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Giving workers more flexibility can extend lives, study finds

Celadon Trucking’s Gordon Day is taking advantage of a new company policy that allows drivers to take their cats and dogs on the road with them. An Indiana University study found that giving workers in high-stress jobs additional freedom isn’t just a morale booster but could also help them live longer. | Photo courtesy of Celadon Trucking

October 27, 2016 - 3:58pm

Two Jazz seasons' worth of solar power now shines atop Vivint arena

Hunt Electric employees stand by an array of solar panels atop Vivint Smart Home Arena in Salt Lake City. | Photo by Mark Kellner/Crain's Utah

October 26, 2016 - 7:39pm

In this ongoing series, we ask executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders about mistakes that have shaped their business philosophy.

Swapnil Shah

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Lead, kindly LED: Utah's SnapPower grabs market interest

Sean Watkins co-founded Vineyard, Utah-based SnapPower at 27 years old after starting a career in insurance sales. | Photo by Mark Kellner/Crain's Utah

October 10, 2016 - 3:00pm

In this ongoing series, we ask executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders about mistakes that have shaped their business philosophy.

Peter Aziz

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Study: Canada's highest-paid CEOs have severe social media phobia

Nearly half of Canada's top 100 highest paid CEOs are completely MIA on social media, a new study shows. Photo by BMiz via Creative Commons.

September 30, 2016 - 4:43pm

Global competitors flock to Toronto for business competition with a heart

More than 3,500 participants will be filling the Toronto Convention Centre this week for the Enactus World Cup. Photo by Prayitno via Creative Commons.

September 28, 2016 - 5:37pm

PayPal Canada sets sail for MaRS

After working closely with its inhabitants for many years, PayPal is making it official and moving in later this fall.  | Photo by Ian Muttoo/Flickr

September 23, 2016 - 4:44pm

Toronto startups ready to throw doors open

Shopify hosted the after-party for last year's successful Startup Open House Toronto event. 
Photo courtesy Startup Open House Toronto.

September 20, 2016 - 4:47pm

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