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  • Rick Mills – “Is Political Partisanship Killing America?”

              Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Israel’s 1981 annexation of the Golan Heights was reportedly made “after getting a quick history lesson during a conversation on a different subject,” states a news story that has been …

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  • Frost & Sullivan Presents Top Cities Leading Globally in Smart Mobility Solutions and their Strategies

              Rapid urbanization, vehicle density, aging infrastructure, and transportation-related emissions are increasingly stressing the urban mobility ecosystem. One in twelve people in the world lives in the cities, and they account for nearly 15 percent of …

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  • Canadians Would Warm to Open Banking with Assurance of Increased Security and Greater Awareness of Benefits, Accenture Survey Suggest

              Open banking technology is poised to change the way the world completes transactions, but three quarters (75 per cent) of Canadians say they are wary of the concept, citing concerns about the privacy of their …

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  • Rick Mills – “MMT is a Spectacularly Dem Idea”

              Economists are good for one thing, and that is creating theories. The trouble is, those theories are often wrong. This is why economics is often called “the dismal science”. Such is the case with the …

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  • Solar Photovoltaic Generation Expands in the Americas as Capacity Installations More than Double

              The annual solar photovoltaic (PV) installations in key Americas countries are expected to grow at 5.5 percent, generating $141.2 billion in annual investment by 2022. Backed by strong regulatory activity aimed at adjusting incentives and support mechanisms, …

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  • eCommerce Channels Find High Penetration for Drug and Medical Device Sales

              As the tech-savvy millennial population has come to expect a high level of user experience (UX), the healthcare industry has begun to digitize products, services, and commerce models. The industry is setting up personalized UX/user …

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  • Survey: More than 9 in 10 Companies in Canada Offer Employees Financial Support for Certifications

                Workers today can expand their professional skills with less financial stress thanks to a majority of employers in Canada offering to cover or offset educational costs, research suggests. In a new survey from global …

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  • Rick Mills – “Cannabis Tester FluroTech is a Market Disruptor”

              The legalization of cannabis in Canada – only the second country after Uruguay to do so – presents a huge business opportunity here and elsewhere. The global cannabis market is expected to hit $146 billion …

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  • Survey: 45 Per Cent of Canadian Job Applicants Don’t Meet Skills Requirements, but Companies Are Willing to Train Up

                Should professionals mind the skills gap when applying for a position? In new research from global staffing firm Robert Half, HR managers in Canada said 45 per cent of resumes they receive, on average, …

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  • One-in-five Canadians with debt will need to liquidate assets to pay it down in 2019

              One-in-five Canadians with debt say they will need to liquidate assets (e.g. cash in their RRSPs, get a second mortgage, sell a vehicle, etc.) to help pay off (or pay down) their debt in 2019. The …

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  • Rick Mills – “Cannabis Testing: The New Frontier”

              The legalization of cannabis in Canada was heralded by growers, dispensaries and users throughout the country, some of whom had been calling for an end to the prohibition of cannabis for years.     What …

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  • Benefits Benchmarking 2019 identifies new trends

              Canadian employers are increasingly focusing their employee benefits plans on flexibility, mental health and virtual health care.  While traditional health care plans remain the most common, nearly two-thirds of Canadian employers are now offering more …

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