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The implications of hiding likes on Instagram
In a so-called effort to get users to focus more on quality content, and to protect the platform against a “comparison culture,” Instagram announced it would test the elimination of likes in the platform. But what will this mean for influencers who rely on sponsored content for income, and brands who rely on performance metrics for evaluation?
Today, Governor General Julie Payette officially dissolved parliament, and the writ was issued by the Chief Electoral Officer calling for an election to be held on October 21, 2019. The federal campaign will run for a short five and a half weeks.
Although the Canada Health Act enshrines accessibility as well universality, federal and provincial government officials have for decades sought to constrain its interpretation. Simply put, we have never lived up to the spirit of the Act.
Authenticity Gap Report: Are Canadian brands measuring up to customer expectations?
Seismic shifts in our cultural, social and political landscape have changed our relationship with brands. People now expect companies to be stepping up and speaking up in new ways, making corporate purpose integral to reputation – and to the bottom line.
Surviving the “Techlash”: 3 key takeaways from our new global report
In a world of increased privacy invasions, personal information theft, questionable ethics from tech industry leaders, and a growing fear of AI-related workplace disruption, today’s technology companies are facing new reputational and regulatory challenges.
Collision conference day 1 – Inspiring people with incredible ideas
Attending Collision in Toronto is a bit of a whirlwind experience. With 25,711 registered attendees from 125 countries and 730 speakers across 15 tracks, there is no shortage of inspiring people with incredible ideas.
The fads, the fear, the future – what can we expect from tech in 2019?
Technology innovation and adoption is faster today than ever before. Developments that seem radical at first – and let’s face it, sometimes even scary –quickly become something we cannot imagine living without.
Ontario fall economic statement "A plan for the people"
The delivery of Ontario’s Economic Outlook is an opportunity for the sitting government to not only reflect on its early achievements, but also to update the public on the broad thematic areas it plans to pursue and rollout a handful of specific policy announcements.
The best sound bytes from our “Data and the era of ultra personalization” event
With data security and consumer privacy seemingly always in the news, we recently brought industry leaders from TD Bank, Uber and Wealthsimple together for a deep-dive discussion on Data and the Era of Ultra Personalization.
Ontario speech from the throne: A time for care and opportunity
Ontario Lieutenant Governor Elizabeth Dowdeswell delivered the Ontario government’s Speech from the Throne, an opportunity to lay out the government’s priorities for the coming legislative session, and, in this unique case, its election platform.