Bombardier aircraft assembly workers back on the job after 18-day strike ends

Unifor said on Wednesday that its members at Bombardier ratified a new three-year collective agreement, ending an 18-day strike at the business jet maker’s manufacturing facilities in Mississauga and Waterloo. The new contract provides general wage increases of 12.5 per cent over the life of the deal along with higher pension contributions and better job … Read more

PCO says it didn’t search new human rights chief’s online aliases, blames ‘administrative oversight’

The Privy Council Office (PCO) says it did not search the aliases Birju Dattani, the new head of the Canadian Human Rights Commission, used to make controversial social media posts.  A spokesperson for the PCO said in a statement to CBC News on Monday that “an administrative oversight resulted in the aliases not being searched by PCO.” … Read more

Paramount announces $28B US merger with Skydance, a new era for famed Hollywood studio

Entertainment giant Paramount will merge with production company Skydance, closing out a decades-long run by the Redstone family in Hollywood and injecting desperately needed cash into a legacy studio that has struggled to adapt to a shifting entertainment landscape. It also signals the rise of a new power player, David Ellison, the founder of Skydance and … Read more

As Trudeau confronts an anxious caucus, some Liberals say he needs to act swiftly

The email from national caucus chair Brenda Shanahan rejecting calls for an early in-person Liberal caucus meeting landed in members’ inboxes around 5 p.m. on the fourth of July. Citing “scheduling logistics,” Shanahan officially dismissed public demands from Liberal MPs for an urgent gathering to discuss the fallout from the byelection loss in Toronto-St. Paul’s. In … Read more

Thousands of LCBO workers on strike after midnight deadline passes

More than 9,000 Ontario liquor store employees are on strike after bargaining talks broke down between their union and the LCBO. Leaders of the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU), which represents the workers, blamed the strike on Premier Doug Ford. The strike deadline set by the union was 12:01 a.m. on Friday. “LCBO workers … Read more

Reversing the Liberals’ slide in the polls would take ‘somewhat of a miracle,’ Liberal MP says

Newfoundland Liberal MP Ken McDonald says he thinks it would take “somewhat of a miracle” to turn the Liberals’ electoral fortunes around before the next federal election. Speaking with CBC’s Power & Politics, McDonald said Prime Minister Justin Trudeau still enjoys a high amount of support within the Liberal caucus after the party’s surprising byelection loss in a Toronto-area riding. … Read more

United States looking at all options to respond to Canada’s digital services tax

The Office of the United States Trade Representative says it will do what’s necessary to halt Canada’s tax on large foreign digital services companies. Last month, Parliament approved the government’s plan to add a three per cent levy on foreign tech giants which generate revenue from Canadian users. It means the companies will have to … Read more

Woman charged with trying to smuggle $40K worth of turtles across Vermont lake to Quebec

A woman from China has been arrested at a Vermont lake bordering Quebec for trying to smuggle 29 eastern box turtles, a protected species, into Canada by kayak, according to border patrol agents. Wan Yee Ng was arrested on the morning of June 28 at an Airbnb in Canaan, Vt., as she was about to … Read more

Tamannaah Bhatia leases Rs 18 lakhs office, mortgages flats for Rs 7.84 crores: Reports  : Bollywood News

Popular actress Tamannaah Bhatia recently made headlines with two significant real estate transactions in Mumbai. According to reports, she secured a premium office space in the city and mortgaged several properties. Tamannaah Bhatia leases Rs 18 lakhs office, mortgages flats for Rs 7.84 crores: Reports  Luxury Office Space in Juhu Tara The actress reportedly leased … Read more

Poilievre’s office silent on leader’s Pride plans as other party leaders say they’ll attend

Fête Nationale Pierre Poilievre is the only federal party leader whose staff won’t say whether their chief intends to participate in Pride events this summer. Officials for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh, Bloc Québécois Leader Yves-François Blanchet and Green Party Leader Elizabeth May all confirmed they will attend various Pride events. Poilievre’s … Read more