Day: March 24, 2022

Some 15 years and $1.7M later, a First Nation mulls what to do with its potato chip machinery

A First Nation in southern Manitoba is weighing its options about what to do with hundreds of thousands of dollars’ worth of potato chip equipment it owns, which is sitting in a factory collecting dust. Swan Lake First Nation paid $800,000 in 2005 for equipment that would produce potato chips, and another $900,000 on upgrades when …

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Former Unifor president Jerry Dias accused of accepting money from COVID-19 rapid test supplier

Canada’s largest private-sector union is accusing its former president of breaking its ethics code on a number of occasions. According to Unifor, Jerry Dias accepted money from a supplier of COVID-19 rapid antigen tests that he had been promoting to employers of Unifor members. “In December 2021 and January 2022, Dias promoted a supplier’s rapid …

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