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Energy sector weighs on Canadian markets as oil drops below US$70 a barrel

3 hours 32 min ago

Canada's main stock index continued to fall Friday as the price for oil moved below US$70 a barrel and further dragged down the important energy sector.

Mercer International to give up TSX listing following loss at NAFTA tribunal

4 hours 8 min ago

Mercer International says it intends to voluntarily de-list from the Toronto Stock Exchange on June 11, about three months after it lost a six-year-old NAFTA battle with the Canadian government.

Trump administration pins target on B.C. wine sales

6 hours 43 min ago

The Trump administration has pinned a target on B.C.'s wine regulations, promising to escalate the ongoing trade dispute at the World Trade Organization.

A NAFTA deal is still possible this year, says Republican congressman

6 hours 46 min ago

Republican Congressman Kevin Cramer says he thinks some version of a NAFTA deal is possible during this congressional session.

Fate of CP Rail contract offer to be decided by union members today

9 hours 37 min ago

The risk of a potential strike at CP Rail could be decided this afternoon once members from two unions complete voting on a three-year deal rejected by their negotiating teams.

Fiat Chrysler warns 4.8 million U.S. owners: Don't use the cruise control

10 hours 52 min ago

Fiat Chrysler is recalling 4.8 million vehicles in the U.S. because in rare but terrifying circumstances, drivers may not be able to turn off the cruise control.

Oil prices retreat as OPEC, Russia prepared to raise output under U.S. pressure

11 hours 56 min ago

Saudi Arabia and Russia are discussing raising OPEC and non-OPEC oil production by some 1 million barrels a day, sources said, while OPEC's chief said a complaint from U.S. President Donald Trump over high prices had triggered the idea of upping output.

Ready or not, Canadian business may face sanctions under EU's new privacy law

12 hours 59 min ago

Any Canadian business that collects personal information about residents of the European Union — whether they're tourists, students or online customers — risks maximum fines of $30 million or more if a sweeping new EU privacy law that takes effect Friday is violated.

Amazon Echo sent family's private conversation to another user

15 hours 12 min ago

An "unlikely" string of events prompted Amazon's Echo personal assistant device to record a Portland, Ore., family's private conversation and then send the recording to an acquaintance in Seattle, the company said Thursday.

Condo buyers left in lurch after developer sells off unfinished Montreal project

15 hours 49 min ago

A group of Montreal condominium buyers are going to court to try to get back either their deposits or their condos, after the unfinished building they were to move into in Saint-Henri in 2016 was sold to another developer.

The weird zigzags of a ship trying to navigate the U.S.-China trade war

16 hours 49 min ago

The travels of an 80,000-tonne shipment of an obscure American feed crop symbolize everything wrong with Trump's trade fight with China.

As Trans Mountain debate rolls on, Ottawa pushes to change rules for big projects

16 hours 49 min ago

Far from the din of protest over the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion, legislation that could alter the future of Canadian energy development is taking shape in Ottawa.

New centre aims to capture CO2 and monetize the emissions

16 hours 49 min ago

The goal of a new laboratory on the outskirts of Calgary is to not only capture harmful greenhouse gas emissions, but find a way to make money from the carbon dioxide.

Amazon to bring 1,000 jobs to Ottawa with new warehouse

Thu, 05/24/2018 - 19:12

Two MPs are confirming online retail giant Amazon is set to make a major investment in Ottawa, with a warehouse that will employ roughly 1,000 people.

Disputed Keystone XL pipeline backed by Trump is focus of court hearing

Thu, 05/24/2018 - 10:23

Trump administration attorneys were due in a Montana courtroom Thursday to defend the disputed Keystone XL oil sands pipeline against environmental groups and Native American groups that want to derail the project.

Self-driving Uber was aware of pedestrian but didn't stop, probe on fatal Arizona crash finds

Thu, 05/24/2018 - 09:35

The self-driving technology deployed in an Uber which struck and killed a woman crossing the street in Arizona recently, noted a pedestrian was on the road, but didn't stop, a preliminary report from the National Transportation Safety Board says.

Canada still wants to work with China despite blocked Aecon takeover: Bains

Thu, 05/24/2018 - 09:22

Canada is still open to working with China after killing a massive planned takeover of Canadian construction company Aecon Group Inc. by Chinese interests, said Innovation Minister Navdeep Bains.

McDonald's not ready to let go of plastic straws

Thu, 05/24/2018 - 09:15

A shareholder proposal to pressure the world's biggest hamburger chain to stop offering plastic straws was voted down at the company's annual meeting Thursday.

TD Bank posts 17% jump in second-quarter profit, beating expectations

Thu, 05/24/2018 - 07:59

TD Bank chief executive Bharat Masrani says the lender delivered strong earnings across its divisions as it reported higher second-quarter profits that topped analyst expectations.

RBC's Q2 earnings beat market expectations with 9% profit bump

Thu, 05/24/2018 - 07:49

Royal Bank of Canada's second-quarter profit surpassed market expectations with a more than nine per cent jump compared with a year ago, on strong results across its divisions and on both sides of the border.


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