How about Carney as Minister of Economic Transformation?

Dateline: Ottawa If the Minister of Finance is right, and the chances of the Opposition parties bringing about a federal election are 50/50, then it is time to consider a “big idea”. Not that there’s anything wrong with prudent management serving as your key election platform. It is, in most situations, a definite winner. Hands

No Longer Business as Usual in “The Age of the Customer”

The business world has entered what Forrester Research has coined as “The Age of the Customer”. The proliferation of multiple digital media tools, along with an increasing number of communication channels in the marketplace, has empowered and made the customer more intelligent than ever. By leveraging digital devices which give people access to instant and

TSXV-listed Tio Networks acquires Fund III portfolio co. Softgate Systems

The news came out earlier today that TIO Networks (TNC:TSXV) has acquired Softgate Systems, a Wellington Financial Fund III portfolio company. Based in New Jersey, Softgate provides consumer retail bill payment solutions in dozens of U.S. states. We’ve been in for more than three years, successfully partnering with Joe Allegra of Edison Partners and Steve

Economic reality should quickly silence Carney critics

Timing can sometimes be everything in life, and there is little doubt that Bank of England Governor Mark Carney had the benefit of a modest economic tailwind in the United Kingdom when he took up his new post early last summer. The honeymoon went great, as they usually do, and the British press quickly discovered

Canada will miss Mark Carney

One could be all macho, and rely on Dan Mida’s comforting words when Tye Burt quit Nesbitt Burns in 1997 to join another dealer. Mr. Mida summed up Bay Street’s HR dynamic very well with this simple line: “People come and people go.” When it comes to former Bank of Canada Governor Mark Carney, I