Executive compensation is one of those issues that comes and goes regularly, but the numbers move in only one direction it seems and that’s up.
The upcoming 2014 Winter Olympics in Russia are being compared to the summer games in Berlin in 1936, when Adolf Hitler refused to shake the hand of African American sprinter Jesse Owens.
Ah the ‘Joy of Christmas’ … and the ‘Sadness of Christmas’. No other time of year manages to invoke both extremes so completely.
While trying to get the ketchup out of a bottle the other day, I thought of the not-so-joyous Christmas it will be for employees of the Heinz plant in Leamington, Ontario.
Most of us will grumble and accept the new reality without giving it a great deal of thought, but that reality will be a hardship for a lot of people including the disabled and the elderly.
Cliff Chadderton, World War II veteran, journalist, War Amps CEO and documentary producer will be remembered for his great work, dogged determination and fine character.
It was a shameless bit of hype for a movie, disguised as comic relief, and it really wasn’t all that funny. What was most disturbing was how the media fell right in with it.
A bumper crop on the prairies may seem like good news, but the bigger harvests have not only driven down world crop prices, they’ve overwhelmed the grain handling and transportation infrastructure.
The world of televised sports was hit by an earthquake last week when Rogers inked an exclusive hockey broadcast deal that may spell the end of Canada’s public broadcaster – the CBC.
One of the key lessons that Henry Ford learned and passed on to other industrialists was, ‘pay your workers enough so they can afford to buy the product themselves.’ Whoever is running Walmart these days may want to heed this valuable advice.