By Mauricio Zuluaga
Crises are not opportunities per se, but the way we deal with them may open great opportunities. The COVID19 pandemic is having social and financial effects, just comparable with the Big Depression, started in 1929 and lasted until the late 1930s. However, this time everything is different, and we have fallen to the deepest point just in a matter of days. This means that we have less time to react and we depend on rapid problem solving and innovation to get through.
The pandemic's job losses have hit women particularly hard, and a new report from RBC says the effects could be potentially long-lasting.
Industry leaders discuss the juggling act of appeasing investors, environmentalists, and customers, while trying to come up with the critical technologies they believe the world will need to have abundant energy without the heavy emissions.
Five proposed class-action lawsuits have been launched against banks and insurance companies since early 2019 seeking a total of $1.2 billion for vacation pay that's allegedly owed current and former employees.
Air Canada has agreed to offer refunds to passengers who had their travel plans cancelled because of the pandemic as part of a potential bailout package from the federal government.
Despite the biggest economic slump since 1961, there are new signals that the Canadian economy will bounce back due to an "extraordinary" surge in wealth and savings and a rebound in confidence.
Bill Gates says shift to zero carbon world is an opportunity, not a death knell, for Canada's oilpatch
Tech billionaire Bill Gates has spent the last several years examining just how tough the climate change battle will be and admits, "This is going to be harder than any other domain that I've ever worked in.”
Global energy-related carbon dioxide emissions rose slightly in December compared with the same month of 2019, indicating the sharp drop seen due to the pandemic was short-lived.
Canada's economy shrank by 5.4 per cent last year, official data from Statistics Canada showed Monday, making 2020 officially the worst year for the country's economic output since record keeping began.
A wide range of environmentally friendly products already exist, but a new online store offers items made, in part, using greenhouse gas emissions.