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B.C. Mompreneur thrives in a $7-billion-a-year U.S. baby product market

B.C. Mompreneur thrives in a $7-billion-a-year U.S. baby product market

Marcie Weinstein Smith’s decision to develop a product to deal with her baby’s diaper rash in 2012 dovetailed neatly into the burgeoning trend toward natural products and a consumer...

Women of Cleantech: A conversation with MaRS senior advisor Jane Kearns

Women of Cleantech: A conversation with MaRS senior advisor Jane Kearns

A senior advisor with MaRS Cleantech, Jane is a recognized leader in sustainable innovation and applies over 15 years of experience in the environmental finance, cleantech, and sustainability sectors. She...

Exporting to Nigeria or thinking about it? Protect your business from corruption with the TRACE advantage.

Exporting to Nigeria or thinking about it? Protect your business from corruption with the TRACE advantage.

This ExportWise series provides insights and advice from anti-corruption experts at TRACE International. This piece looks at the corruption-related risks of doing business in Nigeria and how Canadian businesses...

Despite headwinds, BC’s Endurance Wind Power generates global export growth

Despite headwinds, BC’s Endurance Wind Power generates global export growth

The surging demand for clean energy is creating a global market for Endurance Wind Power, a manufacturer from British Columbia that has found a niche selling small...

Around the world in 80 milliseconds: Toronto’s Clear Blue Technologies feeds global appetite for “smart” off-grid monitoring

Around the world in 80 milliseconds: Toronto’s Clear Blue Technologies feeds global appetite for “smart” off-grid monitoring

Before smart off-grid controls company Clear Blue Technologies came along, managing solar and wind-powered devices like streetlights was a grind. Reliability was poor and news of an...

Hot States, Not States

Hot States, Not States

​​It can’t be said enough. America is hot, whether news services, pundits or the general public believe it or not. Key signals of this are its looming capacity constraints. Unemployment is getting down to... 

First 5 Calls: Colombia

First 5 Calls: Colombia

With the fourth largest economy in Latin America, Colombia offers abundant export opportunities, especially in the oil and gas, mining, and technology sectors. With Colombia’s significant economic growth continuing, and an ambitious government infrastructure...