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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

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

Michelle Farber Ross

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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

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

Rebekah Bastian

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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

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

Business pitch competition gives students two minutes or less for success

Student entrepreneurs from across Ontario are eligible to enter the "Make Your Pitch" contest by submitting their best two-minute video pitches. Photo by COD Newsroom via Creative Commons. 

September 30, 2016 - 3:26pm

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

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