Call for Entries: The 2017 PROFIT 500

Want to join the ranks of Canada's Fastest-Growing Companies? Nominations are now open for 2017!

Why Medical Marijuana is Such a Risky Business

Items from a foreclosed marijuana grow op ready for auction at a warehouse in Richmond, B.C. Photo: Jonathan Hayward/CP

The closing of a Richmond, B.C. producer and the auctioning of its equipment spotlights the high regulatory hurdles cannabis companies face

How to Help Care for an Aging Population

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Overcommitted Canadians tasked with caring for elderly parents are growing in number—and they’re turning to their iPhones for help

Why Things Look Good for Wood

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Growing demand for lumber from our southern neighbours will boost Canadian forestry firms suffering from China's slowdown

Where You Can Make Real Money in the New On-Demand Economy


Servicing Uber drivers, Airbnb hosts, and other gig workers pays better than becoming one yourself

5 Signs a Franchise is the Right Fit for You

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Buying into an existing brand can be a huge opportunity. But consider these key factors before handing over your franchise fee

3 Things to Consider When Opportunity Knocks

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Entrepreneurial success with one venture doesn't always transfer over to a new business. Why you may want to ignore a promising possibility

How to Win in 2016


What's in store for the year to come? These 14 trends, ideas and startups could be the next big things

Where Home May Soon Be for Many Millennials


Next Big Thing 2016: Co-living is the new solitude. Why members of Generation Y are opting out of mortgages and choosing grown-up dorms

How to Find Out Who Your Customers Really Are

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Next Big Thing 2016: Trulioo uses consumers' online footprints to help financial institutions gauge risk

The Problem With Decentralized Commerce

Hubba's Ben Zifkin. Photo: Nikki Ormerod

Next Big Thing 2016: It's hard to keep product information accurate and up to date when you're selling across so many channels. Hubba has a solution

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