7-day holiday work weeks highlight pay disparity between urban, rural mail carriers

Postal workers across Canada are being asked to work seven-day weeks during the holiday season, but differences in how some…

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BMO hikes dividend after profit rises 38% in 4th quarter

Bank of Montreal hiked its dividend as it reported a fourth-quarter profit that jumped 38 per cent compared with a…

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Qatar to leave OPEC and set own oil and gas output

The tiny, energy-rich Arab nation of Qatar announced on Monday it will withdraw from OPEC in January, meeting its aspirations…

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Snack food maker Neal Brothers makes cannabis edibles deal with Newstrike Brands

Cannabis company Newstrike Brands Ltd. has struck a deal to create co-branded edibles with Canadian specialty foods company Neal Brothers…

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‘Why does he hate newspapers?’ Free Press publisher asks after Pallister slams subsidy

The publisher of the Winnipeg Free Press is questioning why Manitoba premier Brian Pallister is sounding off against a funding package…

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Watchdog to probe how banks handle complaints

Canada’s financial consumer watchdog has got the green light to probe how banking customer complaints are handled internally and by…

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Facebook admits it conducted opposition research on Soros, other critics

Facebook’s outgoing head of communications is taking the blame for hiring Definers, the public relations firm doing opposition research on…

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Britain on a cliff edge: Brexit, bedlam or bust?

If a Brexit deal falls in the British Parliament and no one is around to save it, does Theresa May…

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Mexican protests could signal fluctuating avocado prices this season

Avocados have become so ubiquitous they are easy to take for granted. But there’s a battle taking place behind the scenes…

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BlackBerry to buy cybersecurity company Cylance for $1.4B US

BlackBerry Ltd. has signed a deal to acquire U.S. artificial intelligence and cybersecurity company Cylance for US$1.4 billion in cash.…

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