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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Cannabis will soon be legal in Canada, but pot for pooches may take longer

Canadian pets are a few steps closer to getting their paws on pot-based medical treatments in Canada as more cannabis…

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Elon Musk tweets he may take Tesla private

Chief executive Elon Musk said on Tuesday he is considering taking Tesla Inc. private in what would be the largest…

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Saudi Arabian crude oil imports to Canada easy to replace, says energy economist

Canada can easily replace the oil it imports from Saudi Arabia should relations with the Middle Eastern kingdom deteriorate to…

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Lack of inheritance tax is making inequality worse, CCPA says

The gap between the haves and the have-nots is getting wider in Canada — and the country’s lack of an inheritance tax is…

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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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‘Pay your age’ promo causes chaos for Build-A-Bear

Children’s toy seller Build-A-Bear was forced to halt a promotion that allowed customers to pay their age after the publicity…

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Bank of Canada raises benchmark interest rate to 1.5%, noting trade tensions

The Bank of Canada has decided to raise its benchmark interest rate to 1.5 per cent. Every six weeks, the…

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Tesla is a cautionary tale of too much automation, too soon

When Tesla CEO Elon Musk announced plans to ramp up production of his company’s ambitious new Model 3 electric sedan…

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Cineplex’s latest idea: movie theatre snacks delivered to your home

Some Canadians with a hankering for movie theatre popcorn without the trek to a cinema are in luck. Cineplex Inc.…

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