Total number of new mortgages slumped in second quarter, says CMHC

Rising interest rates coupled with slower income and population growth helped temper demand for new mortgages in the second quarter, according…

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Amid oil price crisis, major energy producer says Canada’s largest pipeline system is ‘dysfunctional’

Canadian Natural Resources is doubling down on its concerns about wasted space on Canada’s biggest oil pipeline, blaming a “dysfunctional”…

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Regular women as lingerie models? Start-ups challenge Victoria’s Secret to get ‘real’

Tall, slim and sexy. Sunday night’s broadcast of the annual Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show featured the usual suspects: supermodels in tantalizing…

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Espionage, ID theft? Myriad risks from stolen Marriott data

The data stolen from the Marriott hotel empire in a massive breach is so rich and specific it could be…

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If Albertans want to avoid fiscal disaster, the only choices left are difficult ones

Alberta’s economy is facing a “crisis,” according to Premier Rachel Notley. She’s right. Pipeline constraints and lower oil prices are hurting…

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Distracted too often by your smartphone? This company thinks it can help

Some of the best known companies in the world have tried — and failed — to market smartglasses to consumers, but a…

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New Flyer sends 90 jobs to Kentucky to meet U.S. content rules

Winnipeg-based bus manufacturer New Flyer will lay off 90 people and move the jobs to Shepherdsville, Ky., to deal with increasingly…

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Ikea, Eileen Fisher make business case for reduced waste

Companies that have embraced waste reduction as part of their business strategy will share the secrets of their success at a conference…

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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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Uber IPO could put company value at $120B, report says

Uber may put forth an initial public offering early next year that values the ride-hailing business at as much as…

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