Canada

Didn’t the Olympics just happen? Well the Winter Games are now 100 days away

Hundreds of Canadian Olympic hopefuls have begun competing on rinks, mountains and icy tracks looking to earn the right to wear the Maple Leaf in Beijing. The next three months will decide the fates of athletes who have spent their lives preparing for this moment. Marie-Philip Poulin, centre, comforts teammates after their shootout loss to the…

Rogers CEO Joe Natale was set to retire before board reversed course

Loretta Anne Rogers (centre) leaves the TD Centre with Martha Rogers after a meeting at Torys LLP, in Toronto, on Thursday, Oct., 21, 2021. (Christopher Katsarov/The Globe and Mail)Christopher Katsarov/The Globe and MailRogers Communications Inc. CEO Joe Natale was preparing to leave the telecom in late September after discovering a plot to oust him. But…

Albertans reject equalization payments and permanent daylight time in referendum

The equalization referendum was a campaign promise from Mr. Kenney’s United Conservative Party.BLAIR GABLE/ReutersAlbertans have voted in favour of removing equalization from the Constitution in a referendum that Premier Jason Kenney says is designed to put pressure on Ottawa to address the province’s many grievances.Voters also narrowly rejected a proposal to switch to permanent Daylight…

New faces named to cabinet as PM renovates front bench

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has renovated his front bench by naming eight new faces to his cabinet. He’s also brought back a minister he dropped from his inner circle two years ago.Randy Boissonnault arrives for the cabinet swearing-in ceremony at Rideau Hall in Ottawa on Oct. 26, 2021 (Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press)Prime Minister Justin Trudeau…

Rogers drama shows how owning a company is not the same thing as controlling it

A type of corporate equity structure used by several of Canada’s most prominent companies is once again under fire from critics in light of the current chaos at Rogers Communications Inc.Rogers Communications Inc. has a dual-class share structure which ensures the members of the family that founded the company get to control it. (Evan Mitsui/CBC)A…

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