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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


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

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

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

Scotiabank, University of Toronto team up to newest disruptive technologies

The University of Toronto's Rotman School of Management will receive $1.75 million from Scotiabank to try to build Canada's next great technology company. Photo via Flickr by B. Sutherland.

September 16, 2016 - 4:14pm

Deloitte continues blockchain love affair with public Bitcoin ATM

Blockchain, the technology at the heart of the Bitcoin cryptocurrency, gaining popularity in Toronto's financial tech community and beyond. | Photo by Steve Garfield/Flickr

September 9, 2016 - 2:56pm