Canadian Business magazine: February 2014

A look at the stories featured in the February 2014 issue of Canadian Business



Editor’s Letter: It’s finally the year we’ve all been waiting for

Outlook 2014: What to expect in the year ahead

Cycling in Motor City: How a former DJ from Calgary moved to Detroit, built a bike factory and found opportunity among the ruins

Michael MacMillan’s big blue idea: Everyone in the media is trying to figure out how to thrive in today’s multi-platform world. The co-founder of Alliance Atlantis has a solution—and it just might work

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Not so fast, partner:Why Harper will wait to approve the Northern Gateway project

The Volcker rule’s Canadian casualties: New U.S. banking law could limit our companies’ access to American capital

Getting ready for $70 oil: Alberta fund manager to invest $100 million in energy tech

A Canadian Viagra for women: ‘Twelve out of 45 women got orgasms. So we’ve seen something’

The ‘wood first’ backlash grows: Why are governments favouring the use of wood over steel?

Hot Topic: Canadians are split about the financial year ahead

Global Report

The Jollibee Burger comes to Canada: After struggling in the U.S., the huge Filipino fast-food chain is expanding again

Boom times for Brazilian rail: Bombardier delivers the world’s largest monorail to São Paulo


Where to put your money in 2014: Missed out on the big gains of 2013? These sectors will continue to surge in the coming year

Four ways to get more from your RRSP: Borrowing, lump-sum investing, unhedging and selling bonds can help grow your nest egg faster

The fixed income dilemma: How to survive when rates rise


Peter Shawn Taylor: The statistics of stupidity

James Cowan: A simple fix for CEO salaries

Richard Branson: How to become your own boss

Winners & Losers

Did Ryan Seacrest send pictures to Beyoncé over Snapchat? Let’s hope not. They already have enough to worry about…

The Informer

Alpaca. It’s what’s for dinner: Sarah Treleaven delights in the pleasure of what some call Peruvian Kobe

The Lunchbox Challenge: John Jackson and Connie de Sousa of Charcut Roast House soup up their chicken noodle

Shhhh… This bar’s a ‘secret’: Don’t be scared off by the unmarked doors, red lights and secret passwords. These bar owners have got $15 cocktails to sling and want you to bring your friends

Always be callous: Hollywood has yet to give us a Wall Streeter worth loving. So why do we love the characters we’re clearly meant to loathe?

Sub-zero style advice: If Milan had Montreal’s climate, men might have better options. Benjamin Leszcsz on your frostiest conundrums

Ask McArdle: Bitcoin hedges, winter blahs and the joys of buffet-nomics

Trailing Indicator

Is every market rigged?

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3 comments on “Canadian Business magazine: February 2014

  1. Do you know how I avoid duplicate iCal alerts? (Apple support does not, so far…) I think b/c of iCloud calendar sharing between my husband and i, I’m getting two alerts for every event on the iMac and on the iPhone. almost everything is up to date and i have a new MacBook Pro and the new iPhone 4s.

  2. David, you don’t receive copies on the previous letters. As the letters go forward that amount may be in the hundreds. But if there’s a particular letter send us an email and maybe we can figure something out.