Tag: ‘reviewing

HBC hires advisers, lawyers to aid in reviewing privatization offer

TORONTO – The Hudson’s Bay Company says its special committee of the board of directors formed to assess a privatization proposal has retained an independent valuator, advisers and legal counsel to help with the process. The special committee retained TD Securities Inc. to be an independent valuator and Canterview Partners LLC to be a special…

Ottawa ‘reviewing’ Quebec law that bans the wearing of religious symbols

OTTAWA—The federal Liberals say they will defend Quebecers’ Charter rights after the provincial government passed a controversial law banning public servants from wearing religious symbols. But Justice Minister David Lametti wouldn’t say how, exactly, Ottawa intends to go about doing that. Lametti, who represents the Montreal riding of LaSalle-Émard-Verdun, said he doesn’t believe “it’s up…

Ford government ‘reviewing all options’ on full-day kindergarten

The Ford government is still “reviewing all of our options” when it comes to full-day kindergarten, says Ontario’s education minister amid growing speculation the province is looking to move away from the current staffing model of a teacher and early childhood educator. “As you know, there’s been work,” Lisa Thompson told reporters at Queen’s Park…