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Travel Deal: Sleep on a Private Island in Nova Scotia

Start by kayaking to a seal colony, then end up at your very own island.<p>By ·<p><i>Life’s too short to stay put.</i> <i><br>Explore New England and beyond with our</i> …

Nova Scotia

Why Are There Suddenly So Many Nor'Easters?

I asked the guy who wrote the textbook about them.<p>Wednesday is the first full day of spring in the Northern Hemisphere, but you wouldn’t know it on the U.S. East Coast. A huge, ponderous snowstorm is lurching its way up the Atlantic seaboard, dumping snow from Washington to Boston.<p>More than two …

Weather

The Loch Ness Monster of Mollusks

The last time people thought very seriously about shipworms—people other than shipworm scientists, that is—was likely in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, when wooden ships still reigned. A shipworm is in fact not a worm but a clam that looks like a worm and eats wood. The hinged …

Biology

Signature Experiences in Canada

Peter Morrell meets some of the people who provide memorable experiences for visitors who want to enjoy the Canadian lifestyle<p>I was recently at the …

Music Festivals

Entrepreneurs: Give up trying to break into Toronto

I'm an advocate for growth and expansion, but I feel it's time to address a common misbelief I hear from a lot of small businesses across Canada that are dreaming of going to Toronto, all for the purpose of trying to "get in."<p>If you ask these companies, they would tell you that is where the …

Putting people into a room together doesn't make them a team

Sometimes the simplest insights are the most telling. And the most important.<p>Some time back, while I was working with an engineering client, our conversation circled back to his firm's past attempts to encourage collaboration and innovation. In one sentence, he crystallized the challenge many of my …

Communication Skills

Design Philosophy is Critical in Driving Breakthrough Innovation

It is now abundantly clear that incremental innovation only keep the Sharks away long enough to come up for air and that it takes breakthrough innovation to swim out into the Blue Ocean, where opportunities are plentiful. Changing market and technology positions usually requires a renewal of the …

Design

I Love this Lamp, Bro

Iskren Marinov’s Industrial Wall Lamp is one the dudes will love. It has a tough handmade aesthetic that’s a perfect fit for your man cave! A …

Man Caves

Stroke Logo Templates by Victor Barac

Download this well designed set of stroke logo templates by Victor Barac.<p>Graphic designer Victor Barac has released this great set of 32 stroke logo …

Canadian, World, Politics and Business News & Analysis

FEATURE-EMPTY<p>Energy Kinder Morgan readies for legal action in Trans Mountain pipeline feud Subscriber content<p>Morning Business Briefing How the loonie fares when the VIX spikes. (Well, there’s a reason it’s called the ‘fear index’) Subscriber content<p>Streetwise Flurry of deals in cannabis industry …

The life cycle of a small business

Every new business is unique. But the path they each take is common, and knowing the outline of the journey that previous small businesses have followed can help you to grow more effectively.<p>"Entrepreneurs like to think their situation and their idea is original. But I find many people are …