Global credit ratings agency warns of downgrades in Canadian oilpatch if crude price woes persist

Global credit rating agency DBRS is warning that if Canada’s crude oil price woes drag on without improvement, it could negatively affect the…

Continue Reading →

Rental vacancy rate dips to 2.4% across Canada, CMHC says

Canada’s overall vacancy rate dropped for a second year in a row, as demand for rental housing grew at a…

Continue Reading →

Air Canada moves ahead with plan to take over Aeroplan for $450M

Air Canada has signed a definitive agreement to buy the Aeroplan loyalty program from Aimia Inc. for $450 million in…

Continue Reading →

Ottawa gives formal notice of back-to-work legislation in Canada Post dispute

Federal Labour Minister Patty Hajdu says the federal Liberals have given the House of Commons notice that they’re prepared to…

Continue Reading →

‘Striking’ APEC confrontation causes uncertainty ahead of G20

The opening photo call at the Asia-Pacific Economic Co-operation (APEC) summit Saturday turned out to be a useful roadmap for…

Continue Reading →

Ride-hailing legislation introduced by B.C. government

After years of waiting, British Columbians may finally be able to catch a ride in an Uber or Lyft — but…

Continue Reading →

Money for change: Sustainable investing hits the big time

New numbers in Canada and the United States show that sustainable investing is no longer a niche trend, but rather…

Continue Reading →

Bombardier cutting 5,000 jobs, selling Q Series aircraft

Bombardier has announced measures that will result in 5,000 job losses, half of which will be in Quebec, over the next…

Continue Reading →

Second Cup converting 2 Alberta cafés to cannabis dispensaries, will review rest of chain

The Second Cup Ltd. says it has started a strategic review of the coffee chain company despite reporting improved financial…

Continue Reading →

CRA phone scam and food sensitivity tests: 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…

Continue Reading →