World Economic Forum Davos

Nenshi To Trudeau: Canada Is Still A Resource-Based Economy

The Huffington Post Alberta | Sarah Rieger | Posted 01.21.2016 | Canada Alberta

Nenshi says he prefers to describe Canada as "resource plus."

Gloomy Economic News Looms Over Liberal Cabinet Meeting

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.17.2017 | Canada Politics

The economy will be on the agenda for the cabinet meeting with a slumping loonie, declining oil prices and disappointing job numbers.

Four Tips to Foster "Intrapreneurship"

Gib Bulloch | Posted 03.27.2013 | Canada Business
Gib Bulloch

In Davos it was clear that the concept of social "intrapreneurship" has made its way from the academic and non-profit world into the C-suite. To leverage the rare win-win of business benefit with social good in 2013, four key takeaways have emerged.

Financial Corruption is the World's Biggest Problem

Diane Francis | Posted 04.09.2012 | Canada Politics
Diane Francis

In interviewed Huguette Labelle, former head of the Canadian International Development Agency in Davos last week about her thoughts on the world's number one issue: "Corruption kills," she says. "The World Bank estimates that the cost is $1.3 trillion a year. This is in the form of bribes, tax evasion, money laundering."

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.

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...