U.S. faces deadline to extradite Huawei exec from Canada

U.S. authorities are facing a key deadline at the end of the month to formally request the extradition of Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou from Canada to the United States. On Friday, a spokesperson for Canada’s Justice Department said the U.S. had yet to file the required paperwork in the Meng case and stated the Americans […]

‘We’re coming back’: Sydney Call Centre to hire ServiCom employees

More than 600 workers in Sydney, N.S., are celebrating an early Christmas after abruptly losing their jobs nearly two weeks ago. Marlowe Companies Inc. (MCI) confirmed Tuesday night it hopes to have people working by Jan. 2 at the former ServiCom centre, which will reopen as The Sydney Call Centre Inc. U.S.-based Marlowe Companies won an auction earlier this week to take over […]

Home Capital shares sell off after Berkshire Hathaways discloses it’s sold most of its stake

Shares in Canadian mortgage company Home Capital fell as much as 18 per cent on Wednesday after word came out that Warren Buffett’s company Berkshire Hathaway had sold most of its stake in the company. Home Capital’s TSX-listed shares were changing hands at just over $14 on Wednesday, off by more than $2 from Tuesday’s close […]

Canadian home sales fall for 3rd month in row, CREA says

Home sales across the country fell for a third consecutive month in November, as two of what had been the hottest markets, the Greater Toronto Area and the Greater Vancouver Area, reported lower activity. The Canadian Real Estate Association said national home sales through its multiple listing service system dropped by 2.3 per cent last month […]

CFO of Chinese tech giant Huawei arrested in Vancouver, sought by U.S. for extradition

Canadian officials have arrested Wanzhou Meng, the chief financial officer and deputy chairwoman of the board for the Chinese tech giant Huawei, CBC News has confirmed. According to a statement from the Department of Justice, Meng was arrested in Vancouver on Saturday and is being sought for extradition by the United States. A bail hearing […]

Snack food maker Neal Brothers makes cannabis edibles deal with Newstrike Brands

Cannabis company Newstrike Brands Ltd. has struck a deal to create co-branded edibles with Canadian specialty foods company Neal Brothers Inc., best known for its chips and salsa. Newstrike will own 60 per cent and Neal Brothers will own 40 per cent of a joint venture that will manufacture, distribute, market and sell cannabis-infused products. […]

Telecom mediator sees 57% spike in complaints in 2017-18, mainly about wireless

The federal watchdog that handles customer complaints about telecommunications and television services in Canada saw a 57 per cent spike in complaints in 2017-2018, most of them involving wireless providers. The Commission for Complaints for Telecom-Television Services said Tuesday that it also expects to see complaints rise this year. For the first time, the federal watchdog […]