Category Archives: Features

Legalizing Marijuana – Weeding out the pitfalls

Federal legislation to legalize marijuana is expected to be tabled in the House of Commons in spring 2017. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau hasn’t kept his promise to legalize the drug as soon as he took office but he has set the process in motion. This may be good news for…

Climbing the Social Media Ladder – Mix and mingle with your customers online Part 2

Continued from January 2, 2017 To help get you started or even if you’re already out there, Susie Erjavec Parker, owner of Sparker Strategy Group, a Winnipeg-based social media and public relations agency offers tips and suggestions on each of the main social media sites. Find out which platforms are a…

Climbing the Social Media Ladder – Mix and mingle with your customers online Part 1

  Social networking sites have been around for over 20 years; Classmates, one of the earliest social media sites, was launched in 1995. Interactions via computer gained in popularity as PCs became commonplace in households. Since then, there has been no shortage of social networking sites, with MySpace launching in…

Building it Better – Baur applies technology to cost savings

Thanks to the internet, today’s consumer has a huge advantage when it comes to making a purchase. One or two clicks allows several options to appear on the screen. The identical product may offer several different prices, and perhaps free shipping, bonus points, or other consumer enticements to keep the…