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LeBron James to launch Canadian expansion of media business Uninterrupted with former Sportsnet president

Lesson Plans   |   September 11, 2019

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This article demonstrates the power of fame and how it can impact a business venture.... read more

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Review backs Teck oil sands mine: Jobs, economic benefit outweigh environmental impact, it finds

Lesson Plans   |   September 6, 2019

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This article explains the reasoning behind the federal-Alberta review panel decision and explores the political implications of that decision.... read more

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Inclusion can affect happiness at work and productivity

Lesson Plans   |   September 4, 2019

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This article explores the benefits of keeping people involved and informed and the increased challenges of doing so as more and more people work remotely.... read more

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Montreal analytics startup uses AI to play a big role in NHL playoffs

Lesson Plans   |   May 27, 2019

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This article explores how advances in technology and artificial intelligence (AI) can benefit different organizations.... read more

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Female executives are still scarce in corporate Canada. The few who made it are fed up

Lesson Plans   |   May 22, 2019

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This article articulates the frustration of female executives struggling to break through the glass ceiling in Canada.... read more

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The inescapable scent of Canada’s ripening hatred

Lesson Plans   |   May 17, 2019

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In this emotionally-charged article, Denise Balkissoon describes the state of racism in Canada, citing all political parties’ degrees of indifference, evidenced in the language they use when discussing immigrants and refugees.... read more

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Three key highlights from the Mueller report

Lesson Plans   |   May 13, 2019

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Following US Attorney General William Barr’s summary of the Mueller report on his investigation into Russian interference in the last US election, Adrian Morrow and Tamsin McMahon highlight possibly illegal activities by President Trump that... read more

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Power shift: renewable energy is cheaper than ever and investors are taking notice

Lesson Plans   |   May 7, 2019

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This article, along with two associated ones listed here, examines various needs and actions related to the necessary shift from our reliance on fossil fuels to the use of environmentally friendly renewable energy sources. The... read more

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When giving feedback, it’s best to have a clear goal and good timing

Lesson Plans   |   May 2, 2019

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This article examines three goals that should govern when giving feedback and goes on to offer advice about the appropriate style when giving it.... read more

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Facebook bans several Canadians for supporting white nationalism as Ottawa eyes new regulations for social platforms

Lesson Plans   |   April 23, 2019

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Tamsin McMahon reports on Facebook’s recent ban on postings by extremist groups that promote hate, and on related concerns expressed by politicians in the United States, Britain and Europe... read more

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Where are we at with Brexit? A guide

Lesson Plans   |   April 18, 2019

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This Globe and Mail “explainer” article summarizes Britain’s three-year roller coaster ride as its government attempts to produce a plan to secede from the European Union, following a referendum on the issue that resulted in... read more

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Ontario construction software firm Bridgit raises $6.2 million

Lesson Plans   |   April 15, 2019

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This is an excellent case study of two entrepreneurs who saw opportunity when others did not.... read more

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Wattpad strikes deal with Times Group to expand in India

Lesson Plans   |   April 11, 2019

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This article outlines the market that has led to Wattpad’s success.... read more

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The manager’s dilemma: dwell on the negative, or focus on the positive?

Lesson Plans   |   April 5, 2019

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This article examines the benefits of taking a positive approach to situations as opposed to focusing on the negative and the resultant improvement that it can bring about.... read more

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Electric Vehicles

Lesson Plans   |   April 2, 2019

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The article explains that the federal government is attempting to spur the purchase of electric vehicles by offering incentive packages. Because the text used for this lesson is a small part of a long article... read more

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