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200 jobs on the chopping block at Ford's Oakville plant, starting in September

2 hours 7 min ago

Ford Motor Company's Oakville plant is set to face about 200 layoffs beginning in September, the company says.

Federal government redoes child-benefit forms amid concerns 'at-risk' families missing payments

2 hours 31 min ago

The federal government will roll out a simplified application form for the Canada Child Benefit this month — just as it gets a bump in value — after hearing about barriers for newcomers and Indigenous people who are eligible but don't go through the paperwork needed to get it.

Laurentian Bank phasing out tellers at most branches as of Monday

3 hours 49 min ago

An era is about to end at the Laurentian Bank with customers no longer having access to teller services as of Monday in almost all of its branches.

Nike files countersuit against Kawhi Leonard over 'Klaw' logo

5 hours 24 min ago

In the latest step in the battle between Kawhi Leonard and Nike, the shoe giant has filed a countersuit against the former Toronto Raptors star over his continued use of the “Klaw” logo.

Great news for those who hate the mortgage stress test — it just got a bit easier to pass

6 hours 22 min ago

There's good news for anyone who has decried the new mortgage stress test rules, as the hurdle set up by Ottawa to save borrowers from themselves just got a bit lower.

'Create that spark': Software testing program seeks to increase Indigenous people in IT sector

13 hours 17 min ago

Saskatchewan has a new six-month software testing program that aims to bring more Indigenous people into the IT industry. There are 14 students enrolled in the Professional Aboriginal Testing Organization (PLATO) program in Regina.

Who's really behind Toronto's chain of illegal pot shops that won't quit?

15 hours 17 min ago

They get raided by police and within hours are back in business. Toronto's CAFE, a plucky chain of pot shops, was built by a notorious fraudster and a Lamborghini-driving, Gucci-loving ex-wrestling champ, among others — though who runs it now isn't exactly clear

Alberta oil and gas producer cleanup cost estimates set too low, says coalition

Thu, 07/18/2019 - 11:19

Alberta's largest energy companies are underestimating how much it will cost to clean up thousands of oil and gas wells drilled over past decades, a consortium warns — estimating that the bill for just one energy industry giant alone would be $11.9 billion.

Canada's highest court won't hear WestJet appeal in sexual harassment case

Thu, 07/18/2019 - 08:45

The Supreme Court of Canada refused Thursday to hear WestJet's arguments to quash a proposed class-action harassment lawsuit launched by a former flight attendant.

It's next to impossible to pay the rent working full time for minimum wage, new report calculates

Thu, 07/18/2019 - 08:00

The odds of a minimum wage worker being able to afford a one- or two-bedroom apartment in just about every city in Canada are next to nil, a new report from an Ottawa-based think-tank says.

Iran's Revolutionary Guard says it seized foreign oil tanker

Thu, 07/18/2019 - 05:47

Iran's paramilitary Revolutionary Guard forces have seized a foreign oil tanker accused of smuggling oil with a crew of 12, Iran's state TV reported Thursday, just days after an oil tanker based in the United Arab Emirates disappeared off trackers in Iranian territorial waters.

No-deal Brexit risks deepening U.K. recession: budget watchdog

Thu, 07/18/2019 - 04:11

The consequences of a no-deal Brexit continued to pile up Thursday as the U.K.'s budget watchdog warned of a recession and diplomatic language appeared to break down between the two sides.

Hibernia platform shut down after oil spill off Newfoundland

Thu, 07/18/2019 - 03:28

Production was stopped on Wednesday evening after oil leaked from a storage container aboard the Hibernia oil platform off the coast of St. John's.

TD customers question how Visa Debit chequing accounts were compromised

Thu, 07/18/2019 - 02:00

The mystery of TD customers being charged for Spotify memberships and other charges without their consent has left customers worried their bank accounts aren’t safe.

Boeing insists fix to 737 Max software will 'get it right,' but flights are likely still months off

Thu, 07/18/2019 - 01:00

It's the height of the summer travel season, and if the country's major airports are anything to go by, commercial flights are humming along at a brisk clip, but there's not a 737 Max jet in sight — and likely won't be for months.

Fort St. James declares financial crisis following sawmill closure

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 20:59

The declaration for the District of Fort St. James was ordered by the mayor less than a month after Conifex agreed to sell its sawmill.

Netflix subscriber growth drops in 2nd quarter

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 13:56

Netflix's video streaming service suffered a dramatic slowdown in growth during its traditionally sluggish spring season, a drop-off coming as it girds for challenges from a star-studded cast of entertainment and technology companies.

CRTC to probe cellphone plans that spread device payments over multiple years

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 12:37

Canada's telecommunications regulator is investigating mobile phone plans that allow customers to spread the cost of new devices over several years to determine if they comply with an industry code of conduct that limits mandatory contract terms.

Oil sheen spotted offshore came from Hibernia oil platform, company confirms

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 10:31

Hibernia's owner says it is monitoring the discharge of oil and water into the ocean that happened Wednesday morning on its platform southeast of St. John's.

Hoteliers urge federal candidates to tax Airbnb hosts

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 10:27

Canada's hotel owners are renewing their call for the federal government to tax short-term rental operators such as Airbnb, and this time they want to make it an election issue.

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