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Stephen Poloz talks jobs and technology at Smith

March 14, 2018

Kingston, ON – Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz, Artsci’78, returned to Queen’s Tuesday to deliver a lecture at Smith School of Business in which he said that Canada’s economy is filled with “untapped potential” that could spur more growth without triggering high inflation.

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Smith team wins national marketing case competition

January 19, 2018

Toronto, ON – This past weekend, the Queen’s Marketing Association hosted the final round of its 2018 Challenge Competition during its annual conference in Toronto.

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UPstart Venture Challenge gives emerging startup a $30,000 boost

December 20, 2017

Toronto, ON – On the evening of Dec. 7, eight emerging Queen’s startups pitched their businesses to a jury of angel investors during the second annual UPstart Venture Challenge. The event was organized by the Queen’s Venture Network and hosted at LoyaltyOne in Toronto.

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Students look to solve global food security at Queen’s challenge

December 12, 2017

Kingston, ON – The Queen’s International Innovation Challenge was recently held, with the finals in Toronto on Nov. 24. Teams came up with solutions for one of the world’s most pressing issues: food security. We spoke with Dean McKeown, Associate Director, Administration, at Smith School of Business’ Scotiabank Centre for Customer Analytics, about this year’s event.

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What’s up for 2018? School of Business expert makes economic predictions at Business Forecast Luncheon in Kingston

December 7, 2017

Kingston, ON – Canada’s surprisingly hot economy will cool slightly in 2018 as the Bank of Canada looks to ease growth and avoid high inflation. But potential for a long and messy U.S. withdrawal from NAFTA could get in the way of continued good times.

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