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Business: March 2012 Archives

Increasing Productivity and Innovation

Posted by Vanessa Vander Valk

Canadian industry doesn't have the best track record when it comes to productivity and innovation. In advance of the federal budget, a debate has been heating up in the business community over how to kickstart innovation and what role, if any, Ottawa should play. Donna Guzik has the details.


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Sluggish Canadian Markets

Posted by Vanessa Vander Valk

There's a saying in the financial industry: Past performance is no guarantee of future returns. And that seems to hold true for the Canadian stock market. After years of outperforming US equities, Canada's stock market has become something of a laggard. Donna Guzik has the details.

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Business: Board Quotas

Posted by Vanessa Vander Valk

The European Union is proposing mandatory quotas on the number of women on corporate boards. But whether such a move would be good for either business, or for women, is up for debate. Donna Guzik looks at the angles.

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