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Uber Alberta Could Shut Down Tomorrow if the Province Doesn’t Agree to Change Policy

Uber Alberta says it will cease operations across the province tomorrow – in Calgary and Edmonton, essentially – unless the provincial government offers some leeway in its insurance and licensing protocol. As it stands, Alberta’s government requires that drivers have commercial licences. Both Calgary and Edmonton have individual bylaws that govern

Bell Canada Reveals New Basic Cable Package for $25/Month…With a Catch

If hibernation season has you reconsidering nixing that cable subscription, there’s now an incredibly affordable option for you. Bell Canada just rolled out a Starter pack – and it’s just $24.95 per month. There’s just one catch: you won’t get any American stations. Instead, your options will include legislative action,

Forbes Ranks Canada’s Top Employers for the First Time Ever

For the first time, Forbes has ranked the top employers in Canada. Working with online statistics provider Statista.com, Forbes asked more than 8,000 Canadians how likely they were to recommend their employer to someone else on a scale from 0 to 10. They were also asked their thoughts on other employers in

Historic Court Ruling Grants Employee Rights to Independent Contractors

Employee misclassification is a growing concern in Ontario. Many employers choose to hire their workers on an ‘independent contractor’ basis, which allows them to skirt a handful of obligations they would otherwise be forced to follow by law. One of those obligations is reasonable notice before terminating an employee’s contract – employees