The Hot Cities World Tour explores Egypt and Morocco

Published: 12 April 2024

Since its inception in 2009, McGill's annual Hot Cities of the World Tour has taken undergraduates, graduates, alumni, and professors to the frontier of our increasingly globalized world. This year...

Airfares are going down, but additional fees can offset any savings

Published: 8 March 2024

Airfares are getting cheaper in Canada, but that doesn’t necessarily mean you’ll pay less when you fly. In late 2023, WestJet introduced a $10 surcharge for checking bags with agents instead of...

Air Canada and WestJet both increase checked bag fees

Published: 8 March 2024

In February, WestJet announced it was increasing fees for checked bags. Shortly after, Air Canada followed suit. Both airlines now charge between $35 and $42 for the first checked bag on economy...

Failure of Lynx Air illustrates challenges of Canadian market

Published: 8 March 2024

In February 2024, the low-cost carrier Lynx Air announced it was filing for creditor protection and would cease operations, with just a few days’ notice to its ticket holders. The airline had...

Better listening can be a strength for introverted leaders

Published: 6 February 2024

There is a long-held bias against introverted people in leadership roles, but introverted leaders can excel, especially when they’re leading a proactive team. One of the major strengths of...

In less hierarchical workplaces, mentoring is a two-way street

Published: 25 January 2024

As an ever greater number of people stay in the workforce later into their lives, there are more generations working together than ever before. Older generations should be sure they listen to their...

Artistic approaches to creativity can be model for business leaders

Published: 25 January 2024

On stage, singer, producer, and DJ Luka Hollinger reinvents himself as the persona Rondo Banks. The Montreal-based musician sees the shift as a way to express himself in a genuine way. Hollinger...

When it comes to long-term thinking, family-controlled businesses have an advantage

Published: 14 December 2023

Family-controlled businesses demonstrate exceptional long-term performance. Since 2005, such businesses have significantly outperformed the S&P/TSX Composite. Family-controlled businesses...

Lightspeed CEO JP Chauvet credits globetrotting childhood with fostering intercultural sensitivity

Published: 8 December 2023

After a childhood spent in France, Ireland, Nigeria and Singapore, JP Chauvet’s career has spanned yet more countries and continents. He was lured from London to Montreal to work for Lightspeed,...

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