Three adjacent properties on a downtown Kelowna street could be replaced by a four-storey, 36-suite condominium.
TORONTO - Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Friday indigenous barricades that are blocking rail service across Canada and hurting the economy have to come down now.
LOS ANGELES - Wells Fargo agreed Friday to pay $3 billion to settle criminal and civil investigations into a long-running practice whereby company employees opened millions of unauthorized bank accounts in order to meet unrealistic sales goals.
Canadian author Alice Munro and dozens of other Nobel Prize winners around the world have joined the heated opposition facing a massive oilsands project in northern Alberta, decrying the proposed development as "a disgrace."
One of the country's smaller regional telecom companies and an Ontario-based rival with hopes of expansion on Friday took opposite sides of a battle over whether a new category of wireless competitor would be good for Canadians.
TORONTO - Major North American indexes fell Friday, with Canada's main stock index plummeting about 100 points, as more than 1,000 new cases of a novel coronavirus were diagnosed around the world.
MONTREAL - A rail blockade in eastern Ontario has led to backlogs at Canada's three biggest ports, prompting some shippers to take their business elsewhere as cargo piles up and dockworkers' paycheques shrink.
HALIFAX - Global warming is likely to drastically reduce regrowth of a tree species that is a cornerstone of the Maritimes pulp and lumber industry, a new study by forestry scientists concludes.
VANCOUVER - Teck Resources Ltd. says it will take an impairment charge of about $1.13 billion if the federal government decides not to approve its Frontier oilsands mining project.
VANCOUVER - Most of Lululemon Athletica Inc.'s nearly 40 stores in China have been closed since early February amid the novel coronavirus outbreak, the company said.
OTTAWA - Shopify Inc. says it has become a member of the controversial, Facebook Inc.-led group working on a worldwide digital currency.
OTTAWA - Canadian retail sales were virtually unchanged in December compared with the prior month, ending a year with the smallest increase in retail sales since 2009 when the country was hit by the financial crisis, Statistics Canada said Friday.
AURORA, Ont. - Magna International Inc. says its operations in China are still running under capacity because of the novel coronavirus outbreak, but that it's too early to say what the long-term impacts might be.
TORONTO - Royal Bank of Canada is monitoring the recent, novel coronavirus outbreak and rail blockades across the country, but says it's too early to see the full impact of either yet.
BEIJING - China on Friday suspended more punitive tariffs on imports of U.S. industrial goods in response to a truce in its trade war with Washington that threatened global economic growth.
CALGARY - Enerplus Corp. reported a loss of $429.1 million in its latest quarter as it took a non-cash goodwill impairment charge related to its Canadian business.
TORONTO - Home Capital Group Inc. reported a fourth-quarter profit of $37.2 million, up from $35.8 million in the same quarter a year earlier.
BRUSSELS - European leaders argued into the early hours of Friday about how to spend and share some 1 trillion euros ($1.1 trillion) over the next seven years. Their first summit since Britain quit the EU last month has been bruising, long — and so far inconclusive.
NEW YORK - Victoria's Secret, which once defined sexy with its leggy supermodels in their lacy bras and oversized angel wings, has a new owner.
CHATHAM, Ont. - TekSavvy Solutions Inc. says it has filed a complaint with the Competition Bureau seeking an investigation into how Bell Canada and Rogers Communications charge independent internet service providers.
CALGARY - Inter Pipeline Ltd. is crediting strong results from its oilsands transport system, as well as high utilization of its bulk petroleum storage assets, for fourth-quarter financial results that beat analyst expectations.
GATINEAU, Que. - Telus Corp. could cut about $1 billion of spending and 5,000 jobs over the next five years if the CRTC requires Canada's wireless companies to open their facilities to virtual network operators, chief executive Darren Entwistle said Thursday.
MONTREAL - A major U.S. shipper is turning away from the Halifax port in favour of U.S. harbours due to ongoing blockades that have shut down Canadian National Railway Co.'s eastern network.
MONTREAL - It is rare for a company make commitments as specific as those written in "black on white" by Alstom as part of its offer for Bombardier Transportation, the new president and chief executive officer of the Caisse de depot et placement du Quebec said Thursday.
TORONTO - Canada's main stock index inched slightly higher while U.S. markets retreated from record highs on new concerns about the economic impact from the coronavirus.
NEW YORK - Morgan Stanley, the investment bank for millionaires, big business and megamergers, is buying E-Trade Financial, the online brokerage that encouraged waves of regular investors to get into the market with ads featuring its talking spokesbaby.
TORONTO - Independent cinemas across Canada say they are being kept from screening top films like "Parasite" and "Hustlers" as they're released — and they claim theatre giant Cineplex Inc. is to blame.
CALGARY - Opponents of the Coastal GasLink pipeline's planned route have brought rail traffic to a standstill with blockades in support of five Wet'suwet'en hereditary clan chiefs in B.C. who say it cannot proceed without their consent. Here's a look at the project at the heart of an issue t…
NEW YORK - ViacomCBS is planning a new streaming service that will combine the existing CBS All Access service with Paramount movies and shows from Viacom channels such as MTV and BET.
ANN ARBOR, Mich. - Domino's Pizza said strong carryout sales helped it achieve better-than-expected results in the fourth quarter despite increasing competition from food delivery companies like DoorDash.
Gildan Activewear Inc. is boosting its quarterly dividend 15 per cent despite weaker net profits and revenues in the fourth quarter and 2019.
There were smiles and tears along with food, drinks and networking at the Greater Westside Board of Trade’s February Business After Hours last Thursday at Wings West Kelowna.
BRAMPTON, Ont. - Loblaw Companies Ltd. reported its fourth-quarter profit rose compared with a year earlier, but the parent company of Loblaws and Shoppers Drug Mart fell short of analysts' expectations.
TORONTO - The Ontario Securities Commission is proposing to restrict the use of deferred sales charges in the sale of mutual funds as every other jurisdiction across the country moves to ban them.
TORONTO - RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust says it is well-positioned to weather challenges in the retail landscape as it focuses on necessity-based retailers and major urban centres.
TORONTO - An Ontario court has extended an order suspending legal proceedings against three major tobacco companies as they try to negotiate a settlement with their creditors.
TORONTO - Canada may still be in the depths of winter, but for high school, college and university students across the country, now is the time to prepare for summer jobs and post-graduation employment.
OTTAWA - Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. says it has downgraded the vulnerability of several cities in the Prairies while Canada's housing market remains moderately vulnerable.
TOKYO - Two elderly passengers taken off the quarantined cruise ship Diamond Princess because they were infected with the new virus have died, Japan's Health Ministry said Thursday, becoming the first fatalities from the virus-stricken vessel.
TORONTO - Starlight Investments and KingSett Capital have signed a deal to buy Northview Apartment Real Estate Investment Trust in a transaction valued at about $4.8 billion, including debt.
YOKOHAMA, Japan - About 500 passengers left the Diamond Princess cruise ship Wednesday at the end of a much-criticized two-week quarantine that failed to stop the spread of the new virus among passengers and crew.
Made up of Rachel Matkin, Barry Mathers, and Jim Ryan - Dirt Road Opera come from an esteemed musical background. Rachel got her professional start singing with The Matkin Family Band at the tender age of eight and was nominated for a Juno Award in the category of Country Female Vocalist o…
Nikita Afonso and Randy C.'s one-take music video, a cover of "Problems" by A R I Z O N A, a rock and electro-pop band from New Jersey. Nikita Afonso honed her musical skills in Penticton.