Business

Statistics Canada reports trade deficit shrank to $3.2 billion in March

OTTAWA — Canada’s trade deficit shrank in March but not as much…

Schick owner buys Harry’s in new shaving war alliance

NEW YORK — If you can’t beat them, join them. The owner…

Trump backs Florida plan to import lower-cost meds from abroad

WASHINGTON — In a move sure to get attention in a 2020…

Telus reports first-quarter profit and revenue up, raises dividend

VANCOUVER — Telus Corp. is raising its quarterly dividend and extending its…

Report: Air quality harmed as Texas oil production booms

DALLAS — The production of oil and natural gas in West Texas…

  • May 9, 2019

Canadian lawyer for Huawei executive cites Trump comments

VANCOUVER — The lawyer for a senior executive of Chinese tech giant…

GM, Unifor announce investment in Oshawa plant that will save 300 jobs

TORONTO — The union representing Canadian auto workers claimed a partial victory…

Ride-hailing drivers expose financial unrest before Uber IPO

NEW YORK — As Uber prepares for its stock market debut Friday,…

  • May 8, 2019

Health Canada changes cannabis licensing process in bid to cut wait times

Health Canada is changing its process for issuing cannabis licences, in a…

Enbridge CEO says changes to Bill C-69 are ‘critical’ for Canadian energy sector

CALGARY — The CEO of Enbridge Inc. says it’s “critical” to Canada’s…

Canada’s two largest railways moved record grain tonnage in April

MONTREAL — Canada’s two largest railways say they moved a record amount…

New York Times adds more digital subscribers, shares climb

NEW YORK — Shares of the company that owns The New York…

Torstar reports $7.4M loss in first quarter, revenue down from a year ago

TORONTO — Torstar Corp. reported a smaller first-quarter loss than a year…

Unifor, GM to make an announcement about operations in Oshawa, Ont.

TORONTO — The heads of Unifor and General Motors Canada are set…

MEG Energy reports $48 million loss despite 56% bitumen price increase

CALGARY — A strong rebound in western Canadian oil markets helped deliver…

Freedom Mobile hit by data breach, company says up to 15,000 customers affected

TORONTO — Freedom Mobile confirmed Tuesday it had a data security breach…

SNC-Lavalin execs ponder company break-up at private shareholder luncheon

MONTREAL — Executives at SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. continue to ponder a Plan…

Worsening U.S.-China trade tensions rattle financial markets

The Dow Jones Industrial Average tumbled more than 470 points Tuesday amid…

South Dakota governor, Oglala Sioux in protests standoff

BISMARCK, N.D. — The Oglala Sioux and South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem…

  • May 7, 2019

George Weston nudges quarterly dividend higher, reports first-quarter loss

George Weston Ltd. is starting to stabilize about a year into a…