Bank of Canada expected to hold its key lending rate in decision Wednesday

The Bank of Canada is widely expected to keep interest rates on hold in its monetary policy decision on Wednesday.…

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President of Aeroplan parent company leaves after less than 3 months

Aimia Inc. has announced the departure of its president and chief strategy officer less than three months after he took…

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Annual pace of housing starts picked up in October, topped expectations

An increase in multi-unit projects such as condominiums, apartments and townhouses helped push the annual pace of housing starts in…

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Lowe’s closing 31 locations including Rona stores in Canada, 20 in U.S.

Home improvement retailer Lowe’s is closing a total of 31 locations, including 27 underperforming Lowe’s and Rona stores in British…

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Amazon in ‘advanced talks’ to build new HQ near Washington, D.C.

The Washington Post is reporting that Seattle-based Amazon is in “advanced talks” to open its second headquarters, this one in…

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Bitcoin mining could cancel out climate change efforts, scientists say

Demand for bitcoin could single-handedly derail efforts to limit global warming because the increasingly popular digital currency takes huge amounts…

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Testing truck safety and Canada’s top plastic polluters: 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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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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Nalcor says no talks ongoing with Astaldi over extra costs at Muskrat Falls

Nalcor Energy is denying claims by the main contractor at the Muskrat Falls site that discussions are underway over extra costs…

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