After retiring from his job as chef in the Royal Canadian Navy, Bill Pratt decided to open a burger joint in his native Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. He opened Cheese Curds Gourmet Burgers and Poutinerie in February 2012. “I put out a sign up on the …

Whenever someone suggests corporations and the richest Canadians should pay their fair share of taxes – or at least something approximating the level they paid back in the post-war decades when rising prosperity was lifting all boats – the reflexive response is: “Oh, no, we …

As you, dear reader, hold this fragile compendium of commercial sense and sensibility in your sweating palms, understand there’s at least a 75 per cent chance that you are mentally disturbed. Worse, you’re in denial. No, you don’t suffer from one of the ordinary aff …

It’s a rare privilege when you get to talk to someone who loves their work as much as Bill McEwan. Two and a half weeks after unspecified health issues – described as grave, but not devastating – forced McEwan, 56, to walk away from his …

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