Sunday, December 10, 2017

Some Toronto-area Canada Post depots overwhelmed by backlog of undelivered parcels

Some Toronto-area Canada Post depots have been overwhelmed with booming demand for parcels, delaying pickups by at least a day. http://www.cbc.ca/news/business/canada-post-toronto-1.4439160?cmp=rss

As cities grapple with Airbnb, company asks federal Liberals to ‘refrain from overregulation’

As municipalities across the country try to figure out their regulatory relationship with Airbnb, the short-term rental service has asked the federal...

Canadian company’s biotech breakthrough: tiny, beating hearts made from stem cells

Novoheart Ltd. is the first in the world to use stem cells to grow miniature human heart-like valves and wants to use...

‘That’s a real problem’: Investigation finds baby products for sale despite recall orders

A Marketplace investigation discovered a variety of recalled baby products for sale, raising serious questions about the effectiveness of the system meant...

‘Wow, it’s actually beating’: Novoheart creates tiny heart-like structure with stem cells to test...

Novoheart Ltd. is the first in the world to use stem cells to grow miniature human heart-like valves and wants to use...

‘Nobody stopped me’ at the casino: Ontario self-exclusion program fails to keep gambling addicts...

Despite promoting responsible gambling, the Ontario government’s program to help addicts stay out of casinos is failing to do so, an investigation...

Kinder Morgan cleared to start work on Trans Mountain pipeline expansion despite Burnaby’s objections

The National Energy Board has ruled in favour of Kinder Morgan Canada in its efforts to bypass Burnaby, B.C., bylaws that stand...

Court issues injunction against random drug tests for Suncor employees

An Edmonton judge has ordered oilsands giant Suncor not to proceed with plans to start random drug tests of its employees. http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/edmonton/suncor-unifor-707a-union-drug-tests-arbitration-panel-1.4437905?cmp=rss

GE to shed 12,000 jobs worldwide as demand for traditional power plants drops

General Electric Co said Thursday it is axing 12,000 jobs at its global power business, the struggling industrial conglomerate's latest effort to...

Canadian softwood lumber hurts U.S. industry, American trade body rules

The U.S. International Trade Commission has unanimously voted that the American lumber industry has been harmed by Canadian softwood lumber imports, upholding...

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