TSX up slightly as loonie rises

Canada’s main stock index was trading up slightly in mid-morning as gold and cannabis stocks traded up, while U.S. markets…

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WalMart removes third-party ad that described plus-sized women as ‘fat’

Amanda Hanson said she was outraged when she discovered an advertisement on Walmart Canada’s website that described plus-sized women as “fat.” The third-party…

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Brexit tension leads U.K. to seek deeper ties with Canada

As the United Kingdom works to finalize its split from the European Union, it’s about to ramp up efforts to expand…

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Big 4 in the oilsands could soon become the Big 5

Husky Energy has ambitions to grow but instead of building a new, multi-billion-dollar facility in the Alberta oilsands, the Calgary-based company is…

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Swiss Chalet, Harvey’s, other big chains hit by ‘malware outbreak’

A Canadian company that owns many popular restaurant chains says it was hit with a “malware outbreak” on Friday, causing a “partial network…

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Tesla, CEO Elon Musk settle SEC fraud case for $40M

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said on Saturday that car-maker Tesla and CEO Elon Musk had agreed to pay $20…

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Google to acknowledge privacy ‘mistakes’ to U.S. Senate committee

Leading internet search engine Google will acknowledge that it has made “mistakes” on privacy issues in testimony an executive of…

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Rural Canada Post carriers may see 25% wage hike after pay equity dispute

An arbitrator has released a ruling in a long-standing pay equity dispute at Canada Post that gives rural carriers a…

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Simons apologizes for campaign selling bras named after famed Canadian women

Quebec-based department store chain La Maison Simons has apologized for a recent ad campaign in which it used the name…

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Tesla turmoil after Musk smokes pot during webcast, top exec resigns

Tesla Inc. shares fell nearly nine per cent on Friday after a top executive resigned a month after starting the…

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