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Nokia And BlackBerry Look Like Winners, As Apple’s Buzz Cools Off

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Panos Mourdoukoutas , CONTRIBUTOR – October 4, 2017 Photographer: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg Nokia and BlackBerry are beginning to look like winners on Wall Street, as Apple’s buzz cools off. In the last six months, Nokia’s stock gained 12.20%, BlackBerry gained 43.33%, while Apple gained only 7.25%, underperforming Nasdaq, which was up 10.20%. Still, Nokia’s and BlackBerry’s stocks are […]

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‘Hammer Time’: Hamilton second best for jobs in Canada: report

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NEWS Oct 10, 2017 Hamilton Spectator The Bank of Montreal’s latest regional labour market report calls Hamilton this quarter’s “real eye-catcher” with employment jumping 12.5 per cent year over year and a 4.2 per cent unemployment rate. – John Rennison,Hamilton Spectator file photo Hamilton is the No. 2 performer when it comes to employment in Canada, according […]

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This Forest Hill couple sued their neighbours for $2.5 million over a house they claim was renovated to look like theirs

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Jason and Jodi Chapnik, who live in a multi-million dollar home on Strathearn Rd., filed a lawsuit against their neighbours for remodeling a nearby property on Vesta Dr. to look “strikingly similar” to their house. Homeowners at a Strathearn Rd. house, left, claim a Vesta Dr. house, right, copied their architect-designed home. Wood panels were […]

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Hamilton’s shared economy grows in changing job and housing markets

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Coworking an option when traditional career opportunities become harder to find By Samantha Craggs, CBC News Posted: Oct 02, 2017 5:45 AM ET Last Updated: Oct 02, 2017 5:45 AM ET Tareq Nasser works at CoMotion 302. (Samantha Craggs/CBC) Tareq Nasser is living the “new Hamilton” economy, making his own way as traditional, secure jobs prove harder to come by. […]

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Widen Highway 403 up and down the escarpment to help bring jobs to airport lands: Planners

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City planners say congestion on the highway is hurting business, want the province to act CBC News Posted: Sep 28, 2017 5:53 PM ET Last Updated: Sep 28, 2017 5:59 PM ET City staff recommend asking the province to prioritize and expedite widening Highway 403 between the Linc and Main Street. (Julia Chapman/CBC) Traffic congestion on Highway 403 […]

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BlackBerry shares surge as profit rises on software strength

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A Canadian flag flies at BlackBerry’s headquarters in Waterloo, Ont. in this file photo.  GEOFF ROBINS/THE CANADIAN PRESS STAFF 1 HOUR AGO – SEPTEMBER 28, 2017 BlackBerry Ltd. is hailing “our complete transformation to a software company,” posting a second-quarter profit of $19-million (U.S.). Its stock was on the rise in premarket action after reporting the profit […]

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