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Volume 16, Issue 1

Green Earth’s effective, non-toxic chemicals are solution for the times

Green Earth’s effective, non-toxic chemicals are solution for the times

Green Earth Energy Solutions, an oil and gas chemical supplier, is ready to expand its business by helping customers reduce costs in a safe way through green technology.

Steve Matthews, the company’s president, says its proprietary chemicals are environmentally safe - non-toxic, non-caustic, no VOC’s, non- cancer causing and non-flammable and its target market includes the environmental remediation and natural resource sector.

‘‘Chemicals degrade to their natural state when exposed... Keep Reading

Volume 16, Issue 1

GOeVisit brings online convenience to your personal health care

GOeVisit brings online convenience to your personal health care

Imagine getting a medical consultation anytime and from anywhere without having to visit a doctor’s office or a hospital emergency room.

Now, that is possible as Calgary based MyCare MedTech Medical Clinic, a telehealth company, has launched the innovative GOeVisit initiative which connects a patient to a licenced medical provider on a virtual platform.

“GOeVisit is about providing convenience. If you look at how we live today, how we work today, technology plays a huge role,’’... Keep Reading

Volume 16, Issue 1

Is the Green Economy here yet?

Is the Green Economy here yet?

The commercialization of technological innovation is a tremendous wealth creator.

Just look at IBM, Apple, Microsoft and Google: the list of companies which have created remarkable businesses riding technological waves is endless and expanding.

Apple started with computers, went big on software, pivoted to personal music devices and then Steve Jobs focused on the smart phone. In 1998, Google was founded as a search company. One among many. It evolved into a data company which sells... Keep Reading

By now, most of us have heard of factoring, also known as accounts-receivable financing.

It has become a highly effective way for business owners and executives to inject cash and emerge from cash-flow crises without negatively affecting the core business.

Alberta-based capitalNOW has become a leader in helping Western Canadian companies through factoring. In so doing, they have also created an exceptional investment opportunity.

Art Smith of capitalNOW explains the business model:... Keep Reading

Volume 16, Issue 1

Paying Tribute to a Wonderful Writer and Magnificent Man

Paying Tribute to a Wonderful Writer and Magnificent Man

This page is usually reserved for my humour column, but for this issue I instead pay tribute to Tom Keyser, who suffered a fatal heart attack on Oct. 2.

Tom was a great friend to many and was a faithful, loving husband, father and grandfather. He was my main writer for Business Edge News Magazine, penning nearly all front-page 20 Questions profiles and features on specific companies for the last several years.

One of the most creative storytellers in the country, he was also a remarkably... Keep Reading

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