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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

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

Dan Shapiro

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Few companies are confident in their digital defense: survey

Cyber security is a priority for many of today's businesses, but executives aren't especially confident in their execution according to a new survey | Photo by Blogtrepreneur via Creative Commons.

October 28, 2016 - 5:37pm

Employee happiness an elusive but valuable asset, study finds

A happy boardroom is a productive boardroom, a new study from Robert Half says. | Photo by Sofitel Dubai Downtown via Creative Commons. 

October 28, 2016 - 4:52pm

Herb rush: Ballot initiatives could set marijuana business ablaze

The harlequin cannabis strain is known for its high levels of cannabidiol, a compound that's been shown to have therapeutic applications.

October 28, 2016 - 4:08pm

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

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