Saint John mayor wants focused industry talks after Irving Oil explosion, fire

Saint John Mayor Don Darling says he plans to have “focused discussions” with industry officials after an explosion and fire…

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Facebook says 50 million user accounts affected by security breach

Facebook reported a major security breach in which 50 million user accounts were accessed by unknown attackers. In a blog…

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Shopify CEO says he can’t project demand for online marijuana sales

The CEO of the company helping to run online marijuana sales for Ontario and B.C. said he is unable to…

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Sobeys parent Empire Co. warns food prices will rise partly due to new tariffs

The parent company of grocery chain Sobeys Inc. was “a little slow on the trigger” to pass on the higher…

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Mark Carney agrees to stay at Bank of England until January 2020

The Bank of England’s Mark Carney agreed Tuesday to extend his period as governor by six months until January 2020 to…

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Canada loses 51,600 jobs in August, pushing up unemployment rate

The economy lost 51,600 jobs last month, which drove up the unemployment rate and essentially wiped out a big gain…

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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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Air Canada, WestJet raising checked luggage fees

Air Canada and WestJet Airlines Ltd. are raising fees for passengers to check their bags. The country’s two largest airlines…

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Google’s following you and Greyhound bus deserts: 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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Ensign Energy Services makes $470M hostile takeover offer for Trinidad Drilling

Shares in Calgary-based Trinidad Drilling Ltd. leaped by almost 15 per cent on Monday after cross-town rival Ensign Energy Services…

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