Tag: Files

HBC minority shareholder files lawsuit to block privatization bid

The bid to take Canada’s oldest retailer private faces another obstacle as a minority shareholder seeks to block the proposal, led by Hudson Bay Co.’s executive chairman Richard Baker, in court. The group behind the $ 10.30 per share bid is “seeking to take HBC private at a steep discount, depriving minority shareholders … of…

Scary Money Mistakes From The Freelancer Files

During my first years of freelancing, I diligently logged every assignment, its due date, and the rate. I was proud of staying on top of my freelance work spreadsheets.  How naive I was.   When I finally hired an accountant to handle my taxes, he told me that what mattered wasn’t when I was assigned the…

Quebec judge grants injunction in the case of 18,000 immigration files

MONTREAL—Quebec Superior Court has issued a temporary injunction ordering the provincial government to resume processing more than 18,000 immigration applications. The decision Monday by Justice Frederic Bachand forces the province to continue to render decisions on cases it wanted to throw out as it moved to overhaul the selection process for newcomers to the province.…

Canadian branch of U.K. construction giant Carillion files for creditor protection

By Dan HealingThe Canadian Press Thu., Jan. 25, 2018 Carillion Canada has been granted protection from creditors by the Ontario Superior Court under the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act. The Canadian branch of insolvent British construction giant and state contractor Carillion PLC said on its website on Thursday that its decision to seek CCAA protection was…