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Wendy Law, Deputy City Manager, Administrative Services and City Solicitor for the City of Vaughan, has nearly two decades of experience in the public sector,

Impact of the Keystone XL Pipeline

On January 20, 2021, right after assuming office, President Joe Biden fulfilled his electoral promise to quash the Keystone XL Pipeline, putting an end to

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  These days, watches are for more than simply telling time. There are some camps that feel the Apple Watch or Samsung Gear are nothing more than cool or gimmicky gadgets. The smart, forward-thinking small business owner sees the at-your-fingertips potential and steers clear of those camps. Mobile Portability Mobile is no longer solely an adjective. It has evolved into

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When Maryam Monsef first stepped onto Canadian soil at 11 years old, her command of English included one sentence: “Hi, my name is Maryam.” A lot has changed since she and her family left their life behind in Afghanistan. Monsef has led an ambitious life with a career rooted in Canadian politics and charitable work, but her success didn’t happen

Chris Izquierdo: Putting Employee Satisfaction First

Chris Izquierdo is the co-founder and CEO of DevFacto Technologies Inc., an award-winning software development company based in Edmonton, Alberta that has consistently ranked as one of the best places in Canada to work. Izquierdo was in the Winners’ Circle of a previous issue of The Edge, and this is part of that conversation.   One of your DevFacto’s tenets

Celebrities Pivoting from Endorsements to Launching Own Brands

Social media has completely revolutionized what it means to be a celebrity today. With the simple click of a button, these stars have the power to influence millions through their incredibly loyal fanbases. Celebrities have the power to give a brand instant visibility and access to a larger audience. And thanks to platforms like YouTube, Vine, and Twitch, it’s not

Jerry Abraham: Insight from a Veteran CEO

It’s likely you’ve seen Nutribar, the popular meal replacement bar, on supermarket and grocery store shelves. Launched in 1979, it was also the first nutrition bar sold in Canada. It remains a bestseller in its food category to this day, and a quick, healthy supplement for our busier-than-ever lives. The man who oversees the operations, Jerry Abraham, isn’t merely a

Tonya Williams: Trailblazing Actress, Producer, and Entrepreneur

Tonya Williams is an award-winning actress, best known for her long-running role on the iconic soap opera The Young and the Restless. In addition to her on-screen career, she’s a successful producer, director, and businesswoman, and also founded the popular Reelworld Film Festival, which aims to spotlight diverse and underrepresented voices, and is still thriving today. She spoke with The

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Managing Family and Business

  Starting a business with family is a tricky endeavour. On one hand, you can build your relationship with relatives through hard work and success. But on the other hand, there’s the possibility of creating tension with your kin due to stress, disagreements, or failure. How can you plan for the best outcome while preventing the worst? This guide will

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