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Why Canada Should Start Gunning for the Arms Trade Treaty

Marc Garneau | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Politics
Marc Garneau

The government of Canada knows that signing the UN Arms Trade Treaty will save lives by stopping the illegal flow of small arms. Minister Baird is faced with a choice then: does he take a meaningful step to prevent carnage like the Nairobi attacks or does he bow to the domestic gun lobby and their fallacious claims? Sadly, I suspect we know the answer to these questions.

AT&T's 9/11 Tweet Is Bad News For BlackBerry

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 09.12.2013 | Canada Business

U.S. phone giant AT&T pulled a controversial tweet yesterday after critics accused it of being insensitive to 9/11 victims. The tweet featured an i...

NSA Whistleblowers Have Been Sounding the Alarm for a Decade

Catherine Hart | Posted 09.03.2013 | Canada Politics
Catherine Hart

The U.S. National Security Agency has been in hot water for the last few weeks, as whistleblower Edward Snowden exposed a massive online spying system that has been vacuuming up huge amounts of communications data from U.S. and foreign citizens. But Snowden is far from the first whistleblower.

Softbank To Buy Sprint Nextel For About $20 Billion

AP | Yuri Kageyama | Posted 10.15.2012 | Canada Business

TOKYO (AP) — Softbank Corp. has reached a deal to buy 70 percent of U.S. mobile carrier Sprint Nextel Corp. for $20.1 billion in the largest ever fo...

26 U.S. Companies Paid CEOs More Than Government Taxes: Study

CP | Bernard Condon, The Associated Press | Posted 10.15.2012 | Canada Business

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Twenty-six big U.S. companies paid their CEOs more last year than they paid the federal government in tax, according to a study relea...

Last Minute Tory Change On Gun Control

CBC | Posted 05.21.2012 | Canada Politics

The office of Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird ordered last-minute changes to Canada's position on an international arms treaty, as we...

Do Focus Groups Tell the Truth?

Larry Leach | Posted 03.14.2012 | Canada Business
Larry Leach

The lesson, be careful of your perception, be careful of your slogans and make sure that your words and advertising can not be taken the wrong way. Many businesses have learned this the hard way over the years, especially when translating ads into different languages

AT&T: We'll Bring Overseas Jobs Back If We Can Buy T-Mobile

CP | Joelle Tessler, The Associated Press | Posted 10.30.2011 | Canada Business

WASHINGTON - AT&T Inc. is pledging to bring 5,000 wireless call centre jobs, currently based abroad, back to the U.S. if it is allowed to proceed with...

U.S. Firms Seek To Block Data On How Many They Hired Abroad

The Washington Post | Posted 10.21.2011 | Canada Business

Some of the country's best-known multi­national corporations closely guard a number they don't want anyone to know: the breakdown between their jobs ...