Opportunity

The 4 Most Promising Technologies at CES 2017

Sure, drones are cool. But voice-recognition technology and smart security are where the real business opportunities are

The 3 Questions That Unlock Employee Innovation

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Asking staff a few strategic things, and maybe buying a pizza or two, can unleash your company's next great idea

Why You Might Want to Follow the Snowbirds

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Some U.S. business owners are relocating to sunnier states to serve the growing retiree demographic, which includes plenty of Canadian boomers

Why Your Next Growth Market is Closer Than You Think

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There's no need to look across borders and oceans—a new agreement is set to open up interprovincial trade and help you sell to other parts of Canada

The Huge Opportunity of Precision Agriculture

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A new generation of technology companies are helping farmers lower their costs and boost yields. But it means changing long-standing habits

A New Golden Age for Hollywood North

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The Canadian movie and TV sector is booming, thanks to the low loonie, skilled crews and an explosion of new shows. Here’s who’s set to benefit

The Huge New Growth Market for Marijuana

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Canadian pot producers could reap the rewards after voters in several U.S. states approved easing cannabis laws

Why Canada’s Tourism Sector is Set to Take Off

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Hotels, airlines, tour operators and restaurants are set to reap the upside of a low loonie and low oil prices, as more and more travellers flock here on holiday

The Growing Business of Commercial Cannabis

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A recent Vancouver expo shows the breadth and growth of the Canadian marijuana industry

The Parents of the Touch-Screen Generation Need Your Help

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Kids are blithely racking up huge bills online, making parental controls the biggest thing in apps since Angry Birds

The Huge Opportunity of Low-Carbon Cleantech

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Carbon-pricing schemes are an emerging standard, and “decarbonizing” the Canadian economy will be worth billions for sustainability innovators

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