(Toronto, May 19, 2021) – Today, the Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC) and Meridian, Ontario’s largest credit union, announced a new affinity partnership available to members of the Ontario Chamber network. Through this partnership, Meridian will be providing exclusive benefits to help businesses grow, enjoy exclusive banking offers, and receive perks for employees.
In response to the Government of Ontario further expanding booking eligibility for COVID-19 vaccination appointments across the province starting this week, the Ontario Vaccination Support Council (OVSC) released the following statement:
“The next weeks and months are critical as more supply is being made available. Everyone must embrace vaccines in their community,” said Rocco Rossi, President and CEO of the Ontario Chamber of Commerce. “We need an all-hands-on-deck approach to move these vaccines from freezers into arms as quickly as possible.”
According to new research from global staffing firm Robert Half, more than one-quarter of professionals (27 per cent) said their career has stalled since the start of the pandemic — and that number jumps to 55 per cent for those ages 18 to 24. In a separate poll, 49 per cent of senior managers revealed that they postponed promoting top performers due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and 61 per cent of those respondents worry about staff retention as a result.
How Careers Have Taken a Hit
Should you take advantage of employer's offer to work from home? Some say it could be a career-limiting move
More and more firms are offering employees a hybrid work environment, where staff can divide their weekdays between the office and working at home. But is there a penalty to be paid in terms of your career if you opt to stay in your loungewear two or three times a week?
Canadians took out almost $18 billion worth of new mortgage debt in April, the fastest monthly increase on record and enough to bring total housing debt to almost $2 trillion, according to Statistics Canada.
Brookfield Infrastructure Partners LP has revised its hostile takeover offer for Inter Pipeline Ltd. to give shareholders the option to receive their entire payment in cash, instead of a mix of cash and shares, if they desire.
Bank regulator OSFI to hike capital stability buffer, a sign of confidence in economic recovery from COVID-19
Canada's federal banking regulator will increase the domestic stability buffer for big banks to 2.5 per cent from one per cent later this year, as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to subside.
Meal and grocery couriers in New Brunswick are concerned about how reopening after COVID-19 will affect their income.
The business of owning and renting out homes has a long history in Canada and around the world. But in the current era of house envy, plans to corporatize single-family rentals have sparked a backlash.
A review panel for the Alberta Energy Regulator has denied the provincial application for the Grassy Mountain coal project, ruling that the project is "not in the public interest."
An international law firm has launched a lawsuit in the U.S. against Montreal-based MindGeek over alleged sexual exploitation videos on one of its websites, Pornhub.
Over the past several days, western democracies have taken steps to constrain the Chinese Communist Party at the G7, NATO, Canada-EU and Biden-Putin summits. While Prime Minister Justin Trudeau appears to be avoiding the fray, Canada could benefit from efforts to isolate China.
Officials insist inflation won't last, and on Wednesday the U.S. Federal Reserve Board's Jerome Powell hinted he'll join the Bank of Canada's Tiff Macklem in cutting back on stimulus. But unless wages catch up, rising prices continue to make most of us poorer.
Nav Canada announced rollbacks of annouced layoffs in some parts of Canada, insists safety is not compromised.
A Newfoundland and Labrador oil industry that had been braced for bad news is instead breathing a sigh of relief following news Wednesday night that there's renewed hope for the future of the Terra Nova oilfield.