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Selling textbooks without the hassle of the haggle

As the new semester rolls in, so does a new textbook-exchanging app. Venndor, founded by recent McGill graduates Anthony Heinrich, Julien Marlatt and Tynan Davis, is a classifieds app with the goal of helping students buy and sell textbooks without the need for haggling or negotiating prices.

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Published: 18 Jan 2017

Business Schools Redesigned to Improve Learning

Form follows function.  The philosophy that drives nature also drives business school re-design, especially in Canada.  The focus?  Creating student community.  Why the push?...

Published: 18 Jan 2017

Opening doors to innovation

Chemical companies are increasingly using specialist investment arms to nurture new ideas

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Published: 17 Jan 2017

Profile: Monia Mazigh embraces fiction as a political act

Amid the political anxieties of our time, Monia Mazigh’s latest novel, Hope Has Two Daughters, presents a historical milieu where some of the worst-case scenarios already exist. In 2010 Tunisia, press freedom is non-existent, with all major newspapers toeing the government line; human rights activists and journalists are often jailed; and Muslims are persecuted for openly practising their faith.

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Published: 17 Jan 2017

CITY DIARY: Is glamorous ex-Thomas Cook chief Harriet Green angling for a damehood?

Glamorous ex-Thomas Cook chief Harriet Green, 55, now an executive at technology giant IBM, says gushingly of our Prime Minister: 'May is exciting, a grown-up, the right person at the right time to negotiate with Europe.  ...

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Published: 17 Jan 2017

How Introverted Leaders Can Be Better Bosses for Extroverts

Karl Moore, Associate Professor at the Desautels Faculty of Management, McGill University

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Published: 16 Jan 2017

Bugs on the menu as palm weevil protein hits the pan

Aspire was founded by students from Canada's McGill University in 2013, and launched the Ghana project last year.

In the United States, the company has a quarter hectare cricket farm, which sells wholesale to a handful of restaurants. Retailers including Exo and Bitty Foods use Aspire's cricket powder to make protein bars and flour. In Mexico, Aspire is also breeding grasshoppers.

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Published: 16 Jan 2017

Connaissez-vous Amancio Ortega ?

Tout le monde connaît Zara, la célèbre marque de prêt-à-porter branché. Mais peu connaissent Amancio Ortega, son président-fondateur. Pourtant, c’est grâce au style de leadership de son patron que Zara est devenue une marque internationale réputée et son président-fondateur, l’un des hommes les plus riches au monde !

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Published: 16 Jan 2017

Décollage Sainte-Ursule, direction Bombardier

Chaque fois qu'Alain Bellemare prend la route de Louiseville, il laisse derrière lui son titre de président et chef de la direction de Bombardier pour mieux redevenir le fils, le frère, le neveu et le cousin.

Ici, l'homme de 55 ans renoue avec ses racines... et se dit toujours prêt pour une partie de cartes. Le 500. 

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Published: 16 Jan 2017

Fundraising For A Humanitarian Startup? Show VCs The Money

A noticeable fraction of the thousands of startups I have looked at in the last seven years have made attacking a societal evil (e.g., hunger, homelessness, etc) a key part of why they exist. This is extremely laudable from a moral perspective. We should thank those people for their big hearts and open minds.

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Published: 16 Jan 2017

Four Canadian business schools ranked among the ‘global elite’

The UBC Sauder School of Business was one of four Canadian business schools to be ranked in the Global Elite Quadrant of the QS Global 250 Business Schools Report, the Globe and Mail reported.

The Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto, Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario, and Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University, also qualified for the elite category.

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Published: 16 Jan 2017

Four Canadian business schools ranked among the ‘global elite’

Four of Canada’s leading business schools have achieved top marks in the annual QS Global 250 Business Schools Report, which was released on Thursday.

The Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto, Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario, Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University, and Sauder School of Business at the University of British Columbia were all rated as outstanding in graduate employability and academic standards.

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Published: 16 Jan 2017

Some principles for creating a ‘Sharing Sheffield’

...Brave Leadership: Geo politics shocked the world in 2016.  One of the more positive resuIts has been an increase in powerful, thoughtful leadership from many different places. Henry Mintzberg has written an excellent call to action post and there was one particular tweet which stood out for me over the US elections written by J.K. Rowling.

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Published: 12 Jan 2017

Hi-Rise Capital Announces Appointment of Michael Kraft as Chief Executive Officer

Hi-Rise Capital Ltd. (“Hi-Rise” or the “Company”), a mortgage broker and administrator focused on funding high quality real estate development projects in the Greater Toronto Area, is pleased to announce today that it has appointed Michael Kraft as Chief Executive Officer.

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Published: 12 Jan 2017

20 ans du Groupe Riôtel : "Nous allons sortir de la Gaspésie !"

Installé à Bonaventure, Percé et Matane, le Groupe Riôtel célèbre cette année son 20e anniversaire. Si son président, François Rioux, salue une « belle aventure », il confirme également que le groupe a encore pas mal d’appétit et n’entend pas resté enfermé à l’intérieur des frontières gaspésiennes.

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Published: 12 Jan 2017

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