How one of Canada’s fastest-growing companies became its fastest shrinking – but learned to thrive

How one of Canada’s fastest-growing companies became its fastest shrinking – but learned to thrive

Lesley Gouldie, CEO and president of Thornhill Research Inc., with the device MOVES SLC, a portable ventilator, in Toronto, on Oct. 19.Tijana Martin/The Globe and Mail Thornhill Research Inc. was one of Canada’s fastest-growing companies during the pandemic. Now it is one of the fastest shrinking. Revenue for the Toronto company, which makes innovative portable … Read more

Ontario government, education union testify at labor board as strike action persists

Ontario government, education union testify at labor board as strike action persists

CUPE members picket at Queen’s Park in Toronto when education support workers across Ontario walked off the job on Nov. 4, 2022.Melissa Tait/The Globe and Mail An Ontario labor board hearing to determine the legality of a walkout by education support workers was adjourned in the early morning hours on Sunday, as lawyers for the … Read more

Vladar signs two-year, $4.4 million contract with Flames

Vladar signs two-year, .4 million contract with Flames

Dan Vladar signed a two-year, $4.4 million contract with the Calgary Flames on Thursday. It has an average annual value of $2.2 million and begins next season. The 25-year-old goalie made 26 saves in his only start this season, a 4-3 win against the Edmonton Oilers on Oct. 15. He was in the final season … Read more

Eric Staal agrees to one-year contract with Panthers

Eric Staal agrees to one-year contract with Panthers

Eric Staal agreed to a one-year contract with the Florida Panthers on Friday. Financial terms were not released. The forward, who turns 38 on Oct. 29, had been with Florida during training camp on a professional tryout and had no points and eight shots on goal in four preseason games. He was on the ice … Read more

Russia asks Philippines to honor helicopter purchase deal

Russia asks Philippines to honor helicopter purchase deal

Russia wants the Philippine government to honor a signed contract to purchase 16 military heavy-lift helicopters, which the administration of former President Rodrigo Duterte had canceled due to fears of possible US sanctions. Moscow’s ambassador to Manila, Marat Pavlov, told reporters Wednesday night that the Philippine government has not officially notified Russia of its decision … Read more

Sanheim signs eight-year, $50 million contract with Flyers

Sanheim signs eight-year,  million contract with Flyers

Travis Sanheim signed an eight-year, $50 million contract with the Philadelphia Flyers on Thursday. It has an average annual value of $6.25 million. The 26-year-old defenseman, who is in the final season of a two-year contract he signed with Philadelphia on Aug. 21, 2021, could have become an unrestricted free agent after this season. He … Read more

Opposition MPs plan to force investigation into ArriveCan’s $54-million cost

Opposition MPs plan to force investigation into ArriveCan’s -million cost

A Canada Border Services Agency officer hands documents back to a motorist entering Canada at the Douglas-Peace Arch border crossing, in Surrey, BC, in 2021.DARRYL DYCK/The Canadian Press Conservative, Bloc Québécois and NDP MPs are planning to force a committee investigation into the $54-million cost of the ArriveCan app. With all three opposition parties on … Read more

Hague signs three-year contract with Golden Knights

Hague signs three-year contract with Golden Knights

Nicolas Hague signed a three-year, $6.88 million contract ($2.29 million average annual value) with the Vegas Golden Knights on Monday. The contract begins next season. “Nic loves being a Vegas Golden Knight and we love having him,” general manager Kelly McCrimmon said in comments tweeted by the team. “It was slower than we would’ve liked. … Read more

Three-year, entry-level contract for Logan Mailloux

Three-year, entry-level contract for Logan Mailloux

MONTREAL — Montreal Canadiens general manager Kent Hughes announced on Wednesday that the team has agreed to terms on a three-year, entry-level contract (2022-23 to 2024-25) with defenseman Logan Mailloux. The agreement will see Mailloux earn $750,000 at the NHL level in 2022-23 and $832,500 in the two following seasons, in addition to a signing … Read more

Canucks Reduce 2022 Pre-Season Roster by 13 Players

Canucks Reduce 2022 Pre-Season Roster by 13 Players

Vancouver, BC – Vancouver Canucks General Manager Patrik Allvin announced today that the Canucks have reduced their pre-season roster by 13 players. Vancouver’s current pre-season roster now consists of 29 players. The following players have been placed on waivers and designated for assignment to the Abbotsford Canucks (AHL): John Stevens Noah Juulsen Brady Keeper Guillaume … Read more