Sunday, February 17, 2019

Uber Decides It's Not Leaving Quebec Just Yet

MONTREAL — Ride-hailing service Uber is backing down on a threat to shutter its Quebec operations, at least for now.The multinational announced Friday it...

SWIFT says hackers still targeting bank messaging system

Hackers continue to target the SWIFT bank messaging system, though security controls instituted after last year's $81 million US heist at Bangladesh's central bank...

Canadian Home Sales Up In September, But Down From A Year Ago

OTTAWA — The number of homes sold in September climbed for the second month in a row after a slowdown earlier this year that...

Climate Concerns Killed Energy East. And That's A Good Thing

Back in early September, TransCanada asked the National Energy Board (NEB) for a 30-day suspension of their Energy East application. To some, the request...

U.S. tables NAFTA’s ‘poison pill’ with auto sector demands

The United States's NAFTA negotiating team has formally presented its proposed changes to the auto sector, starting what's likely to be the most contentious rounds...

Workplace Harassment Isn't Confined To Hollywood's Casting Couch

Sticky Situation:More than a week ago, a number of American actresses alleged being the targets of inappropriate Hollywood "casting couch" culture and massage invitations....

Average Canadian house price up 3% in past 12 months, CREA says

The average price of a Canadian home rose by three per cent in the year up to September, even as sales came in 11...

Sears Store Closures To Leave Void In Small Cities And Their Malls

Update: (12:55 p.m.) Sears Canada has received court approval to liquidate its remaining stores.VANCOUVER — At Heritage Place Mall in Owen Sound, Ont., an...

Canada, Mexico Say They Won't Walk Away From NAFTA Over U.S. Ideas

MEXICO CITY — The leaders of Canada and Mexico said Thursday they're not walking away from NAFTA talks in the wake of the latest...

Uber backs down on threat to leave Quebec

Uber says it's backing down on its threat to cease operations in Quebec starting Saturday, citing a willingness to engage in "constructive dialogue" with...