High-profile Canadian lawyer Marie Henein says women face an 'extraordinary double standard' on their path to success in the workplace, and calls the type of criticism when they reach their goals 'astounding.'
Postmedia said Thursday it plans to reduce its salary costs by 20 per cent through voluntary staff buyouts, adding that layoffs are possible if that target isn't met as it announced net losses that nearly doubled in its most recent quarter.
The Canadian government is waiting as the European Union struggles with an internal dispute over the proposed trade deal between the bloc and Canada. The trade pact hangs in the balance due to the Belgian region of Wallonia's opposition to the deal.
Snoopy's out. After 31 years as the face of insurance giant MetLife Inc., the company said Thursday that it is launching a new global branding effort, marking the end of a long relationship with Charlie Brown's beagle and the Peanuts crew.
AltaGas Ltd. has decided to go ahead with construction of a propane extraction plant in northeastern British Columbia that will supply the proposed Ridley Island export terminal near Prince Rupert, B.C.
Fearing final rejection by a small Belgian region, leaders of the European Union warned early Friday that if a free trade deal with a close partner like Canada fails it could mean the end of such agreements with any other country.