Ride-hailing services Uber and Lyft preparing to become public companies

The two largest ride-hailing companies appear set to go public, with both Uber and Lyft making confidential filings to the…

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Canadian steel buyers racing to get imports into country through tariff exemptions

Canadian steel buyers are racing to get construction steel into the country to claim first-come, first-serve exemptions from tariffs that…

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‘Really toxic’: Abuse allegations continue to dog Winnipeg restaurant chain Stella’s Cafe

Three former Stella’s Cafe employees behind an online campaign to bring attention to what they call workplace harassment, unfair treatment…

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Parmalat to acquire Kraft’s natural cheese division for $1.62B

Parmalat Group says it has reached an agreement valued at $1.62 billion to acquire Kraft Heinz Canada’s natural cheese division.…

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‘Simons has just upped the ante’: Retail giant moves to $16 per hour minimum wage

The retail store Simons is raising its entry-level wage in Quebec to $16 per hour — a move that one expert…

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Shopify sees 100 pot orders per minute on Canadian websites for legalization day

The Canadian online cannabis stores powered by Shopify’s e-commerce software are collectively processing more than 100 orders per minute, the…

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RCMP looks into CRA and government inaction on privacy: CBC’s Marketplace consumer cheat sheet

Miss something this week? Don’t panic. CBC’s Marketplace rounds up the consumer and health news you need. Want this in your inbox? Get…

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Argentina announces new taxes, ministry cuts amid turmoil

Argentina’s President Mauricio Macri announced new taxes on exports and the elimination of several ministries on Monday in a bid…

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Chinese billionaire arrested in Minneapolis in sexual misconduct case

The billionaire CEO of Chinese e-commerce giant JD.com Inc, Richard Liu, was arrested in the U.S. state of Minnesota on…

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