Business

Freeland heads to Mexico in effort to finalize new NAFTA revisions

OTTAWA — Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland is to meet American and…

Storytelling platform Wattpad to open office in Halifax in the new year

TORONTO — Storytelling platform Wattpad says it will open what it calls…

Feds face calls to protect aluminum industry as new NAFTA deal appears close

OTTAWA — The federal government faced calls Monday to take a strong…

Trump, Dems in tentative deal on North American trade pact

WASHINGTON — House Democrats have reached a tentative agreement with labour leaders…

Canopy Growth shares get lift after Constellation executive named new CEO

Canopy Growth Corp.’s appointment of a veteran Constellation Brands executive as its…

GM lending $40M to startup company buying closed Ohio plant

TOLEDO, Ohio — General Motors has agreed to loan $40 million to…

Meet the apparel companies holding out against the offshore manufacturing tide

MONTREAL — Amid the whir of sewing machines, Jean-Philippe Robert surveys the…

Peace in sight? Paris summit seeks solution for Ukraine war

PARIS — A long-awaited summit in Paris on Monday aims to find…

  • Dec 9, 2019

Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

TORONTO — Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world…

Google taps into Montreal’s rich gaming industry for first-party Stadia content

Sebastien Puel has seen Montreal evolve into a game development powerhouse over…

PG&E says it has reached $13.5 billion wildfire settlement

LOS ANGELES — Pacific Gas and Electric announced Friday it has reached…

Q&A: Does a manufacturing slump threaten the US economy?

WASHINGTON — Defying fears and predictions, the U.S. economy is still shrugging…

Uber reports more than 3,000 sexual assaults on 2018 rides

SAN FRANCISCO — Uber, as part of a long anticipated safety report,…

Roots says earnings down as business performed ‘below our expectations’

Apparel retailer Roots Corp. downgraded its sales expectations for the current financial…

HBC minority shareholder files lawsuit to block privatization bid

The bid to take Canada’s oldest retailer private faces another obstacle as…

Ford recalls big pickups; tailgates can open unexpectedly

DETROIT — Ford Motor Co. is recalling nearly 262,000 heavy-duty pickup trucks…

  • Dec 6, 2019

Economy lost 71,200 jobs in November, unemployment rate climbs to 5.9 per cent

OTTAWA — The Canadian economy posted its biggest monthly job loss since…

Tufts University severs ties with family behind OxyContin

BOSTON — Tufts University is cutting ties with the billionaire family that…

OPEC debates deeper production cuts to push up oil price

VIENNA — The countries that make up the OPEC oil-producing cartel are…

Bank of Canada deputy governor Timothy Lane says Canadian economy resilient

OTTAWA — The Canadian economy remains resilient despite the global uncertainty caused…