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Be wary of FaceApp

Jul 17, 2019 / 12:40 pm

A social media flood of pictures of computer-aged celebrities, including Drake and Stephen Colbert, has boosted the popularity of the "FaceApp...

Gas producers 'in jeopardy'

Jul 17, 2019 / 10:03 am

The CEOs of nine Alberta natural gas producers have released an open letter to Premier Jason Kenney asking him to show "bold leadership" in supporting...

Rogers to open 5G lab

Jul 17, 2019 / 10:01 am

Rogers Communications Inc. says it will open a new innovation lab in Waterloo, Ont., in September to advance the commercialization of fifth-generation wireless...

Stocks, loonie down

Jul 17, 2019 / 8:54 am

Canada's main stock index edged lower in late-morning trading, weighed down by losses in the industrials sector and energy stocks. The S&P/TSX composite...

Annual inflation rate slows

Jul 17, 2019 / 6:31 am

Canada's price picture softened to two per cent last month following a sharp drop in gasoline prices compared to a year ago. The annual inflation number for...

US blasts WTO ruling

Jul 17, 2019 / 6:14 am

The Trump administration blasted a World Trade Organization decision Tuesday that could let China levy sanctions on the United States. The 2-1 decision by the...

Instagram down - again

Jul 16, 2019 / 4:10 pm

Instagram is crashing. Again. For the third time in a month, users across North America are experiencing difficulty with the social media app. Users are...

Fortis to send LNG to China

Jul 16, 2019 / 1:44 pm

FortisBC says it has signed its first term contract to send liquefied natural gas shipments to China from its facility near Vancouver. The utility company,...

Ryanair cutting flights

Jul 16, 2019 / 11:08 am

Europe's biggest airline, budget carrier Ryanair, will cut flights and close some of its bases beginning this winter because of the delay to deliveries of...

J&J profit jumps 42%

Jul 16, 2019 / 11:06 am

Johnson & Johnson posted slightly lower sales across much of its business in the second quarter, but a big one-time gain and lower spending on marketing and...

Canopy reports $1.8M loss

Jul 16, 2019 / 11:04 am

Canopy Rivers Inc., the venture capital arm of cannabis company Canopy Growth Corp., swung to a loss in its latest quarter as its operating expenses soared. The...

Best at she's the boss

Jul 16, 2019 / 10:56 am

Vancouver has been ranked among the top 50 best cities in the world for women entrepreneurs in 2019 by Dell Technologies. The study ranks 50 cities around the...

Autism academy finds home

Jul 16, 2019 / 10:20 am

Vista Academy has a perfect record when it comes to ensuring autistic children learn the skills needed to stay enrolled in their full-time schools. The...

CP Rail rakes in profit

Jul 16, 2019 / 8:03 am

Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. says it earned record second-quarter revenues of nearly $2 billion, driven by a leap in traffic across the board to beat...

Fishers stage floating protest

Jul 16, 2019 / 6:39 am

Sport fishermen, guides and their supporters staged a floating protest Monday off Victoria over a ban on fishing for chinook salmon. Darren Wright, co-owner of...

Dog food report confusion

Jul 16, 2019 / 6:25 am

A U.S. report that raised the possibility of a link between certain pet-food brands and a serious heart condition is creating unnecessary panic, says a B.C....

Tug firm to be fined for spill

Jul 15, 2019 / 3:21 pm

A Texas-based company is scheduled to be sentenced after pleading guilty to a diesel spill from a tug boat that ran aground and sank in a First Nation's...

Oil producers still cautious

Jul 15, 2019 / 11:57 am

Higher oil prices are expected to boost cash flow for Canadian crude producers as they roll out second-quarter results beginning next week, but analysts say the...

A legal first in Kelowna

Jul 15, 2019 / 10:42 am

More than 200 people crowded Kelowna's Sikh temple to witness a Canadian business first on Sunday. Navjit Khunkhun, an articling student at Benson Law, took...

UBC teams up with Amazon

Jul 15, 2019 / 10:24 am

Amazon is expanding its expertise on campus at the University of B.C. The tech giant announced July 10 that its Amazon Web Services subsidiary would launch its...

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