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Lumber: The Most Profitable Future Business Worldwide?

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We as a human race seem to forget that climate change not only affects the ecosystem that we live in, but also how inextricably linked it is to nearly everything…

QCIB 2019: The Power Of Choice

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Choice is one of the main results of globalization. With more options come more variety, allowing us to choose the right options for our businesses, careers, and ourselves. QCIB 2019…

Customers Around The World: Working for Air Canada

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Emily van den Akker is a Comm ‘18 Grad. She is working at Air Canada in their Management Trainee rotational program, and is currently based in Toronto. This week we…

Careers Abroad: New Zealand

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This month we were fortunate to get the opportunity to interview Michelle Beal. Michelle is a Comm ‘17 Alum, and a QCIB Exec 2015-2017 Alum. She’s now based in Auckland,…

Taking Your Career Worldwide: A Recruiting Guide

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Saying you want to work in international business has a great ring to it. But what does that entail? There are tons of job opportunities in IB to be checked…

Global Trends: Fintech Breaks Down Barriers

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With platform businesses cropping up everywhere (think “Uber for insert item here!”) decentralization is a hot topic across all economies, and for good reason. It’s disrupting nearly every industry, by…

Internships Abroad: Singapore

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Name: Harkirat Singh Ahluwalia Year: 2019 Company: Validus Capital Position: Intern Country: Singapore (Click here for InternSG, Singapore’s number one internship platform) Two weeks ago, I got to speak with…

Canada Makes Moves: “Refining” Its Oil Trade

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Several weeks ago, the Canadian Federal Government made the controversial decision to pick up the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain Expansion Pipeline. With a $4.5 billion price tag, Trudeau proclaims that…

Britain: Losing Pounds

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TLDR: Brexit may cause barriers to markets and decreases in profitability For this reason, businesses are beginning to leave the UK The biggest hit the UK will take is the…