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Economy

Air Canada to cut 1,700 jobs, reduce capacity by 25%

Air Canada, Canada’s largest air carrier, said Wednesday that it has to cut 1,700 jobs as pandemic travel restrictions force it to further cut capacity by 25 per cent in the first quarter of this year. The reduction in capacity »

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Not so merry a Christmas for Canadian workers

It should be a joyous time of the year as families prepare for Christmas and the holidays. But for tens of thousands of Canadian workers, that is unlikely to be the case this year. An abrupt announcement of another closure »

Economy

Hudson’s Bay to cut 2,000 jobs, reorganize operations

Hudson’s Bay Co. says it is cutting 2,000 jobs, including some it says were previously announced in February. Andrew Blecher, a spokesperson for the company, said the majority of job cuts are expected to be in the United States. The »

Economy

Bombardier to cut 7,500 more jobs across its global operations

Canadian plane and train maker Bombardier has announced significant job cuts for the second time this year, cutting another 7,500 posts around the world through the end of 2018. About 2,000 positions will be cut across Canada, including 1,500 in »