Davos 2012

UN Trade Chief Urges Leaders To Reduce Inequality

CP | Edith M. Lederer, The Associated Press | Posted 03.29.2012 | Canada Business

DAVOS, Switzerland - The U.N. trade chief urged global leaders Saturday to focus much more on reducing growing inequalities around the world than cons...

Occupy Davos?

Jim Harris | Posted 03.28.2012 | Canada Business
Jim Harris

"Severe income disparity" is the most likely risk facing business and political leaders according to the World Economic Forum's Global Risk 2012 Report. This finding really caught me by surprise. So while the Occupy movement isn't anywhere on the agenda, here at Davos, its impact has been very much felt.

Online Economy To Double By 2016: Report

CBC | Posted 03.28.2012 | Canada Business

The size and value of the business conducted online is forecast to almost double by 2016, says a report from a major consultancy. ...

What European Finance Ministers Are Optimistic About

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 03.28.2012 | Canada Business

DAVOS, Switzerland - European financial chiefs are trying to soothe global CEOs and political leaders, insisting they have a handle on the eurozone's ...

Harper Pitches Canada At Davos

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.26.2012 | Canada Politics

DAVOS, Switzerland - Prime Minister Stephen Harper will be talking up the Canadian economy in Davos, but a new study of growth and jobs in Canada says...

Capitalism The Worst System, Except For All The Others, Davos Hears

CP | Pan Pylas, The Associated Press | Posted 03.26.2012 | Canada Business

DAVOS, Switzerland - Some of the world's top CEOs are admitting that capitalism is worsening inequalities, but they say it's better than any alternati...

Harper Mingles With Business Elite In Davos

CP | Heather Scoffield, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.25.2012 | Canada Politics

DAVOS, Switzerland - There's one key thought Prime Minister Stephen Harper and other government leaders at the economic brainstorming sessions keep he...

Harper Headed To Meeting With World Elite

CP | Heather Scoffield, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.25.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Stephen Harper's discussions with global economists, world leaders and thinkers at Davos, Switzerland this week will be partly intended for d...

Occupy Movement Hits World's Largest Economic Summit

CP | Angela Charlton,Masha MacPherson, The Associated Press | Posted 03.24.2012 | Canada Business

DAVOS, Switzerland - An igloo protest camp sprouting up amid $500-a-night hotels and security cordons at the Swiss resort of Davos seems to serve a wa...