Business News

Cruise ship issues mayday

Mar 23, 2019 / 10:31 am

Police say a cruise ship with engine problems has sent a mayday call off Norway's western coast and is making plans to evacuate its 1,300 passengers and...

Just Energy cuts jobs

Mar 22, 2019 / 11:10 am

Just Energy Group Inc. says it is eliminating 200 jobs in a move that will save $40 million in annual costs in its upcoming financial year. The company, which...

Hot rides at the auto show

Mar 22, 2019 / 10:09 am

Fan favourites at the Vancouver International Auto Show range from the old to the cutting edge. The 99th annual event continues until Sunday at the Vancouver...

WestJet sticking with Max

Mar 22, 2019 / 10:05 am

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

GM responds to Trump?

Mar 22, 2019 / 7:14 am

Less than a week after a series of critical tweets from President Donald Trump over an Ohio plant closure, General Motors is announcing plans to add 400 jobs...

Inflation ticks higher

Mar 22, 2019 / 6:28 am

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

Google's first AI Doodle

Mar 21, 2019 / 11:08 am

Google is celebrating composer Johann Sebastian Bach with its first artificial intelligence-powered Doodle. Thursday's animated Google Doodle shows the...

Robot servers, 3D menus

Mar 21, 2019 / 11:05 am

Patrons enter a cafe and pass by a hologram of coffee pouring from a carafe into a cup. They scroll through a three-dimensional menu and see exactly what each...

Canopy acquires AgriNext

Mar 21, 2019 / 11:03 am

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...

Levi Strauss public again

Mar 21, 2019 / 9:45 am

Levi Strauss & Co., which gave America its first pair of blue jeans, is public for the second time. The stock, which is listed under the ticker...

Pot tax hurting patients?

Mar 21, 2019 / 6:34 am

Cannabis industry players welcomed the change in the Federal Budget to tax edibles, extracts, oils and concentrates based on the amount of tetrahydrocannabinol...

Chuck tarp auction indicator

Mar 21, 2019 / 5:55 am

Chuckwagon drivers and sponsors are hoping for the best as clouds of political and energy industry uncertainty gather ahead of the Calgary Stampede canvas...

Wholesale sales up

Mar 21, 2019 / 5:51 am

Statistics Canada says wholesale sales climbed 0.6 per cent to $63.5 billion in January to mark a second consecutive monthly gain. Economists had expected an...

Old Boys' club persists

Mar 20, 2019 / 4:32 pm

A labour leader in Manitoba has resigned from her job over what she says have been sexist remarks and dismissive treatment by some of her male colleagues in the...

First female boss at CPR

Mar 20, 2019 / 4:27 pm

Canadian Pacific Railway has selected the first woman to head the board of directors of the country's second-largest railway. Isabelle Courville, 56, has...

Rivals will snap up SNC staff

Mar 20, 2019 / 12:03 pm

The chief executive of SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. says he never cited the protection of 9,000 Canadian jobs as a reason it should be granted a remediation agreement...

Rogers sells flagship mags

Mar 20, 2019 / 12:00 pm

Rogers Media will sell its seven consumer print and digital publications, including Maclean's and Chatelaine, to St. Joseph Communications — a...

TSX, U.S. markets lower

Mar 20, 2019 / 8:33 am

Losses in the materials sector weighed on Canada's main stock index in late-morning trading, while U.S. stock markets also moved lower. The S&P/TSX...

Empty mall needs shoppers

Mar 20, 2019 / 8:07 am

Ten months after tenants started moving into the still mostly empty New Horizon Mall just north of Calgary, its first anchor tenant is being announced this...

EU fines Google $1.7 billion

Mar 20, 2019 / 5:33 am

European Union regulators have hit Google with a 1.49 billion euro ($1.68 billion) fine for abusing its dominant role in online advertising. It's the third...