Foreign caregivers want major reforms to improve conditions, streamline residency

A national coalition of advocacy groups wants major reforms to Canada’s foreign caregiver program in hopes of improving working conditions…

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Delays at Sturgeon Refinery add to Alberta heavy oil price discount woes

A new refinery touted as part of the solution to Alberta’s oversupply of heavy oil likely won’t begin processing oilsands…

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Bombardier CEO defends layoffs, insists they are necessary

The head of Bombardier Inc. is defending his move to lay off 5,000 workers — 3,000 of them in Canada…

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Ready for anything — the business advantage of military experience: Don Pittis

Maybe Jay McArthur would never have had a chance to start his Brighton, Ont., home inspection business had he not…

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Small internet providers say CRTC rules lead to ‘higher prices and less choice’

Canada’s smaller internet service providers say the CRTC needs to revamp rules that protect the big telcos and erode consumer choice when it comes to high-speed internet service.  On Wednesday, the…

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WestJet’s third quarter profits tumble as fuel costs soar

WestJet Airlines Ltd. reported a third-quarter profit of $45.9 million, down from a profit of $135.9 million in the same…

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Red Hat stock up 47% after $34B US takeover by IBM

Shares of Red Hat skyrocketed 47 per cent at the opening of trading in New York Monday after IBM, in…

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Feds dead set against ‘ridiculous’ quotas to replace steel, aluminum tariffs

Canada is not about to agree to quotas or other limits on its exports in order to get the United…

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Saint John mayor wants focused industry talks after Irving Oil explosion, fire

Saint John Mayor Don Darling says he plans to have “focused discussions” with industry officials after an explosion and fire…

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Woof! Dogs in the office make for relaxed environment, businesses say

At some offices, dogs are more popular than people. On any given day, seven to 10 pups bounce around Benevity,…

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