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Looking for a vacation rental? It might come at a steep price

Candace Wagman said she feels lucky to have found a place she can afford on Gabriola Island, BCChad Hipolito/The Globe and Mail Candace Wagman is renting a house on British Columbia’s picturesque Gabriola Island this summer and she says she feels lucky to have found a place she can afford. “I’m renting in June and …

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Globe editorial: Is it time to end Canada’s last remaining COVID travel restrictions?

A passenger checks in at Toronto’s Pearson Airport on Oct. 29, 2021.Chris Young/The Canadian Press Last week, Quebec became the final province to drop its indoor mask mandate. Across the country, masks are now generally only required on mass transit and in hospitals. Bars, restaurants, grocery stores, gyms and sports arenas are all mask-optional zones. …

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How much vacation time is enough to attract and retain staff?

“We’ve basically taken everything we do with PTO, including sick days and personal days, and given everyone 25 days [per year] to do with what they please,” says Katya Laviolette, chief people officer of 1Password.handout Like many Canadian employers, Toronto-based password management software provider 1Password is looking to recruit skilled workers in the hypercompetitive talent …

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