In The News For Thursday November 8, 2018

Bombardier is cutting about five-thousand jobs across the organization over the next 12 to 18 months as part of a new restructuring plan. The company also announced the sale of what it called a number of non-core assets. Bombardier has struck a deal to sell its Q-Series aircraft program and de Havilland trademark to a subsidiary of Longview Aviation Capital for about 300-million dollars. It also announced the sale of its business aircraft’s flight and technical training business to C-A-E, and the monetization of royalties for about 800-million dollars.

 

Canada Post still hasn’t notified customers of a privacy breach involving thousands of Ontario’s online cannabis customers. The Ontario Cannabis Store told its clients about the problem. But the store says it’s encouraging Canada Post — where the
breach originated — to do the same. The postal service acknowledged yesterday that someone had used its delivery-tracking tool to gain access to personal information of 45-hundred customers of the Ontario Cannabis Store but declined to identify the data.

The Town of Hawkesbury council will hold a public consultation meeting next Tuesday evening, at 6:00 to receive written and/or verbal comments on the 2019 operation and capital budgets. Ten minutes will be allowed to each participant but for presentations requiring more time,a written request along with a description of the topic to be presented can be emailed to the Clerk before 4 p.m. today. The newly-elected council, and the  new mayor officially takes office on December 3.

 

 

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