‘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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2 junior oil firms cut dividends, output as prices remain ’embarrassingly low’

A pair of junior Calgary oil companies are cutting payouts to shareholders and reducing production because of current steep discounts…

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Oil prices spike after OPEC countries decide on production cut

Oil prices spiked sharply higher Friday after OPEC countries agreed to a proposal that would see global oil production reduced…

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Alberta Energy Regulator executive found billing for travel from B.C. residence

A second executive with the Alberta Energy Regulator is billing the organization for travel expenses because the person is living…

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Samsung apologizes for illnesses at chip, liquid display factories

Samsung Electronics apologized Friday for illnesses and deaths of some of its workers, saying it failed to create a safe…

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Loblaws cranks up self-checkout with app that scans items while you shop

Loblaws is ramping up self-checkout with new technology called “shop and scan” — a system that lets people scan their items with…

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California electrical company stock plunges after revealing possible link to devastating wildfire

Shares in California’s electricity and natural gas utility are being hammered after the company revealed it doesn’t have enough cash…

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B.C. man kicked off WestJet flight after falling asleep before takeoff

A B.C. man who recently suffered a stroke said he was left humiliated and out more than $1,000 after WestJet…

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Trump’s attacks on central bank rate hikes risk creating future economic trouble: Don Pittis

As markets have tumbled, U.S. President Donald Trump has been leading a charge against Federal Reserve chair Jerome Powell’s interest rate increases, and…

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Swoop to resume flights to U.S. after receiving final operating approval

Swoop is resuming all scheduled flights to the U.S. after receiving its final operating approval. The discount subsidiary of WestJet…

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