(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.
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A confluence of events in North America and Europe — from summer storms to an overseas supply crunch — have contributed to sharp increases in the price of the fossil fuel.
A surge in summer travel across the country has forced Canada’s two biggest airlines to ask staff to help volunteer at airports to overcome staffing challenges, a move that is creating pushback from unions.
Canadian National Railway Co. is dropping its takeover offer for Kansas City Southern, ending its takeover battle for the U.S. railway.
Homeowners who resisted the urge to renovate during the first 18 months of the pandemic may find now is their chance, as lumber prices that soared to dizzying heights in the spring have crashed back down to earth.
Canada's housing market continued to show signs of a slow cool-down in August, as the number of sales ticked lower even as selling prices still headed higher compared to where they were a year ago.
High inflation may be 'transitory' as economists say — but Canadians still paying more while it lasts
Canada's consumer price index touched its highest level in almost two decades last month, as the price of just about everything is sharply up compared to the lows of a year ago.
An Amazon warehouse in Nisku, Alta. is the target of a unionization drive by Teamsters Local Union 362.
U.S. consumer prices rose at their slowest pace in seven months in August, far less than economists were expecting and a hopeful sign that inflation pressures may be cooling.
Emergent BioSolutions Inc. has signed a five-year agreement with Calgary-based biotechnology company Providence Therapeutics to develop and manufacture its COVID-19 vaccine candidate for about $90 million.
Rising interest rates could have an ugly effect on Canada's housing market. But does anyone believe central banks will actually hike them?