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Stopping the scourge: An all-out effort to fight opioid addiction

Buprenorphine is used in medication-assisted treatment to aid people addicted to narcotic pain relievers. | Photo courtesy of Pixabay

March 20, 2018 - 5:16pm

In this ongoing series, we ask executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders about mistakes that have shaped their business philosophy.

Daniel Levitt

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In this ongoing series, we ask executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders about mistakes that have shaped their business philosophy.

Lee Buckler

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In this ongoing series, we ask executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders about mistakes that have shaped their business philosophy.

Ross Toohey

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Toronto, Montreal mayors team up for Middle East road trip

Toronto Mayor John Tory (above) will lead a delegation heading to Israel and the West Bank along with Montreal Mayor Denis Coderre. | Photo by Alex Guibord via Creative Commons.

November 11, 2016 - 6:17pm

Giving workers more flexibility can extend lives, study finds

Celadon Trucking’s Gordon Day is taking advantage of a new company policy that allows drivers to take their cats and dogs on the road with them. An Indiana University study found that giving workers in high-stress jobs additional freedom isn’t just a morale booster but could also help them live longer. | Photo courtesy of Celadon Trucking

October 27, 2016 - 3:58pm

Study: Canada's highest-paid CEOs have severe social media phobia

Nearly half of Canada's top 100 highest paid CEOs are completely MIA on social media, a new study shows. Photo by BMiz via Creative Commons.

September 30, 2016 - 4:43pm

Global competitors flock to Toronto for business competition with a heart

More than 3,500 participants will be filling the Toronto Convention Centre this week for the Enactus World Cup. Photo by Prayitno via Creative Commons.

September 28, 2016 - 5:37pm

PayPal Canada sets sail for MaRS

After working closely with its inhabitants for many years, PayPal is making it official and moving in later this fall.  | Photo by Ian Muttoo/Flickr

September 23, 2016 - 4:44pm