Friday, January 21, 2022
The Canadian Press/ Jan. 1 is going to feel like Groundhog Day for all those paying into the Canada Pension Plan. Like last year, contributions are going up again by more than originally planned, and the reason again lies...
TORONTO - Canada's main stock index moved lower, lagging U.S. markets which rose even though inflation numbers hit a 39-year high. The S&P/TSX composite index closed down 34.87 points to 20,890.62. In New York, the Dow Jones industrial average was up 216.30...
SHENZHEN/TORONTO -- An executive of Chinese global communications giant Huawei Technologies returned from Canada Saturday night following a legal settlement that also saw the release of two Canadians held by China, potentially bringing closure to a nearly 3-year-long feud...
VANCOUVER -- The cause of a large fire that ripped through a home in Surrey early Thursday morning is under investigation. Fire crews were on scene shortly after midnight near 163rd Street and 109th Avenue. When they arrived, the two-storey home...
The Biden administration urged China to do more to respect the intellectual property of US firms, signalling that the US will maintain pressure applied under Donald Trump to crack down on commercial crimes ranging from IP theft to counterfeiting...
Canadian airlines are set for a windfall. Sort of. Ottawa is teeing up a bailout package – one that could see carriers receive millions in taxpayer cash. They could certainly use it. The coronavirus pandemic has hit airline revenues...
SEOUL (Reuters) - For years, legal troubles have cast a cloud over Samsung Electronics Vice Chairman Jay Y. Lee as he stood on the cusp of stepping out of his father's shadow and making a name for himself as...
After months of gradual gains, Canada's labour market is in a funk again. Statistics show the economy shed 63,000 positions in December, and many analysts expect the trend to continue as governments tighten COVID-19 restrictions amid rising case counts. But while the new...
From ICBC and ferry fares to electricity and the minimum wage, here’s a rundown of some of the changes coming into effect in 2021. Minimum wage: As of June 2021, minimum-wage workers in B.C. will receive $15.20 an hour. B.C.’s minimum wage...
A Wisconsin hospital employee has been fired and arrested after removing dozens of vials of the coronavirus vaccine from a pharmacy refrigerator, intentionally destroying more than 500 doses, a hospital investigation found. The incident happened over the weekend at the...
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