Tag: paying

Alberta unveils process for paying out $1B in oilfield cleanup grants

CALGARY—Oilfield services companies in Alberta will be able to apply through an online portal starting May 1 for $ 1 billion in grants under the oilfield rehabilitation program announced by the federal government last week. Alberta Energy Minister Sonya Savage says the grant money will be doled out by her department in $ 100-million increments…

Carolina Hurricanes will stop paying full-time employees next week

RALEIGH, N.C.—Carolina Hurricanes full-time employees were informed Wednesday they will no longer be paid after this week because of the uncertainty caused by the coronavirus pandemic. Don Waddell, president and general manager of the Hurricanes, instructed all noncontracted full-time employees to immediately use their accrued vacation time and personal time off (PTO). Employees without available…

How paying artists for their work can help Toronto’s economy

Consumers have only recently been shocked by the massive volume of improperly secured online data. Not to mention the total loss of privacy in the digital sphere, and the super creepy habits of surveillance capitalism. But this is all old news to artists and cultural producers. For a couple of decades now, copyright law has…

6 Reasons You Should Start Paying Down Your Debt Now

If you’re uncomfortable about the amount of debt you’re shouldering, you’re not alone. Only 23% of Americans report carrying no debt, according to Northwest Mutual’s 2018 Planning and Progress study. And among those with debt, the average personal debt load (excluding mortgages) was a whopping $ 38,000. Fortunately, you can succeed in paying off a lot…