Toronto Star launches partnership with Wall Street Journal

Toronto Star launches partnership with Wall Street Journal

Mon., June 11, 2018 The Wall Street Journal’s award-winning business news and analysis is coming to Canada. Starting today, we are excited to announce our exclusive partnership with The Wall Street Journal and the launch of Star Business Journal, our new information-packed business section online at thestar.com and in Toronto Star print editions. Today marks […]

Funding for several ‘promises remain unknown’: Business reacts to Doug Ford’s win in Ont.

Funding for several ‘promises remain unknown’: Business reacts to Doug Ford’s win in Ont.

Doug Ford’s resounding election win to become the next premier of Ontario after campaigning on tax cuts, less regulation and smaller government makes him sound favourable to the business community on face value. But he’s also taking the helm at a challenging time for the province’s economy when growth is falling from the robust pace of recent […]

Trump wants separate, 1-on-1 NAFTA talks with Canada, Mexico, adviser says

Trump wants separate, 1-on-1 NAFTA talks with Canada, Mexico, adviser says

Donald Trump’s economic adviser said today the U.S. has asked Canada to hold one-on-one North American Free Trade Agreement negotiations as trilateral talks sputter. Larry Kudlow, director of the U.S. president’s National Economic Council, said Trump is now “very seriously contemplating a shift in NAFTA negotiations.” “His preference now, and he asked me to convey this, is […]

U.S. unemployment rate falls to 3.8 per cent, the lowest since 2000

U.S. unemployment rate falls to 3.8 per cent, the lowest since 2000

WASHINGTON—Another month of strong hiring drove the nation’s unemployment rate down to 3.8 per cent — tantalizingly close to the level last seen in 1969, when Detroit still dominated the auto industry and the Vietnam War was raging. Employers added 233,000 jobs in May, up from 159,000 in April, the Labor Department reported Friday. And […]

CP Rail train operators on strike; signal workers reach deal

CP Rail train operators on strike; signal workers reach deal

Canadian Pacific Railway’s more than 3,000 conductors and engineers walked off the job late Tuesday night while a second group of workers reached a tentative contract settlement with the rail company. The Teamsters Canada Rail Conference said its workers walked out at 10 p.m. ET as negotiations continued with the company with the assistance of […]

CP Rail union formally serves strike notice

CP Rail union formally serves strike notice

Union members representing Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd’s conductors, locomotive engineers and communications employees have served a notice to strike as early as May 29, according to a union statement released on Saturday. The strike notice comes a day after the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference rejected the company’s latest contract offer. “After workers at CP voted to […]

CN Rail locomotive engineers ratify five-year collective agreement

CN Rail locomotive engineers ratify five-year collective agreement

MONTREAL—CN Rail says its 1,800 locomotive engineers in Canada have ratified a new five-year collective agreement. The Montreal-based railway says the contract with the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference (TCRC) includes annual wage and benefit improvements in line with the industry. The company also says work rules that were of concern to CN and engineers have […]

Starbucks to open new China store every 15 hours until 2022

Starbucks to open new China store every 15 hours until 2022

SHANGHAI—Starbucks Corp. unveiled a bold plan to more than triple revenue in China over the next five years, at a time when other American corporates worry that simmering trade tensions may disrupt their businesses in the world’s second-largest economy. Starbucks plans to weather trade tensions by focusing on its Chinese employees and customer base, CEO […]

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