Men and women in Canada and all over the world head out each day to their respective places of employment in order to provide a good life for themselves and their families. This work not only contributes to their personal wellbeing, but it also contributes to the overall economy and is represented in the national Gross Domestic Product (GDP). Many factors contribute to a nation’s GDP, yet it remains an inaccurate measure of a country’s true economic and social reality.
Situated on the South Saskatchewan River, the city of Saskatoon remains one of Canada’s most historic and unique cities, known internationally for the friendliness of its citizens and the beauty of its surroundings…
These days, the cost of a cup of coffee to go – specialty or otherwise – can be quite expensive. With the very popular Keurig and Tassimo machines readily available for the home market, many people have turned to making their own. It’s tough to stay innovative in this saturated market, but as the premier Canadian source for home beverage products, ECS Coffee Inc. has been providing every conceivable machine, gadget and ingredient to the industry since 2008.
A series of life changing events led Corin Mullins and husband Brian to the top of a booming enterprise. Their entrepreneurial spirit is unwavering. Acknowledged as one of the most successful ventures to come out of the highly acclaimed Dragons’ Den, the Mullins’ healthy, nutritious natural food products have reached great success in Canada and internationally.
Massive flooding can often have a devastating impact on the economy of a region and the livelihood of its people. Loss of human life, property damage, destruction of crops, loss of livestock, non-functioning infrastructure facilities, and the possibility of waterborne diseases are just some of the ways a flood can impact upon a community.
New York City based Laufer Group International provides complete end to end logistics solutions. With support from a global network of partners, the team offers a diverse range of customized services including PO management, customs brokerage, import services, export services, air freight services, ocean services, and logistics.
Wicker Emporium is a privately owned home décor and furniture store chain established in 1972 by its president and CEO Madan Kapahi. With stores throughout central and eastern Canada, Wicker Emporium “turns customers into decorators and houses into homes,” offering a vast selection of quality products and interior design solutions.
Vintage Mouldings is a company that actually started by accident. No business plan was implemented. The founders did not have a vision; they simply had a need and from there developed a following.
In recent years, online courses taught at a university level have become a viable alternative to classroom learning for many people. The University of Fredericton’s Sandermoen School of Business is a part of this evolution in online teaching; indeed, its vision is to be recognized as a leader in the online world of education.
“Knowledge is of no value unless you put it into practice.” – Anton Chekhov
In any business, the importance of both knowledge and experience is imperative to growth potential and long term success. Companies large and small must understand what customers want and respond to market demand in a timely manner. This means effectively executing this understanding through a well trained staff knowledgeable about their corporate philosophy.