Marlboro maker places $2.4 billion bet on Canadian marijuana company

One of the world’s biggest tobacco companies is diving into the cannabis market with a $2.4 billion buy-in. Marlboro maker…

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Bank of Canada holds key interest rate steady at 1.75%

The Bank of Canada has decided to keep its benchmark interest rate right where it is while it digests the…

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Mexican protests could signal fluctuating avocado prices this season

Avocados have become so ubiquitous they are easy to take for granted. But there’s a battle taking place behind the scenes…

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Abandoned Canadian silver mine could boom again as battery demand prompts gold rush in cobalt

The flooded bottom of an abandoned silver mine is an unlikely source of hope. But down there in the flickering…

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Distracted too often by your smartphone? This company thinks it can help

Some of the best known companies in the world have tried — and failed — to market smartglasses to consumers, but a…

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CRA appeals $2.2 billion tax bill dispute decision that ruled in favour of uranium giant Cameco

The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) is appealing a Federal Court of Appeal decision involving a $2.2 billion tax bill dispute…

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Are investors right to finally be worried about higher interest rates?

One of the big fears that sparked a sell-off in stock markets last week seems to be surfacing again this week. Investors…

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No chance Congress will vote on USMCA this year, Mitch McConnell says

The free trade deal between Canada, the United States and Mexico that leaders from all three countries agreed to in…

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Nestlé, Tim Hortons named Canada’s top plastic polluters

Much of the plastic trash cleaned up from Canadian shorelines by volunteers in September could be traced back five companies:…

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