Turkey boosts tariffs on some U.S. products, more than doubling them on cars and alcohol

Turkey is boosting tariffs on imports of certain U.S. products, including rice, cars, alcohol, coal and cosmetics — escalating a feud…

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Tiny hamlet of Balzac says it’s ready for Alberta’s Amazon warehouse

A southern Alberta hamlet says it’s ready to accommodate potentially thousands of new workers joining an Amazon shipping depot under…

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Saudi Arabian crude oil imports to Canada easy to replace, says energy economist

Canada can easily replace the oil it imports from Saudi Arabia should relations with the Middle Eastern kingdom deteriorate to…

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Syrian chocolate company in Antigonish set to double in size

An Antigonish, N.S., chocolate company founded by former Syrian refugees is set to double in size, again. When the Hadhad family arrived…

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How the tech behind bitcoin could safeguard marijuana sales data

The technology that powers bitcoin could be deployed to track the flow of legal product in Canada’s marijuana market without compromising…

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Ketchup wars: Heinz defends its image as tariffs kick in on U.S.-made condiment

Faced with a 10 per cent tariff on its ketchup and other goods, American food company, Kraft Heinz is opening a…

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Corus stock falls more than 18% after $935.9M quarterly loss, dividend cut

Corus Entertainment Inc. shares touched all-time lows Wednesday after the company announced a $935.9 million loss tied mostly to a devaluation…

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Tesla to lay off 9% of workers as part of restructuring plan

U.S. electric car giant Tesla is laying off nine per cent of its global workforce, it announced on Tuesday. The…

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‘Zombie NAFTA’: What happens if Trump tears up trade deal

It’s hard to overstate just how chaotic the world’s longest border could become the day after a U.S. withdrawal from…

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Trump wants separate, 1-on-1 NAFTA talks with Canada, Mexico, adviser says

Donald Trump’s economic adviser said today the U.S. has asked Canada to hold one-on-one North American Free Trade Agreement negotiations as…

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