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Liberal government to announce new ‘responsible enterprise’ watchdog

In the News   |   January 17, 2018

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The Liberal government is increasing pressure on Canadian companies to respect human rights abroad with the launch of a new ombudsperson focused on corporate social responsibility. The office will also be given investigative powers and... read more

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A miracle on main street (Lesson one)

Lesson Plans   |   January 12, 2018

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The article is a series of case studies on small businesses across Canada. There are two lessons related to this one article. This is lesson one.... read more

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A miracle on main street (Lesson two)

Lesson Plans   |   January 12, 2018

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The article is a series of case studies on small businesses across Canada. There are two lessons related to this one article. This is lesson two.... read more

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bookmark Anger brews in Cobourg over Tim Hortons' response to Ontario minimum wage
Anger brews in Cobourg over Tim Hortons' response to Ontario minimum wage

In the News   |   January 11, 2018

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Tim Hortons in the town of Cobourg has become ground zero for public anger in Ontario since New Year’s, when local owners cut workers’ benefits after a hike in the provincial minimum wage. On Wednesday,... read more

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A miracle on main street (Lesson one)

In the News   |   December 22, 2017

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Every day, main street businesses across the country shutter their doors, falling victim to the tremendous pressures of competition, globalization and technological change. Yet despite it all, a crew of hardy business owners manages to... read more

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A miracle on main street (Lesson two)

In the News   |   December 22, 2017

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Every day, main street businesses across the country shutter their doors, falling victim to the tremendous pressures of competition, globalization and technological change. Yet despite it all, a crew of hardy business owners manages to... read more

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bookmark Loblaw admits to bread price-fixing scheme spanning more than 14 years
Loblaw admits to bread price-fixing scheme spanning more than 14 years

In the News   |   December 20, 2017

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Grocery giant Loblaw Cos. Ltd. has admitted to participating in a scheme to increase packaged bread prices for more than 14 years, saying it will co-operate with a Competition Bureau investigation into the industry. And... read more

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Canadians angered by internet, wireless services

In the News   |   November 28, 2017

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A consumer-advocacy group is calling for a code of conduct to govern how telecom companies sell access to the web as a new report shows more Canadians are complaining about their internet service. The federal... read more

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We absolutely have a problem: Canada’s tech sector gender gap

Lesson Plans   |   November 13, 2017

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The article outlines the gender and diversity gap within the tech sector in Canada. It includes data that demonstrate the gap as well as data that show the contributions gender and diversity make.... read more

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Why family businesses outperform their publicly traded rivals

Lesson Plans   |   November 9, 2017

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The article examines the contributions family-owned businesses make to the community.... read more

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We absolutely have a problem: Canada’s tech sector gender gap

In the News   |   November 1, 2017

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Canadian technology companies may be breaking new ground as innovators, but a landmark study published on Wednesday finds the sector is behind the times when it comes to finding a place for women in senior... read more

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‘We absolutely have a problem’: Canada’s tech sector gender gap

In the News   |   November 1, 2017

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Canadian technology companies may be breaking new ground as innovators, but a landmark study published on Wednesday finds the sector is behind the times when it comes to finding a place for women in senior... read more

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Why family businesses outperform their publicly traded rivals

In the News   |   October 27, 2017

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Hint: It has a lot to do with their ability to think long-term. The idea of a family-controlled business, passed down from one generation to the next, seems quaint in an age when a guy... read more

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With first exhibition game in China, NHL takes major step in selling country on hockey

Lesson Plans   |   October 20, 2017

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This article explores how a new market can be established.... read more

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Toys ‘R’ Us versus Amazon: No contest

Lesson Plans   |   October 18, 2017

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This article sounds the alarm for retailers about the rapidly changing buying patterns of consumers.... read more

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