Most Canadians aren't working at their dream job, a survey has found.read more
On a business call?
If you're not in the bathroom, odds are the person on the other end of the line probably is.read more
80% of Canadians say they’ve seen a rise in entrepreneurship over the past five year.read more
A new expert panel report, Science Culture: Where Canada Stands, released last week by the Council of Canadian Academies, helps to paint the clearest picture of Canada's science culture and science culture support system in 25 years.
The report found that 42 per cent of Canadians have a basic level of scientific literacy necessary to understand media reports about science, putting Canada first among 35 countries with similar available data.read more
Three researchers at Montreal's McGill University authored a study that looked at fish raised from birth to walk on land.read more
Most entrepreneurs neglect sleep—often, they feel, out of necessity. But research continues to show that those who get a full night's rest consistently outperform their droopy-eyed peers over the long term.read more
Canada now hosts an increasing number of self-employed workers.
One quarter of new Canadian jobs in 2013 were self-employed positions, according to workforce statistics from Scotiabank in a report by Advisor.ca.read more
As we transitioned from factory and farming jobs to knowledge work in cubicle labyrinths, we'd like to think we did away with much of the danger associated with work. No one in a desk job was ever obliterated by an out-of-control wheat thresher or stirred into a giant vat of boiling industrial cleaning product. The sense of security we have in our safe and sanitized office jobs is misplaced, however.read more
When it comes to facilitating communication between employees and fostering a culture of transparency and camaraderie, nothing beats an open office layout—or so modern startup wisdom would have it.read more
That virtually every company in Canada will eventually have some sort of bring-your-own-device policy surrounding mobile gadgets seems no longer to be an "if," but rather a "when."read more
Cyber threats, data breaches and high-risk vulnerabilities have continued to dominate the first half of 2014 as seen in Trend Micro Incorporated's second quarter security roundup report, "Turning the Tables on Cybercrime: Responding to Evolving Cybercrime Tactics."read more
From research and lectures and to collaboration and homework, students are spending on average one-third of their education time online using new mobile technologies, according to a study released by Intel Canada.read more
The workplace as we know it is shifting.read more
A new paper suggests the evidence scientists have been using to predict a massive earthquake along the west coast of Canada and the US might not be high-enough quality to be reasonably accurate.read more