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Liberal government to announce new ‘responsible enterprise’ watchdog

Lesson Plans   |   February 15, 2018

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The article is about human rights and corporate social responsibility.... read more

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East Vancouver's JJ Bean café takes on Toronto

Lesson Plans   |   February 12, 2018

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This is a case study of a business expansion.... read more

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Are MBAs for losers?

Lesson Plans   |   February 6, 2018

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This article argues against seeking an MBA (Master of Business Administration), stressing rather that you and your experience are more important than another degree. It goes on to outline five critical factors for success, explains... read more

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Coral reefs around globe being pummelled by climate change: study

Lesson Plans   |   February 2, 2018

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This article chronicles the increase in bleaching which is occurring to coral reefs around the world and outlines the seriousness of these events on the myriad of species which rely so heavily on the reefs.... read more

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Powerful men laid low by the hour: #MeToo remaking society literally overnight

Lesson Plans   |   January 25, 2018

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John Ibbitson provides an overview of current politicians brought down by allegations or charges of harassment. He suggests that the movement to eliminate sexual harassment from the workplace is overdue and needs to grow, and... read more

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The world needs Canada back in the democracy export business

Lesson Plans   |   January 19, 2018

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Doug Saunders reprises Canada’s role in promoting and nurturing democracies around the globe, adding a caution that “Democracy is in trouble, these days….”... read more

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While not without his hiccups, Trump surely had a successful 2017

Lesson Plans   |   January 17, 2018

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John Ibbitson argues that President Trump (at least from his own point of view) had a very successful first year in office. In an editorial a day later entitled If you think Trump is bad... 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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We need to talk about bad management

Lesson Plans   |   January 10, 2018

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This article examines how widespread bad management truly is and how we need to have a realistic look at ourselves to see the potential we have to be bad managers ourselves.  ... read more

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Liberals talk tough over imposing carbon taxes across all provinces

Lesson Plans   |   January 8, 2018

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This article outlines the reaction of some of the provinces to the federal government’s stated intention to impose a carbon tax on January 19, 2019 on any province that does not meet Ottawa’s standards on... read more

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UBC releases draft of freedom-of-expression statement, asks for feedback

Lesson Plans   |   November 20, 2017

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Simona Chiose outlines the controversy over UBC’s recent freedom-of-expression statement, relating it to the polarizing politics of recent years.... read more

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Mueller's Russia investigation extends beyond collusion

Lesson Plans   |   November 16, 2017

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Joanna Slater summarizes developments in the US Justice Department’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 American election.... 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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