Business (Canada)

Ontario passes labour-reform bill, $15 minimum wage looms

Ontario will implement a $15 minimum wage on Jan. 1, 2019, and enact other new worker-focused rules even sooner, as lawmakers passed a series of revised employment laws at Queen's Park on Wednesday after years of research and debate.<p>The labour reforms put in place by the Liberals include …

Canada

Mine Geologist – Manitoba Business Unit Mining Job in Canada - CareerMine

<b>Please respond to:<br>Human Resources Specialist, Recruitment</b><p><b>P.O. Box 1500, Flin Flon, MB R8A 1N9 tel: (204) 687-2037<br>E-mail:</b> …

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Amanda Lang returning to BNN in January

Amanda Lang is returning to BNN.<p>It's a home coming for the award-winning journalist, who helped launch BNN predecessor network ROBTv in 1999 after …

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Canadians in “housing need” will soon get $2,500 a year from the government – VICE News

The Federal government has pledged to invest $4 billion to create a new housing subsidy of sorts geared towards families and individuals in “housing need”.<p>Canadians who either live in social housing or are on a waitlist for social housing, and those who live in private housing but struggle to make …

Housing

Netflix tossed into Quebec maelstrom after inking $500 million deal with Trudeau

Netflix Inc. is getting a taste of Canadian identity politics.<p>Quebec’s political and media establishment is pummeling the American video-streaming …

Canadian News

Will Canada's first national housing strategy make a difference in B.C.?

'Our work is to figure out where it can go in the city,' says Vancouver mayor<p>Two B.C. housing experts say Canada's first ever national housing …

Housing

‘Be a partner’: First Nations buy stake in Suncor project in historic deal

After sealing what was touted as the largest business investment by First Nations in Canada, an Alberta chief challenged other large corporations to …

Canadian News

Edmonton Eskimos ‘need to have conversation’ about changing name: Notley

OTTAWA — Alberta Premier Rachel Notley says the Edmonton Eskimos should lead a discussion about changing the CFL team’s nickname — one that some …

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Canada to boost affordable housing, but critics want more land freed up

OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canada will create up to 100,000 affordable housing units as part of a national housing strategy, the government said on Wednesday, but critics said the long-awaited plan did nothing to free up more land to help stem a growing affordability crisis.<p>Prime Minister Justin Trudeau …

Housing

Bitcoin should be avoided: Deutsche Bank strategist to investors

FRANKFURT — Deutsche Bank (DB.N) has joined the ranks of those warning about the virtual currency Bitcoin as an investment.<p>"I would simply not …

Canadian News

HBC says Competition Bureau's mattress pricing probe has cost it $425K US

HBC has denied its pricing practices were deceptive<p>Hudson's Bay Co. says it has spent more than $425,000 US to date to comply with demands for …

Canada

Canadian dollar strengthens against weaker greenback as oil rallies

The Canadian dollar strengthened against its U.S. counterpart on Wednesday as oil prices climbed and weaker-than-expected U.S. durable goods orders weighed on the greenback.<p>The price of U.S. crude oil reached $58 a barrel for the first time since July 2015 as a major pipeline cut Canadian crude …

Economy

Airline defendants to pay US$95 million in 9/11 settlement

NEW YORK — Insurers for American Airlines, United Airlines and other aviation defendants have agreed to pay US$95 million to settle claims that …

Canada

Canadian grocers expand online services after Amazon acquires Whole Foods chain

VANCOUVER -- Metro Inc. is looking to expand its online grocery offerings to Ontario next year, making it the latest Canadian retailer to ramp up its …

Canadian News

Canadian Pacific Railway declares CAD 0.5625 dividend

Canadian Pacific Railway (NYSE:CP) declares CAD 0.5625/share quarterly dividend, in line with previous.<p>Forward yield 1.02%<p>Payable Jan. 29; for …

Business

Canada's First Ever National Housing Strategy

Canadians helping Canadians<p>The strategy isn’t just about policies and programs. It’s people working together to build better lives, create stronger …

Justin Trudeau

CEOs press Trudeau to nail down TPP ‘game-changer’ before it’s too late

Canadian chief executives are calling on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to nail down and implement an 11-nation Pacific Rim trade deal, as Canada …

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BC Ferries Queen of Nanaimo sold off to serve Fiji ferry company | The Province

B.C. Ferries’ recently retired Queen of Nanaimo is on an epic trans-Pacific journey to her new posting in Fiji as the third of the ferry …

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Personal Investor: Getting through to the Canada Revenue Agency

Dale Jackson<p>Your Personal Investor<p>Follow|Archive<p>It’s not just you, after all.<p>The latest Auditor General’s report finds the Canada Revenue Agency …

Canadian News

TSX slightly ahead in midafternoon trading; dollar up

The Toronto stock market’s S&P/TSX composite index was up 4.88 points to 16,081.53 in midafternoon trading Wednesday.<p>The Dow Jones industrial average …

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Tourism numbers continue to climb in B.C.

Tourism numbers released by Statistics Canada show the amount of international visitors to British Columbia grew by almost five per cent in …

Canada

U.K. budget tinkering around the edges

We have a preview of the new budget in the U.K that Michael Hewson, Chief Market Analyst at CMC Markets says will likely see "tinkering around the …

Canadian News

Quebecor CEO urges PM to charge sales tax on Netflix

Quebecor CEO Pierre Karl Péladeau is joining the chorus of dissent coming from Quebec over the federal government’s recent dealings with …

Canada

Couillard government's tax cut getting cool reception in some quarters

QUEBEC — After three years of belt-tightening to rein in public spending and pay down the provincial debt, Philippe Couillard’s Liberals — with an …

Canada

Province set to name buildings after former Premiers

The province announced a new policy on Wednesday for naming building and other provincial landmarks after former Premiers.<p>The new naming policy …

Canadian News

Uber has messed up big time: Cybersecurity expert

Ed Dubrovsky, managing director of Cyber Breach Response at CYTELLIGENCE, joins BNN to provide perspective on Uber's data breach, and the fact that …

Canadian News

BCE CEO George Cope inducted into 2018 Canadian Business Hall of Fame

BNN's Paul Bagnell joins George Cope, president and CEO of BCE, at the induction ceremony of the 2018 Canadian Business Hall of Fame class for a look …

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Notley pleads with political foes, allies to support pipelines

OTTAWA -- Alberta Premier Rachel Notley issued warnings to all political parties to take off their partisan blinders or both the environment and …

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Facebook's first major investor Peter Thiel sells most of his remaining stake

Facebook Inc's (FB.O) first major investor Peter Thiel has sold three-quarters of his remaining stake in the social network as part of a previously …

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Watch out, cannabis packages may still be super restrictive

The federal government has provided more details on the rules it's proposing for cannabis packages, and they seem to be more permissive than …

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