Bayer-Monsanto Deal Hints At Dark Future Of Corporate Monopolies

Colin Todhunter | Posted 09.16.2016 | Canada Business
Colin Todhunter

It's not so much the Bayer-Monsanto deal is a move in the wrong direction (which it is), but increasing consolidation is to be expected given the trend in many key sectors toward monopoly capitalism or just plain cartelism, whichever way you choose to look at it.

Canada Post's Unsustainable Monopoly Must Embrace Competition

Jasmin Guénette | Posted 08.16.2016 | Canada Business
Jasmin Guénette

Technological innovations may be reducing our reliance on old-fashioned mailing services, but the European experience shows that postal operators can adapt without forcing consumers to shoulder greater burdens. However, this is contingent on a process of liberalization, privatization and increased competition.

Proof Monopoly Is The Worst Game To Play With Your Family

The Huffington Post Canada | Isabelle Khoo | Posted 01.07.2016 | Canada Parents

Because we all know it never ends well.

8-Year-Old Slams 'Star Wars' Game Flaw, And Gets Results

The Huffington Post Canada | Emma Paling | Posted 01.06.2016 | Canada Parents

She made a point and Hasbro took notice.

History Shows UberHop's Transit Competition Will Cost Riders

Murtaza Haider | Posted 12.18.2016 | Canada Business
Murtaza Haider

Transit agencies are able to operate at a loss during low-demand periods because they operate transit at a profit during peak periods. Regulators allow transit monopolies in exchange for the guaranteed service on low-ridership routes, which for-profit transport providers like UberHop are unlikely to consider.

Will The Charbonneau Commission Change Anything?

Terrance Oakey | Posted 12.09.2016 | Canada Business
Terrance Oakey

The public is justified in asking our politicians what taxpayers will receive in response. Is this going to be another report that sits on a shelf, or will the political level now address the systemic issues that gave rise to the rot and corruption that so enthralled those who followed the proceedings?

This Is What's Wrong With Canadian Daily Newspapers

David Martin | Posted 11.05.2016 | Canada Business
David Martin

So what is it about the Canadian newspaper industry that leaves it floundering in the red and apparently unable to find its way to profitability and relevance in the 21st century? I suggest it has a lot to do with a flawed business model and near-monopolistic ownership.

Man Creates Custom Monopoly Board For Perfect Proposal

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 09.29.2015 | Canada Living

Beneath a trap door lay the sparkling diamond ring.

Lionsgate Making Movie Based On Monopoly

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 07.01.2016 | Canada Business

Uncle Pennybags is going to Hollywood.

Successful People and Companies Look Beyond Competition

Matthew Held | Posted 06.13.2015 | Canada Business
Matthew Held

Successful companies have the creativity and ability to find value in unexpected places where others are not looking. Whether you are a student, a professional or a company, you can take steps to work hard to shape the future you want with a concrete plan of action.

Monopoly Will Give You $29,000 To Buy A New Board Game

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 02.05.2015 | Canada Living

Monopoly is turning 80 years old in 2015, and to celebrate, Hasbro is letting you play with real money. The toymaker has debuted 80 limited-edition...

Forget the MBA, Board Games Teach You All You Need to Know

Kathy Buckworth | Posted 09.01.2014 | Canada Business
Kathy Buckworth

I think some of the best management tools are board games. If you've participated in experiential training programs, you'll know that most are built around games. Why not take advantage of ones that we already know and love and save the consultants fee?

What Kevin O'Leary Gets Wrong About Business

Jason Clemens | Posted 07.15.2014 | Canada Business
Jason Clemens

Kevin O'Leary has created an entire persona around a sort of modern-day Gordon Gekko. O'Leary is fond of and famous for employing phrases like "it's all about the money," "people only care about money," and "money makes the world go round." To put it mildly, this is a superficial, even one-dimensional understanding of markets.

E-Books -- Welcome to iCensorship

Randall Craig | Posted 06.13.2012 | Canada
Randall Craig

This app problem is just one skirmish in a long-brewing war between the ebook distributors. Consumers may not realize that ebook distributors have another weapon -- a dirty little secret actually -- to use in their fight: censorship. Yes, censorship.

Air Canada, United Deal Stalls After Competition Complaint

The Canadian Press | Posted 08.27.2011 | Canada

MONTREAL - Air Canada and United Continental Airlines are suspending their proposed transborder venture after Canada's competition watchdog said it wi...