Only ‘pro-business’ Calgary councillors invited to meeting with municipal affairs minister

Alberta’s municipal affairs minister had his first meeting with Calgary city council members in July but it was a meeting only certain councillors were invited to. It took place in Calgary on July 9. A spokesperson for Kaycee Madu’s office…

‘We are in this mess because leadership is lacking’: Calgary councillor attacks mayor over looming $60M in cuts

Calgarians will soon know how they will be affected by $60 million in budget cuts. READ MORE: Proposal for new Calgary arena heats up, heads to council on Monday Details are expected online on Monday and city council will be…

Calgary landlord tackles rising commercial vacancy rates with innovative ideas

At a time when many Calgary downtown office buildings are struggling to find tenants, one property is celebrating a multi-year and multi-million dollar re-development. Oxford Properties has invested about $40 million into Bow Valley Square in the heart of Calgary’s…

185 jobs to be affected by layoffs at Ford’s Oakville assembly plant

Multiple sources tell Global News 185 people will be affected by layoffs at Ford Motor Company‘s Oakville assembly plant. It’s not clear when exactly the layoffs will take effect and what part of the plant will be affected. A spokesperson…

Calgary administration finds $60M in proposed cuts to the budget

City of Calgary administration says given the short time frame in finding $60 million to cut from the rest of this year’s operating budget, they are proposing cuts across the board. In response to soaring non-residential property taxes because of…

Richmond Hill residents will soon be able to pay property taxes in Bitcoin

The City of Richmond Hill is negotiating with the digital currency platform Coinberry to provide a payment processing solution for residents and businesses who wish to pay their property taxes in Bitcoin. On July 10, Richmond Hill city council voted…

Ontario government writes off $445M in old Chrysler debt from bailout

TORONTO – Ontario has written off $445 million as uncollectable debt from Chrysler, following the 2009 automaker bailout. The federal and provincial governments loaned billions to Chrysler to rescue the company and save thousands of jobs during the recession. Story…

WorkSafeNB aims to lower rates for automate claims and employers

WorkSafeNB hosted almost 200 shareholders at their annual general meeting on Wednesday. The organization is a corporate entity committed to promoting healthy and safe workplaces for New Brunswick’s workers and employers. “While our priority is preventing workplace injuries and occupational…