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Burger King faces new ‘test’ in quest for Tim Hortons

Thu, 2014-09-25 10:14

The U.S federal government said Tuesday it’s cracking down on companies like Burger King who attempt to relocate to Canada or overseas to avoid paying U.S. taxes.

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Nicola Wealth Management Opens Newest Office in Toronto to Manage Rapid Growth

Mon, 2014-09-22 15:03

Nicola Wealth Management (NWM), an independent financial planning and portfolio management firm serving high net worth individuals and families, opened a new office in Toronto to expand its presence in Eastern Canada and accommodate clients in the Greater Toronto Area. The Toronto office is situated at Suite 1702 - 2 Bloor Street West, joining Western Canada locations in Vancouver, Kelowna and Richmond, B.C.

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Taking care of business

Mon, 2014-09-22 14:57

The economy has changed dramatically in the 30 years since Doug Bergeron first entered the work force and, of course, Bergeron, 53, has changed with it. Best known for leading the group that purchased the credit- and debit-card terminal makerVeriFone from Hewlett-Packard for $50 million in 2001, as CEO, he transformed it into a multinational, multi-billion-dollar company.

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The power of consumer reviews

Mon, 2014-09-22 14:49

Sean Murray Smith's name has never been mentioned in discussions about Montreal's greatest chefs. He has never appeared on a television cooking show or been profiled in a newspaper or on the radio.

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Chef de file de l’économie sociale et de l’investissement responsable

Mon, 2014-09-22 14:43

La carte d’affaires de la Caisse d’économie solidaire Desjardins se lit comme suit : principale institution financière consacrée à l’économie sociale et à l’investissement socialement responsable (ISR) au Québec. Elle soutient financièrement près de 3000 coopératives, organismes à but non lucratif, syndicats et entreprises socialement engagées. Au 31 décembre 2013, son chiffre d’affaires dépassait les 1,4 milliard de dollars et son actif tournait autour de 738 millions.

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Laundry & lattés: Hybrid spaces and beautiful business friendships

Mon, 2014-09-22 14:41

Chaz Desousa is a young Montreal entrepreneur who already co-owns a restaurant and a food truck. But when he had the idea for his latest venture, a vintage-style laundromat with oversized washers and dryers, vending machines dispensing funky socks, and sofas for lounging, he went looking for a roommate.

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How McGill students created a new, more respectful Frosh

Mon, 2014-09-22 14:38

Mid-September: the time when universities and communities across Canada and the United States lick their wounds after yet another terrible Frosh (Freshman Orientation) season. Inappropriate behaviour, drunkenness, unruly young men and women terrorizing their neighbours, hospitalization, assaults — the tally is not for the faint of heart. We sometimes think of Frosh as we do of winter in Canada: one can only endure it.

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Creativity and collaboration: Not talking to your colleagues is holding you back

Mon, 2014-09-22 14:36

THERE’S plenty of hullabaloo surrounding the idea of creativity in the workplace. As the world grows increasingly automated, it seems natural to fear that creativity — the signature characteristic of human intellect — will become less and less important over time.

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