economic development

How Libya can earn back 'frontier market' status

Six months ago the post-revolutionary North African nation was considered a 'frontier market' -- How can we turn back the clock?

Top 100 Arab women leaders: How more can join the list

Businesswomen and activists top the Arabian Business ranking, but how can more women spur civil society in the Arab World?

Iran’s tech ecosystem struggles to catch up to Persian diaspora startups

A casualty of emigration out of Iran, or brain drain?

National Geographic explorer Wade Davis on Enbridge, First Nations and mining

Speaking out on the Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline and mining near his home, the author of Sacred Headwaters spoke with VO on nature, industry and First Nations.

How the Enbridge pipeline issue unified Northern BC

One unexpected benefit from the Enbridge oil pipeline debate has been a united cause among Northern BC communities.

Harper confirms support for commercial seal hunt despite protests from animal lovers

PETA protesters take issue with Harper’s support for the slaughter of baby seals, claiming it costs taxpayers millions to promote the dying industry.