Worst day for oil since 2015 as WTI price falls to $50 US a barrel

The price of a barrel of the most common blend of U.S. oil fell to its lowest level in more…

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Highlights of Bill Morneau’s 2018 fiscal update

Finance Minister Bill Morneau delivered his fall economic statement Wednesday. Here are the highlights of his fiscal update: Growth: 2…

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Oil price woes a ‘serious problem’ for Canadian economy, says Notley

Alberta Premier Rachel Notley says the low price of western Canadian crude has become a serious problem for the country’s economy, adding her…

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Problems with credit card insurance and checking juice labels: CBC’s Marketplace consumer cheat sheet

Miss something this week? Don’t panic. CBC’s Marketplace rounds up the consumer and health news you need. Want this in your inbox? Get…

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Britain plans to introduce digital tax on internet giants

Britain said it would tax the revenue that online platforms such as Google, Facebook and Amazon make in the country…

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Stock markets swoon as reality of rising rates sets in

The TSX and Dow Jones were sharply lower on Wednesday as fears of higher interest rates to come took the wind…

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CMHC says annual pace of housing starts slowed in September

The annual pace of Canadian housing starts fell to their lowest level in nearly two years in September. Canada Mortgage…

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Trump, Trudeau praise USMCA trade deal they say will ‘grow middle class’

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and U.S. President Donald Trump are both talking up the benefits of a new trilateral trade…

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