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Tara Deschamps, the Canadian Press

Citing the “complicated” nature of pensions and need for all provinces and territories to weigh in, Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland wouldn’t provide a specific timeline for determining how much Alberta would be entitled to if it leaves the Canada Pension Plan. Speaking after a meeting with her provincial and territorial counterparts, Freeland said officials reported back to […]

  • December 18, 2023 December 18, 2023
  • 15:00

When Tara Vanderloo’s employees are mulling leaving her enterprise software company, she wants to be one of the first people they tell — and to hear their unvarnished reasons why. “I know people get called by recruiters, so I’ve asked the question, ‘Who are you talking to or what type of organizations?'” says the chief […]

  • May 30, 2023 May 29, 2023
  • 09:00

The Canada Infrastructure Bank has appointed Ehren Cory as its new chief executive officer. Cory previously served as Infrastructure Ontario’s president and chief executive and prior to that, was a partner at McKinsey and Company. The ministry of infrastructure and communities says Cory was selected because of his experience and background in dealing with financing, […]

  • October 30, 2020 February 5, 2021
  • 10:18

Uber Technologies Inc. is trying to keep its Canadian drivers from joining or starting class-action lawsuits against the company — a move that threatens to upend a $400-million fight from drivers wanting to be recognized as employees, says a lawyer. Employment lawyer Lior Samfiru, who is pursuing the case, said drivers using the platform were […]

  • August 31, 2020 November 12, 2020
  • 15:30

Economists say there is no doubt that Canada is experiencing a recession, but the exact criteria determining one is underway can be fraught with confusion. Broadly speaking, a recession is a period of business contraction where economic activity declines. But what exactly constitutes a decline, and over what time period, is the subject of much […]

  • August 31, 2020 December 6, 2020
  • 08:50

Toronto drivers for Uber Technologies Inc.’s premium Black service are fighting to bring themselves one stop closer to unionization and being recognized as employees of the popular ride-sharing app. The United Food and Commercial Workers Union appeared in a virtual Ontario Labour Relations Board hearing on Friday to represent Uber Black limousine and SUV drivers working in and out […]

  • June 8, 2020 November 12, 2020
  • 08:45

Women in Canadian tech jobs, with a bachelor’s degree or higher, earn nearly $20,000 less a year than their male counterparts — and that pay gap can be just as stark for visible minority and Indigenous tech workers, a new study says. The Brookfield Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, housed within Ryerson University in Toronto, crunched […]

  • January 23, 2019 September 13, 2019
  • 15:30