AccessMyLibrary provides FREE access to millions of articles from top publications available through your library.
On the Richter scale of business nightmares it rumbled in at a life-threatening 7.5. Reg Schafer, president and co-owner of Saskatoon-based International Capital Corporation, was just back from Hong Kong when he turned on the TV in his Vancouver hotel room. There, on the screen before him, was the flickering image of his very own company, in the unsightly process of being ripped to shreds by a charismatic and oh-so-believable Eric Malling, host of a special hour-long, "fraud format" edition of CBC's well-watched The Fifth Estate.
"It wasn't a surprise. I knew it was coming. I knew what kind of a program it was," Schafer says of the Fifth Estate …