Will 16,000 Sears Canada retirees see their pensions?

Sears Canada pensioners saw it coming. In 2013 they predicted that Sears Canada would go out of business, stranding them with an enormous deficit in the pension plan they had been contributing to for most of their working lives. A deficit would mean reduced pension payouts in retirement – reductions many of them could ill afford. They saw it coming More...

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Twitter finds 1,062 more accounts linked to Russian agency accused of meddling in U.S. election

By Selina WangBloomberg Fri., Jan. 19, 2018 Twitter Inc. said it found another 1,062 accounts linked to the Russian government-backed Internet Research Agency accused of trying to influence the 2016 U.S. More...

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No infractions found at a Burger King accused of having foreign workers living in basement: Alberta Labour

By The Canadian Press Fri., Jan. 19, 2018 LETHBRIDGE, ALTA.—Alberta Labour says it found no violations at a Lethbridge Burger King where an earlier public health inspection found evidence of foreign workers More...

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One size of EpiPen to treat life-threatening allergic reactions in short supply, distributor says

The Canadian distributor of the EpiPen says there is a shortage of one size of the emergency treatment for people at risk of life-threatening allergic reactions. Pfizer Canada says there is a shortage of the 0.3-milligram More...

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Shoppers Drug Mart signs third cannabis supply deal

By Armina LigayaThe Canadian Press Fri., Jan. 19, 2018 Shoppers Drug Mart has lined up its third cannabis supply agreement as part of its ambition to dispense the drug amid what experts say is increasing More...

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Huffington Post, breaking from its citizen journalism roots, ends unpaid contributions

By SYDNEY EMBERThe New York Times Fri., Jan. 19, 2018 Since its founding nearly 13 years ago, The Huffington Post has relied heavily on unpaid contributors, whose ranks included aspiring writers, citizen More...

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Apple Inc. analyst downgrades iPhone X estimates as sales shrink in saturated Chinese market

Beijing—A closely watched Apple Inc. analyst has whacked about 23 per cent off his initial projections for iPhone X shipments, citing weak Chinese demand. Apple should move 62 million units of its most expensive More...

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TSX boosted by industrial, financial, material sectors as loonie edges lower

Canada’s main stock index made gains in late-morning trading, powered by gains in the industrial, financial and material sectors. The S&P/TSX composite index was up 55.68 points to 16,340.15, after 90 minutes More...

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Canada's new corporate behaviour office is just a start

Doing business the Canadian way. What does that mean precisely? Flying the Maple Leaf on the world stage should convey a set of core values — human rights, health and safety, labour rights, best-in-class environmental More...

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Robotics company working toward building trust between humans, robots

Akin to an animated mannequin, she seems as much a product of his background in theatrics as an example of advanced technology. “You’re talking to me right now, which is very Blade Runner, no?” Sophia said More...