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Amazon Labor Union members vote overwhelmingly in favor of an affiliation with the Teamsters

Amazon Labor Union members vote overwhelmingly in favor of an affiliation with the Teamsters

New York City warehouse workers who are part of the Amazon Labor Union overwhelmingly voted to align themselves with the Teamsters as they try to get a contract from the online retailer. The ALU members voted 98.
Fisker files for bankruptcy protection, the second electric vehicle maker to do so in the past year

Fisker files for bankruptcy protection, the second electric vehicle maker to do so in the past year

Electric vehicle maker Fisker filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, the second electric startup to do so in the last year as even industry leaders struggle to lure more buyers beyond the early adapters of the technology. Fisker Group Inc.
Ballard signs partnership deal with Vertiv for backup power systems for data centres

Ballard signs partnership deal with Vertiv for backup power systems for data centres

VANCOUVER — Ballard Power Systems Inc. and Vertiv have signed a partnership deal focused on the use of hydrogen-powered fuel cell systems for backup power applications in data centres.
Ecuador stops waiving visas for Chinese nationals because of an increase in irregular migration

Ecuador stops waiving visas for Chinese nationals because of an increase in irregular migration

QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Ecuador on Tuesday announced the suspension of an agreement with China that had waived visas for Chinese citizens traveling to the South American country, citing a “worrying” increase in irregular migration.
StatCan updates CPI basket to increase food weighting in inflation calculation

StatCan updates CPI basket to increase food weighting in inflation calculation

OTTAWA — Statistics Canada is updating the basket of goods it uses to measure inflation to increase the importance of food in the calculation as Canadians spend more on groceries and dining out.
Will Canada's biggest city legislate a maximum temperature in apartments?

Will Canada's biggest city legislate a maximum temperature in apartments?

TORONTO — Anushen Selvasegar can barely fit his hand through the narrow opening in his bedroom window to feel the breeze outside of his 14th-floor apartment in St. James Town, one of Toronto's most densely populated neighbourhoods.
Akio Toyoda, grandson of Toyota founder, wins shareholders' approval to stay in leadership

Akio Toyoda, grandson of Toyota founder, wins shareholders' approval to stay in leadership

TOKYO (AP) — Toyota shareholders voted Tuesday in support of all the company's proposals, including keeping Akio Toyoda , grandson of the Japanese automaker’s founder, as chairman on the board.
Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Monday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (21,587.88, down 51.22 points): Canadian Natural Resources Ltd. (TSX:CNQ). Energy. Down 37 cents, or 0.79 per cent, to $46.25 on 45.
Canadians paying more for airfares as summer ticket prices jump

Canadians paying more for airfares as summer ticket prices jump

Looking to catch a flight this summer? Prepare to open your wallet even wider.
New Jersey power broker is charged with racketeering in waterfront redevelopment case

New Jersey power broker is charged with racketeering in waterfront redevelopment case

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Democratic power broker George E.
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