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June 16, 2018 8:00 AM Government looking into using frozen assets to help refugees

Cash socked away by corrupt foreign officials could help ease strain of global migrant crisis, says expert The federal government is being asked to consider confiscating frozen assets in Canada to help refugees. The proposal, which is still in its infancy, comes from the World Refugee Council, an initiative set up by the Waterloo-based Centre for International 6

May 23, 2018 1:30 PM Tim Hortons falls from 13th to 67th in ranking of Canada’s most reputable companies

The study is based on ratings from 27,000 Canadians, who are asked to score companies on their products, innovation, workplace governance, citizenship, leadership and financial performance. Google, Lego and Rolex topped the list, while Canadian brands MEC, Jean Coutu and Canadian Tire all cracked the top 20. Shoppers Drug Mart, Home Hardware, Cineplex 38

April 10, 2018 9:24 PM China wants no 'progressive' elements in any free trade deal with Canada: envoy

China's ambassador says his country firmly rejects Canada's attempts to entrench labour standards in a free trade pact. Envoy Lu Shaye says Canada's so-called progressive trade agenda has no place in a free trade agreement. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was unable to persuade China's leaders to formally entrench labour, gender, environment and governance 15

March 14, 2018 1:02 PM ECMA nomination withdrawal highlights debate of who is Métis

Maxim Cormier's nod in the Indigenous Artist of the Year category was withdrawn last week The East Coast Music Awards decision to withdraw the nomination of a Cape Breton guitarist in the Indigenous Artist of the Year category is drawing criticism from a group that says the association has no business deciding who is Indigenous. The ECMA's board of directors 36

March 8, 2018 6:37 PM Investing in firms with women at the top can ease volatility, study says

Firms with more gender diversity among managers have consistently seen lower share-price swings, Bank of America said in a report. The study also looked at female participation on company boards, which has been “steadily improving” over the last decade but “still has a long way to go.” Just 11 per cent of the S&P 500 have at least one-third of their 32

February 17, 2018 3:22 PM Trudeau's vow on Indigenous rights is 'long time coming,' says royal commission co-chair

No surprise, then, that the co-chair of RCAP, Georges Erasmus, was watching closely this week when Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said his government intended to renew the relationship between Canada and Indigenous peoples by fully recognizing Indigenous rights. "The affirmation of Aboriginal and treaty rights is a long time coming.… It needs to be done," said Erasmus 65

February 14, 2018 1:33 PM Trudeau government to create new legal framework for Indigenous people

Framework would cover reserves and systems of governance, CBC has learned The federal government will create a legal framework to guarantee the rights of Indigenous people in Canada, CBC News/Radio-Canada has learned. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will make the announcement in the House of Commons just after question period today. While Indigenous and treaty 44

February 13, 2018 5:37 PM Aimia investor may push for sale or changes to Aeroplan operator’s management

NEW YORK—Mittleman Brothers has taken a stake in Aimia Inc. and says it may push for changes to the Canadian loyalty-card provider’s management or board as well as seek a sale of all or part of the company. The investment firm first disclosed in September a stake in Aimia, which runs Air Canada’s loyalty program Aeroplan. Last week, Mittleman said it had increased 33

February 6, 2018 9:00 AM Eliminating criminal penalties for all drug use is a logical evolution of Canada's drug policy

Portugal decriminalized drug use years ago. Canada should follow suit British Columbia has declared the opioid crisis a public health emergency, though so far the federal government has not followed suit — even while our neighbour to the south made the announcement back in October. Around the same time, Bill Blair, parliamentary secretary to the minister 36

December 28, 2017 7:23 PM Sobey families consolidate Empire voting shares into single holding company

STELLARTON, N.S.—The three branches of the Sobey family that control Canada’s second-largest grocery business have decided to put all of their Class B shares of Empire Co. Ltd. into a single holding company. The president of the new holding company, Stewart Mahoney, says the three families believe the new governance structure will be a better way to administer 40