Quartz hires four new staffers

Quartz editor in chief Katherine Bell announced Thursday four new additions to the newsroom. They are: Harish Menon Harish Menon, Quartz India editor. This is Menon’s second time working with QZ; he first joined in January 2016 as a desk editor in India, before being promoted to senior editor and then co-editor of the edition. […]

Fortune names Bellstrom its executive editor

Kristen Bellstrom Fortune acting editor in chief Brian O’Keefe sent out the following on Friday: Dear colleagues, It gives me tremendous pleasure to announce two very well-deserved promotions at Fortune. As of today, Kristen Bellstrom is promoted from the role of Features Editor to Executive Editor, and Rachel Lobdell is promoted from Digital Editor to Editorial Director. […]

Why the WSJ remains stubbornly conservative

Adam Piore writes for Columbia Journalism Review about the conservatism that still plaques The Wall Street Journal despite the departure of former editor Gerard Baker, who was replaced by insider Matt Murray. Piore writes, “For Murray and for Latour, the conflict was about more than staff morale; the Journal was in the midst of an ambitious push to double […]

Reuters reorganizes leadership to focus on speed

Reuters editor in chief Alessandra Galloni sent out the following announcement on Monday: Dear Colleagues, I am pleased to announce important changes to our editorial leadership team. Tiffany Wu and Mark Bendeich will become Global Managing Editors for News Gathering. Simon Robinson will become Global Managing Editor for News Publishing. These new appointments will help drive the […]

A New CB Is Coming in September 2021

Refocused and reenergized, Canada’s most influential business magazine will help readers engage with the leaders who are driving innovation in this country Business in Canada is changing — and so is Canadian Business. Trusted by executives and entrepreneurs for nearly a century, the country’s preeminent business magazine is refocused, reenergized and ready for its exciting […]

The 2020 Growth Awards Winners

Every year, Canadian Business has highlighted the entrepreneurial leaders of Canada through the the Growth List—a ranking of established businesses on five-year revenue growth and startups on two-year revenue growth. Formerly known as the Growth 500, the Growth List and Start-Up List winners are profiled in a special print issue of Canadian Business published with the […]

How a hair-care company went from salon supplier to sanitizer powerhouse

When AG Hair moved into its new, 70,000-sq.-foot, state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Coquitlam, B.C., two years ago, it was part of a plan to supercharge expansion of its hair care product line to salons in international markets. Europe was next on its list. Then COVID-19 hit. Not only was the European expansion put on hold, […]

Huawei exec extradition hearing begins in Canada

VANCOUVER — The first stage of an extradition hearing for a senior executive of Chinese tech giant Huawei started in a Vancouver courtroom M onday, a case that has infuriated Beijing, caused a diplomatic uproar between China and Canada and complicated high-stakes trade talks between China and the United States. Canada’s arrest of chief financial […]

Oil and gas industry needs to do more to address climate change, IEA report says

CALGARY — The oil and gas industry needs to increase efforts to address climate change or risk becoming socially unacceptable and unprofitable, according to a new International Energy Agency report. “No energy company will be unaffected by clean energy transitions,” said Fatih Birol, the IEA’s executive director, in a statement Monday. The world is demanding […]