron. Although it is a harsh assessment, it is in some ways true. Alberta is located far from the traditional centers of Canadian industrial design [...]

Mining Soldiers on During Difficult Economic Times

The past four years have been a colossal struggle for most mining companies, and even more so for juniors who depend almost exclusively on raising exploration capital through the international [...]

Summer…or Any Other Season of the Year…

What better way to celebrate the end of summer than to have a BBQ or picnic.  As an employer, you may be considering hosting a company BBQ to allow employees to spend some time together out [...]

Mining: A Primary Backbone of our Nation’s Economy

The national mining industry contributes tremendously to Canada’s robust economic standing, employing 308,000 in mineral extraction and in the value-added smelting, fabrication and [...]

Moneyball and Innovation Farm Teams

Last month I rented the film Moneyball starring Brad Pitt, Jonah Hill and Philip Seymour Hoffman. It’s based on a book called Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game by Michael Lewis. [...]

Canadians are Eager to Support Small Businesses and Startups

In a difficult economy, nobody can deny the fact that money is tight. A combination of consumer good price inflation and a tough economic environment have combined to leave Canadians choosing [...]

Canadian Pickers

The popularity of reality television continues to be a dominant presence throughout many North American households. Strong ratings are proof that Canadians and Americans alike are very fond of [...]

Farnborough International Airshow 2012

Minister of Industry Christian Paradis says the future of the Canadian aerospace industry will be one of the driving factors of our national economy for many years to come, with many [...]

Alex Carrick: The Six Stepping Stones Explaining Canada’s Economic Ennui

The Bank of Canada’s mid-July press release on interest rates sets out the latest projections for gross domestic product growth in the country. The figures are positive, but they lack [...]

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