Explosion, fire at Saint John oil refinery injures several contractors

Several Irving Oil contractors are being treated for non-life threatening injuries following an explosion and fire at the refinery in Saint John on…

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Questions about American milk and bringing pot on planes: CBC’s Marketplace consumer cheat sheet

Miss something this week? Don’t panic. CBC’s Marketplace rounds up the consumer and health news you need. Want this in your inbox? Get…

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Google to acknowledge privacy ‘mistakes’ to U.S. Senate committee

Leading internet search engine Google will acknowledge that it has made “mistakes” on privacy issues in testimony an executive of…

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Scotiabank walks away from consumer dispute watchdog OBSI

The Bank of Nova Scotia will no longer use the Ombudsman for Banking Services and Investments to mediate disputes with…

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‘Process is torturous’: Federal whistleblower says Canada doesn’t protect people who speak out

This Labour Day, former Employment Insurance fraud investigator Sylvie Therrien wishes she was still employed instead of being caught in…

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Argentina Central Bank hikes interest rate to 60% – the highest in the world

Argentina’s Central Bank on Thursday increased its benchmark interest rate to 60 per cent — the world’s highest — in…

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Free trade talks could finally see Canada raise de minimis levels for duty-free online shopping

One concession Canada seems likely to make in the current round of free trade discussions with the U.S. and Mexico…

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Bank of Canada governor hints he will raise interest rates even if he doesn’t have to: Don Pittis

Disruption caused by digital technologies is making the job of central bankers harder. That was the essence of a speech…

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Royal Bank kicks off bank earnings with 11% profit increase

Royal Bank of Canada raised its dividend as it reported a record $3.1 billion in net income for its third…

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