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Google misleading kids?

Dec 19, 2018 / 7:00 am

Nearly two dozen consumer, privacy and public health groups are urging U.S. regulators to investigate whether children are being endangered by deceptive apps in...

Inflation slows in November

Dec 19, 2018 / 5:47 am

UPDATE 5:47 a.m. The annual pace of Canadian inflation slowed considerably last month to 1.7 per cent as upward pressure from higher gasoline prices eased off....

Injunction to end blockade

Dec 18, 2018 / 8:54 pm

A Nova Scotia judge has ordered fishermen to stop blocking survey vessels hired by a pulp mill, in a decision that came after protesters chanted their...

Musk to unveil tunnel

Dec 18, 2018 / 12:40 pm

Tech entrepreneur Elon Musk is set to unveil an underground transportation tunnel that could move people faster than subways. Musk also plans to show off the...

'Subdued' housing forecast

Dec 18, 2018 / 11:36 am

Another dismal forecast for B.C.'s housing market, one day after the Canadian Real Estate Associate predicted home sales will continue to dip next year....

Steel tariffs hitting hard

Dec 18, 2018 / 10:23 am

More than one-third of Canadian exporters say they have been negatively impacted by steel and aluminum tariffs that are affecting Canada-U.S. trade, according...

Amazon creates new jobs

Dec 18, 2018 / 7:59 am

Amazon says it plans to create 600 new tech jobs in Toronto. The online retail behemoth says the jobs will be in fields including software development, machine...

Sales down in October

Dec 18, 2018 / 7:24 am

Statistics Canada says manufacturing sales fell 0.1 per cent in October to $58.2 billion, a weaker report than economists expected. The decline came as sales in...

Tilray & Sandoz partner up

Dec 18, 2018 / 6:47 am

Marijuana company Tilray Canada Ltd. has signed a new agreement to collaborate with Sandoz AG, part of the Novartis pharmaceutical group. The companies say they...

AI workforce lacks diversity

Dec 18, 2018 / 5:46 am

Canada has the globe's fifth largest artificial intelligence workforce, but is still far from closing the gender gap in the sector, according to new...

6 things: your flight rights

Dec 17, 2018 / 4:13 pm

The Liberals will publish the draft text of their long-promised air passenger bill of rights by Saturday, launching a 60-day public consultation for any final...

Blowback on Big Oil fight

Dec 17, 2018 / 2:23 pm

The ski resort town of Whistler is learning that getting involved in the fight between environmentalists and oil companies can result in negative consequences....

Avoiding another Trans Mtn

Dec 17, 2018 / 2:21 pm

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he is overhauling how Canada assesses big energy projects in a bid to ensure new projects can get built without the...

'Recall fatigue' setting in

Dec 17, 2018 / 12:00 pm

A string of high-profile produce recalls may lead to shortages of the most recent culprits ahead of the holidays. But, even if cauliflower and some lettuce...

TransCanada sells assets

Dec 17, 2018 / 7:20 am

TransCanada Corp. has signed a deal to sell its Coolidge Generating Station in Arizona to a subsidiary of Southwest Generation Operating Co. LLC for $623...

Home sales fall

Dec 17, 2018 / 7:18 am

Home sales across the country fell for a third month in a row in November, as two of what had been the hottest markets, the Greater Toronto Area and the Greater...

Google's $1B expansion

Dec 17, 2018 / 5:13 am

Google is spending more than $1 billion to expand operations in New York City. Ruth Porat, senior vice-president and chief financial officer at Google and...

Cannabis story of the year

Dec 16, 2018 / 2:10 pm

Canada's trailblazing move to legalize cannabis for recreational use, which sparked an entirely new industry and had wide-ranging implications for nearly...

Flying cars on the way?

Dec 16, 2018 / 7:33 am

The flying cars depicted in science fiction classics such as "Blade Runner" and "The Fifth Element" have long been seen as flights of fancy,...

Staples revamps model

Dec 16, 2018 / 7:22 am

Regular customers of certain Staples Canada Inc. locations may not recognize their local stores the next time they visit. The company is transforming its...