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Hidden city flight hack

Jul 20, 2017 / 9:54 am

When Kevin, a Toronto-based entrepreneur, travels to San Francisco for work, he often books a flight to Santa Ana, Calif., instead. Then he disembarks the plane...

Sears teams with Amazon

Jul 20, 2017 / 6:44 am

Sears will begin selling Kenmore appliances on Amazon.com, including smart appliances that can be synced with Amazon's voice assistant, Alexa. The...

Rogers income up 35%

Jul 20, 2017 / 6:39 am

Rogers Communications is reporting a 35 per cent increase in second-quarter net income, beating analyst estimates. Its net income was $531 million or $1.03 per...

Enhanced security to US

Jul 20, 2017 / 6:03 am

Travellers flying to the U.S. from nearly 300 international airports, including those in Mexico and Canada, are now subject to stepped-up security measures that...

Japan exports surge

Jul 20, 2017 / 5:56 am

Japan's exports rose nearly 10 per cent in June from a year earlier, while imports jumped 15.5 per cent, biting into its trade surplus. A recovery in...

Pipeline on track to start

Jul 19, 2017 / 6:50 pm

The Trans Mountain pipeline expansion remains on track to begin construction in September, Kinder Morgan Canada president Ian Anderson said Wednesday in the...

Manufacturing sees gain

Jul 19, 2017 / 10:55 am

Canadian manufacturing sales came in better than expected for May, climbing 1.1 per cent to $54.6 billion. Statistics Canada says it was the third consecutive...

Yogurt recall expanded

Jul 19, 2017 / 9:29 am

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has added the Yoplait Minigo and Liberte brands of yogurt to a recall over concerns that pieces of plastic may be in the...

Transat checks out of hotels

Jul 19, 2017 / 9:23 am

Travel company Transat A.T. Inc. (TSX:TRZ) has signed a deal to sell its 35 per cent share of Ocean Hotels for about $190 million. The buyer is Spanish company...

McCormick buys French's

Jul 19, 2017 / 6:48 am

U.S. spice maker McCormick & Company is buying the maker of French's mustard and other condiments in a $4.2 billion cash deal that it regards as a...

Wasp traps killing birds

Jul 18, 2017 / 2:36 pm

Some Canadian retailers are pulling a wasp trap from their shelves after reports emerged that it was trapping birds and killing them. The TrapStik for Wasps is...

Sears to begin liquidation

Jul 18, 2017 / 11:54 am

Liquidation sales at dozens of Sears Canada locations slated for closure could begin as early as this week after an Ontario court signed off on the plan...

Daimler recalls 3M vehicles

Jul 18, 2017 / 9:53 am

Trump blasts Congress

Jul 18, 2017 / 9:50 am

President Donald Trump blasted congressional Democrats and "a few Republicans" Tuesday over the collapse of the GOP effort to rewrite the Obama health...

US lists NAFTA demands

Jul 17, 2017 / 9:01 pm

The Trump administration has released its broad goals for a new North American Free Trade Agreement in mostly vague language that offers just enough specific...

BBQ brush safety issue

Jul 17, 2017 / 8:50 pm

Health Canada is conducting an investigation into the safety of wire-bristle brushes used to clean barbecues, with plans to conclude the probe by the end of the...

Fires halt mine operations

Jul 17, 2017 / 2:26 pm

Two mines in British Columbia have halted some operations in the Cariboo region due to the ongoing wildfires. Taseko Mines Ltd. says it has idled its Gibraltar...

Canadian home sales fall

Jul 17, 2017 / 10:21 am

Home sales in June posted their largest monthly drop in seven years, driven by a plunge in the Greater Toronto market, the Canadian Real Estate Association said...

Valeant to sell Obagi

Jul 17, 2017 / 10:19 am

Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. (TSX:VRX) has a deal to sell its Obagi skin care business to a Hong Kong-based group for US$190 million in cash. The...

Delta pushes back

Jul 17, 2017 / 10:17 am

Delta Air Lines has pushed back at Ann Coulter after the conservative commentator berated the carrier on Twitter over a changed seat assignment. Coulter began...

Will you hire a veteran?

Jul 16, 2017 / 9:12 am

A group that helps military veterans find jobs in the private sector says many former soldiers are struggling to find meaningful employment after serving their...

Trump to reveal NAFTA plan

Jul 16, 2017 / 9:11 am

After campaigning and complaining about NAFTA for two years, Donald Trump is poised to release a list as early as Monday revealing how he wants to change the...

Offensive onesie pulled

Jul 14, 2017 / 1:09 pm

Walmart Canada says it is pulling a onesie off its shelves after receiving complaints that said the garment was offensive to Indigenous people. The onesie had...

Fires boost lumber prices

Jul 14, 2017 / 6:50 am

Wildfires in the B.C. Interior that have forced some sawmills to halt operations have resulted in a boost in lumber prices at a time when forestry companies...

Steel, softwood on agenda

Jul 14, 2017 / 6:33 am

U.S. President Donald Trump is promising to tax steel imports again less than a week after Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said he believed Canada will escape...

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