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CONTENTS

DEPARTMENTS

4 Editor's Note

5 Feedback

7 The Rant Franchisees like to think of themselves as independent business owners. But their corporate masters have all the power

9 Graphic Details

Toy makers live or die by their December sales.

So who's got the hottest prospects this season?

13 The Exchange

Brian Mulroney has plenty of advice for the prime minister on how to deal with his old Palm Beach pal, Donald Trump

16 Corporate Governess

How to smack down a client's subtle sexism

18 Trichur

Why the TMX Group's crackdown on cannabis companies should make all investors sweat

20 McGugan

Most people buying bitcoin don't know exactly what it is--welcome to the newest investing bubble

21 Invest

Things have been a bit sticky lately for Intertape Polymer. Is it time to buy?

Plus, Prem Watsa acolyte Vijay Viswanathan on why boring is beautiful

58 Last word

Outgoing MaRS CEO Ilse Treurnicht on growing up in South Africa, the STEM gap and building an innovation hub

FEATURES

26 CEO(s) OF THE YEAR

How did Bruce Flatt and his fellow CEOs transform Brookfield into Canada's most successful international player? Ruthless smarts, a keen eye for a bargain and a long-term view. /By Eric Reguly

34 Crypto kingpin Online gaming billionaire Calvin Ayre spent 10 years avoiding the U.S.

Department of Justice. Now the high-living eccentric is back, and he's got a new next big thing: bitcoin. /By Timothy Taylor

44 Worst-case scenario

Five top executives, including OpenText's Mark Barrenechea and TD Ameritrade's Tim Hockey, on how they survived personal crises--and became better leaders.

/By Carol Toller and Tim Kiladze

52 Double crossing

Ninety-year-old trucking magnate Matty Moroun outfoxed Ottawa and got his permit for a new bridge between Windsor and Detroit. But with auto trade slowing, was it worth it?

/By John Daly

Associated Graphic

COVER PHOTOGRAPHED EXCLUSIVELY FOR REPORT ON BUSINESS MAGAZINE BY SHALAN AND PAUL; (LEFT) ROLAND NAIDOO; (TOP RIGHT) RYAN DEBOLSKI; (BOTTOM RIGHT) ANYA CHIBIS

Billionaire bitcoin booster Calvin Ayre; the Detroit side of the Ambassador Bridge; Bay Street maven and cancer survivor Janice Fukakusa

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