May Issue of The Canadian Business Journal Now Online

MISSISSAUGA, ONTARIO–(Marketwire – May 2, 2012) - George Media Inc. is pleased to announce the May issue of The Canadian Business Journal (CBJ) is now available online at

This edition includes an in-depth look at Canada’s multibillion dollar franchising system and its importance to the national economy. Included are exclusive interviews with Canadian Franchise Association President & CEO Lorraine McLachlan and expert columns from Gary Prenevost and Shawn Saraga on becoming a franchisee.

Our most inspirational feature chronicles the life of Arlene Dickinson, known to many viewers as one of the judges of CBC’s Dragons’ Den. Dickinson opened up about her early life and the hardships she and her family faced. Overcoming such adversity has helped her become what she is now – the successful CEO of Venture Communications, a multimillion dollar marketing firm with headquarters in Calgary.

We also have an informative article on Employer-Provided Parking and when it may be a taxable benefit to the employee, which is a must read for anybody who gets a parking space at work. For sports fans, Canada Soccer is highlighted. And, there’s a whole lot more on Canadian currency changes, security and technology.

About The Canadian Business Journal

As the cornerstone online publication of George Media Inc., The Canadian Business Journal is read by thousands of Canadian executives nationwide. CBJ offers readers a first-hand look at major Canadian industries including: construction, energy, finance, food & drink, forestry, healthcare, human resources, manufacturing, products and services, technology, transportation and much more, through our comprehensive Business in Action profiles of many successful Canadian enterprises.

George Media Inc. is proud to promote Canadian business nationally and to the world. For more information, visit our website at