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Enbridge pipeline fireball

Jan 21, 2019 / 5:07 pm

Enbridge Inc. says two people have been injured and two structures damaged in a natural gas pipeline rupture in Ohio. The company says it has activated its...

Urged to reconsider pipe

Jan 21, 2019 / 5:00 pm

An environmental group wants the National Energy Board to reconsider the Trans Mountain expansion project's impact on climate change, especially in relation...

Huawei not the only one

Jan 21, 2019 / 10:55 am

A pair of federal cabinet ministers said Monday that Chinese telecom giant Huawei isn't the only company that can build Canada's next-generation...

46% live on financial edge

Jan 21, 2019 / 9:54 am

A new poll says the number of Canadians who are $200 or less away from financial insolvency at month-end has jumped to 46 per cent, up from 40 per cent in the...

World economy to slow

Jan 21, 2019 / 7:08 am

The International Monetary Fund has cut its forecast for world economic growth this year, citing heightened trade tensions and rising U.S. interest rates. The...

Building tall with wood

Jan 20, 2019 / 9:00 am

Six years ago architect Michael Green took the stage at a TED conference and called for an global era of wood-framed skyscrapers. Some were skeptical....

Help us, plead GM workers

Jan 18, 2019 / 4:31 pm

Unifor's Quebec director Renaud Gagne is calling on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to follow in Ontario Premier Doug Ford's footsteps by pledging support...

Tesla cuts more jobs

Jan 18, 2019 / 1:13 pm

Tesla will cut seven per cent of its workforce as it tries to lower prices and break out of the niche-car market to produce an electric vehicle that more people...

Wheat exports to China soar

Jan 18, 2019 / 1:10 pm

Canada's wheat exports to China jumped nearly 200 per cent from January to November 2018 as the Asian country stopped buying from American farmers amid a...

WestJet fire caused by e-cig

Jan 18, 2019 / 1:07 pm

The Transportation Safety Board says an onboard fire that forced a WestJet plane to return to Calgary International Airport soon after takeoff last June was...

How about milk vodka?

Jan 18, 2019 / 12:03 pm

The federal government is asking Canadians how they like their vodka. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has opened consultations on whether to redefine the...

Markets higher, loonie up

Jan 18, 2019 / 8:26 am

The financial, industrial and energy sectors helped Canada's main stock index push higher in late-morning trading, while U.S. markets also charged higher....

Inflation rates in Canada

Jan 18, 2019 / 7:53 am

Canada's national annual inflation rate was 2.0 per cent in December, Statistics Canada says. Here's what happened in the provinces (previous month in...

Pay down your debt

Jan 18, 2019 / 7:07 am

Investment planning can often be seen as a luxury for the financially stable but advisers say that it's especially important for those who are starting out...

Consumer price index up

Jan 18, 2019 / 5:36 am

Statistics Canada says the consumer price index in December was up 2.0 per cent compared with year ago. The move compared with a year-over-year increase of 1.7...

US jobless aid doubles

Jan 17, 2019 / 5:33 am

The number of furloughed federal employees seeking unemployment benefits jumped in the first two weeks of the shutdown, topping 10,000 during the week of Jan....

Husky bails on MEG Energy

Jan 17, 2019 / 5:10 am

Husky Energy Inc. is walking away from its hostile takeover offer for MEG Energy Corp. after failing to win enough shareholder support. Husky says there have...

May battles to keep Brexit

Jan 17, 2019 / 5:07 am

British Prime Minister Theresa May was consulting opposition parties and other lawmakers Thursday in a battle to put Brexit back on track after surviving a...

Airbus starts work on A220

Jan 16, 2019 / 4:06 pm

Airbus SE broke ground Wednesday on the A220 aircraft assembly line at its facility in Mobile, Ala., the first step in a US$300-million construction project...

Mutual fund pioneer dies

Jan 16, 2019 / 3:56 pm

John C. Bogle, who simplified investing for the masses by launching the first index mutual fund and founded Vanguard Group, died Wednesday, the company said. He...

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