As if the $15 poutine at the chalet wasn’t bad enough, poor snow conditions and high demand have marred this year’s ski season at popular Canadian slopes.
Driving the news: Some of Canada’s biggest ski destinations are experiencing historically low levels of snowfall, getting anywhere from half to just over a quarter of the snowfall they typically see this time of year, per the CBC.
RBC is getting some last-minute, $13.5 billion shopping wrapped up before the holidays.
What happened: After a year of a regulatory kerfuffle surrounding the biggest proposed bank merger in Canadian history, RBC finally received the go-ahead from the federal government to acquire HSBC’s Canadian operations.
Is your looming annual performance review getting you down? You aren’t the only one.
Driving the news: Nobody likes performance reviews. Not only do they stress out employees, but more and more companies are starting to think they do a crummy job of actually evaluating job performance.