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From candy to cannabis, small town finds new life

A worker tends to marijuana plants in Canopy's Smiths Falls, Ont. growing facility. | Photo via Canopy. 

October 20, 2016 - 7:53pm

New investor to aid AmWINS' quest for 150-year legacy

The AmWINS' headquarters at SouthPark in Charlotte. The firm is one the nation's largest wholesale insurance brokerages. | Crain's photo by Steve Cranford.

October 19, 2016 - 11:07am

Despite potential, e-learning still in its infancy across Canada, report says

Few deny the beneficial possibilities of e-learning, but the concept isn't taking off in Canada just yet, a new report says. | Photo by John Loo via Creative Commons.

October 14, 2016 - 4:50pm

Toronto festival rolls out red carpet for YouTube's most popular creators

The inaugural Buffer Festival was a hit in 2013, and has been growing ever since. Photo by Canadian Film Centre via Creative Commons. 

October 14, 2016 - 3:53pm

Thompson Reuters announces major Toronto technology expansion

Thompson Reuters' new technology centre will be housed in downtown Toronto's Bremner Tower. Photo by Jason Paris via Creative Commons.

October 7, 2016 - 5:23pm

More Canadians needed; apply within

U.S. President Barack Obama might have recently said "The world needs more Canada," but one group concerned for the future of the nation is insisting that Canada needs more Canadians. | Photo by GoToVan via Creative Commons.

October 7, 2016 - 3:19pm

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

Jim Whitehurst


Shopify adds Waterloo software firm to toolkit for next-gen product

Shopify has been on a roll of late, and has now added upstart software design firm Boltmade to its Waterloo operation. Photo by Shopify via Creative Commons.  

October 3, 2016 - 4:21pm

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

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