Jim Balsillie and Mike Lazaridis built one of Canada’s greatest companies. Strategic blunders, reckless pride and bad luck unravelled it all, and cost them their jobs.By CHRIS SORENSEN, CHARLIE GILLIS, CATHY GULLI23 min
JON TURK AND ERIK BOOMER recently completed a circumnavigation of Ellesmere Island, in Nunavut—the first time this has ever been done, so far as published history tells us. It took them 104 days to complete the 2,400-km trip by ski, sea kayak and on foot.
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