HALIFAX - Lawyers for clients who lost millions in the bankruptcy of the QuadrigaCX cryptocurrency exchange have formally asked the RCMP to exhume the remains of the firm's founder.
SAN FRANCISCO - California Gov. Gavin Newsom has rejected a $13.5 billion settlement that Pacific Gas & Electric struck just last week with thousands of people who lost homes, businesses and family members in a series of devastating fires that drove the nation's largest utility into bankruptcy.
TORONTO - The Ontario Securities Commission has rejected a request by a minority shareholder to block a privatization bid for Hudson's Bay Co.
WASHINGTON - The limited trade deal that the Trump administration and Beijing announced Friday means Americans will avoid a holiday tax increase on imported toys, clothing and smartphones. U.S. farmers can sell more soybeans and pork to China. And American companies should face less pressure…
MONTREAL - Baggage retailer Bentley says it has secured the backing of lenders and key stakeholders to exit creditor protection while shutting more than one-third of its stores and shedding hundreds of employees.
TORONTO - Canada's main stock index capped the week with an upswing Friday as crude oil prices hit their highest level in nearly three months after a partial trade truce between the world's two largest economies.
TORONTO - Volkswagen's attempts to plead guilty to all 60 Canadian charges it faces in an international emissions scandal were put on hold Friday as an environmental lawyer argued the court should hear victim impact statements.
OTTAWA - Federal regulators are hoping a wave of new air passenger rights arriving this weekend will take the humbug out of holiday travel.
MONTREAL - Canadian National Railway Co. is transferring some rail traffic control positions to Edmonton from Montreal, prompting a backlash from the Teamsters union as talks to ratify a post-strike collective agreement continue.
LONDON - Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Conservative Party has won a thumping majority of seats in Britain's Parliament — a decisive outcome to a Brexit-dominated election that should allow Johnson to fulfil his plan to take the U.K. out of the European Union next month.
MONTREAL - Samsung Electronics has made a first step into Canada's telecommunications infrastructure market with a deal to supply equipment for Videotron's wireless network in the province of Quebec and the Ottawa region of Ontario.
BEIJING - Expectations for a U.S.-Chinese trade truce rose Friday, though Beijing accused Washington of unfairly attacking its economy and said a settlement to their costly, 17-month-old conflict must be "mutually beneficial."
MONTREAL - Power Corp. says brothers Andre and Paul Desmarais Jr. will retire from their long-serving roles as co-CEOs of the management and holding company.
TORONTO - An analyst says the insider group behind a privatization bid for Hudson's Bay Co. will need to boost its offer to convince minority shareholders to vote for the proposal.
WASHINGTON - The Trump administration and China are close to finalizing a modest trade agreement that would suspend tariffs that are set to kick in Sunday, de-escalating their 17-month trade war.
TORONTO - North American stock markets were up with U.S. exchanges setting record intraday highs Thursday on signals about an impending trade deal between the world's two largest economies.
STELLARTON, N.S. - One of Canada's largest grocers has experienced "a slight softening in sales" over the past few months, prompting the company to closer watch the Canadian economy for signs consumer spending patterns will change.
TORONTO - OMERS says it has appointed the pension fund's president and chief pension officer as chief executive effective in June.
TORONTO - Bank of Canada governor Stephen Poloz said Thursday the global economy appears set for continued slow growth and that low global interest rates are likely to persist.
MONTREAL - Transcontinental Inc. beat expectations even though its core earnings fell in the fourth quarter due to lower revenues from ongoing challenges in its printing sector.
MONTREAL - Higher ticket prices and fees helped Transat AT Inc. triple its profits last quarter as it worked to complete its takeover by Air Canada.
TORONTO - Royal Bank of Canada has signed a deal to sell its banking operations in the Eastern Caribbean to a consortium of banks based in the region.
Hybrid cars are taking up a growing share of new auto purchases as options increase and prices come down. But to figure out if a hybrid makes financial sense, consumers need to do some math.
WASHINGTON - U.S. wholesale prices were unchanged in November as the rise in energy costs slowed following a big gain in the previous month.
VANCOUVER - Lululemon Athletica Inc. plans to expand sales of its self-care line and loyalty program next year, as well as keep growing its so-called experiential stores as it looks to maintain strong quarterly earnings and revenue growth.
WASHINGTON - The Federal Reserve left its benchmark interest rate alone Wednesday and signalled that it expects to keep low rates unchanged through next year.
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - Saudi Arabian oil company Aramco surpassed Apple as the world's most valuable public company Wednesday when its shares made their debut on the Saudi stock exchange, part of an ambitious shift away from the very fossil fuels the country's economy depends on.
CALGARY - A major player in Calgary's depressed office real estate industry is putting dozens of Alberta office buildings under court protection from creditors while it tries to sell them.
OTTAWA - Canadians spent about $908 million on non-medical cannabis in the first year since legalization, but online sales dropped as more brick-and-mortar locations opened, said Statistics Canada.
TORONTO - The Canadian dollar touched a five-week high Wednesday after the U.S. Federal Reserve's signal of no interest rate cuts next year hurt the greenback and supported American stock markets.
MONTREAL - More than three weeks after Air Canada launched a new booking system, customers continue to encounter headaches on the cusp of holiday travel season.
The Ontario Securities Commission will hear a minority shareholder's application to block a privatization bid for Hudson's Bay Co. led by the company's executive chairman as the battle over the company's current value escalates and the voting deadline nears.
VANCOUVER - A new survey says Canadian public opinion is solidly against allowing Huawei as a supplier for the new generation of ultra-fast wireless networks that are being built by the country's telecommunications companies.
OTTAWA - Production of two natural Canadian sweeteners moved in opposite directions last season, with maple syrup output reaching a record high and honey volume dropping to its lowest level in several years.
TORONTO - An automotive industry analyst says that despite reported doom and gloom about the sector, average employment in the industry at the end of the third quarter was up one per cent compared with a year ago.
MADRID - Activist Greta Thunberg on Wednesday accused governments and businesses of misleading the public by holding climate talks that are not achieving real action against the world's “climate emergency.”
CALGARY - WestJet Airlines Ltd. shareholders won't be receiving a quarterly dividend this month after Onex Corp. announced the completion of its acquisition of the Calgary-based airline.
CALGARY - The decision by Chevron Corp. to try to sell its 50 per cent stake in the Kitimat LNG project on the B.C. coast throws a symbolic dash of "long-dated cold water" on growth in the Canadian natural gas industry, an analysis says.
TORONTO - A change affecting pharmaceuticals in the updated North American free trade agreement will mean cost savings for Canadians, but big drug companies say it could affect investment.
When Julia Faletski landed her first holiday bonus, the then-bank worker felt a wave of excitement because of her job well done.
MONTREAL - Consumers on the hunt for a Christmas tree have little to cheer about this year, as prices are through the roof due to a shortage of trees that can be traced back to the 2008 financial crisis.