Thursday, September 20, 2018

NAFTA termination would have modest impact on economy: Conference Board of Canada

The Conference Board of Canada predicts a 0.5 per cent decline in the economy, and the loss of about 85,000 jobs within...

Sears Canada debacle one more reason to avoid extended warranties

When Karen Dwyer renovated the kitchen in her St. John's home last year, she bought all new appliances from Sears and spent extra on...

Bitcoin’s move to mainstream carries new financial risks: Don Pittis

When bitcoin was a whacky toy for techies, regulators didn't have to worry. But going mainstream changes everything. http://www.cbc.ca/news/business/bitcoin-value-crash-1.4437329?cmp=rss

Teamsters union gives strike notice to CP Rail

The union representing about 3,000 conductors and locomotive engineers at Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. says it has formally served the company with...

Who killed Sears question sparks bitter blame game among top players

Sears Canada may be over, but the mudslinging over who brought it down has just begun. Majority shareholder Eddie Lampert fired the latest shot in a...

Bitcoin plunges 20% in 1-day sell-off to just over $13K

A bitcoin sell-off that began at the beginning of the week is gaining momentum, with the cryptocurrency losing a third of its...

Canada Fiscal Update: Liberals Pledge $15B In New Spending Over 5 Years

OTTAWA — The Trudeau government is dedicating about a third of the windfall it's expecting from Canada's surprisingly strong economy towards investments, tax relief...

Workers at Canada’s original Sears store get help from mayor

Stratford, Ont. mayor Dan Mathieson said to see Sears Canada's "demise across Canada is somewhat sad," especially thinking of the 80 employees who will be losing...

WestJet CEO’s exit creates unexpected turbulence for airline

From labour unrest to grand expansion, the 'little airline that could' is suddenly facing major turbulence without the man who’d led the...

‘Nobody was happy’: Alberta coal town Grande Cache struggles with mine closure

For the past year and a half, Clancy Feller has watched his friends and former co-workers pack up their homes and seek new opportunities...