Uncertainties loom for Canada Pension Plan
C.D. Howe Institute report says it could lead to higher contribution rates or lower benefits
CRA allowing employees claims up to $400
Work from home tax deduction during COVID
Siemens Canada to pay staff $3.4M in special Covid-19 payments
Employees to receive one-time payment of $1,550 by the end of the year
Hitachi ABB establishes new R&D presence in Montreal
New Digital Power Grid Center leverages Quebec’s academic and technology leadership
The paper industry must retool
Diversification and innovation are necessary to succeed in emerging packaging applications
StatsCan panel to advise on labour force survey
Expert panel to provide independent advice and guidance
Transat shareholders approve sale to Air Canada
Deal made after different offer disclosed
Manufacturing sales edged up 0.3% in October
Statistics Canada says manufacturing sales in October were unchanged
Husky shareholders back friendly takeover
Cenovus deal worth $3.8 billion in shares
Gig economy workers face racism, sexism on the job
Lower tips, poor ratings
Napoleon’s sizzle: Innovation and quality are part of the DNA
Hats off to a manufacturing dynamo for doubling revenues in five years.
Canadian CEOs more optimistic than global peers: KPMG
Growing recognition for emerging digital technologies to accelerate growth and drive resilience
Novartis pays $678M to resolve suit over sham doctor outings
Company splurged on speaking fees, exorbitant meals, and top-shelf alcohol to get doctors to prescribe Novartis’s drugs.
Trudeau pushes wage subsidy as another small business program delayed
CEBA to include companies with payrolls of less than $20,000 and with non-deferrable expenses.
Bombardier chairman defends $17.5M severance for former CEO
Beaudoin tells shareholders the board “respected the company’s contractual obligations” to the former chief executive.
BRP awarded $3M in damages after patent violation
Court also issued a permanent injunction that prevents Arctic Cat from selling snowmobiles that violate the frame patent.
Small businesses face troubling return to ‘normal’ from pandemic
Frustration over confusing messages, staggered deadlines for financial and rent support, and a lack of clarity around COVID-19 support systems.
Take baby steps toward restarting Canada’s economy
Governments rightly are cautious about moving too quickly, given how easily COVID-19 is transmitted.
More small companies are back to business: CFIB
Alberta, Manitoba and New Brunswick lead the way with companies fully open.
Got a business idea to help combat COVID-19?
Mitacs announces initiative to speed up application process and access to research talent for SMEs.
Manufacturers are responding to COVID-19
They’re helping to meet critical shortages of health care products for diagnosing, treating, and preventing the virus.
Supremex buys envelope manufacturer, printer Royal Envelope for $27.4M
Employs approximately 135 people at its two primary facilities in Concord, Ont., and LaSalle, Que.
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Canfor board recommends shareholders accept Pattison offer
Great Pacific Capital already owns a roughly 51% interest in the forest products company.
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Lead by example: Behaviour equals training
Your teams are watching what you do and say, and learning.
Showing you the money: Where to turn to for investment
The business incentives marketplace is worth $300 billion to Canadian companies.
Bystander training a tool to prevent sexual harassment, violence
Used for years at universities and colleges to prevent sexual assault, now gaining traction in Canadian workplaces.
Nissan slams Renault abstention on governance efforts vote
Saikawa’s comments came after he expressed caution last week about a merger offer from Fiat-Chrysler to Renault
Saputo buying specialty cheese business in Australia for $265M
Includes two manufacturing facilities in Tasmania, employs approximately 400 people.
Alcohol, cannabis companies form pot beverage industry group
Cannabis Beverage Producers Alliance wants to produce pot-based drinks in the same facilities as other beverages are made.