Monday, August 21, 2017

Got a lousy password like ‘password1?’ Microsoft is going to ban it and many...

Easy to guess passwords like "password" and "123456" will go the way of Clippy and dial-up internet if Microsoft has its way, with the software giant announcing it will soon forbid users of its products to use commonly used log-ins....

Toronto Luxury Home Sales Double As Vancouver Sales Fall By Half

If Toronto's housing market is entering a correction, it seems no one bothered to tell the city's richest buyers. Vancouver, on the other hand,...

Take Time To Unplug And Check Out This Summer

There was a time when vacations meant an escape from the daily grind of busy home and work life. A week floating effortlessly on...

Big 5 banks increase prime rates after Bank of Canada’s interest rate hike

Canada's five biggest financial institutions increased their prime interest rates on Wednesday, shortly after the Bank of Canada increased its key interest rate for the...

LCBO employees ratify new contract that caps number of casual workers

The union representing LCBO employees says it successfully approved a new contract with the province on Wednesday night. The ratification comes a few weeks after a...

‘Dithering’ by B.C., Ottawa helped kill Pacific NorthWest LNG, energy CEO says

The CEO of one of Canada's biggest natural gas producers says "government dithering" played a role in the cancellation of a massive liquefied natural...

Financial markets reflect risk aversion after Spain attacks

An aversion to risk was evident in financial markets Friday after the attacks in Spain. Stock markets around the world were under pressure while...

GE CEO Jeff Immelt to retire, head of health-care unit to take over

General Electric says Jeff Immelt is stepping down as CEO and John Flannery, president and CEO of the conglomerate's health-care unit, will take over the post in August....

1st commercial flight from U.S. to Cuba in more than 50 years touches down

The first commercial flight between the United States and Cuba in more than a half century landed in the central city of Santa Clara on Wednesday morning, re-establishing regular air service severed at the height of the Cold War....

72-hour clock is ticking before Canada Post job action Monday

With the clock ticking toward a potential work stoppage at Canada Post, lawyer and author William Kaplan was appointed Friday to seek an end to the months-long labour dispute at the Crown agency....

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