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Is Canada headed for demographic disaster?

Canadian demographer and author David Foot took the Global Business Forum annual gathering on a worldwide trek and forecast the success of nations through his More...

Walmart to hire more than 50,000 for U.S. holiday rush

Wal-Mart Stores Inc plans to hire more than 50,000 seasonal employees to work at its Walmart stores in the United States, slightly more than it More...

Canada heating up as a destination for tech employers

Computer engineer Bryan Gislason had his eyes on California as he graduated from the University of Victoria this spring. “I wanted to work for a More...

Jobless claims drop slightly, but hiring remains sluggish

Fewer Americans filed for jobless benefits in the latest week, government data showed Thursday, but overall the trend of weak hiring remained in place.

The future of working from home

Does your company let you work from wherever you want? If it doesn’t, it may be watching as progress passes it by. The next generation More...

What the heck is a MOOC?

September signifies back-to-school but, despite the best of intentions, I didn’t sign up. I came pretty darn close this year in that I found an More...

Review: “NurtureShock”

The structures that dominate the western educational model have often been attributed to Otto Von Bismarck, the charismatic political and military leader who unified Germany in More...

Rethinking the value of service work

Economic development practice in many communities across Ontario and Canada has shifted from a focus on investment attraction and deal-making to business retention & expansion and entrepreneurship development.