Irene Gentle named Editor of the Toronto Star

By Patrick HoToronto Star Thu., June 21, 2018 Irene Gentle has been named Editor of the Toronto Star, the first woman to hold this position in the publication’s 126-year history. Gentle, 48, joined the Star in 2011 as business editor and had been managing editor since June 8, 2016. She has also been assistant managing editor and city editor More...

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Michel Foucault’s lessons for business

NOT many businesspeople study post-war French philosophy, but they could certainly learn from it. Michel Foucault, who died in 1984, argued that how you structure information is a source of power. A few of America’s More...

By SLPundit On Thursday, June 21st, 2018
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Intel CEO resigns after company learns of consensual relationship with employee

NEW YORK Intel CEO Brian Krzanich has resigned after the company learned of what it called a consensual relationship with an employee. Intel said Thursday that the relationship was in violation of the company’s More...

By SLPundit On Thursday, June 21st, 2018
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Norwegian Air to launch Canadian service to Caribbean in fall, Dublin in March

MONTREAL—One of the world’s fastest-growing airlines is spreading its wings to Canada this fall as Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA enters the country’s increasingly crowded travel market. The airline More...

By SLPundit On Thursday, June 21st, 2018
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Dow Chemical wins legal dispute against Nova Chemicals over Alberta plant

By The Canadian Press Wed., June 20, 2018 EDMONTON—A judge has awarded Dow Chemical Canada $ 1.06 billion in damages against Nova Chemicals Corporation in a dispute over a massive ethylene plant in More...

By SLPundit On Wednesday, June 20th, 2018
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Why Europe’s cyber insurance windfall hasn’t happened

By Mengqi SunThe Wall Street Journal Wed., June 20, 2018 One of the biggest data-privacy laws in history was supposed to kick off a new era of surging demand for cyber insurance in Europe. So far, it hasn’t. Late More...

By SLPundit On Wednesday, June 20th, 2018
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Instagram unveils new video service IGTV in challenge to YouTube

SAN FRANCISCO — Facebook’s Instagram app is loosening its restraints on video in an attempt to lure younger viewers away from YouTube. The expansion announced Wednesday will increase Instagram’s More...

By SLPundit On Wednesday, June 20th, 2018
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Keg Trackers Keep Your Ale From Going AWOL

By Mike CherneyThe Wall Street Journal Wed., June 20, 2018 WOLLONGONG, AUSTRALIA—New technology could help brewers hold on to kegs until the bins are truly tapped out. Startups from the U.S. to Australia More...

By SLPundit On Wednesday, June 20th, 2018
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Powell says solid economy supports further Fed rate increases

By Nick TimiraosThe Wall Street Journal Wed., June 20, 2018 Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said sturdy U.S. economic growth has built a strong case for continuing to gradually lift interest rates, More...

By SLPundit On Wednesday, June 20th, 2018
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Canadian pot sector may see new deals following legalization

The Canadian marijuana sector is expected to see a new wave of capital inflows from investors and a surge in deals among the companies involved, now that the industry has received the green light to legalize recreational More...