Canada’s two largest government-owned corporations will no longer give employees or clients free tickets to professional sporting events.
Transport Minister Lisa Raitt, who is responsible for both Via Rail and Canada Post, told the House of Commons on Wednesday that both Crown corporations will stop buying tickets to NHL games and other sporting events.
In the wake of 2008, it’s probably safe to say there isn’t a person alive who completely trusts a banker. If, however, you happen to be dead, it’s more difficult to scrutinize the activities of those conducting your finances, a fact underscored by the alleged theft of hundreds of thousands of dollars from at least eight accounts belonging to deceased clients of JP Morgan.
A Toronto web design firm is being slammed for a job posting that said “female candidates are preferred” because the position includes some receptionist duties.
North Toronto-based Vestra Inet’s LinkedIn posting sought someone who can create web content, with a focus on search-engine optimization (SEO). And, the post states, “the Position (sic) requires filling in the responsibilities of a receptionist, so female candidates are preferred.”
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After returning from church to find their son not breathing, the parents of Calgary teenager Alexandru Radita prayed for two hours before calling emergency services, court heard Wednesday.
Shauna Mitchell, an investigator with the Medical Examiner’s office, said she was dispatched to the Citadel Drive N.W. home of Emil and Rodica Radita to look into a sudden death.
She said she asked the couple when they had last seen their son alive.
Over 25 percent of small businesses do not have a website and 10 percent claim that they are unlikely to have a website in the future, according to a new survey conducted by research firm Clutch. Of the small businesses that have a website, only 56 percent have a responsive design website that is mobile friendly. However, the survey also showed signs of improvement, as 23 percent plan to increase website spending in 2015.
When you buy a computer from Best Buy, you’ll be asked if you want to cover it with an extended warranty. Some people go ahead and pay the extra money, but not everyone thinks these warranties are a good idea. Consumer Reports almost always says they aren’t worth the money.