(Cover, Jan. 24) was of particular interest to me, as my friend and I both left Canada to join Silicon Valley companies shortly after graduating from Queens University in 1994. Since then, a steady stream of fellow graduates have moved to the area to find work.
If it’s true that you’ve got to be smart to be lucky, then Jean Monty is one heck of a smart businessman. A year ago, the chief executive officer of BCE Inc. flirted with the idea of swapping the conglomerates 39-per-cent stake in Nortel Networks Corp. for a controlling interest in Qwest Communications International Inc. of Denver, the world’s fourth-largest long-distance company.By Ross Laver6 min
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