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Canada's main stock index just endured worst day of 2019

6 hours 22 min ago

Weak manufacturing data from Europe and then in the United States had investors nervous on both sides of the Atlantic.

Indonesian airline wants to cancel Boeing order after crash

7 hours 23 min ago

In a blow for Boeing, Indonesia's flag carrier is seeking the cancellation of a multibillion dollar order for 49 of the manufacturer's 737 Max 8 jets, citing a loss of confidence after two crashes within five months.

WestJet sticking with Boeing 737 Max once planes certified to fly

7 hours 23 min ago

WestJet Airlines plans to stick with deliveries of Boeing 737 Max aircraft once regulators approve the plane for re-entry into service.

U.S. Midwest flooding cost estimated at more than $3B

9 hours 45 min ago

Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds said Friday that recent flooding in the state has caused an estimated $1.6 billion US in damage, pushing the total costs from the devastating Midwest flooding to at least $3 billion US.

U.S. bond yields just inverted — here's why that matters

9 hours 59 min ago

One of the most closely watched predictors of a potential recession just yelped even louder. The signal lies within the bond market, where investors show how confident they are about the economy by their level of demand for U.S. government bonds.

'I didn't want to be ridiculed': The emotional toll of microaggressions at work

12 hours 39 min ago

Karlyn Percil-Mercieca says experiencing racial microaggressions at work in Toronto's financial district impacted her mental health.

Pace of inflation in Canada ticked higher in February

14 hours 12 min ago

The annual pace of inflation edged higher in February as gains in most spending categories offset lower gasoline prices, Statistics Canada said Friday.

China has stopped buying Canadian canola seed

15 hours 25 min ago

Chinese importers are unwilling to purchase Canadian canola seed at the moment, the group that represents the industry in Canada says.

Canadian Food Inspection Agency recalls Janes brand chicken nuggets

17 hours 59 min ago

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has announced the recall of Janes brand pub style chicken nuggets because they could be contaminated with salmonella.

Meet the Canadian who took on rental giant Airbnb — and won

20 hours 39 min ago

Last-minute cancellations are the top complaint for Airbnb guests. But what's the home-sharing platform doing about it?

'I'm hoarding': Ontario's basic income recipients prepare for program's early end

20 hours 39 min ago

Ontario's basic income pilot project was widely expected to last three years, and for participants who made financial commitments based on that timeline, the program's early end is creating new financial stresses.

Quebec government uses big surplus to deliver electoral promises more costly than advertised

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 13:13

Sitting on a $2.5 billion surplus, the Coalition Avenir Québec government used its first budget to strike a delicate balance between expensive tax cuts and new money for the province’s health and education systems.

Air Canada says their 737 Max jets have all safety features Boeing sells as extras

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 11:12

Air Canada says it has additional safety systems installed on all of their Boeing 737 Max jets after media reports suggest that Lion Air and Ethiopian Airlines jets that recently crashed didn't have the most upgraded safety features.

Facebook says it stored millions of passwords in plain text, sparking security fears

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 10:56

Facebook said there is no evidence its employees abused access to this data, and that the passwords were stored on internal company servers, where no outsiders could access them. But the incident reveals a huge oversight for the company amid a slew of bruises and stumbles in the last couple of years.

UK firms step up preparations for a 'no-deal' Brexit

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 10:41

U.K. companies have ratcheted up their preparations for a disorderly "no-deal" Brexit as best they can over the past couple of months, the Bank of England said Thursday.

Canopy Growth acquires hemp company AgriNextUSA

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 07:41

Canopy Growth Corp. has acquired AgriNextUSA, in a move to boost its hemp business in the United States. Financial terms of the deal were not immediately available.

Levi Strauss going public for the second time

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 06:36

Levi Strauss & Co., which gave America its first pair of blue jeans, is going public for the second time.

Budget's real estate top-up could push up the price of cheaper homes: Don Pittis

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 01:00

Wondering how the government's budget measures will affect the housing market? You're not alone.

Pot sector players welcome edibles tax change, disappointed medical tax remains

Wed, 03/20/2019 - 14:10

Cannabis industry players welcomed the change in the Federal Budget to tax edibles, extracts, oils and concentrates based on the amount of THC rather than weight, as it could ease pricing for some products and potentially boost product availability.

Federal budget shows Alberta's oil and gas sector not a priority, industry group says

Wed, 03/20/2019 - 12:48

The oil and gas industry's main lobby group says the federal government’s 2019 budget does nothing to get people back to work or spur investment in Alberta’s key industry.

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