China promises prompt action on U.S. trade pact

A Chinese government spokesperson says Beijing will “immediately implement” terms of a tariff cease-fire with Washington and is “full of confidence”…

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Privacy watchdog warns of ‘critical tipping point’ as Canada stakes ground in digital economy

The federal privacy watchdog is warning the Liberal government that it must not trade privacy rights for commercial gain as it…

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Brookfield, Caisse in $13.2B US deal to buy Johnson Controls’ batteries business

Brookfield Business Partners of Toronto and the Caisse de dépô​t et placement du Québec, based in Montreal, together with a…

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Ontario Cannabis Store reports data breach affecting 4,500 customers

The Ontario Cannabis Store says a data breach through Canada Post has affected information from 4,500 customers. In a privacy…

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Bargain price oil: How long will it last?

As oil from Alberta and Saskatchewan continues to sell at record discounts, American refineries are enjoying lucrative profit margins at the expense…

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Drilling forecast bleak as discount for Canadian oil persists, analyst says

The Canadian oil and gas sector is in a holding pattern in which spending and production growth can’t occur until…

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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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Investors could help Canada’s cannabis industry improve its social and environmental record, experts say

Investors who’ve shied away from cannabis out of concern about whether legalization will be good for Canada should consider buying in…

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Canada ‘cautiously optimistic’ a NAFTA deal is in hand, ambassador says, as deadline draws near

Canada’s ambassador to Washington says he is optimistic a renegotiated NAFTA could soon be had, telling reporters Sunday that officials are…

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Bank of Canada expected to keep rates on hold, but reasons for a hike are ‘solid’

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

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