A Budding Marijuana Tourism Industry Moves North     According to a study by Delloite in 2018, the entire Canadian industry will be    worth 23 billion dollars.    However, impact via sub-sectors is not specified in the report. This lack of clarity surrounding tourism data has certainly not stopped the dreamers from dreaming.    Canadian firms    are envisioning winery-style grow op tours and weed-and-yoga retreats. Americans are also looking to get in on the “Green Rush.”

A Budding Marijuana Tourism Industry Moves North

According to a study by Delloite in 2018, the entire Canadian industry will be worth 23 billion dollars. However, impact via sub-sectors is not specified in the report. This lack of clarity surrounding tourism data has certainly not stopped the dreamers from dreaming. Canadian firms are envisioning winery-style grow op tours and weed-and-yoga retreats. Americans are also looking to get in on the “Green Rush.”

First Nations Demand Control Over Legal Marijuana Sales     Chiefs attending the annual conference of the    Assembly of First Nations    (AFN) spoke on a wide range of views concerning the Liberal Government’s plan to legalize marijuana by next July. Feelings are still mixed. Some say they have not had enough time or capital to prepare for the change, and urge the AFN to pursue a delay on bill C-45. Others say they are ready to embrace legal marijuana and look forward to sharing the economic benefit of the industry.

First Nations Demand Control Over Legal Marijuana Sales

Chiefs attending the annual conference of the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) spoke on a wide range of views concerning the Liberal Government’s plan to legalize marijuana by next July. Feelings are still mixed. Some say they have not had enough time or capital to prepare for the change, and urge the AFN to pursue a delay on bill C-45. Others say they are ready to embrace legal marijuana and look forward to sharing the economic benefit of the industry.


American Draft Dodgers Helped Establish Cannabis Culture in Canada     Vietnam Draft Dodgers are widely regarded as “   one of the greatest contributing groups of immigrants to Canadian Society   .” The group made up of musicians, intellectuals, and peacemakers, also helped build the foundation of    cannabis culture    in Canada. According to    Canadian Immigration Statistics   , between 20,000 and 30,000 draft eligible American men came to Canada as immigrants during the Vietnam War.

American Draft Dodgers Helped Establish Cannabis Culture in Canada

Vietnam Draft Dodgers are widely regarded as “one of the greatest contributing groups of immigrants to Canadian Society.” The group made up of musicians, intellectuals, and peacemakers, also helped build the foundation of cannabis culture in Canada. According to Canadian Immigration Statistics, between 20,000 and 30,000 draft eligible American men came to Canada as immigrants during the Vietnam War.

Gold Therapy Vape Pen Review at the Kendrick Lamar TDE Championship Tour     The gold therapy vape pen provided that perfect mix of style and stealth, allowing for clean tokes on-the-go. The show, well that was another smooth experience…Standing on the lawns of Bud Stage in Toronto, you couldn’t help but get the feeling that something special was about to occur. Banners advertising TDE’s plaques and platinum selling records hung from the upper stage. As artists appeared, giant, cartoonish trading-cards with stats and figures popped-up on the screens behind. To top it off, a Bruce Buffer like an announcer made their presence on the stage known. It was a tight theme, that was executed to-the-tee.

Gold Therapy Vape Pen Review at the Kendrick Lamar TDE Championship Tour

The gold therapy vape pen provided that perfect mix of style and stealth, allowing for clean tokes on-the-go. The show, well that was another smooth experience…Standing on the lawns of Bud Stage in Toronto, you couldn’t help but get the feeling that something special was about to occur. Banners advertising TDE’s plaques and platinum selling records hung from the upper stage. As artists appeared, giant, cartoonish trading-cards with stats and figures popped-up on the screens behind. To top it off, a Bruce Buffer like an announcer made their presence on the stage known. It was a tight theme, that was executed to-the-tee.

CBDfx and CBD Therapeutics Product Review with Nurse Nikki     Cannabidiol, unlike other other cannabinoids like Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), has no psychoactive effects. With the talented Nurse Nikki by our side, we decided to test out three CBD products on the market today: the    CBDFX strawberry vaporizer pen   , the CBDfx    hemp gummies   , and the CBD therapeutics transdermal patch.

CBDfx and CBD Therapeutics Product Review with Nurse Nikki

Cannabidiol, unlike other other cannabinoids like Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), has no psychoactive effects. With the talented Nurse Nikki by our side, we decided to test out three CBD products on the market today: the CBDFX strawberry vaporizer pen, the CBDfx hemp gummies, and the CBD therapeutics transdermal patch.

Sights and Sounds at the Lift & Co. Cannabis Expo Toronto     More than 19,000 people attended the LIFT Cannabis Expo in Toronto from May 25th to the 27th. The sun was shining as the    Metro Toronto Convention Centre    (MTCC) played host to this massive event featuring exhibits from cannabis enthusiasts in all sectors of the industry. From growers and licensed producers to distributors and software companies, representation was diverse and impactful.

Sights and Sounds at the Lift & Co. Cannabis Expo Toronto

More than 19,000 people attended the LIFT Cannabis Expo in Toronto from May 25th to the 27th. The sun was shining as the Metro Toronto Convention Centre (MTCC) played host to this massive event featuring exhibits from cannabis enthusiasts in all sectors of the industry. From growers and licensed producers to distributors and software companies, representation was diverse and impactful.

A History of Hustle: Entrepreneurship and Hip Hop      "   The first hip hop artists didn’t have access to the resources other genres did. And in the pursuit of hip hop greatness, the entrepreneurial spirit was ignited. Hip hop created not only a new class of entrepreneurs, but artists who were entrepreneurs."

A History of Hustle: Entrepreneurship and Hip Hop

"The first hip hop artists didn’t have access to the resources other genres did. And in the pursuit of hip hop greatness, the entrepreneurial spirit was ignited. Hip hop created not only a new class of entrepreneurs, but artists who were entrepreneurs."

Influencer Marketing Isn't Just for B2C Companies     "Influencer marketing combines the best of two worlds: the personality of word-of-mouth advertisement and the power of social media marketing. It’s about identifying individuals who have influence over potential buyers, and optimizing marketing activities around those influencers. In short, credible influencers with a dedicated and connected audience can reinvigorate your sales funnel."

Influencer Marketing Isn't Just for B2C Companies

"Influencer marketing combines the best of two worlds: the personality of word-of-mouth advertisement and the power of social media marketing. It’s about identifying individuals who have influence over potential buyers, and optimizing marketing activities around those influencers. In short, credible influencers with a dedicated and connected audience can reinvigorate your sales funnel."

Instagram Stories is not Original -- but it is Authentic     "For everyone up in arms over Instagram’s blatant copy of Snapchat and launch of “   Instagram Stories,   ” the great    Jim Jarmusch    has three words for you: “nothing is original.” Think about it. Every piece of literature, every work of art, every film, took inspiration from something else. And in Instagram’s defence, it’s not about where you take an idea from; it’s about where you take an idea to."

Instagram Stories is not Original -- but it is Authentic

"For everyone up in arms over Instagram’s blatant copy of Snapchat and launch of “Instagram Stories,” the great Jim Jarmusch has three words for you: “nothing is original.” Think about it. Every piece of literature, every work of art, every film, took inspiration from something else. And in Instagram’s defence, it’s not about where you take an idea from; it’s about where you take an idea to."

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Biz Stone, J. Carey Smith, Jessica Alba, Magic Johnson, Sage Summit 2014     Day 2 of the    Sage Summit    certainly did not disappoint. How could it? With speakers like Biz Stone, Jessica Alba, Magic Johnson and J. Carey Smith kicking off the morning sessions, the bar has been raised for the rest of the Summit. The keynote presentation began with an individual interview of Biz Stone led by Brad Smith, EVP of customer experience at Sage. Afterwards, a panel style discussion with Jessica Alba, Magic Johnson and J. Carey Smith, tickled the taste buds of the audience with a playful and informative debate. Here are some highlights and exceptional quotes from both sessions.

Biz Stone, J. Carey Smith, Jessica Alba, Magic Johnson, Sage Summit 2014

Day 2 of the Sage Summit certainly did not disappoint. How could it? With speakers like Biz Stone, Jessica Alba, Magic Johnson and J. Carey Smith kicking off the morning sessions, the bar has been raised for the rest of the Summit. The keynote presentation began with an individual interview of Biz Stone led by Brad Smith, EVP of customer experience at Sage. Afterwards, a panel style discussion with Jessica Alba, Magic Johnson and J. Carey Smith, tickled the taste buds of the audience with a playful and informative debate. Here are some highlights and exceptional quotes from both sessions.

4 Reasons Why the Financial Industry is Similar to Rock Climbing     The TGO team reached new heights last week and conquered the steep walls of “   The Hub   ” climbing complex in Markham. Muscles were worked and blisters formed, educating the TGO team on the dedication and physical fitness required to engage in a demanding sport such as “bouldering.” While we tried to push our own personal limits, we also realized how similar rock-climbing can be to the    Financial Industry   .

4 Reasons Why the Financial Industry is Similar to Rock Climbing

The TGO team reached new heights last week and conquered the steep walls of “The Hub” climbing complex in Markham. Muscles were worked and blisters formed, educating the TGO team on the dedication and physical fitness required to engage in a demanding sport such as “bouldering.” While we tried to push our own personal limits, we also realized how similar rock-climbing can be to the Financial Industry.

Choosing an ERP Solution: Lessons Learned from Watching The Bachelorette!      The Bachelorette   , a show where one lucky-lady tries to find her future husband amongst 25 eligible bachelors, aired it’s much anticipated 2-hour finale last night. There was only one rose left, and Andi Dorfman chose Josh to be her life-long partner. Andi made a decision based on a multitude of factors, which is very similar to the factors faced when choosing an    Enterprise Resource Planning    (   ERP   ) solution. In fact, when deciding which ERP solution is right for you, look no further than network television and The Bachelorette for some useful tips. Or download our free eBook below!

Choosing an ERP Solution: Lessons Learned from Watching The Bachelorette!

The Bachelorette, a show where one lucky-lady tries to find her future husband amongst 25 eligible bachelors, aired it’s much anticipated 2-hour finale last night. There was only one rose left, and Andi Dorfman chose Josh to be her life-long partner. Andi made a decision based on a multitude of factors, which is very similar to the factors faced when choosing an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) solution. In fact, when deciding which ERP solution is right for you, look no further than network television and The Bachelorette for some useful tips. Or download our free eBook below!

A Symbiotic Relationship Between University and Innovation     "What do companies like MappedIn, BufferBox, Thalmic Labs, and Kik Messenger all have in common? Aside from experiencing levels of great success and having founders who went to the University of Waterloo, they were all part of an entrepreneurial program and community called VeloCity. VeloCity is a program that provides a working space with a vast network of mentors, facilitates peer-to-peer guidance, and coordinates entrepreneurial events in the uWaterloo community."

A Symbiotic Relationship Between University and Innovation

"What do companies like MappedIn, BufferBox, Thalmic Labs, and Kik Messenger all have in common? Aside from experiencing levels of great success and having founders who went to the University of Waterloo, they were all part of an entrepreneurial program and community called VeloCity. VeloCity is a program that provides a working space with a vast network of mentors, facilitates peer-to-peer guidance, and coordinates entrepreneurial events in the uWaterloo community."

New Beginnings: The Story of Velocity Science     "Velocity is well known for the prowess it holds in building engaged tech-based startup communities like the Garage, but the organization is stepping into new territory with the launch of Velocity Science."

New Beginnings: The Story of Velocity Science

"Velocity is well known for the prowess it holds in building engaged tech-based startup communities like the Garage, but the organization is stepping into new territory with the launch of Velocity Science."

"This will be the best time in your life to start a company."     "A humble but confident   Ted Livingston   took the stage in the Student Life Centre at the University of Waterloo today. Livingston, dressed in cargo shorts and a sweater, did not seem at all inflated by the success of his company    Kik Interactive   ."

"This will be the best time in your life to start a company."

"A humble but confident Ted Livingston took the stage in the Student Life Centre at the University of Waterloo today. Livingston, dressed in cargo shorts and a sweater, did not seem at all inflated by the success of his company Kik Interactive."