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Bombardier, Boeing prepare to make final arguments in bitter trade dispute

7 hours 14 min ago

The hearings mark the last chance for all sides to appear before the commission before it issues a final ruling, likely early in the new year, which will determine whether every C-Series jet entering the U.S. is hit with a hefty duty.

Bell says CRTC promise of free phone unlocking doesn't apply to everyone

10 hours 28 min ago

Canadians were supposed to be freed from cellphone unlocking fees come Dec. 1, but some with a Bell-locked phone have found they've had to fight for their freedom.

Apotex founder Barry Sherman, wife found dead in Toronto home

Fri, 12/15/2017 - 12:54

The two people found dead in the home of a Canadian pharmaceutical executive Friday are confirmed to be Apotex founder Barry Sherman and his wife, Honey.

Bitcoin price nears $18,000 US as second futures contract set to start trading

Fri, 12/15/2017 - 11:47

Bitcoin blasted to another all-time high of almost $18,000 US on the Bitstamp exchange on Friday, up 9 per cent on the day, as warnings grew over the risks of investing in the highly volatile and speculative instrument.

Florida rapper targets WestJet in chart-topping hit

Fri, 12/15/2017 - 09:10

The history of hip hop is rife with epic rap battles, from Jay Z and Nas to 2Pac and Biggie. Then there’s whatever Gazzy Garcia has going on with WestJet. The Florida rapper has trained his lyrical crosshairs on Canada's "Little Airline that could" in a dispute that's soared to the top of charts.

NAFTA uncertainty weighing on Canadian business confidence: EDC

Fri, 12/15/2017 - 07:56

Export Development Canada said Friday that 23 per cent of Canadian exporters surveyed recently say the ongoing NAFTA negotiations are having a negative impact on their operations.

Canadian manufacturing activity unexpectedly cooled in October

Fri, 12/15/2017 - 07:16

Manufacturing sales slipped in October following two consecutive monthly increases as the auto and transportation sectors weighed on the result, Statistics Canada reported Friday.

CSX Corp. says CEO Hunter Harrison on medical leave

Fri, 12/15/2017 - 06:21

Florida-based railroad CSX Corp. says president and CEO Hunter Harrison — who headed both major Canadian railways — is on medical leave due to what it calls "unexpected complications from a recent illness."

Airbus CEO Enders to step down in 2019 as management shifts

Fri, 12/15/2017 - 05:08

Airbus says CEO Tom Enders, who will have been at the helm of the company and defence firm EADS for 14 years, won't seek another term.

Poloz sees clouds in economy's silver lining

Fri, 12/15/2017 - 02:00

The Canadian economy is growing like gangbusters in a number of ways, but the governor of the central bank still doesn't have to look very hard to find things to worry about.

Alberta exporters hope NAFTA can be saved but ponder life without it

Fri, 12/15/2017 - 02:00

As trade officials gather in Washington in search of easy wins amid difficult NAFTA talks, Alberta industry appears to be sharpening its focus on what happens should the United States drop out of the pact.

Bombardier on track to deliver on turnaround goals, CEO says

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 13:24

Bombardier Inc. says it's on track to deliver on its promised five-year turnaround in 2020 as its aerospace and railway divisions are projected to deliver better revenues and profits.

Cineplex tests $1 reserved seating surcharge at some Star Wars screenings

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 11:27

Cineplex Inc. is giving Star Wars fans a surprise twist at the box office by charging an extra dollar for assigned seating at some showings.

FCC votes to roll back U.S. net neutrality protections

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 10:17

The Federal Communications Commission voted to roll back U.S. laws designed to ensure a free and open internet, a controversial yet expected decision that critics say hands control of web traffic to a small number of billion-dollar companies.

These are the things that Bank of Canada's Poloz says keep him awake at night

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 09:25

Cyber threats, the housing market, youth jobs, and bitcoin are among the things that Bank of Canada governor Stephen Poloz says keep him up at night.

Canadians owe $1.71 for every dollar of disposable income they have — a new record high

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 07:18

Canadians owe $1.71 for every dollar of disposable income they had in the third quarter of 2017, the highest amount on record.

Home sales rise to November record as average price hits $504,000

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 06:36

Last month was the busiest November for Canadian home sales on record, despite a slowdown in activity in the Greater Toronto Area.

Disney to buy much of 21st Century Fox in $52B US takeover

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 05:38

Disney is buying a large part of the Murdoch family's 21st Century Fox in a $52.4-billion US deal, including for film and television studios, cable and international TV businesses, as it tries to meet competition from technology companies in the entertainment business.

Cenovus Energy plans to cut 15% of workforce to reduce costs

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 05:37

Cenovus Energy Inc. said Thursday it is planning to cut about 15 per cent of its workforce as it looks to reduce costs next year.

Why Canada's net neutrality fight hasn't been as fierce as the one in the U.S.

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 02:00

America's telecom regulator is much more partisan than Canada's own, but there are legal reasons too.


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