Douglas Colbeth never expected to be running Kinaxis for so long. “I’m in the 12th year of a three-year gig,” he joked following the conclusion of his firm’s annual shareholders’ meeting. The thing is, he still likes it. Colbeth, 59, took on the Kin

There were 2,300 fewer people without jobs in May in the national capital region, pushing the jobless rate down to 6.6 per cent compared with 6.9 per cent in April. However, the improvement was not a sign of strength in the local economy. Statistics

The dominoes keep falling in the long-running legal saga involving alleged bid rigging by computer services firms at multiple federal government departments. Crown prosecutor Denis Pilon on Tuesday stayed proceedings against the last five defendants

Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance (CATA) welcomes TELUS to the i-CANADA Intelligent Community movement

By Nathan RudykReceivables Insurance Association of Canada Web siteIt's always gratifying to give life to a new brand, and even more gratifying when a year later our client testifies to our results.Ian Miller, the handsome (that's him to the rig

Hydropothecary is the first Quebec firm — and the second local one — to be awarded a license to sell medical marijuana. The Gatineau firm, which had previously secured the right to produce medical pot, on Wednesday joined 18 other licens

Shares in Shopify — Ottawa’s latest tech star — jumped out of the gate Thursday as demand for the stock vastly outstripped the 7.7 million shares made available by the e-commerce firm in its initial public offering. The share price hit $28.74 US in

By Nathan RudykJohn Jung (right) in action with Chinese investorsIf you're an economic development manager, anywhere, here's your required reading to launch 2014, as authored by John Jung.Over several years the market2world team has had the pleasure

By Nathan Rudykmarket2world is very proud to have conceived and promoted the Consider Canada City Alliance brand from its inception in 2011, and to have publicized its early beginnings as first the "C-9" and then "C-11".Thanks to the leadership of t

By Paul BrentImagine your firm finished a trade show with 800+ sales leads, gained more than two dozen media interviews that included video segments from the show floor and a six minute video profile that played on every big screen TV at the show pl

The number of new home starts fell dramatically in May compared with the same month a year ago, according to new statistics released by Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. The national housing market watchdog said new home construction fell to 330 uni

Book review: How BlackBerry lost its way

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The high-tech industry is littered with examples of firms that briefly seized control of global markets worth billions of dollars – then either failed to adapt to hyper-growth or were blindsided by competitors who changed the game. Nevertheless, the

By Nathan RudykGood things happen to good countries. Great things happen to countries that seek greatness. And seeking greatness is exactly what CENGN is doing over the next two weeks as its team travels across Canada in search of technologies and t

Photography chain Black’s will close all of its 59 stores in Canada — including six Ottawa locations — on Aug. 8 after 85 years in operation. Outlets will be shuttered at Place d’Orléans, Billings Bridge, Rideau Centre, Carlingwood Mall

Ottawa’s latest tech star — a burgeoning software empire called Shopify — is set to begin issuing shares to the public. The TSX and New York Stock Exchange Wednesday conditionally approved the listing of 7.7 million shares, which are being offered a

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A Montreal-based mining company has resumed exploratory drilling at Grand Calumet Island in the Pontiac region in hopes of finding commercially viable concentrations of the element palladium. Palladium, which is currently valued at around $950 per o

The Crown has elected not to appeal last month’s verdict in the long-running trial over alleged bid rigging by multiple Ottawa defendants. It has also dropped an earlier appeal against a directed verdict of not guilty for former defendant David Watt

By Paul BrentThe Intelligent Community Forum is based in New York City and works with communities large and small from around the world to help them adopt and adapt to the opportunities of the Broadband Economy.The Intelligent Community Forum became

By Nathan RudykIt's launch-day for DriveLogik, a new product from RiskLogik – an accomplished enterprise resilience software company that includes transportation companies as its customers. DriveLogik is a driver-focused fix that can deliver s

By Nathan Rudyk (first submitted to The Millstone News on Oct. 26th)Photo by Glenna WattsIt was to be a trip down the 401 like any other. My wife Glenna and I were heading first to Toronto, then to Niagara-on-the-Lake to visit friends and family.Giv

Thanks to our clients, suppliers and friends, the market2world team is proud to support Take Young People Seriously (TYPS), the amazing youth centre in Almonte, Ontario.Throughout the year, TYPS youth take part in after-school, mental health, commun

A trendy Calgary-based restaurant is hoping to carry the success it’s seeing at Lansdowne Park to the corner of Nicholas Street and Rideau Street. The busy street corner, which has played host to a few different restaurants in recent year

The jobless rate in the national capital region dropped slightly to 6.5 per cent in June from 6.6 per cent in May, mainly due to a decline in the size of the labour force. A look at the unadjusted numbers shows jobs were up about 5,000 overall, pace

The official opening of Waller Street Brewing Inc. has been a long and arduous process for the brewery’s co-founder and head brewer Marc-Andre Chainey. The 30-year-old has been quietly toiling in the cramped confines of a 1868 heritage buildin