Business

  • Bell Media To Lay Off Prominent TV Personalities Bell Media is laying off employees, including prominent on-air personalities, at radio and TV stations across Canada. However, the company won’t say how many, who or where. Unifor, the union representing on-air and broadcasting technicians at 17 CTV stations, estimates 50 jobs are being eliminated at Bell Media’s TV network alone in ...
  • U.S. Senate Passes Sweeping New Tax Bill In Middle Of The Night When Donald Trump was elected president last year, a sweeping rewrite of the tax code was one of his top priorities. Throughout the campaign, Trump said he wanted a “middle-class tax cut,” one that wouldn’t benefit wealthy people like him and would spur huge levels of economic growth while not adding ...
  • Vicente Fox Warns Justin Trudeau Not To Be ‘Judas’ On NAFTA A former Mexican president has a warning for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau: Don’t abandon our country in NAFTA talks like some modern-day ”Judas.” Vicente Fox warns that would be a mistake. Fox told CTV News that it wouldn’t do any good if Canada ditched Mexico in pursuit of a one-on-one trade deal ...
  • Vancouver Bans Some Short-Term AirBnB Rentals Vancouver has banned owners of basement suites and laneway houses from listing them on Airbnb after a heated debate in which some city councillors warned that homeowners would not be able to pay their mortgages without the extra income. City council approved new regulations in a 7-4 vote Tuesday for vacation ...
  • Corporations Don’t Become Villains Overnight Identifying the villain in a story can feel good — instantly you know who to blame. You no longer have to search for the “bad guy” and there is a feeling of unity as the collective energy focuses on defeating or punishing the villain. But this isn’t Hollywood. We live ...