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Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

TORONTO — Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week: Gildan update Gildan Activewear Inc. chief executive Vince Tyra will present an investor update on Monday, marking his first 90 days in the job.
B.C. businesses want feds to fight inflation in next week's budget

B.C. businesses want feds to fight inflation in next week's budget

Businesses call for productivity commission, infrastructure spending and financial responsibility in upcoming budget.
What B.C. construction firms need to know about Forced Labour Act

What B.C. construction firms need to know about Forced Labour Act

B.C. developers, contractors must act on forced labour.
For small businesses, can attracting older workers be the key to them surviving?

For small businesses, can attracting older workers be the key to them surviving?

As the Canadian labour market grapples with the retirement of baby boomers and Gen X, their exit will create a knowledge deficit in organizations
Trudeau says he doesn't understand why NDP is pulling back from carbon price support

Trudeau says he doesn't understand why NDP is pulling back from carbon price support

OTTAWA — The New Democrats are facing political headwinds when it comes to carbon pricing, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau acknowledged Friday, although he doesn't get why they seem to be having second thoughts.
Spy director stands by bold assertions in CSIS briefing notes on foreign interference

Spy director stands by bold assertions in CSIS briefing notes on foreign interference

OTTAWA — The head of Canada's spy agency stands by the stark conclusions contained in a series of CSIS briefing notes, including that China "clandestinely and deceptively interfered" in the past two federal votes, he testified Friday.
Tax filing changes 'raising the burden' on B.C. taxpayers

Tax filing changes 'raising the burden' on B.C. taxpayers

From the Forced Labour Act to electronic filing rules, individuals and businesses can expect more change and complexity when preparing returns.
Law Society of BC to be disbanded under new legislation

Law Society of BC to be disbanded under new legislation

The new law means, in theory, you will be able to have broader access to legal services at a more affordable rate than lawyers. One stakeholder suggests lawyers opposed to the move wish to perpetuate a system that 'does not work for so many people.'
Regulator limiting leverage in bank mortgage portfolios

Regulator limiting leverage in bank mortgage portfolios

OTTAWA — Canada's banking regulator says it will be putting limits on how much leverage banks allow in their uninsured mortgage portfolios.
'Micro-weddings' at Vancouver city hall reach almost 600 since 2020

'Micro-weddings' at Vancouver city hall reach almost 600 since 2020

James Watson: "We picked an iconic venue, which is quite a nice place to get married."