Books tagged: Business
By David Singh
David Singh tells the inspiring story of his rise from abject poverty in the Third World to become the leader of Fortune Financial, once Canada's largest financial planning company. It all came crashing down, but Singh's drive and passion are now at the helm of his own bank, ... Read more
By Adam Miron, Sébastien St-Louis, and Julie Beun
Foreword by Don Wright
It only took five years for two brothers-in-law to create a billion-dollar, award-winning, take-no-prisoners cannabis company called HEXO. How did they do it? That’s the story.
From early roadblocks and devastating personal and financial setbacks to explosive growth and ... Read more
Build an organization that is growth-minded, values-based, and innovative using the six steps to “responsible impact. ”
At age 16, Michael ‘Piecez’ Prosserman, a professional b-boy (breakdancer), completed a school project that would grow to become a hip-hop-inspired ... Read more
In a city known for wealth and prosperity, the divide between haves and have-nots is rarely clearer than on moving day, when those two worlds come together in intimate fashion. Violent ex-cons and drug addicts are invited into spacious homes, entrusted with the care and transport ... Read more
From the award-winning author of Unsettling Canada: A National Wake-Up Call and The Reconciliation Manifesto: Recovering the Land, Rebuilding the Economy comes an inspiring memoir of poverty, hard work, and incredible business success.
In the opening to his memoir, Grand Chief ... Read more
A refreshing memoir that challenges readers to make the most of life’s opportunities.
After moving to Canada from Jamaica in 1976, a colleague at Scotiabanktold Mary Anne Chambers not to be surprised if she didn’t get very far. The overlapping characteristics of her identity ... Read more
By Diana Rees
With Ronald Rees
Knitting is a booming pastime, enjoying a resurgence of interest, spawning books, movies, a brisk online trade in wool and knitted goods — even trade fairs. In Canada, Cottage Craft has long held a strong reputation for its fine wool, dyed to the palette of the local landscape, ... Read more
At his death in 1985, Alden Nowlan stood in the first rank of Canadian writers. Today, his poetry is beloved by Maritimers and popular across Canada and in the US as well. If I Could Turn and Meet Myself tells his life story, from his birth to a 14-year-old mother in 1933 through ... Read more