Thursday, October 19, 2017

Contract talks with Canada Post stalled as CUPW’s strike mandate runs out

As the clock ticks down on the Canadian Union of Postal Workers' strike mandate, contract talks with Canada Post are going nowhere fast....

BBB warns of scams targeting affluent women

The Better Business Bureau is sounding the alarm about a scam aimed at bilking affluent Lower Mainland women of thousands of dollars....

Alimentation Couche-Tard won’t confirm reports it’s on verge of acquiring rival

Convenience store chain Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. said Tuesday it is in talks regarding 'possible business transactions' but won't confirm reports it is about to buy Texas-based rival CST Brands....

Manufacturing sales rebound in June

Canadian manufacturing sales bounced back slightly more than expected in June after losing ground in May....

Cellphone, internet service restored in North as fibre line repaired

Northwestel says full cellular phone and internet service has been restored to Northwest Territories, Yukon and northern B.C. following this morning's fibre line cut near Edmonton....

Arbitrator sides with Canada Post in contract negotiation with rural postmasters

An arbitrator has accepted Canada Post's proposal for a new collective agreement with its postmasters and assistants in rural offices across the country....

Alberta’s oilsands emissions cap will cost $250B but do little to cut greenhouse gas,...

The Alberta government's 100-megatonne emissions cap on future oilsands development will leave hundreds of billions of dollars in the ground while doing little to reduce greenhouse gases, according to a Fraser Institute report....

Loonie hits 2-month high above 78 cents US before slipping back

The Canadian dollar briefly topped the 78-cent US level Tuesday as it rose against its U.S. counterpart for the seventh straight trading session....

University grad inspired by ‘beauty and kindness of B.C.’ faces ugly $84K foreign homebuyer...

A student who left China to finish her degree at the University of Saskatchewan then chose to put down permanent roots in Langley says she can't afford the $84,000 property transfer tax levied because of B.C.'s new tax on foreign homebuyers, but she also can't afford to back out of the deal....

Canadian Olympians crowdfunding their way to Rio

More Team Canada athletes are relying on sports-based crowdfunding platforms to fund their Olympic dreams....

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