Real estate listing contract and service agreement different: Ask Joe

Real estate listing contract and service agreement different: Ask Joe

I think I’ve found the right salesperson to sell my home. What’s the next step in the process? That’s good news. Ideally, you have discussed your service expectations and checked your salesperson on RECO’s free online registrant directory to confirm that they are in good standing. The next step is to sign a listing agreement […]

The truth about a Buyer Representation Agreement: Ask Joe

The truth about a Buyer Representation Agreement: Ask Joe

I’d like to buy a home and my salesperson has suggested I should sign a Buyer Representation Agreement. Is that necessary? What do I need to know? You don’t have to sign a Buyer Representation Agreement (BRA) in order to work with a real estate brokerage, but it might be a good idea to sign […]

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 […]

U.S.-Russia moon station agreement proves space has no borders

U.S.-Russia moon station agreement proves space has no borders

While the Russia’s election meddling continues to be a contentious political issue on the ground, the American and Russian space agencies have signed an agreement to co-operate on a new venture to extend human space exploration to orbit the moon and eventually beyond it. It proves once again that space is a truly international regime, […]