‘They kill jobs’: Meet Canadians who refuse to use self-checkout machines

Tom Eburne and his wife, Peggy, are self-checkout virgins. They refuse to use the machines, determined to keep cashiers employed.…

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Royal Bank profit rises to record $12.4B for the year

Royal Bank of Canada reported a 15 per cent increase in fourth-quarter net income to $3.25 billion, surpassing analyst expectations…

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Global markets sink again as tech and retail stocks drop

Stocks are skidding Tuesday morning, putting the market back into the red for the year, as weak results from retailers…

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Mexican protests could signal fluctuating avocado prices this season

Avocados have become so ubiquitous they are easy to take for granted. But there’s a battle taking place behind the scenes…

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Is German FlixBus the fix for Canada’s bus woes?

For many, the signature silver dog of Greyhound is the symbol of bus travel.       But that iconic image might…

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Bell and Rogers defend sales practices at CRTC hearing

Canada’s two biggest telecommunications companies got their turn to speak on Friday in a five-day probe by Canada’s telecom regulator into…

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Misleading sales practices not a ‘systemic’ problem, telecom firms tell CRTC

Canada’s cable and internet companies are defending themselves against claims they have been misleading their customers and using aggressive sales…

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Bombardier sues Mitsubishi over alleged theft of aircraft trade secrets

Bombardier is suing Mitsubishi Aircraft in the United States over alleged trade secret misappropriation. The Quebec aerospace company alleges some of its…

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Majority of first-time buyers maxed out budgets to buy a home: CMHC

A majority of first-time homebuyers say they maxed out their budgets when they bought their homes, according to a survey…

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Canadian skin care company Deciem closes stores — for now

Deciem, the upstart Canadian company behind the hugely popular The Ordinary Skin Care line, has closed its stores because of…

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