HERINGTON, Kan. A Kansas police department is apologizing after an officer admitted to making up a story that a McDonald's employee wrote an expletive and the word “pig” on a coffee cup.
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TORONTO — A proposed class action lawsuit has been filed against medical services company LifeLabs over a data breach that allowed hackers to access the personal information of up to 15 million customers.
ST. PAUL, Minn.—Twin Metals Minnesota formally submitted a plan to regulators yesterday for an underground copper-nickel mine near Ely in northeastern Minnesota, a project that has drawn fierce opposition because it would sit just upstream from the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness.
TORONTO—Government privacy commissioners are investigating a data breach at LifeLabs, one of Canada's largest medical services companies, after hackers gained access to the personal information of up to 15 million customers.
Most of its customers are in B.C. and Ontario, with relatively few customers in other locations, the company said Tuesday.
OSHAWA, Ont.—The last pickup trucks rolled down the line yesterday at General Motor's Oshawa Assembly Plant as an era of vehicle production comes to a close for the Ontario motor city.
“This has been coming in slow motion, and suddenly it's here,” said Joel Smith, a union organizer with Unifor Local 222.
OTTAWA — The Canadian economy posted its biggest monthly job loss since the financial crisis as the unemployment rate also pushed higher in November.
Statistics Canada said Friday the economy lost 71,200 jobs last month and the unemployment rate rose four-tenths of a percentage point to 5.9 per cent to its highest point since August 2018 when it hit six per cent.
MONTREAL—Teamsters Canada said it has reached a tentative agreement with Canadian National Railway Co. to renew the collective agreement for over 3,000 conductors, trainpersons and yard workers.
The union says normal operations at CN will resume tomorrow at 6 a.m. local time across Canada.
NEW YORK—When Deb Fink heard about a company that could drive her nine-year-old son to his after-school program, she balked at the idea of putting him in a car with a stranger.
But faced with the unrelenting pressure of driving him where he needed to go in the middle of her workday, she decided to give it a try.
CALGARY—A chronic shortage of truck drivers across Canada is compounding the effects of a strike at Canadian National Railway Co., says the CEO of the Forest Products Association of Canada.
Women in their core working years earned on average 13.3 percent less per hour than men in 2018, marking a 5.5 percentage point improvement over the past 20 years, according to a new report by Statistics Canada.