Tag: In the News

News, research, and other announcements.

November 27, 2023

In the News: Why Government Mandates on Electric Cars Will Not Work

In this Globe & Mail op-ed, Leonard Waverman discusses the state of electric vehicles and what the government can do to remove barriers.

November 22, 2023

In the News: Canada’s Inflation Rate Slowed to 3.1% in October

Chris Ling, Assistant Professor of Marketing, spoke to CHCH News about the current inflation numbers.

Tim Hortons Field
November 1, 2023

In the News: Hamilton Officials Laud Economic Impact of Grey Cup

Marketing expert Marvin Ryder warns ‘no way of knowing’ whether economic activity from the Grey Cup is new or will remain in Hamilton.

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October 12, 2023

In the News: 44 Days: That’s How Long Employers Have to Convince a New Employee to Stay

Professor Catherine Connelly discusses the importance of checking in with new employees in this Human Resources Director article.

Costco gold bar
October 4, 2023

In the News: Costco Now Sells Gold Bars. Are They a Good Investment?

Will Huggins, assistant professor of finance and economics, weighs in on Costco selling 24-carat gold bars on CBC's The Current.

Taxi driver following directions on his phone GPS.
October 2, 2023

Safety on the Line: Drivers Who Juggle Multiple Jobs Are More Likely to Take Risks on the Road

Catherine Connelly and Alexandra Lefcoe discuss the safety risks facing drivers that juggle driving with another job.

September 7, 2023

In the News: The ‘Shoppertainment’ Trap: As Social Media Apps Blur Line Between Socializing and Buying, the Risks to Users Soar

Ruhai Wu, associate professor of marketing, talks to Capital Current about social commerce and influencer marketing.

September 5, 2023

In the News: More Companies are Calling People Back to the Office. Many Workers Want to Stay Home

Professor Catherine Connelly discusses return to office policies and remote work options in this CBC News story.

August 23, 2023

In The News: New Restaurant in Westdale Offering Subscription Service for Food

Associate professor Brent McKnight speaks with CHCH News about the effects of subscription services for a new Westdale restaurant.

August 22, 2023

In The News: Why We All Might Want to Bring a Bit of Barbie to Work

Associate Professor Trish Ruebottom explores the impact of the Barbie movie's message on the workplace with The Globe and Mail.

August 16, 2023

In The News: Does Lower Trust In The Workplace Lead To Lower Productivity?

Professor Erin Reid discusses the relationship between trust and productivity in the workplace with the Human Resources Director.

August 9, 2023

In The News: Canada’s Inflation Rate is Falling, So Why are Grocery Prices Still So Expensive

Assistant Professor William Huggins discusses the high cost of groceries in relation to Canada's inflation rate with CTV News.