Amazon layoffs spill into Canada as tech giant terminates as many as 10,000 workers

Amazon’s Canadian employees appear to be getting caught up in the largest round of layoffs in the tech giant’s history, amid a wave of global job cuts across the tech sector. Several Amazon employees across Canada posted on LinkedIn that they had lost their jobs shortly after The New York Times reported Monday that the … Read more

Third victim in GTA shooting identified as international student

Flowers are laid outside MK Auto Repairs in Milton, Ont., on Sept. 13.Holly McKenzie-Sutter/The Canadian Press Satwinder Singh moved to Canada from India to further his education and study global business management. After completing a one-year graduate program at an Ontario college last month, he should now be making plans for his future. Instead, the … Read more

Opinion: Ottawa’s centralized decision making puts embassy staff at risk

The embassy of Canada in Kyiv on Feb. 13.VALENTYN OGIRENKO/Reuters Sabine Nolke, Phil Calvert, Roman Waschuk, John Holmes, Louise Blais are former Canadian ambassadors. Recent reports have revealed that on the cusp of Russia’s invasion of the Ukraine earlier this year, plans were made to evacuate Canadian staff at the Canadian embassy in Kyiv. However, … Read more