'Big reset' called for debt-ridden N.L. with release of ground-shaking economic report

A no-holds-barred report that lays out a five- to six-year plan to reimagine Newfoundland and Labrador in order to avoid a “perilous situation” and prepare for the future was revealed in St. John’s on Thursday. A no-holds-barred report that lays out a five- to six-year plan to re-imagine Newfoundland and Labrador in order to avoid…

How offering employees paid sick leave can pay off for businesses

Amid a growing push for paid sick days from doctors and nurses, public health officials, mayors, unions and others, some companies that already offer sick leave to their essential workers say the practice can be good for business.Riverside Natural Foods is one of several companies that say it pays off to offer employees paid sick…

Epic Games and Apple are heading to court. Experts say the case could mean big changes for consumers

As a lawsuit between the gaming powerhouse behind Fortnite and Apple heads to court, its outcome could mean big changes for how consumers buy content on their devices, according to experts.A lawsuit between Epic Games, which makes the hugely popular Fortnite game, and Apple will head to court on Monday. (Dado Ruvic/Illustration/Reuters)Day 68:39Epic Games and…

Buyers fed up with blind bidding, other shenanigans in red-hot real estate market

From low rates, to demand for more space, there are many reasons why Canada's housing market has been red hot during the pandemic. Buyers and realtors say doing away with blind bidding and other dubious practices would be a step in the right direction for affordability and fairness.