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Homecare brokerages link patients with personal support workers amid supply crunch

Homecare brokerages link patients with personal support workers amid supply crunch

When Donna Fowler started searching for a homecare worker to help her with cleaning, she found it complicated to shop around by calling service agencies directly.
Via Rail workers to get two per cent wage increase after ratifying two-year contract

Via Rail workers to get two per cent wage increase after ratifying two-year contract

MONTREAL — Via Rail unionized employees will receive a two per cent wage increase this year after ratifying two-year tentative agreements.
GFL to buy Ontario waste management firm Terrapure Environmental for $927.5 million

GFL to buy Ontario waste management firm Terrapure Environmental for $927.5 million

VAUGHAN, Ont. — GFL Environmental Inc. says it has reached an agreement to acquire fellow Ontario waste management firm Terrapure Environmental Ltd. for $927.5 million.

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Monday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (18,954.75, up 103.43 points.) Battle North Gold Corp. (TSX:BNAU). Materials. Up 78 cents, or 42.86 per cent, to $2.60 on 22.
Loss of Shaw head office disappoints but regional office eases pain, observers say

Loss of Shaw head office disappoints but regional office eases pain, observers say

CALGARY — The loss of the Shaw Communications Inc. headquarters in Calgary as part of the proposed sale of the homegrown Alberta company to Rogers Communications Inc.
Blockbuster Rogers-Shaw deal helps lift TSX to new record, U.S. stock markets up

Blockbuster Rogers-Shaw deal helps lift TSX to new record, U.S. stock markets up

TORONTO — The records keep rolling in for Canada's main stock index, with a big boost for the telecom sector Monday thanks to Rogers Communications' proposed $26-billion purchase of Shaw Communications. The S&P/TSX composite index closed up 103.
Rogers plan to buy Shaw raises red flags about competition, especially in wireless

Rogers plan to buy Shaw raises red flags about competition, especially in wireless

TORONTO — Rogers Communications Inc. said Monday it will buy Shaw Communications Inc.
US air travel rises to highest levels yet since pandemic hit

US air travel rises to highest levels yet since pandemic hit

Across the United States, air travel is recovering more quickly from the depths of the pandemic, and it is showing up in longer airport security lines and busier traffic on airline websites .
Voting underway in coronavirus-affected Dutch election

Voting underway in coronavirus-affected Dutch election

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — Socially distanced voters cast their ballots Monday in churches, conference centres and even the national parliament on the first day of a Dutch general election that has been spread over three days to allow people to vote sa
Automakers embrace electric vehicles. But what about buyers?

Automakers embrace electric vehicles. But what about buyers?

DETROIT — The world’s major automakers have made something abundantly clear: They believe electric vehicles will dominate their industry in the years ahead. Yet for that to happen, they’ll need to sell the idea to people like Steve Bock.
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