Aurora Cannabis says no deal yet to make marijuana-infused drinks

Aurora Cannabis issued a statement early Tuesday saying it does not have a deal with Coke or any other beverage company to create cannabis-infused beverages. Aurora trading was halted in the morning after the stock rose 14 per cent to $10.40 on top of a spike Monday after reports it was in talks with Coca-Cola. […]

Union defends video identifying ‘scabs’ at D-J Composites after workers report threats

A video blasting replacement workers for crossing the picket line at D-J Composites in Gander, N.L., is proving to be a lightning rod for criticism, but the union representing the company’s locked-out employees has no plans to take it down. The clip, posted online Thursday by Unifor Canada, identifies by name and photo seven replacement workers […]

Trudeau considering an appeal or legislation to end Trans Mountain impasse

A week after the Federal Court of Appeal quashed cabinet approval of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Wednesday his government is looking at all options to get construction back on track — including an appeal of the ruling and new legislation. Speaking to reporters in Edmonton, Trudeau said he […]

As airlines hike checked bag fees, charges for carry-on luggage could be next

Buckle up: Now that Air Canada and WestJet have hiked their checked bag fees for economy fares, some airline experts predict charges for carry-on luggage could be next. “It’s only a matter of time,” said airline analyst, Fred Lazar. He believes higher checked bag fees will inspire even more people to stuff all their luggage […]

Ontario asks court to toss lawsuit from Tesla over electric vehicle rebates

Ontario’s Progressive Conservative government has asked the province’s Superior Court to throw out a petition from the Canadian arm of Tesla Inc. that claims the U.S. company has been treated unfairly in the government’s cancellation of an electric vehicle rebate program. The provincial government’s ministry of transportation said in a response filed Tuesday that there […]

Waiting to see if declines in real estate sales translate into falling prices: Don Pittis

The Canadian real estate industry is used to disregarding gloomy predictions. But now, after a decade of laughing in the face of repeated false warnings that a housing slump was imminent, most Canadians affected by real estate — in other words, just about all of us — have suddenly become a little more wary. No one […]

Aimia, Porter Airlines form new Aeroplan partnership for post-Air Canada era

Aimia Inc. says it has a new deal for Toronto-based Porter Airlines to become a preferred Canadian airline for the Aeroplan loyalty points program as of July 2020, when the current arrangement with Air Canada ends. The announcement follows Aimia’s rejection of a bid for Aeroplan from an Air Canada-led group that includes the key […]

‘Worse than oil’: Sask. farmers say Husky downplaying damage from salt water leak

The Saskatchewan farming family that owns the land where salt water leaked from a Husky Energy line says the company is “underplaying” the damage.  Ken and Nick Wourms have released aerial photos that show yellowed trees and vegetation in what appears to be the path of the leak, which spilled salt water into the Englishman […]

IMF warns G20 that tariffs will harm global economy as Trump threatens escalation

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) warned world economic leaders on Saturday that a recent wave of trade tariffs would significantly harm global growth, a day after U.S. President Donald Trump threatened a major escalation in his dispute with China. IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde said she would present the G20 finance ministers and central bank governors meeting in Buenos Aires with […]

South Korea resumes wheat imports after concerns about GMO plants in Alberta, industry group says

The Alberta Wheat Commission says South Korea has resumed imports of Canadian wheat after suspending trade last week due to concerns about a small number of genetically modified plants. Earlier this month the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) announced a few GM wheat plants were found near a farm in southern Alberta. Genetically modified wheat […]