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Bombardier shaken by corruption allegations in Sweden

Tue, 2017-03-14 12:32

As Bombardier’s Swedish office is rocked by allegations of collusion, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says that Canadian companies operating abroad must operate in good faith, but that the case shouldn’t affect Ottawa’s recent $372.5-million loan to the company to fund the CSeries and Global 7000 projects.

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Porter Airlines’ CEO talks growth

Mon, 2017-03-13 10:54

Porter Airlines CEO Robert Deluce knows a thing or two about airlines. His father was a pilot in the Royal Canadian Air Force, his parents started an airline in Ontario after World War II, and the whole family worked there at some point. Deluce himself got his pilot’s license while attending high school in Toronto.

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Another successful Hot Cities of the World Tour

Mon, 2017-03-06 15:36

March 5th, 2017 marked the conclusion of the ninth edition of Professor Karl Moore’s Hot Cities of the World Tour, which afforded thirty McGill students from across the University the opportunity to travel to Manila, Palawan and Hong Kong over reading week.

During this time, students ventured outside of the conventional classroom setting to be transplanted into some of the economic, commercial, cultural, and financial, hotbeds of the world.

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Getting Canadian Entrepreneurs to the next level: the BDC and success

Mon, 2017-03-06 11:18

Canada, according to Business Development Bank of Canada chief Michael Denham, is way behind the curve when it comes to scaling small businesses up to the all-important medium-sized company category, which is where most of the innovating and exporting happens. And Denham knows his business. Before becoming President and CEO of the BDC, he held executive and management positions at AquaTerra Corp, Accenture, CGI and Bombardier.

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Bombardier loan is just good business

Mon, 2017-02-20 10:47

In a recent Huffington Post blog post, Unifor National President Jerry Dias calls out those who criticize Ottawa’s $372.5 million loan to Bombardier, saying that calling for the company to be allowed to crash and burn ignores the fact that it’s one of Canada’s biggest employers; a major player in research and innovation; and a big-ticket contributor to Canada’s GDP, hitting $12.4 billion in 2015 — not to mention the $1.6 billion that Bombardier contributed to Canada through taxes in 2015.

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Trudeau’s meeting with Trump eyed from both sides of the border

Fri, 2017-02-17 11:45

Seemingly everyone watched Justin Trudeau’s first meeting with US President Donald Trump — and for good reason: more than $2 billion crosses the border every day in trade. Trump wants to renegotiate NAFTA, which is causing ripples in some areas, though he intends major changes to be aimed at Mexico.

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Introverts, extroverts and praise for a job well done

Fri, 2017-02-17 11:45

According to Desautels Faculty of Management Associate Professor Karl Moore and Desautels MBA graduate Adrienne Jung, Gary Chapman and Paul White’s book, The Five Languages of Appreciation in the Workplace, examines five methods for showing appreciation to your colleagues, and how to tailor those methods for introverts and extroverts. Praising an employee’s work is great, but not taking that worker's personality into consideration when paying a compliment may make that compliment less effective.

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Trudeau’s meeting with Trump eyed from both sides of the border

Thu, 2017-02-16 11:01

Seemingly everyone watched Justin Trudeau’s first meeting with US President Donald Trump — and for good reason: more than $2 billion crosses the border every day in trade. Trump wants to renegotiate NAFTA, which is causing ripples in some areas, though he intends major changes to be aimed at Mexico.

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Introverts, extroverts and praise for a job well done

Thu, 2017-02-16 10:57

According to Desautels Faculty of Management Associate Professor Karl Moore and Desautels MBA graduate Adrienne Jung, Gary Chapman and Paul White’s book, The Five Languages of Appreciation in the Workplace, examines five methods for showing appreciation to your colleagues, and how to tailor those methods for introverts and extroverts.

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The Bombardier loan is good business

Mon, 2017-02-13 10:26

Though Ottawa’s $372.5 million loan to Bombardier is causing a commotion in some quarters, Desautels Associate Professor Karl Moore says that a plane like the CSeries is a rare thing in Canadian business in that it’s a truly global, export-oriented product. Though there need to be limits, Professor Moore calls the loan “table stakes” for an aerospace industry that wants to compete in the big leagues with the likes of Embraer, Airbus and Boeing.

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