Appeal Court Sides With Canada Post in Community Mailbox Dispute

A Canada Post employee delivers mail to a community mailbox in Dartmouth, N.S., June 30, 2016. (The Canadian Press/Andrew Vaughan)
A Canada Post employee delivers mail to a community mailbox in Dartmouth, N.S., June 30, 2016. (The Canadian Press/Andrew Vaughan)

TORONTO—Ontario’s highest court has ruled in favour of Canada Post in a dispute which saw the City of Hamilton go up against the Crown corporation...

  • Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz discusses the latest interest rate decision in Ottawa on Oct. 19, 2016. The central bank downgraded the outlook based primarily on weak exports. (The Canadian Press/Adrian Wyld)

    Bank of Canada Cuts Economic Growth Outlook Due to Exports, Housing

    OTTAWA—The Bank of Canada downgraded its economic outlook due to systematic weakness in exports and the short-term impact on the housing market stemming from the... Read more

  • A sign advertising office space for lease in downtown Calgary on April 13, 2016. Once the thriving financial pulse of the energy industry, Calgery is struggling to adjust to the new economic reality due to tanking oil prices. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh)

    Unemployment Grows as Calgary Adjusts to New Economic Reality

    As could be expected, the latest labour force figures don’t give a sunny outlook for energy sector-reliant Calgary, which has been hit hard by prolonged... Read more

  • Christine Lagarde, managing director of the International Monetary Fund, listens to a question during a news conference with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in Ottawa on Sept. 13, 2016. Lagarde strongly advocates a greater role for women in business to improve economic growth. (The Canadian Press/Adrian Wyld)

    Benefits of Women to Business and the Economy Are Clear, but Distant

    Research overwhelmingly suggests that having more women in the C-suite improves profitability. More women in the workforce would kick-start the economy. However, despite all the... Read more

  • A section of forest is harvested by loggers near Youbou, B.C. , on Jan. 14, 2015. (The Canadian Press/Jonathan Hayward)

    Canada and US to Keep Softwood Talks Going Despite Deadline Expiry

    OTTAWA—The Canadian and U.S. governments say they are continuing negotiations to try to reach a new softwood lumber deal despite the expiry of a standstill... Read more

  • Bill Janzen outside his Ottawa home on Oct. 6, 2016. The government was warned repeatedly years before an arcane law began stripping longtime Canadians of their citizenship, says Janzen, who spent decades lobbying for change. (The Canadian Press/Fred Chartrand)

    Ottawa Warned About Law That Stripped Some Canadians of Citizenship: Advocate

    VANCOUVER—The Canadian government was aware and warned repeatedly years before an arcane law began stripping longtime Canadians of their citizenship, says a man who spent... Read more

  • A demonstrator during an anti-CETA protest in front of the chancellery in Berlin on Oct. 12, 2016. Opposition to the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement is festering among Belgium's French-speaking Walloons, which could pose a problem for completion of the deal. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)

    Belgium’s Walloons Could Hinder Canada-EU Trade Deal

    The Walloons are not to be taken lightly. Belgium’s French-speaking self-governing southern region could stymie a decade-long effort to seal a Canada-EU trade deal. Wallonia... Read more

  • Protesters against the four-state Dakota Access pipeline march in downtown Chicago on Sept. 9, 2016. (AP Photo/Tae-Gyun Kim)

    Trans Mountain Expansion Approval Could Create Target for Attackers: Kinder Morgan

    CALGARY—Kinder Morgan Canada is anticipating more attacks by activists if its Trans Mountain pipeline expansion from Edmonton to the West Coast is approved, president Ian... Read more

  • Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall arrives for a meeting of provincial premiers in Whitehorse, Yukon, July 21, 2016. Wall says Prime Minister Justin Trudeau should look south of the border before implementing a carbon tax in Canada. (The Canadian Press/Jonathan Hayward)

    Canada in Brief, Oct. 6-12

    Wall says Clinton’s climate plan a better approach REGINA—Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall is looking south of the border in his push against a carbon tax... Read more

  • An Amish farmer in Summerville, P.E.I., on Oct. 8, 2016. Over the past year, eastern Prince Edward Island has become a bit of an Amish paradise, and Islanders are welcoming the new settlers with open arms. (The Canadian Press/Andrew Vaughan)

    Former Ontario Amish Farmers Find Paradise on PEI

    MONTAGUE, P.E.I.—There’s a sudden population boom in eastern Prince Edward Island, and the local hardware store has been buzzing. Home Hardware owner Mark Beck says... Read more

  • A Bombardier C Series 100 taxis to the runway prior to a demonstration flight in Mirabel, Quebec. (The Canadian Press/Graham Hughes)

    Feds to Invest in Bombardier

    MONTREAL—The federal government investing in aerospace giant Bombardier is not a matter of if but how, Innovation Minister Navdeep Bains said Tuesday. “We want to... Read more

  • Chair of Interntional Human Rights Committee Michael Levitt, former MP Irwin Cotler and Conservative foreign affairs Critic Peter Kent speak at a press conference on Parliament Hill on Oct. 2, 2016. (Epoch Times)

    Rights Advocates Call for Change at UN Human Rights Council

    Too many repressive regimes have found a place on the United Nations Human Rights Council, rendering it ineffective as a voice for democracy and human... Read more

  • A Kermode bear near the Riordan River on Gribbell Island in the Great Bear Rainforest, Sept, 18, 2013. (The Canadian Press/Jonathan Hayward)

    Great Bear Rainforest Project Earns Environmental Group $100,000 US Award

    VANCOUVER—Three groups that were once labelled enemies of the province by a former British Columbia premier have been given a prestigious international award for their... Read more

  • Houses under construction in Toronto on June 26, 2015. (The Canadian Press/Graeme Roy)

    Toronto Area Housing Prices, Sales Volume Continue to Soar

    TORONTO—Housing sales in the Toronto area continued to soar last month, with the average price rising 20.4 percent from September last year to $755,755, the... Read more

  • Minister of Foreign Affairs Stéphane Dion responds to a question in the House of Commons on Sept. 28, 2016. China has for years tried to block Canadian diplomats from Tibet, banning some of them from visiting aid projects once funded by Canadian taxpayers, says Dion. (The Canadian Press/Sean Kilpatrick)

    Canada in Brief, Sept. 29-Oct. 5

    China tries to block visits of Canadian diplomats to Tibet: Dion OTTAWA—China has for years tried to block Canadian diplomats from Tibet, banning some of... Read more

  • Dave Mather

    Sales Motivation: Cutting Out Barriers, Helping Salespeople Thrive

    For sales managers wanting to help their salespeople elevate their performance, here are some fundamental truths: • You cannot motivate other people. What you can... Read more

  • A farmer in southwest Ontario. (Matthew Little/Epoch Times)

    New Generation of Debt-Laden Farmers Must Learn Lessons From the Past

    I have farmed for 20 years. To get my start, I received help from my dad in the form of exchanging use of equipment for... Read more

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