Canada’s Most Admired Corporate Cultures

In 1978, Mattamy Homes built and sold a single home. Fast-forward to today and you will find a company that has grown into the largest privately owned home builder in North America. It is a company that has been built on caring — not simply for the business but for its employees and trade partners, …

Five things you need to know before you start your work day on Feb. 21

/File photo Good mid-week morning! Shari Kulha (@FPExecEditor) here, with some of the stories we’re watching. Prime Minister Trudeau signed a $1-billion, two-way investment pact with India. In 2016, trade reached $8.4 billion, well shy of Stephen Harper’s goal of $15 billion by 2015.  This week’s deal won’t get us there, but it could be a …

Five things you need to know before you begin your work day

Magna International. Nathan Denette / THE CANADIAN PRESS Good morning! May your Friday be short and your weekend long. Shari Kulha (@FPExecEditor) here, prepping you with our top business stories for your reading pleasure this morning. One developing story is that B.C. said late yesterday it’s putting together a legal team to seek a reference …

Five things you need to know before you begin your work day

Apple wants to buy its cobalt supplies direct from miners. Here, core samples in Cobalt, Ont.Cole Burston / Bloomberg News file photo Hello, everyone good? Shari Kulha (@FPExecEditor) here with some quick hits of business news to get you going for the day. Vancouver’s housing market got tougher for foreign buyers yesterday. They will now …

Five things you need to know before you start your work day on Feb. 13

An offshore oil rig in the North Sea.Marit Hommedal / Good morning once again! Shari Kulha (@FPExecEditor) here catching you up on the business stories of note from yesterday. Buyers seemed to have caught their collective breaths over the weekend, helping to thaw the markets and to post gains on virtually every index. But many …

Five things you need to know before you start your work day on Feb. 14

Happy Valentine’s Day! Shari Kulha — @FPExecEditor — providing you with straight-up business-news snippets, free of flowers and fooferaw (but we do love you nonetheless). The federal budget will be tabled on Feb. 27; the private sector will be urging Finance to hold steady until the fallout from NAFTA is known. Meantime, here are the …

Five things you need to know before you start your work day on Feb. 16

/Postmedia file photo Good morning! Shari Kulha (@FPExecEditor) here, freeing up your Friday morning by delivering you some top business stories so you can get them read, get your work done and get your weekend going. Here’s what we’ve got our eyes on today.  SHAW’S SURPRISE Shaw Communications is moving its workforce toward a digital …