Weekend Business Features
Ethical Profit - (Feb 22-23, 2020) Kris McCusker explores the premise of "Ethical Profit" with author Samantha Richardson. Feb 21, 2020, 05:00 PM
Spending Savings - (November 28-29, 2020) Mike Eppel speaks with Kostya Polyakov, Partner and National Industry Leader for KPMG Canada's Consumer and Retail practice, who says we could be in for a terrific holiday shopping season if Canadians part ways with some of their pandemic savings. Nov 27, 2020, 05:00 PM
Holiday Spending Plans - (November 28-29, 2020) Richard Dettman and Rebecca Oakes, Assistant Vice-President of Advanced Analytics at Equifax Canada, look at a new survey, which found that three out of five consumers say their holiday spending this year will be the same or more than last year. Nov 27, 2020, 05:00 PM
Retail Restrictions - (November 28-29, 2020) Mike Eppel chats with Steve Freedman, owner of The Chesterfield Shop, who says the pandemic lockdowns in Toronto and Peel Region are making things even more difficult for retailers ahead of the holidays. Nov 27, 2020, 05:00 PM
Workplace Skills - (November 28-29, 2020) Richard Dettman chats with Michael Burt, Vice-President at The Conference Board of Canada, about a new initiative that is putting greater emphasis on social and emotional skills in the workplace. Nov 27, 2020, 05:00 PM
Vial to Vein - (November 28-29, 2020) As more progress is made on developing a COVID-19 vaccine, Mike Eppel chats with David Melia, Chief Strategic Officer at blueRover, about how the company is helping to ensure that vaccines are stored and maintained at the proper temperature. Nov 27, 2020, 05:00 PM
Addressing Burnout - (November 28-29, 2020) Amanda Wawryk speaks with David Bolton, Metro Market Manager at Robert Half in Vancouver, about how Canadians can avoid burnout while working from home during the pandemic. Nov 27, 2020, 05:00 PM
Auto Industry Opportunities - (November 28-29, 2020) Kris McCusker speaks with David Paterson, Vice-President of Corporate and Environmental Affairs with General Motors Canada, about how restarting the Oshawa plant is good for both the city and the country. Nov 27, 2020, 05:00 PM
Online Shopping Surge - (November 28-29, 2020) Kris McCusker and Vala Afshar, Chief Digital Evangelist at Salesforce, look at new data, which finds that huge gains in online shopping are likely to continue beyond the pandemic. Nov 27, 2020, 05:00 PM
Dealing with Debt - (November 28-29, 2020) Kris McCusker looks at a new survey with Rick Lunny, President and CEO at Manulife Bank, which found that almost half of Canadians say their debt during the pandemic is negatively affecting their mental health. Nov 27, 2020, 05:00 PM
COVID-19 Vaccine Testing - (November 28-29, 2020) Fil Martino chats with Brad Sorenson, President and CEO of Providence Therapeutics, as the company prepares to begin Phase 1 clinical trials of its COVID-19 vaccine. Nov 27, 2020, 05:00 PM
Moving Fashion Forward - (November 21-22, 2020) Richard Dettman chats with Darcy Reno, Co-founder and CEO of FNX Technologies, about how the cloud-based Canadian startup is helping rapidly growing fashion companies during the pandemic. Nov 20, 2020, 05:00 PM
Hotel Survivability - (November 21-22, 2020) Richard Southern speaks with Susie Grynol, President and CEO of the Hotel Association of Canada, who says 60% of small and medium-sized hotel operators are at risk of closing their doors unless the federal government delivers deeper pandemic support. Nov 20, 2020, 05:00 PM
Gaming Frenzy - (November 21-22, 2020) Richard Southern and Conor Clarance, Head of Sports at Twitter Canada, take a closer look at how people are reacting to the new Xbox and PlayStation video game consoles on the social media platform. Nov 20, 2020, 05:00 PM
EV Transformation - (November 21-22, 2020) Mike Eppel takes a look at how the shift to electric vehicles could be accelerated under a Joe Biden presidency in the U.S. Nov 20, 2020, 05:00 PM
COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution - (November 21-22, 2020) Mike Eppel speaks with John Ferguson, President and CEO of Purolator, about the shipping company's ability to properly distribute a COVID-19 vaccine across Canada. Nov 20, 2020, 05:00 PM