Business

19.4% of board directors are female across all company types: StatCan

Women filled 19.4 per cent of the seats on corporate boards of…

WestJet profit up as concerns linger over 737 Max grounding and Swoop

WestJet Airlines Ltd. topped expectations in its latest quarter, but chief executive…

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

TORONTO — George Weston Ltd. nudged its dividend higher as it reported…

WestJet Airlines reports first-quarter profit up, beats expectations

CALGARY — WestJet Airlines Ltd. topped expectations as it reported its first-quarter…

As U.S. lowers auto emissions standards, Canada is at a fuel efficiency crossroads

TORONTO — The federal government has started to give away money to…

  • May 6, 2019

A grim preview of a trade war takes shape

In what could be a grim preview of how investors might react…

Air Canada shares hit all-time high on Q1 results despite Max 8 grounding

MONTREAL — Air Canada shares hit a record high Monday after first-quarter…

Bank of Canada’s Poloz issues ‘call to arms’ for mortgage market innovations

OTTAWA — Bank of Canada governor Stephen Poloz says it’s time for…

Air Canada reports first-quarter profit, operating revenue climbs higher

MONTREAL — Air Canada reported a profit in its latest quarter compared…

Markets swoon after Trump threatens to hike China tariffs

BANGKOK — Stock markets around the world, particularly in Asia, fell sharply…

  • May 6, 2019

Roosevelt Library backers look to Walmart heir, big oil

It’s unclear how much money might come from the Roosevelt family itself

More penalties for Ontario cannabis retailers who failed to open by deadline

TORONTO — More cannabis retailers in Ontario who failed to open their…

Berkshire Hathaway investors worry about life after Buffett

OMAHA, Neb. — Thousands of Berkshire Hathaway shareholders return to Omaha every…

A&W same-store sales up 10%, partly due to innovative products

VANCOUVER — Innovation continued to drive strong sales at A&W Canada, the…

Facebook bans ‘dangerous individuals’ cited for hate speech

SAN FRANCISCO — After years of pressure to crack down on hate…

  • May 3, 2019

TransCanada reports $1B first-quarter profit, up from $734M a year ago

CALGARY — TransCanada Corp. topped expectations as it reported a profit of…

A&W raises cash distributions to unitholders, same-store sales up 10 per cent

VANCOUVER - A&W Revenue Royalties Income Fund increased its distributions to unitholders…

Beyond Meat goes public as sales of plant-based meats rise

The Nasdaq is adding fake meat to its diet. Beyond Meat, the…

Ottawa-Beijing dispute has not impacted Manulife’s business in China: CEO

TORONTO — Tensions between Ottawa and Beijing have not had a direct…