Business

Don Forgeron: Looking at Threats and Opportunities
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As the President and CEO of the Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC), Don Forgeron works with governments and key stakeholders across the country to build a strong, stable property and casualty (P&C) insurance industry and a stronger and safer Canada. We spoke...
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Caleigh Rykiss: It’s All About the Customer Experience
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Although it’s only been open for less than a year, BodyLove (BOLO) Inc. has already been spotlighted in top publications such as Flare, Fashion Magazine and Canadian Living. Located in the heart of Toronto, BOLO has disrupted the traditional gym...
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Alyssa Furtado: Breaking Out of the Plateau
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Since starting in 2010, Ratehub.ca has worked hard to become the country’s leading financial comparison website and is now used by five million Canadians each year. The site’s goal is to guide people to the best mortgage rates, credit cards,...
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Colin Simpson: Helping Brokers Go Forward
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This summer marks Colin Simpson’s two-year anniversary as CEO of the Insurance Brokers Association of Ontario (IBAO). According to Simpson, a definite highlight of his time leading the association has been the people he’s had the opportunity to interact with....
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Collective Arts Brewing: Hates the Status Quo
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Creativity is a big part of craft brewing. Breweries are continually pushing themselves to build new recipes and experiment with different flavours to win over palates and stand out in an increasingly competitive market. Hamilton’s Collective Arts Brewing has taken...
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Donut Monster: Creativity and Compassion
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On March 3, 2018, businesses along Hamilton, Ontario’s trendy Locke Street were vandalized by a masked mob of about 30 people who threw rocks through store windows causing an estimated $100,000 worth of damage. The hardest hit location was specialty...
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Traci Boland Looks Back at 2017
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Being a partner at Ontario West Insurance Brokers usually keeps Traci Boland plenty busy. But wanting to see just how much work she could take on, Boland was also the 2017 President of the IBAO (Insurance Brokers Association of Ontario)....
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Innovating Space for a Collaborative Future: Catalyst137
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Ontario’s Waterloo Region boasts the densest collection of tech start-ups outside of Silicon Valley. From BlackBerry to crowdsourcing platforms, robotics and self-help apps, this growing area offers an expanding world of technology that’s allowed for a mass influx of new...
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Rich Bira in the Hot Seat: Straight Talk about the Security of FIBARO
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Picture this: you’re in the middle of a business trip and your smartphone alerts you that your basement, hundreds of kilometers away, is at risk of flooding. Not to worry though, because the same home automation system that notified your...
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