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How To #PledgeForParity On International Women's Day

Sandy Cimoroni | Posted 03.09.2016 | Canada Impact
Sandy Cimoroni

How many women do we know -- colleagues, friends, family members, ourselves -- who are pursuing a career while tending to other priorities, like raising a family? No doubt more than we can count on two hands. But how closely do we consider what it's like to walk in these women's shoes? We all stand to gain by talking to women about their aspirations and how they can best achieve them. What better day than International Women's Day to start the conversation.

Four Reasons the Media Should be Forced to Quote More Women

Shari Graydon | Posted 08.06.2014 | Canada Living
Shari Graydon

It's often seen as a dirty word, and I usually avoid using it. So when Lisa Kimmel, the general manager of Edelman PR agency recently invited me to debate the merits of imposing a gender "quota" on journalists as a means of increasing the number of women quoted in the news, I balked. Then I changed my mind. Here's why a quota on quoting women might actually make sense.

The Best Schools In Canada For Making Money

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 01.29.2014 | Canada Business

It’s been named one of the best party schools in North America by such illustrious sources as Playboy magazine, and now Ontario’s Western Universi...

The Small Business Loan Giving Entrepreneurs a Boost

Narinder Dhami | Posted 09.11.2013 | Canada Business
Narinder Dhami

For as long as she could remember, Naomi wanted to run her own business. Inspired by a lack of good gluten-free food, she began to operate a small gluten-free bakery, CeleeakNak. After unsuccessful attempts to secure a small business loan, Naomi found Rise Asset Development who offered her financing based on the strength of her character, her work ethic and her business plan.

Why Universities Are Teaching "Indovation"

Sam Singh | Posted 02.16.2013 | Canada Business
Sam Singh

A new interdisciplinary research initiative, simply titled the "India Innovation Institute", was launched at the University of Toronto to explore the parameters around innovation in India, with the role played by the diaspora central to its scope of research.