Thursday, August 22, 2019

Need a longer holiday? In a tight labour market some companies offer sabbaticals

At a time when many workers are wishing they had more vacation leave, there are some who have six or even eight...

Aspen Tech buys Montreal-based AI company Mnubo Inc. for $102 million

Montreal-based tech firm Mnubo Inc. has been snapped up by Aspen Technology Inc. for $102 million. Mnubo has been developing artificial intelligence...

Panellists quit corporate responsibility panel citing ‘erosion of trust’

Citing an erosion of trust, civil society and labour representatives have resigned from a panel set up to advise the federal government...

CannTrust stops selling all of its cannabis as Health Canada probe continues

CannTrust Holdings Inc. says it has put a hold on product sales and shipments of all its cannabis products as a precaution...

Trudeau visits Alberta pipeline site, says national unity is not under threat

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he rejects conservative claims that national unity is under threat. The Liberal leader says conservative politicians are...

Bombardier job cuts raise questions on impact of Buy America Act

Bombardier's job cuts at its Thunder Bay, Ont., plant have raised questions as to how much the Buy America Act factored into...

Women’s clothier Aritzia devising new loyalty program to help drive booming sales even higher

Aritzia Inc. plans to create a formal loyalty program as the clothing retailer works to make better use of data to drive...

Search on for prominent Quebec businessman, son after helicopter goes missing

A spokesperson for Sagami, Inc., confirmed that a search is on for the company's president and founder, St├ęphane Roy, who was piloting...

Boeing changes executive in charge of the 737 Max factory

The executive who manages the Boeing 737 Max program and the Seattle-area factory where the now-grounded plane is built is retiring. A...

U.S. deficit rises 23% in past year as spending rises

The U.S. budget deficit increased by $140 billion during the first nine months of this budget year to $747.1 billion US as...