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Subcontracting ArriveCan development 'seems highly illogical and inefficient:' PM

Subcontracting ArriveCan development 'seems highly illogical and inefficient:' PM

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has asked Canada's top public servant to look into the government's procurement process over what he said seemed to be a "highly illogical and inefficient" contract to develop the ArriveCan app.
Russia, Estonia expel ambassadors amid 'destroyed' relations

Russia, Estonia expel ambassadors amid 'destroyed' relations

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia and Estonia on Monday were expelling the ambassadors from each other's countries in a tit-for-tat move, saying that their diplomatic missions will be headed by charges d'affaires as relations between the countries sank to a new l
Exco Technologies hit by cybersecurity incident at three factories

Exco Technologies hit by cybersecurity incident at three factories

TORONTO — Exco Technologies Ltd. says three of its factories have been hit by what it is calling a cybersecurity incident.
UFCW Canada provided services to almost 800 Uber workers last year: Uber

UFCW Canada provided services to almost 800 Uber workers last year: Uber

TORONTO — Uber Canada says the United Food and Commercial Workers Canada (UFCW Canada) union provided services to almost 800 Uber drivers and couriers dealing with disputes with the company last year.
Ritchies Bros. tweaks offer for IAA to up cash component, but trim overall value

Ritchies Bros. tweaks offer for IAA to up cash component, but trim overall value

VANCOUVER — Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers Inc. is changing the terms of its proposal to buy IAA Inc. to increase the proportion of cash offered but trim the overall value of the bid.
Globalive looks to return to wireless market with bid for Manitoba spectrum

Globalive looks to return to wireless market with bid for Manitoba spectrum

TORONTO — Globalive is looking to return to the Canadian wireless market with an offer to buy spectrum licenses from former wireless company Xplore Mobile.
A quarter of Canadians think prices will eventually fall. Here's why that's unlikely

A quarter of Canadians think prices will eventually fall. Here's why that's unlikely

OTTAWA — What goes up doesn't necessarily come down. That's contrary to the sentiment of a surprisingly large proportion of respondents to the Bank of Canada's quarterly consumer expectations survey, released last week.
Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

TORONTO — Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week: Rogers-Shaw appeal The Federal Court of Appeal will hear the Competition Bureau's appeal of a decision that cleared the way for Rogers Communication Inc.
Missing your favourite lunch spot? How food courts are emerging from the pandemic

Missing your favourite lunch spot? How food courts are emerging from the pandemic

TORONTO — As workers in Toronto's Financial District scurry through the Brookfield Place food court on their lunch breaks, the darkened Starbucks at the space's far end looms large.
Federal cabinet set for three-day retreat in Hamilton ahead of Parliament's return

Federal cabinet set for three-day retreat in Hamilton ahead of Parliament's return

OTTAWA — The ongoing affordability crunch and the threat of a looming recession will be front and centre as the federal Liberal cabinet holds a post-holiday cabinet retreat this week.
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