Skip to content
Join our Newsletter
Join our Newsletter

National Business

Calgary Loblaw distribution centre workers accept offer hours before lockout: union

Calgary Loblaw distribution centre workers accept offer hours before lockout: union

CALGARY — Unionized workers at a Loblaw distribution facility in Calgary have accepted a contract offer hours before they were scheduled to be locked out.
Black Friday, Cyber Monday divisions blur as shopping habits shift

Black Friday, Cyber Monday divisions blur as shopping habits shift

TORONTO — When Shopify Inc.'s Harley Finkelstein surveys November's retail landscape, he finds it hard to see where Black Friday stops and Cyber Monday begins.
Alberta's famous 'wage premium' rapidly eroding, experts say

Alberta's famous 'wage premium' rapidly eroding, experts say

CALGARY — Worker paycheques in the province that once led the country in wage growth have flatlined, but experts say the double whammy of inflation and labour shortages mean Alberta businesses are poised to face a reckoning on wages soon.

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Friday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (20,383.77, up 39.70): Suncor Energy Inc. (TSX:SU). Energy. Down 43 cents, or 0.90 per cent, to $47.38 on 16 million shares. Enbridge Inc.
S&P/TSX composite up slightly at the close, U.S. markets mixed

S&P/TSX composite up slightly at the close, U.S. markets mixed

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index was up at the close Friday with mixed results across sectors, while U.S. markets were also mixed with an early close.
Inflation hovers over shoppers seeking deals on Black Friday

Inflation hovers over shoppers seeking deals on Black Friday

NEW YORK (AP) — Cautious shoppers hunted for the best deals at stores and online as retailers offered new Black Friday discounts to entice consumers eager to start buying holiday gifts but weighed down by inflation.
A muted Black Friday for Canadians amid inflation, online shopping and longer deals

A muted Black Friday for Canadians amid inflation, online shopping and longer deals

Canadians hunting for Black Friday deals did so without facing long lines or crowded shopping malls this year, as an extended period of sales and decades-high inflation weighs on consumers and prompts some to rein in spending.
Musk plans to relaunch Twitter premium service, again

Musk plans to relaunch Twitter premium service, again

LONDON (AP) — Elon Musk said Friday that Twitter plans to relaunch its premium service that will offer different colored check marks to accounts next week, in a fresh move to revamp the service after a previous attempt backfired .
Toronto Star parent company names new CEO, newspaper 'parting ways' with ex-president

Toronto Star parent company names new CEO, newspaper 'parting ways' with ex-president

TORONTO — Torstar Corp. says Neil Oliver will become the new chief executive of the Toronto Star newspaper's parent company.
Global movement pushing Amazon for better wages to reach Quebec facilities

Global movement pushing Amazon for better wages to reach Quebec facilities

Former Amazon.com Inc. workers and labour organizers visited some of the e-commerce giant's Quebec locations Friday as part of a global movement urging the company to stop "squeezing" workers, communities and the planet.
push icon
Be the first to read breaking stories. Enable push notifications on your device. Disable anytime.
No thanks