Christy Clark's India Trade Mission Weighed Down By Puzzling Delegates

Dermod Travis | Posted 12.14.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Dermod Travis

B.C. Premier Clark is being accompanied to India by the advanced education minister and 72 travelling companions from different economic sectors including education, LNG and the film industry. But there's also representation from the fashion industry, decorative stones, a port authority, a modelling agency, heavy equipment, a used car dealer, a travel firm and even a Tim Horton's franchisee. A handful of the companies don't have a website or a listed phone number anywhere in Canada.

Whatever You Do, Do Not Accept a Senate Appointment

Debby Simms | Posted 07.02.2014 | Canada Politics
Debby Simms

If you are coming to your Senate seat from a field of work outside of politics, you may not be aware of some of the wonder and specialness of working in a politicized environment. It will be helpful to remember this: If someone can gain politically by suggesting you have broken a rule, they will do so.

Why Hasn't the Working Mom Dialogue Evolved Yet?

Leah Eichler | Posted 04.10.2014 | Canada Living
Leah Eichler

Many women I have spoken to talk about their fears of being a working mother in hushed tones, as if the topic is taboo. But shouldn't the conversation about marrying work and motherhood have evolved by now?

We're Going To Watch A Lot Of TV This Year

CP | LuAnn LaSalle, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.15.2014 | Canada Business

MONTREAL - For Jeff Taylor, the monthly cost of having Netflix is akin to what he spends at the coffee shop every couple of days.Taylor subscribes to ...

Therapeutics Initiative Resurrected

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - The provincial government has reinstated funding for a University of British Columbia program that independently assesses the effectivenes...

Why CFOs Need to Care About Sustainability -- Now

Tyler Elm | Posted 01.20.2013 | Canada Business
Tyler Elm

Chief Financial Officers (CFOs) and Chief Operating Officers (COOs) are increasingly accountable for sustainability. A study by Deloitte -- Sustainability: CFOs are coming to the table -- found their accountability for sustainability had jumped sharply during the last year. Here are some of the drivers for the CFO's involvement in sustainability.

Global Doom Starting To Hit Home For Businesses

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.27.2012 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - A new survey of chief financial officers at North America's biggest firms suggests the global gloom is starting to hit home and that they wil...

Here's What People Will -- And Won't -- Watch On A Smartphone

CP | LuAnn LaSalle, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.11.2012 | Canada Business

MONTREAL - Canada's big telecom companies have scooped up television stations to put content on as many screen sizes as possible, but so far few consu...

Holiday Budgets May Tighten As Canadians Feel Increasingly Insecure

CP | Sunny Freeman, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.31.2012 | Canada Business

TORONTO - Feelings of financial insecurity could overwhelm the Christmas giving spirit, pressuring Canadians to be more frugal holiday shoppers this s...

Feds Hire Another Cost-Cutting Consultant

CP | Dean Beeby, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.21.2011 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The Harper government hired an outside consultant to manage a key downsizing project even as it fended off criticism of a $90,000-a-day contr...