Bank of Canada survey says Canadian businesses are optimistic

A new Bank of Canada poll suggested Monday that companies are optimistic about the year ahead — especially when it…

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Entrepreneurs cook up edible pot products despite legalization delay

Yannick Craigwell doesn’t need to guess how large the Canadian appetite will be for edible pot once it’s legal. He…

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Swiss Chalet, Harvey’s, other big chains hit by ‘malware outbreak’

A Canadian company that owns many popular restaurant chains says it was hit with a “malware outbreak” on Friday, causing a “partial network…

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U.S.-Mexico text may preview Canada’s NAFTA prospects

The U.S. trade representative is expected to post text online soon that will lay out more of what Mexico has…

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Torstar signs agreement to purchase political website iPolitics

Torstar Corp. announced Thursday that it has signed an agreement to purchase some assets of Ottawa-based political website iPolitics Inc. The deal…

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Loonie could jump up to 82 cents US if trade talks are successful, says economist

Even with a resilient, if not strong, Canadian economy, the loonie has failed to gain momentum this year — losing more than…

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Elon Musk says Tesla to remain public

Tesla Inc. CEO Elon Musk says investors have convinced him that he shouldn’t take the company private, so the firm…

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Trump’s inefficiency revolution: Don Pittis

Even as U.S. President Donald Trump crowed last week about an economic growth rate above four per cent, he continued to butt heads…

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U.S. economy surges to 4.1% growth rate in second quarter

The U.S. economy surged in the April-June quarter to an annual growth rate of 4.1 per cent. That’s the fastest…

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