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We need a Main Street bailout plan

Jon Shell is managing director and partner at Social Capital Partners. This is an article written in desperation. A last-ditch effort to make clear to our governments something that obviously is not yet clear to them: most local businesses will simp...

Corona response: 7 questions business leaders should ask themselves

We are entering a critical new phase of the global COVID-19 pandemic. In Canada, the infection rate grows at concerning rates – though our healthcare system is not yet at a breaking point. We are just starting the workplace shutdowns caused by soc...

How to shore up workers struggling under COVID-19 and plan for the future we want

Every crisis, it is said, also provides us with an opportunity. Government responses to the economic and social emergency caused by COVID-19 must deal with the immediate impacts on vulnerable workers and communities, but also move us towards our lon...

Pandemic should force corporate boards to think beyond the bottom line

Businesses are suffering an unprecedented disruption. Every corporation is consumed with issues arising out of the COVID-19 pandemic, which has put their relationships with each of their stakeholders – employees, creditors, suppliers, regulators,...

Corona response: How blue power can spur a green recovery

As I write this, the government is directing emergency support where it is most urgently needed – to our healthcare system and Canadians affected by COVID-19. Nearly a million people have applied for assistance. We are in the thick of it, but once...