Via Rail places nearly $1B train order with German company instead of Bombardier

Via Rail has selected Germany’s Siemens over Bombardier Inc. for a $989-million contract to build new rolling stock as the…

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Shoppers Drug Mart granted licence to sell medical marijuana online

Shoppers Drug Mart has been granted a licence to sell medical marijuana online. Health Canada’s list of authorized cannabis sellers…

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Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou wanted in U.S. for fraud, bail hearing told

A top Chinese telecommunications executive is wanted for extradition from Vancouver to the U.S. on allegations of fraud, including using…

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OPEC looks to cut oil production to bolster falling price

OPEC countries were gathered Thursday to find a way to stop the fall in the price of oil, with analysts predicting…

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Poor weather prompts temporary shutdown of all N.L. offshore rigs

All Newfoundland and Labrador offshore facilities have been temporarily shut down as a safety precaution due to stormy seas and…

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Ottawa’s plan to set up a national securities regulator would be constitutional, Supreme Court rules

The Supreme Court of Canada says the Constitution allows Ottawa and the provinces to set up a national securities regulator.…

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Federal government’s tariff relief plan faces criticism; Morneau says 50 firms tariff-free

Finance Minister Bill Morneau says 50 Canadian companies have so far been exempted from paying surtaxes on U.S. steel and…

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Canadian pot industry workers will be able to enter U.S. for pleasure travel

U.S. Customs and Border Protection says Canadian citizens working in the cannabis industry should be able to enter the U.S.…

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