Category Archives: Business

Technology needs to include more women, experts say Business, Sci/Tech

By Amber Daugherty Sheryl Sandberg is one of the women creating a storm in the technology world. Sandberg’s book came out today, which details how women can succeed in their careers. But the chief operating officer of Facebook has been blamed for unrealistic views for the average woman, who, unlike Sandberg, is not worth an

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The Bay rebrands itself with Canadian identity Business, News

  By Sara Yonis and Shumu Haque In order to celebrate its Canadian heritage, the Bay is rebranding and returning to its original name, Hudson’s Bay. “We’ve taken what is a very meaningful two-pronged approach to the redesign: maintaining our heritage while modernizing the new Hudson’s Bay Company. It’s a throwback to our remarkable history

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Women make up 8% of top executives in Canada, report says Business, News

By Brandon Humber With International Women’s Day on Friday, a new report has found that the number of top female executives in Canada has doubled over the past eight years. The eighth annual Rosenzweig Report on Women at the Top Levels of Corporate Canada, released on Wednesday, said that female executives now make up eight per

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Aboriginal entrepreneurs gather for national summit in Toronto Business, News

By Christian Quequish The first ever national summit helping Aboriginals learn entrepreneurial skills is taking place in Toronto this week. The I Do Business National Summit & Tradeshow Conference is being held this year at the DoubleTree hotel in Etobicoke, and seeks to support Aboriginal business as well as entrepreneurs. “We’ve created a platform that’s

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Forbes’ top 25 richest list includes Canadian Business, News

By Amber Daugherty Canadian media mogul David Thomson made the top 25 in Forbes’ rich list for 2013. His net worth of $20.3 billion is just below Google’s Sergey Brin ($22.8B), Wal-Mart’s Alice Walton ($26.3B) and H&M’s Stefan Persson ($28B). The full list was released Monday. The top 25 are listed below. 1. Carlos Slim

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Payday loan company keeps lending through loophole Business, News

By Russell Piffer Beleaguered payday loan corporation Cash Store Financial will be able to continue lending even if Ontario revokes its payday loans licence because certain financial products don’t fall under provincial regulations. “You have a complicated situation where some thing that these stores do are regulated federally and some are regulated provincially,” said All

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