Many of us collect points via loyalty programs. They’re popular, but can cause headaches for the companies who head up loyalty and rewards programs.
The companies that head up loyalty rewards programs must compensate for their uncertainty about your reward preferences.
Brian Harriman, le président et PDG de Cannabis NB, montre quelques produits du cannabis, dans une succursale de Fredericton, au NB, mardi le 16 octobre 2018.
Presse Canadienne /Stephen MacGillivray
La légalisation du cannabis provoque l'émergence d'une féroce compétition entre le marché du cannabis légal et le marché noir. Les producteurs, détaillants et gouvernements devront s’adapter.
Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) members stand on picket line in Halifax in October 2018 after a call for a series of rotating 24-hour strikes.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ted Pritchard
Ordering Canada's postal workers back on the job may hurt Justin Trudeau. CUPW could direct its anger directly at the Trudeau Liberals ahead of the 2019 federal election.
In this Oct. 31, 2018 photo, students dance atop a bus to music during a Vote for Our Lives rally at the University of Central Florida in Orlando, Fla.
(AP Photo/John Raoux)
Young people have the right, the skills and the numbers to make a difference in politics and society in North America and beyond. Their voices, energy and vision contribute to a healthy democracy.
Canada Post workers walk the picket line during a rotating strike in Halifax on Nov. 13, 2018.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan
Ottawa has ordered postal workers back on the job, but is it constitutional? We should be circumspect about intervening in the bargaining process and skeptical about claims it's in the public good.
Israeli soldiers in a tank.
Last week’s Gazan rocket fire and Israeli airstrikes were logical consequences of both sides’ brinkmanship negotiating strategies.
Ontario Premier Doug Ford speaks to supporters at Ford Fest in Vaughan, Ont., in September 2018.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young
Ontario Premier Doug Ford's Conservative govenment is showing interventionist tendencies that undermine its free-market claims.
Some countries seem to provide more equitable opportunities in schools and society in general. Others have work to do if they want to advance the adage that hard work and education afford success regardless of one’s existing social status.
Conventional wisdom across much of the Western world says there's a strong link between education and upward social mobility. Really?
Despite the demonization of marginalized communities by politicians on the campaign trail, research shows they’re marked by a profound sense of community, supportive social networks – and resilience. A Toronto Regent Park resident, a boy named Cody, is seen as part of an art installation in this 2008 photo.
Research shows marginalized communities are marked by a profound sense of community, supportive social networks -- and resilience.
Doug Ford on the campaign trail in May 2018, promising to “open” Ontario for business. His Bill 47 does nothing of the sort.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Tara Walton
Ontario's Conservative government, despite its "for the people" slogan, is repealing basic protections for the province's most vulnerable workers.
The online voting glitches in Ontario’s recent municipal elections show it’s time to develop nationwide guidelines and standards for online voting in Canada.
Online voting glitches in Ontario's recent municipal elections show that Canada needs to develop voluntary standards on online voting.
U.S. President Donald Trump announces a revamped North American free trade deal in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington on Oct. 1, 2018.
(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
The USMCA, if ratified, will fundamentally alter North America’s political and economic structures, increasing American dominance over its neighbours.
Many classroom assessment strategies have a positive impact on student learning but, because they are not standardized, can also contribute to the problem of grade inflation.
Recent news that at least one Ontario university adjusts for grade inflation during the undergraduate application process is a call to action -- for long-term educational change.
In a political world, where words are pregnant with moral meanings, language is not innocent of racist content. Here a young man walks in his neighbourhood in Mississauga, ON.
Toronto Mayor John Tory's use of race-coded words to describe gun violence in Toronto, including "thugs, sewer rats and gangsters," stokes racism and serves to justify policing Black communities.
Brian Harriman, Cannabis NB president and CEO, displays some cannabis products at a Cannabis NB retail store in Fredericton, N.B., on Tuesday October 16, 2018.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Stephen MacGillivray
In Canada’s newly-legal cannabis market, retailers will face tough competition from the established black market.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau gives a thumbs up as he arrives on Parliament Hill the morning after an agreement was reached on a new trade deal with Mexico and the U.S.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang
The relief that the U.S. didn’t make things even worse for Canada in the new NAFTA should be tempered by the realization that the moment of reckoning hasn’t passed; it’s only been postponed.
The Second Cup Ltd. says it is actively reviewing locations in Ontario for potential conversion to cannabis stores in light of a decision by the new provincial government to allow private retailers to sell the drug.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young
Ontario must quickly create rules for cannabis stores. How the Ford government decides to regulate retailers will have a major impact on how many retailers will get into the business.
Startup yang didanai melalui pinjaman perusahaan dapat lebih sukses dari mereka yang hanya menggunakan pinjaman pribadi atau tidak memiliki pinjaman sama sekali.
Startup yang didanai melalui pinjaman bisnis dapat lebih sukses dari mereka yang hanya menggunakan pinjaman pribadi atau ekuitas.
A fisherman checks his fish corral nets in the Cau Hai lagoon, Vietnam.
When it comes to small-scale fisheries, there is no one route to sustainability. Finding success stories can help map those paths.
Vic Fedeli, Ontario’s finance minister, and Attorney General Caroline Mulroney talk to the media after announcing Ontario’s cannabis retail model on Aug. 13.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Christopher Katsarov
Ontario’s change to private sector cannabis stores will give consumers more convenience. That will mean stronger competition against the black market, but potentially higher consumption too.