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U.S. Cancels Export Funding, So General Electric Moves Jobs To Canada

CBC | Posted 09.28.2016 | Canada Business

General Electric Co. says it plans to move production of large, gas-powered engines from the U.S. to an unspecified location in Canada, to benefit fr...


CP | Karl Ritter, The Associated Press | Posted 11.07.2014 | Canada Business

STOCKHOLM - Sweden's Electrolux is buying the appliances business of General Electric for $3.3 billion, boosting its presence on the North American ma...

How to Tweet Your Way to the C-Suite

Leah Eichler | Posted 04.28.2014 | Canada Business
Leah Eichler

What do you learn when you spend eight hours with a top business leader? Samantha Sim, a fourth-year journalism student at Toronto's Ryerson University, spent the day shadowing Kirstine Stewart, managing director of Twitter in Canada. Ms. Sim found that the executive schedule was filled with speeches, cab rides and tweets.

The Corporate Sector Could Learn a Lesson from the Olympics

Rick Lash | Posted 10.14.2012 | Canada Business
Rick Lash

2012-07-25-olympicbanner.pngDuring the Olympics, we watched the individual pursuits became the collective effort of a nation and one person's dream became the dream of an entire nation. The athletes themselves are quick to point out, what at first seems like individual achievements were only possible with the help of family, coaches, and a network of support. It is a lesson the corporate world should learn from. In business you see where the reckless pursuit of individual achievement can lead.

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 ...