Ikea’s latest pitch: Bring back your used furniture to resell for store credit

Furniture retailer Ikea has launched a new program that will allow people to bring back gently used furniture to be…

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Delays at Sturgeon Refinery add to Alberta heavy oil price discount woes

A new refinery touted as part of the solution to Alberta’s oversupply of heavy oil likely won’t begin processing oilsands…

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Meet Canada’s unknown digital workers

Opportunities for work in Canada’s online gig economy are growing faster than in many other countries, according to the organization behind…

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Encana to buy Newfield Exploration for US$5.5B

Encana Corp. has signed a deal to acquire Newfield Exploration Co. in an all-stock offer it said was worth about…

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Ford recalls 136,272 Focus cars in Canada for fuel valve problem

Ford is recalling nearly 1.5 million Focus compact cars in North America because a fuel system problem can cause the…

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Research begins to turn bitumen into ‘radically different products’

A sharp drop in the price of Western Canadian oil has many in the industry looking for solutions. New export…

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New free trade deal with U.S. will see Canada’s duty-free limit raised to $150 from $20

Retailers say they are OK with new trade rules that will allow Canadians to buy more from the United States…

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Amazon to open 10-acre shipping warehouse on Tsawwassen First Nation land

Amazon has announced plans to open a new Metro Vancouver shipping warehouse on Tsawwassen First Nation land in Delta, B.C. Amazon spokeswoman Lauren…

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Ontario government introduces legislation regulating recreational pot

The Ontario government has introduced legislation governing the licensing and regulation of the province’s private cannabis retail marketplace. The Progressive…

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SpaceX signs passenger to fly around the moon

SpaceX says it has signed the first private moon traveller. The big reveal on who it is — and when…

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