A new study says that when companies slash jobs, it is often women and minorities who disproportionately get the axe. More » Minorities, women often hit hard during layoffs: study
It was a label that caused a major headache for former prime minister Stephen Harper on the 2015 election trail as he sought to retain his seat for a fourth … More » Canada was not in a recession in the first half of 2015, right-leaning think tank finds
Justin Gammage, former chief scientist at auto giant GM and the current industry liaison manager responsible for developing innovative partnerships at … More » Ford teams up with tequila maker to produce agave-based bioplastic
For kids, camp can be a rite of summer and a needed relief from school. For parents, it’s a welcome chance to keep kids occupied, safe, and ideally, gives … More » Why does summer camp cost so much?
According to a new poll by Forbes, a majority of “Pokemon Go” users are playing at work. More » You need to Pokemon GO — back to work!
Workplaces looking to enter the 21st century may be encouraged to chuck their telephone land lines in favour of a new business communications tool that … More » Are land lines on the brink of extinction?
Does your mood swing up and down with the TSX? Does the price of oil keep you up at night? More » QUIZ: This week in business news, July 16-22
“It is a critical season, especially in the apparel and supplies sectors and to a degree as well for technology for computers and clothing suppliers – … More » Economics 101: Back-to-school spending buoyed by Gen Z’s habits
A recent study published in the Association for Psychological Science says that players of action video games, in this case, the classic Nintendo game, … More » 'Mario Kart' players may be better at driving than you: study
Russian Tesla owner Alexander Shavrin convinced, the regional energy company IDGC of Urals to build a charging station at the halfway-mark between the … More » Russian Tesla owner gets wish granted for charging station in middle of nowhere
The slow unraveling of Toronto builder Urbancorp has been a nail-biter for the 188 townhouse buyers hoping to own their idyllic place of their own in the … More » What happens if your homebuilder goes bankrupt?
The Fort McMurray wildfire in May never did damage any of northern Alberta’s sprawling oil sands facilities, but the precautionary shutdown it triggered … More » Can the world do without Alberta oil?
Beer drinkers rejoice. It has taken more than 50 years, but an airline has finally figured out how to serve draft beer. More » First world problem solved: Airline figures out how to serve draft beer in-flight
A paper, published by University of Melbourne, says that working a typical 40-hour week after the age of 40 could impair cognitive function. More » A 40-hour work week after the age of 40 could damage the brain
A new study says that getting another diploma may not be worth as much as it used to be in terms of getting a bump in your pay stub. More » Highly educated workers more likely to have low-paying jobs: study
It has a nice nutty flavour,” said Dhalwala, a longtime insect-eating advocate and co-owner of Vij’s and Rangoli restaurants in Vancouver. After a beat … More » A bug’s life...on your dinner plate
Does your mood swing up and down with the TSX? Does the price of oil keep you up at night? More » QUIZ: This week in business news, July 9-15
Although more than a quarter of Canadians consider real estate the most attractive investment this year, few actually believe they can invest in the country’s … More » Think you can’t afford to invest in real estate? Think again
“It’s an exportable type of food – cheap to produce and get the operations up and going,” says the associate professor of marketing and director of the … More » The poutine paradox: can Smoke’s take the Canadian staple global?
A new study says that rising income inequality is causing millennials to forgo tying the knot before having children. More » Why some millennials are more likely to start families before marriage