HBC delaying shareholder vote on takeover offer after OSC ruling last week

HBC delaying shareholder vote on takeover offer after OSC ruling last week

TORONTO – Hudson’s Bay Co. is delaying a shareholder vote on a takeover offer by a group led by the retailer’s executive chairman following a ruling last week by the Ontario Securities Commission. The special meeting of shareholders was set for Tuesday. The Ontario regulator granted a request last week by dissident shareholder Catalyst Capital […]

Bizarro World!

Bizarro World!

It’s a farce, really.  I received a letter this week from the Leaders’ Debates Commission saying I did not yet qualify for an invitation. We have 310 candidates, while the Liberals have only 238 and are scrambling to nominate more.  The NDP has even fewer candidates.  The Greens have barely achieved in 35 years what the PPC […]

WestJet Airlines pilots vote overwhelmingly in favour of strike action

WestJet Airlines pilots vote overwhelmingly in favour of strike action

CALGARY — WestJet pilots have overwhelmingly voted to give their union a strike mandate. The Air Line Pilots Association says members voted 91 per cent in favour of strike action. About 95 per cent of WestJet’s 1,500 pilots and WestJet Encore’s 500 pilots voted. The result was announced with eight days remaining in the 21-day […]