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Don’t want to return to the office? Here are the industries with the highest share of remote job postings in Canada

The Bay Street Financial District in Toronto on Aug. 5.Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press As pandemic restrictions ease, white-collar professionals will find that attitudes and expectations toward fully remote jobs vary across industries, an analysis of Canadian job postings suggests. Tech and marketing workers looking to permanently embrace the work-from-home lifestyle have plenty of options, but …

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Fairfax proposes to take Swiss Chalet owner Recipe Unlimited private in $1.2-billion deal

Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd. FFH-T has proposed to take Recipe Unlimited Corp. RECP-T private in a deal that values ​​the restaurant chain owner at $1.2-billion. Toronto-based Fairfax is already the controlling shareholder of Recipe, which owns restaurants including The Keg, Harvey’s and Swiss Chalet. The investment firm currently holds 45.8 per cent of the company’s …

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BC quantum-computing company D-Wave shares jump 16 per cent in NYSE debut

FILE PHOTO: A D-Wave 2X quantum computer is pictured during a media tour of the Quantum Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (QuAIL) at NASA Ames Research Center in Mountain View, California, December 8, 2015.Stephen Lam/Reuters Shares of British Columbia quantum-computing startup D-Wave Quantum Inc. popped nearly 16 per cent on their first day of trading Monday after …

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Berkshire Hathaway posts $43.8 billion loss as stock holdings tumble

Warren Buffett, CEO of Berkshire Hathaway Inc, pauses while playing bridge as part of the company annual meeting weekend in Omaha, Nebraska, US on May 6, 2018.Rick Wilking/Reuters The slide in US stock prices punished Berkshire Hathaway Inc’s bottom line in the second quarter, as the conglomerate run by billionaire Warren Buffett on Saturday reported …

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