Canadian Business Executive Blog

July 7, 2017 by Blake Davis

Above the 49th parallel is a nation unified by two powerful forces: abundant natural resources—oil and gas, timber, seafood from the coasts and agricultural products throughout—and hockey. Both are well accounted for in the summer edition of Canadian Business Executive.

There’s the profile of...

January 5, 2017 by Michael Wieler, founder, Michael Weiler Employment + Labour Law

Readers who have known me [Michael Weiler] over the years will know I have one constant theme—employers should get enforceable written agreements for all employees and even “contractors”.  In that way the chances of expensive and time consuming litigation will be in most cases eliminated (I say ‘in most cases’ because as the case of ...

August 17, 2016 by Erica Berry

Since 2013, Canadian Business Executive has recognized companies from across the country that have committed their enterprises to success, satisfied employees, and superior products and services through the annual Best of Canada awards. This year, 17 companies were selected from nearly 200 eligible featured businesses for the 2016 Best of Canada honor due in large part to their industry...

June 21, 2016 by Ryan Fecteau

Millennials are quickly becoming the largest generation in the workforce. This highly influential population is starting to shape the way we do business and workplace culture.

“Every generation is different with unique strengths and weaknesses. Understanding millennials and how they think and operate in the workplace is a crucial component to creating harmonious work environments with...

June 16, 2016 by Molly Shaw

For several years consumer reports have shown a trend in the grocery aisle. More shoppers are seeking out organic, locally-grown, all-natural food and products. Fueled by heightened consumer awareness, organic demand and production in Canada and abroad continues to gain steam and widespread support.

In Canada, the organic market is worth more than $4 billion per year and more than 58% ...

May 18, 2016 by Molly Shaw

Although the global mining sector continues to struggle through a considerable downturn in commodity prices, the industry still contributes a great deal to Canada’s economy as one of the leading mining countries and one of the largest producers of metals and minerals. 

According to the Mining Association of Canada’s annual report,...

January 14, 2016 by Matt Dodge

While Ontario’s greenhouse vegetable market continues to grow, the promise of lower energy rates and better infrastructure and are driving a few of the province’s producers to invest in opportunities south of the border.

Ontario currently houses two-thirds of Canada’s professional greenhouse production space and the province is not on the ropes by any means, but word of Canadian...

January 4, 2016 by Erica Berry

Canadian Business Executive recognizes companies from across the country that have committed their enterprises to success, satisfied employees, and superior products and services through the annual Best of Canada awards. From speciality foods companies to sport surface suppliers, the 2015 Best of Canada honorees represent all industries and were selected in large part due to their individual...

September 23, 2015 by Erica Berry

If you follow us on social media, you might have seen a few sneak peeks of our new layout. Well, the wait is over!  Starting with our latest summer edition, we have introduced a new layout and design across our print and digital publications. 

From niche industry trend coverage to the unique...

September 21, 2015 by Molly Shaw

Although Quebec City ranks as the seventh largest metropolitan area in Canada with a population of more than 790,000, the region is quickly becoming one of the best-performing economies in the country. Recent studies reveal that real gross domestic product (GDP) is building at a recorded 9.5% growth over the last five years, coupled with a low 5.3% unemployment rate. These key indicators,...

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