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Bill Morneau is CP's business newsmaker of the year

4 hours 36 min ago

Finance Minister Bill Morneau's challenges in the second half of 2017 kept him in the news for months, making him an easy choice for journalists who voted him Canada's 2017 Business Newsmaker of the Year in the annual poll of the country's newsrooms by The Canadian Press.

Rising pessimism has Mexico exploring world of post-NAFTA possibilities

11 hours 26 min ago

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau told the New York Times in June there was no need to find a Plan B because NAFTA talks would succeed. Mexico's government has said it only believes there's a 50/50 chance of saving the deal. So it's looking for a Plan B, C, D ...

Scams and schemes: Telemarketers, fake reviewers, Q-ray bracelet: CBC's Marketplace consumer cheat sheet

11 hours 26 min ago

If you've been too busy this week to keep up with health and consumer news, CBC's Marketplace is here to help.

WestJet once again gives passengers 'erroneous information' about why it cancelled flights

11 hours 26 min ago

WestJet says it provided "erroneous information" to passengers by telling them it cancelled flights to Santa Clara, Cuba because the airport was closed until 2018. The airport actually reopened on Sept. 25.

Hunter Harrison, CSX CEO and former head of CP Rail and CN Rail, dies at 73

Sat, 12/16/2017 - 12:59

Hunter Harrison, the CEO of railroad giant CSX Corp. and the former head of Canada's two largest railways, has died days after taking an unexpected leave of absence.

Family of billionaire couple Barry and Honey Sherman slams rumours circulating ahead of autopsy results

Sat, 12/16/2017 - 11:24

Toronto police say autopsies are being performed on two bodies found in a North York, Ont., home that belonged to billionaire Barry Sherman and his wife, Honey.

Bombardier, Boeing prepare to make final arguments in bitter trade dispute

Sat, 12/16/2017 - 05:13

The hearings mark the last chance for all sides to appear before the commission before it issues a final ruling, likely early in the new year, which will determine whether every C-Series jet entering the U.S. is hit with a hefty duty.

Bell says CRTC promise of free phone unlocking doesn't apply to everyone

Sat, 12/16/2017 - 02:00

Canadians were supposed to be freed from cellphone unlocking fees come Dec. 1, but some with a Bell-locked phone have found they've had to fight for their freedom.

Apotex founder Barry Sherman, wife found dead in Toronto home

Fri, 12/15/2017 - 12:54

The two people found dead in the home of a Canadian pharmaceutical executive Friday are confirmed to be Apotex founder Barry Sherman and his wife, Honey.

Bitcoin price nears $18,000 US as second futures contract set to start trading

Fri, 12/15/2017 - 11:47

Bitcoin blasted to another all-time high of almost $18,000 US on the Bitstamp exchange on Friday, up 9 per cent on the day, as warnings grew over the risks of investing in the highly volatile and speculative instrument.

Florida rapper targets WestJet in chart-topping hit

Fri, 12/15/2017 - 09:10

The history of hip hop is rife with epic rap battles, from Jay Z and Nas to 2Pac and Biggie. Then there’s whatever Gazzy Garcia has going on with WestJet. The Florida rapper has trained his lyrical crosshairs on Canada's "Little Airline that could" in a dispute that's soared to the top of charts.

NAFTA uncertainty weighing on Canadian business confidence: EDC

Fri, 12/15/2017 - 07:56

Export Development Canada said Friday that 23 per cent of Canadian exporters surveyed recently say the ongoing NAFTA negotiations are having a negative impact on their operations.

Canadian manufacturing activity unexpectedly cooled in October

Fri, 12/15/2017 - 07:16

Manufacturing sales slipped in October following two consecutive monthly increases as the auto and transportation sectors weighed on the result, Statistics Canada reported Friday.

CSX Corp. says CEO Hunter Harrison on medical leave

Fri, 12/15/2017 - 06:21

Florida-based railroad CSX Corp. says president and CEO Hunter Harrison — who headed both major Canadian railways — is on medical leave due to what it calls "unexpected complications from a recent illness."

Airbus CEO Enders to step down in 2019 as management shifts

Fri, 12/15/2017 - 05:08

Airbus says CEO Tom Enders, who will have been at the helm of the company and defence firm EADS for 14 years, won't seek another term.

Poloz sees clouds in economy's silver lining

Fri, 12/15/2017 - 02:00

The Canadian economy is growing like gangbusters in a number of ways, but the governor of the central bank still doesn't have to look very hard to find things to worry about.

Alberta exporters hope NAFTA can be saved but ponder life without it

Fri, 12/15/2017 - 02:00

As trade officials gather in Washington in search of easy wins amid difficult NAFTA talks, Alberta industry appears to be sharpening its focus on what happens should the United States drop out of the pact.

Bombardier on track to deliver on turnaround goals, CEO says

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 13:24

Bombardier Inc. says it's on track to deliver on its promised five-year turnaround in 2020 as its aerospace and railway divisions are projected to deliver better revenues and profits.

Cineplex tests $1 reserved seating surcharge at some Star Wars screenings

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 11:27

Cineplex Inc. is giving Star Wars fans a surprise twist at the box office by charging an extra dollar for assigned seating at some showings.

FCC votes to roll back U.S. net neutrality protections

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 10:17

The Federal Communications Commission voted to roll back U.S. laws designed to ensure a free and open internet, a controversial yet expected decision that critics say hands control of web traffic to a small number of billion-dollar companies.


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