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‘Progress doesn’t mean parity,’ Perry Bellegarde says as he works to improve conditions for First Nations people, particularly by influencing the federal budget

As the national chief of the Assembly of First Nations (AFN), Perry Bellegarde has spent the past six years navigating the often fractious relationships between Indigenous communities and politicians, corporations and band leaders themselves. After two terms, the former chief of Little Black Bear Nation… Read More »‘Progress doesn’t mean parity,’ Perry Bellegarde says as he works to improve conditions for First Nations people, particularly by influencing the federal budget

IPO shares in aerospace technology company MDA take off while digital ad technology company Acuity’s sink — here are this weeks winners and losers

IPO shares in aerospace technology company MDA take off while digital ad technology company Acuity’s sink — here are this weeks winners and losers | The Star n”,”heading”:””,”fullWindow”:false,”fullBleed”:false,”showFullBleedOnMobile”:false,”headColor”:””,”type”:”html5mobile”,”textColor”:””,”mobileImageUrl”:””,”bgColor”:””,”imageUrl”:””,”registeredOnly”:false,”linkUrl”:””,”aodaTitle”:”Graphic for MDA Ltd”,”internalScroll”:false,”displayStyle”:”small-up”},{“text”:”Galaxy Digital Holdings Ltd. (GLXY) +30.1%“,”type”:”text”,”isParagraph”:true},{“text”:”Bitcoin had a decent week. Galaxy, a cryptocurrency asset manager… Read More »IPO shares in aerospace technology company MDA take off while digital ad technology company Acuity’s sink — here are this weeks winners and losers

‘Showing some compassion doesn’t cost anything’: Thousands of workers are being laid off in impersonal Zoom calls, leaving them angry and alone

Jon Pole thought he might have been punked. The voice on the other end of the line sounded like an automated message, so measured and monotone in its delivery. It wasn’t. The voice was real, and it was telling him to clean out his desk.… Read More »‘Showing some compassion doesn’t cost anything’: Thousands of workers are being laid off in impersonal Zoom calls, leaving them angry and alone

E-commerce revenue and a new president lift Indigo stocks while new shares dilute the value of Ballard Power Systems — here are this week’s corporate winners and losers

E-commerce revenue and a new president lift Indigo stocks while new shares dilute the value of Ballard Power Systems — here are this week’s corporate winners and losers | The Star n”,”heading”:””,”fullWindow”:false,”fullBleed”:false,”showFullBleedOnMobile”:false,”headColor”:””,”type”:”html5mobile”,”textColor”:””,”mobileImageUrl”:””,”bgColor”:””,”imageUrl”:””,”registeredOnly”:false,”linkUrl”:””,”aodaTitle”:”Graphic for Indigo Books And Music Inc. “,”internalScroll”:false,”displayStyle”:”small-up”},{“text”:”Bricks and mortar don’t seem to matter… Read More »E-commerce revenue and a new president lift Indigo stocks while new shares dilute the value of Ballard Power Systems — here are this week’s corporate winners and losers

How a massive ‘dumb money’ movement sent GameStop’s stock price soaring and cost Wall Street millions

Jess Carignan is a flight dispatcher from Quebec City. Justin Niklaus runs a family bakery in Owen Sound. David Halpert publishes a cannabis magazine in North Toronto. This week, they were among the millions of amateur investors who took part in a trading frenzy that… Read More »How a massive ‘dumb money’ movement sent GameStop’s stock price soaring and cost Wall Street millions

Torstar announces new chief client officer and chief corporate development officer

Less than three months after acquiring Torstar, owners Jordan Bitove and Paul Rivett have announced two new hires to improve the news publisher’s ability to work with advertisers and form partnerships. On Tuesday, the Toronto Star publisher said that former CEO of MKTG Canada Michael… Read More »Torstar announces new chief client officer and chief corporate development officer

Shoppers Drug Mart has become a huge pandemic winner — and it didn’t happen by accident

Like the recessions before it, this year’s pandemic-induced economic downturn has had its winners and losers. Shoppers Drug Mart is one of the winners. Its parent company, Loblaw Companies Ltd., saw profits rise during the first quarter of 2020 despite the added costs of pandemic… Read More »Shoppers Drug Mart has become a huge pandemic winner — and it didn’t happen by accident