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4 lessons the US learned from the COVID-19 pandemic
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(Big Think, 2021), 3 mins
As the US commences its early stages of COVID-19 vaccinations, Michael Dowling, president and CEO of Northwell Health, argues that now is not the time to relax. "There are lessons to be learned by systems like ours based upon our experience," says Dowling, adding that "we know what these lessons are, and we're wor...
(Big Think, 2021), 3 mins
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BlackBerry's smartphone demise
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(CBC - Business, 2021), 1 min
While the company's tech was world class, BlackBerry ultimately got left behind in the smartphone space it invented.
(CBC - Business, 2021), 1 min
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Business Panel
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(CBC - Business, 2021), 7 mins
Our weekend business panel discusses the latest jobless numbers in Canada, as well as calls from the CEO of Air Canada to ease travel restrictions as losses mount. Plus, a new commercial for Extra gum looks ahead to a post-pandemic world.
(CBC - Business, 2021), 7 mins
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Canada lost 213,000 jobs in January
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(CBC - Business, 2021), 3 mins
Canada's economy lost 213,000 jobs in January as retail lockdowns forced more businesses to close their doors across the country. The job loss is about five times higher than what economists were expecting.
(CBC - Business, 2021), 3 mins
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Coffee prices are going up. Here's what customers can expect
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(CBC - Business, 2021), 4 mins
A drought in Brazil has walloped the world's largest coffee crop, pushing up wholesale prices to their highest level in years.
(CBC - Business, 2021), 4 mins
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CRISPR: Can we control it?
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(Big Think, 2021), 14 mins
CRISPR (Clustered Regularly Interspaced Short Palindromic Repeats) is a revolutionary technology that gives scientists the ability to alter DNA. On the one hand, this tool could mean the elimination of certain diseases. On the other, there are concerns (both ethical and practical) about its misuse and the yet-unkn...
(Big Think, 2021), 14 mins
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Greek Drama - Theban Trilogy, Oedipus Rex
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written by Sophocles, 497 BC-406 BC; directed by James Thomas, fl. 2016; produced by Peter D. Arnott, Macmillan Films; performed by James Thomas, in Greek Drama - Theban Trilogy (New York, NY: Macmillan Films, 2021), 1 hour 30 mins

Join us for a staging of Peter Arnott's translation of Sophocles' masterpiece Oedipus Rex – aka Oedipus Tyrannus or simple Oedipus. Set in a time of plague, the hero who solved the riddle of the sphinx, is now King of Thebes and is about to go on another riddle quest to uncover the source of his city’s pollut...

written by Sophocles, 497 BC-406 BC; directed by James Thomas, fl. 2016; produced by Peter D. Arnott, Macmillan Films; performed by James Thomas, in Greek Drama - Theban Trilogy (New York, NY: Macmillan Films, 2021), 1 hour 30 mins
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Hidden cameras show questionable sales tactics at alternative lenders
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(CBC - Business, 2021), 2 mins
For many Canadians with poor credit, getting a loan from a bank isn’t easy. That’s where alternative lenders come in, offering quick cash, but at a high cost. CBC's Marketplace went undercover to investigate how these loans are being sold to Canadians.
(CBC - Business, 2021), 2 mins
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How a lack of collateral can damage a business
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(CBC - Business, 2021), 26 secs
Tabatha Bull, president and CEO of the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business, explains how Indigenous-owned businesses face banking challenges that other businesses just don't have to deal with.
(CBC - Business, 2021), 26 secs
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