Chinese detentions raise fears of Canadian business chill, rethink of travel plans

Escalating fears of retaliation after Canada detained a high-ranking Chinese business executive have prompted some Canadian business leaders to think twice…

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Canadian Natural cuts $1B from budget due to steep oil price differential

Oilsands producer Canadian Natural Resources is setting its 2019 capital budget at $1-billion less than its “normalized” range but says…

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BC Hydro puts out welcome mat for bitcoin miners, but experts urge caution

In the last year, cryptocurrency firms have talked about adding as much as 5,000 megawatts to BC Hydro’s electrical load.…

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How did Black Friday eclipse Boxing Day in Canada?

The once-uniquely American shopping tradition of Black Friday is now bigger in Canada than Boxing Day. That’s according to the Retail…

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Nissan board fires chair Ghosn following arrest

Nissan’s board voted unanimously to oust its chair, Carlos Ghosn, on Thursday after the shock arrest of the industry heavyweight, ushering in a period…

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Canadian currency evolves while the U.S. is stuck in the 1700s

Canada’s new $10 bill went into circulation this week, with civil rights activist Viola Desmond replacing Sir John A. Macdonald…

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Canadian banks hire ‘ethical hackers’ to improve and test cybersecurity

Hackers are targeting Toronto-Dominion Bank’s internal systems at all hours using cutting-edge techniques, but the bank’s head of cybersecurity isn’t…

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‘A handful of little carnations’: Customers complain Bloomex’s bouquets don’t always arrive as advertised

When Pat Hodnett’s sister-in-law passed away last year, a bouquet of “cheerful” flowers seemed the perfect way to honour her…

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StatsCan’s plan to harvest private banking info on hold, pending investigation

The country’s chief statistician says his agency’s controversial plan to harvest individuals’ banking information is on hold until the privacy…

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