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Rachel Mendleson

Rachel Mendleson is a business reporter with HuffPost Canada. She has previously worked for Canadian Business and Maclean’s, as well as Dose and the Halifax Daily News.
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Edmonton Faces Possible Taxi Strike

Taxi service could slow significantly in Edmonton this summer as close to a third of the city’s drivers are preparing for a possible strike, The Huffington Post has learned. Following months of strai...
07/18/2012 07:47 EDT

Union Bid Shot Down

Workers at a Toronto-area Holt Renfrew store have come up short in their bid to unionize. Following a tense organizing drive, a majority of employees at the Yorkdale Shopping Centre location voted on...
06/28/2012 09:53 EDT
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'A Male Version Of Margaret Thatcher'

The head of one of the world's largest labour organizations has some harsh words for Stephen Harper. For the past few days, Philip Jennings, general secretary of the Switzerland-based UNI Global Unio...
06/19/2012 08:02 EDT

Canada's Car Factories Are Back, Minus The Jobs

Canada’s battered auto and transportation sector is bouncing back to life, but jobs in the sector aren't, new data suggests. In a note to investors on Thursday afternoon, Bank of Montreal economist Ro...
06/15/2012 01:35 EDT

CBC Aims For Real Estate Selling Spree

The cash-strapped Canadian Broadcasting Corporation will tap into its rich real-estate portfolio to dull the pain of deep budget cuts, but president and CEO Hubert Lacroix confirmed on Thursday that t...
06/07/2012 05:18 EDT

'They Just Keep Kicking You'

A decision by General Motors to close an assembly plant in Oshawa, Ont., has left young workers bracing for the brunt of the impact, and panicked about their prospects in a community still reeling fro...
06/01/2012 06:47 EDT