Snapchat Launches Web App Ahead of Earnings

Snapchat Launches Web App Ahead of Earnings

Snapchat will now be available through a web app, the company said. Snapchat Text size Snap stock was spiking on Monday after the company announced its flagship chatting app, Snapchat, would now be available on desktop computers. Snap (ticker: SNAP ) said its new web messaging app, Snapchat for Web, would allow users to video … Read more

Reddit Traders Haven’t Given Up on GameStop. Neither Have Short Sellers.

Reddit Traders Haven’t Given Up on GameStop.  Neither Have Short Sellers.

Text size GameStop announced a stock split, a CFO departure, and layoffs this week. Spencer Platt/Getty Images GameStop was back in the news this week after the company announced a stock split, a CFO departure, and corporate layoffs. Its stock has been volatile, but Reddit traders haven’t given up—and neither have short sellers betting against … Read more

Reddit Traders Haven’t Given Up on GameStop. Neither Have Short Sellers.

Reddit Traders Haven’t Given Up on GameStop.  Neither Have Short Sellers.

Text size GameStop announced a stock split, a CFO departure, and layoffs this week. Spencer Platt/Getty Images GameStop was back in the news this week after the company announced a stock split, a CFO departure, and corporate layoffs. Its stock has been volatile, but Reddit traders haven’t given up—and neither have short sellers betting against … Read more

Workers at Canadian National Railway go on strike in move that could further threaten Canada’s supply chains

Workers at Canadian National Railway go on strike in move that could further threaten Canada’s supply chains

CN Rail locomotives are moved on tracks past cargo containers sitting on idle train cars at port in Vancouver, on Friday, February 21, 2020.DARRYL DYCK/The Canadian Press Workers in signals and communications have gone on strike at Canadian National Railway Co. in a development that threatens to exacerbate transport bottlenecks across the country in the … Read more

Workers at Canadian National Railway go on strike after failing to reach contract, union negotiator says

Workers at Canadian National Railway go on strike after failing to reach contract, union negotiator says

Workers in signals and communications have gone on strike at Canadian National Railway Co. CNR-T in a development that threatens to exacerbate transport bottlenecks across the country in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. Some 750 members of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers in Canada walked off the job Saturday after failing to agree … Read more

Ottawa will ‘absolutely not’ compensate civilian servants who refused COVID-19 vaccination and were placed on unpaid leave

Ottawa will ‘absolutely not’ compensate civilian servants who refused COVID-19 vaccination and were placed on unpaid leave

Intergovernmental Affairs Minister Dominic LeBlanc makes an announcement on ending vaccine mandates for some travellers, transportation workers and federal employees in Ottawa on June 14, 2022.PATRICK DOYLE/The Canadian Press Civil servants who were placed on unpaid leave for refusing to get vaccinated against COVID-19 will not be compensated for eight months of lost pay now … Read more

15,000 Ontario residential construction workers go on strike

15,000 Ontario residential construction workers go on strike

More than 15,000 residential construction workers are on strike over compensation and workers’ rights, which could delay the construction of highrise and low-rise homes in the GTA. On Sunday, workers in the Greater Toronto Area and other parts of Ontario covered by the Laborers’ International Union of North America (LiUNA) Local 183 went on strike. … Read more

US Stocks Slide After Amazon Posts Quarterly Loss

US Stocks Slide After Amazon Posts Quarterly Loss

A tumble in shares of Amazon.com and other technology stocks helped push the S&P 500 lower Friday and toward its worst month since March 2020. The S&P 500 fell 1% shortly after the opening bell. The Dow Jones Industrial Average declined 142 points, or 0.4% and the technology-focused Nasdaq Composite dropped around 1%. The moves … Read more

Robinhood Reports 43% Revenue Decline

Robinhood Reports 43% Revenue Decline

Robinhood Markets Inc.’s HOOD 6.10% revenue fell to $299 million in the first quarter, a decline of 43% from the same period last year and the company’s fifth consecutive quarterly drop. The company narrowed its loss to $392 million from a $1.4 billion loss in the same period last year. Its stock fell 10% in … Read more

Nova Scotia public inquiry hears how mass shooter killed his last victim

Nova Scotia public inquiry hears how mass shooter killed his last victim

A memorial pays tribute to Gina Goulet outside her residence in Shubenacadie, NS, on May 14, 2020.Andrew Vaughan/The Canadian Press On the morning she was killed, Gina Goulet told her daughter she was scared of a man who was on a murderous rampage across rural Nova Scotia. Minutes later, he began smashing in the glass … Read more