Our most popular feature stories of 2013

Looking for some holiday reading?

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With our final issue of 2013 now online, it’s as good a time as any to reexamine the year that was. And what better way to do that than draw attention to the best feature stories we published in 2013? If you’re looking for some great holiday reading, look no further. Below are Canadian Business‘s 10 most popular long-form stories for 2013 (based on the number of people who read them on our website).


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The inside story of Bombardier’s $4-billion gamble on a super quiet jet

Bombardier’s CSeries planes are so quiet they will revitalize downtown airports all over the world.


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The Empire Strikes Back: Rogers gambles on the Blue Jays and Sportsnet

Rogers Media is betting $200 million on the Blue Jays in a bid to bring baseball glory back to Toronto. Why it’s the smartest investment they’ve made in years.


Canadians who lost the most wealth in 2013

Justin Trudeau might be better for business than Stephen Harper

Justin Trudeau wants to prove he’s more than just a haircut and a smile. He sat down with Canadian Business to lay out his economic vision—and Bay Street may be pleasantly surprised.


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How big business will make billions on the legalization of pot

Marijuana is already legal in Colorado and Washington. It will be legal here sooner than we thought. How big business is primed to cash in on a new market worth billions.


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Quantum computing: How Canada is going to change the world

The CIA, NASA and Google are already investing millions in quantum computing. But only one country has managed to build a commercially available quantum processor: Canada.


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Canada’s three new discount airlines get ready to rumble

WestJet, Air Canada and Porter all want a bigger slice of the economy market. Will we finally get decent service at a reasonable price?


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Has Timmy’s finally hit a wall?

Same-store sales-growth is sliding, and a U.S. expansion isn’t gaining traction. Has Timmy’s finally hit the wall?


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The incredible shrinking mortgage rate

Banks are keeping the housing market bubbly with the cheapest mortgages in history. Just how low can they go?


Canadians who lost the most wealth in 2013

MEC without the Mountain

Mountain Equipment Co-op became a massive success story by appealing to hard-core adventurers. Now it’s dumping the ‘mountain’ to get suburban soccer moms and joggers.


Canadians who lost the most wealth in 2013

Gridlock is costing Toronto up to $11 billion yearly—here’s how to fix it

New research shows that eliminating Canada’s traffic nightmares would cause productivity, paycheques and property values to skyrocket.


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