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Canada 200: How to build a business superpower by 2067
Ottawa's upcoming IP strategy should include training for academics, entrepreneurs and administrators about the strategic importance of patents. But those same players must also collectively push to create global standards for technologies developed here. Other countries, including China and the United States, effectively ensure new global standards incorporate their homegrown technology, locking in value for their emerging champions. Canada, by comparison, is a "boy scout," says Michel Girard, vice-president of the Standards Council of Canada.
Artic  biotech  Canada  cannabis  cleantech  Colleges_&_Universities  digital_economy  elitism  gender_gap  infrastructure  intellectual_property  life_sciences  patents  ports  technical_standards  universal_basic_income  uToronto  Vancouver  women 
july 2017 by jerryking
Canadian cities caught between crumbling infrastructure and growing calls for transit - The Globe and Mail
OLIVER MOORE, OLIVER SACHGAU LES PERREAUX AND GARY MASON
TORONTO and MONTREAL and VANCOUVER — The Globe and Mail
Published Tuesday, Jun. 09, 2015
Toronto  Montreal  Vancouver  infrastructure  Gardiner_Expressway  transit  cities 
june 2015 by jerryking
The 28 Best Bars in Canada
Fall/Winter 2014 | Canadian Business: Manual of Style |

Marben - 488 Wellington St. W. 416.979.1990
Nikai - 190 University Ave. 647.253.8000
The Cocktail Parlour - 11 Duncan St. 416.367.5151
Bar Hop -391 King St. W. Toronto, 647.352.7476
Reposado Bar & Lounge - 136 Ossington Ave. (416) 532-6474
Weslodge - 478 King St. W., Toronto, (416) 274.8766
The Drake One Fifty - 150 York Street, 416.363.6150
Bar Isabel - 797 College St. West. 416.532.2222
The Harbord Room - 89 Harbord St. Toronto, 416.962.8989
best_of  drinks  liquor  Victoria  Vancouver  Buffalo  Calgary  Toronto  Montreal  King_Street 
march 2014 by jerryking
Pixar closes its Vancouver studio after 3 years
Oct. 09 2013 | The Globe and Mail | by STEVE LADURANTAYE and IAN BAILEY.

Walt Disney Co. abruptly closed its Vancouver-based Pixar Canada studio, leaving 100 employees out of work just three years after opening with a promise to make the city a “beacon” for artists across the country...."As the dynamics of the animation industry continues to change rapidly, we continue to fine-tune our studio and its production processes. We have made the determination to refocus our creative and business efforts and resources under one roof. Pixar Canada will cease operations immediately"
layoffs  exits  Pixar  Walt_Disney  animation  Vancouver  digital_media  entertainment 
november 2013 by jerryking
Chef David Hawksworth’s homemade pizza
Mar. 16 2013 | The Globe and Mail | Bonny Reichert
pizza  recipes  Vancouver 
march 2013 by jerryking
Greener Pastures
March 2013 | Report on Business Magazine | Simon Houpt.

"Canadians in general are looking for safe day jobs."
Silicon_Valley  C100  Vancouver  start_ups  Groupon  Simon_Houpt  lessons_learned  entrepreneur  Canadian 
february 2013 by jerryking
Utility Poles
June 9, 2012 | Globe & Mail | by David Kumagai (Idea for Hap Peters)
Vancouver is exploring an idea to merge its glut of utility towers into all-in-one “V-poles," designed by Generation X author and artist Douglas Coupland. The white posts, adorned with colourful rings, promise to offer Wil-"i, LED street lighting, electric-vehicle charging, parking transactions and electronic bulletin boards. Backed by Vancouver’s mayor, the poles are billed as more efficient and cost-effective than the current swath of eyesores powering the city. Mr. Coupland predicts “30 times more wireless traffic” by 2015, and wants his city to adapt before streets become “as cluttered as a kitchen junk drawer.”
ideas  Vancouver  Douglas_Coupland 
june 2012 by jerryking
Fresh meat on the block - The Globe and Mail
STEPHEN QUINN | Columnist profile | E-mail
From Saturday's Globe and Mail
Published Friday, Nov. 18, 2011
butchers  Vancouver  meat  organic 
november 2011 by jerryking
Keep Lord Stanley's Park
Jul. 02, 2010 | The Globe and Mail | Editorial. At some point
someone is going to have to drum up the courage to say “no” to a first
nation demand to change a familiar place name to its purported native
original. The case of Stanley Park, which first nations leaders would
like changed to Xwayxway, provides the perfect opportunity. A firm
rejection would help to establish some necessary boundaries in the
politics of the renaming of Canadian places....There is no shortage of
aboriginal names, as it stands, from Saskatchewan to Toronto to Canada
itself. Aboriginals are not the only group, however, with claims to
Canada and its places.
naming  Vancouver  aboriginals  parks  editorials  say_"no" 
july 2010 by jerryking
Mainland China pours wealth into B.C. housing
Jun. 11, 2010 | The Globe and Mail | by Steve Ladurantaye in Toronto and Kerry Gold in Vancouver
China  Chinese  high_net_worth  real_estate  Vancouver  Steve_Ladurantaye 
june 2010 by jerryking

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