7-day holiday work weeks highlight pay disparity between urban, rural mail carriers

Postal workers across Canada are being asked to work seven-day weeks during the holiday season, but differences in how some…

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Cattle farmers say new antibiotics prescription rules will be costly

New federal rules kicking in on Dec. 1 will set limits on farmers’ abilities to procure antibiotics for their livestock, a move intended to…

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Parents are giving tons of their kids’ personal data away — and the long-term effects aren’t yet known

On average, parents will post more than 1,000 images of their children online before they’re old enough to have their own social…

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Postal union launches protest campaign as employees halt rotating strikes

Federal back-to-work legislation may have ended rotating strikes by postal workers — but their union now says it’s switching to a…

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Workers at Oshawa assembly plant suspend work as GM announces closure

Thousands of General Motors assembly plant workers in Oshawa, Ont., halted production this morning before hearing the devastating news that…

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More workers are tired on the job and it’s bad for business

Do you ever go to work tired? New research suggests you’re not alone. The results from an online survey from Robert…

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RCMP victimized by $100,000 credit card cloning scam

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police has changed the way it handles credit cards for gasoline purchases after it fell victim…

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Bitcoin mining could cancel out climate change efforts, scientists say

Demand for bitcoin could single-handedly derail efforts to limit global warming because the increasingly popular digital currency takes huge amounts…

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