- 5Q: Peter Simons, CEO of La Maison Simons
As a fifth generation leader of the family-run shop, Peter Simons understands the importance of valuing people, which will be ever more important as Canada's retail landscape heats up.
- 5Q: David Black, media mogul and wannabe oilman
Media mogul David Black doesn't waste his time on the golf course. His hobby? Energy industry dominance.
- 5Q: Jim Leech, CEO of Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan
Jim Leech on the envy, anger and fear shaping the pension reform debate in Canada.
- 5Q: Victor Mehren, GM of Mars Chocolate Canada
Victor Mehren knows chocolate.
- 5Q: Richard Peddie, ex-CEO of MLSE
The mistake we made with Vince Carter, and his mom, was that we basically sucked up to them
- 5Q: Maureen Atkinson, retail inquisitor
Canada's retail industry is currently undergoing massive change and Maureen Atkinson helps industry and the general public make sense of it all.
- 5Q: Mark Davies, chair of Turkey Farmers of Canada
With Thanksgiving around the corner, it's time to talk turkeys.
- 5Q: Rob Chaplinksy, Silicon Valley venture capitalist
As a Silicon Valley venture capitalist, Rob Chaplinsky knows what it takes to drum up cash for the next-greatest idea. He's hoping his next venture, Dryft, will pay off.
- 5Q: Bob Rennie, Vancouver's 'Condo King'
As founder of Rennie Marketing Systems, Bob Rennie has risen to "God-like" status as Vancouver's big-time real estate marketer.
- 5Q: Ryan Holmes, CEO of HootSuite
With a $165-million cash infusion, the limelight is increasing around Ryan Holmes and his staff of 300-plus.
- 5Q: David Mounteer, GM of TIFF's hottest hotel
The Thompson Toronto hotel consistently tops lists of the hotspots during the Toronto International Film Festival. For weeks, the 45-year-old general manager has been prepping his staff for the glitzy …
- 5Q: Jennifer Stoddart, public defender of Canadian privacy
Jen, Jenni, Jenny or Jennifer. There are roughly 30 people on Facebook who could be Jennifer Stoddart, Canada's privacy commissioner. But without a high-resolution mug shot, a few essential personal details …