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  • Jean Cumming
    Again this year, Lexpert is pleased to join with Deloitte, Thomson Reuters Financial & Risk and The Globe and Mail to celebrate the Canadian Dealmakers Awards.
  • Richard G. Stock
    Putting more eggs in fewer baskets to streamline the supply chain requires a higher level of oversight
  • Heather Suttie
    Outsourcing some of the old "full service" model allows marketing departments to work within shrinking budgets
  • Jean Cumming
    In this technological age “the time of static stability has passed us by,” says author Thomas Friedman
  • George S. Takach
    Boards of directors and executive committees must be trained to shepherd their institutional digital capabilities
  • Jean Cumming
    Vancouver law firms are seeing the potential in the city's start-ups and are developing programs for them
  • Richard G. Stock
    A new book plots the law firm's management of external counsel, in five stages, over nearly three decades
  • Donna C. Wannop
    Lawyers ignore clients’ queries at their peril; giving nearly any response is better than no response at all
  • George S. Takach
    Canada’s innovations have included high-tech IMAX, but also the snow plough, Canada Dry ginger ale and Pablum
  • Jean Cumming
    In this issue, we reflect on a number of Top Deals (p. 29) of 2016 (and Cases on p. 36). Several of these Deals were outbound, that is to say, companies led by trailblazing leaders expanded into other countries, very often the US. While this is ...

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  • The Friuli Venezia Giulia wine region has the most autochthonous grape varieties of anyplace in the world
  • How the word “elite” came to have a left-wing, liberal connotation — on both sides of the Canada-US border
  • The growing regions of one of Italy’s most popular and enduring wines were demarcated 300 years ago
  • Tucson is giving Phoenix and Scottsdale a run for their money
  • American and British annual selections reflect the great divergence in English-language usage
  • Where to go this holiday season in the U.S.: Let your taste buds guide you!
  • Wincarnis Tonic Wine, which tastes rather like Christmas pudding in a glass, has survived the ages
  • Black Friday today signals the start of a shopping season, but history has blackened many a Friday
  • Who knew? An island getaway off the fisheries of Newfoundland