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Advocacy groups say 2019 federal budget fails to safeguard employer pensions
When it comes to your family budget, don't follow Ottawa's example and pile on the debt
When it comes to planning one’s family’s budget for the year, most of us know that it pays to save during the good times so that one is prepared for the bad. It’s funny how this basic concept hasn’t resonated among those at ...
Memorial University to collaborate with Great Northern Port Inc. on Crémaillère Harbour economic study
Great Northern Port Inc. and Memorial University have reached an agreement to research the potential economic impact of a new commercial port facility at Crémaillère Harbour, four kilometres south of St. Anthony. The research project ...
Canadian companies start to benefit from membership in China-based infrastructure bank
At least one Canadian company has successfully bid on a contract with the Asian Infrastructure and Investment Bank, a nascent multilateral institution based out of Beijing. In 2017, Canada formally joined the bank, which funds infrastructure ...
Ghosting a new work phenomenon
Ghosting isn’t just a widespread online dating phenomenon – seems it’s on the rise on the employment terrain. Job searchers are blowing off hiring managers, abruptly cutting off all contact or don’t show up for job ...
Canadian Space Agency confident in rocket being used to launch $1-billion satellite despite U.S. investigation
Canada’s space agency says it still has confidence in the rocket selected to launch the country’s premier satellite system in late May even though the Pentagon is now investigating whether the spacecraft was properly certified. The ...
Shares in investment firm Gluskin Sheff soar in wake of deal with Onex
TORONTO — Shares in Gluskin Sheff + Associates Inc. soared nearly 30 per cent after the company signed a deal to be acquired by private equity firm Onex Corp. worth $445 million. Gluskin Sheff shares were up $3.18 at $14.35 in trading on the ...
Canadian oilfield services firms bringing in more revenue from U.S. operations
CALGARY — Analysts say Canadian oilfield services companies with operations in the U.S. are now earning more of their revenue south of the border than they have for at least six years. In a report, AltaCorp Capital says that trend ...
For Venezuela's 1 per cent, a lavish wedding amid crisis
ACARIGUA, Venezuela — It was the sort of celebration that's become rare in troubled Venezuela: a lavish destination wedding of two young entrepreneurs at a dude ranch on the country's vast tropical plains, a region known for its rugged cowboys on ...
Energy and financials weigh on stocks in Toronto, U.S. stocks mixed
TORONTO — The heavyweight energy and financial sectors weighed on stocks in Toronto as Canada's main stock index edged lower in late-morning trading. The S&P/TSX composite index was down 6.21 points at 16,083.12. In New York, the Dow Jones ...
Newmont Mining to pay special dividend if Goldcorp takeover approved
DENVER — Newmont Mining Corp. is offering a special dividend to its shareholders if its friendly takeover of Goldcorp Inc., which has faced opposition, wins shareholder approval. The gold miner will make a one-time payment of 88 cents per ...