Sunday, January 20, 2019

Inflation rate ticks up to 2% in December

The cost of living increased at a two per cent annual pace in December, as cheaper energy prices were offset by higher...

Malaysia says Goldman Sachs must pay, apology not enough

Malaysia's finance minister says that an apology by Goldman Sachs for its role in the alleged multibillion-dollar ransacking of state investment fund...

CN Rail, First Nation plan to break ground on new ‘bitumen puck’ facility this...

CN Rail and an Alberta First Nation want to start construction on a new facility to produce bitumen pucks this year and...

Maker of ‘fun’ toy bomb apologizes, halts sales following complaints

The company behind a bomb-defusing game for children has offered an apology following complaints from parents that it's inappropriate and insensitive. YULU...

Maker of bomb-defusing kids’ game apologizes, halts sales after complaints

The company behind a bomb-defusing game for children has offered an apology following complaints from parents that it's inappropriate and insensitive. YULU...

A Brexit lesson in economics for Canadians hoping to profit from anger: Don Pittis

Brexit offers an economic warning to Canadians trying to benefit by stoking anger and division. https://www.cbc.ca/news/business/brexit-canada-economy-1.4980208?cmp=rss

Oilpatch CEOs support Indigenous bid for Trans Mountain

Some oilpatch CEOs are supporting a bid by Indigenous groups in Western Canada to purchase the Trans Mountain pipeline and the proposed...

China says economy czar to visit Washington for trade talks

China's economy czar, Vice-Premier Liu He, will visit Washington on Jan. 30-31 for talks aimed at ending a costly tariff war over...

Alberta crude oil curtailments remain unchanged despite price recovery

Alberta Energy Minister Marg McCuaig-Boyd says the province is leaving its oil curtailment levels at 325,000 barrels per day for now despite...

Trucking association wants foreign workers to fill trucker shortage

The Ontario Trucking Association says there's a desperate shortage of truckers in Ontario and they have a solution. They want to bring...