TORONTO - Canada's main stock index plunged more than 300 points in early trading, while U.S. stock markets also sank.
VICTORIA - The B.C. government says it will launch three cannabis programs over the next two years to help small and Indigenous growers compete with larger rivals.
NEW YORK - A judge has approved a request from a group of U.S. WeChat users to delay looming federal government restrictions that could effectively make the popular app nearly impossible to use.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Film agencies in Israel and the United Arab Emirates announced an agreement Monday to collaborate on television production, the latest development to follow a U.S.-brokered deal between the countries to normalize relations.
About three quarters of the country’s movie theatres are open, but Americans are not going back in significant numbers in the COVID-era, even with new films coming into the marketplace weekly.
NEW YORK - President Donald Trump said Saturday he's given his “blessing” to a proposed deal that would see the popular video-sharing app TikTok partner with Oracle and Walmart and form a U.S. company.
The U.S. Commerce Department said Friday it will ban Chinese-owned TikTok and WeChat from U.S. app stores on Sunday and will bar the apps from accessing essential internet services in the U.S. — a move that could effectively wreck the operation of both Chinese services for U.S. users.
TORONTO - Shares in Kinross Gold Corp. rose by more than six per cent on Friday after it announced it would introduce its first dividend in seven years in view of growing gold production.
MONTREAL - Rachel Farrell can now claim the unfortunate distinction of having two destination weddings called off in one year.
TORONTO - North American stock markets dipped to close a relatively flat week on signs of a slowing U.S. recovery and weakness in the American technology sector.
Hundreds of productions and thousands of entertainment jobs are on hold because the federal government has yet to intervene and help them get COVID-19 insurance, say two Canadian film and television organizations.
Retail sales in Canada “hit a wall” in July after big gains in May and June, a sign that the economic recovery could be slow and bumpy.
VANCOUVER - Ivanhoe Mines Ltd. is confirming a third death after an underground accident Monday at its Platreef mine development project in South Africa.
OTTAWA - Statistics Canada says wholesale sales rose 4.3 per cent in July to a record high of $65.0 billion, boosted by the motor vehicle and motor vehicle parts and accessories subsector.
GENEVA - World Trade Organization member countries on Friday trimmed a list of candidates vying to become the next director-general from eight to five. They ejected applicants from Egypt, Mexico and Moldova who had been hoping to lead a trade body that has become a lightning rod of criticism…
LONDON - It’s the September fashion week season, and in any other year London would be abuzz with fashionistas zipping across town in Mercedes Benzes, hobnobbing with celebrities at glittering catwalk shows before sipping champagne at late-night parties.
OTTAWA - A coalition of organizations representing the tourism sector says the federal government must keep its wage-subsidy program in place well into next year to help businesses with dire prospects for recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. Forty organizations have banded together to form a…
NEW YORK - Macmillan's longtime CEO, John Sargent, will be leaving at the end of the year, forced out by what parent company Holtzbrinck Publishing Group is calling “a disagreement regarding the direction of Macmillan.”
TORONTO - North American stock markets fell Thursday on technology sector weakness and concerns about the likelihood of more U.S. stimulus and slowly falling jobless claims.
TORONTO - Nearly one in four customers of the major credit-card companies were unable to make monthly payments this spring, according to a survey released on Thursday by J.D. Power.
VANCOUVER - Itasca Capital Ltd. says it will add businessmen Paul Rivett and Rick Doman to its board of directors to help pursue additional lumber investments after buying a Kenora sawmill and related assets for $11.5 million.
CALGARY - Both sides are welcoming an Alberta Court of Appeal ruling that supports a trial judge decision in favour of Dow Chemical Canada over Nova Chemicals Corp. but orders a recalculation of its award of $1.4 billion in damages.
Montreal payments company Nuvei Corp. made history Thursday with an IPO that raised US$700 million — the largest amount by a technology company in TSX history.
OTTAWA - The Treasury Board of Canada says it has uncovered suspicious activities on more than 48,000 Canada Revenue Agency accounts following cyberattacks in July and August.
MONTREAL - PHI Studio and Emmy-winner Felix & Paul Studios have formed a new joint venture, which will create and market large-scale immersive projects including a travelling exhibition that's planning a five-year tour of North America and Europe starting in Montreal.
VANCOUVER - Construction delays related to a COVID-19 shutdown of its Quebrada Blanca Phase 2 copper mining project in Chile will add between US$260 million and US$290 million in costs and delay startup by five to six months, mining company Teck Resources Ltd. says.
RENO, Nev. - Google will receive more than $25 million in tax breaks after pledging an additional $600 million for a new data centre in southern Nevada, state officials said.
WASHINGTON - U.S. housing construction fell a surprising 5.1% in August after three months of strong gains when home builders ramped up projects following a pandemic-induced shutdown in March and April.
SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of - The remake of “Mulan” struck all the right chords to be a hit in the key Chinese market. Disney cast beloved actor Liu Yifei as Mulan and removed a dragon sidekick popular in the animated original to cater to Chinese tastes.
TORONTO - The COVID-19 pandemic has pummelled Canada's automobile industry but it's the lack of supply that's helping to short-circuit electric vehicle adoption across the country.
OTTAWA - The Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. will be getting a new name in the coming months, part of a larger rebranding by the federal housing agency to better reflect its changing mandate.
LONDON - The English Premier League has found a new broadcast partner in China, with digital media platform Tencent Sports showing games for the rest of the season.
TORONTO - Cogeco Communications Inc. and its parent company are accusing Rogers Communications Inc. and its American partner of using "bad faith tactics" in their attempt to buy the company without support from its controlling shareholder.
A video altered to make it appear as though Democratic president candidate Joe Biden played a song disparaging the police was viewed more than 4.5 million times on Twitter by Wednesday afternoon, its spread fueled by President Donald Trump, who tweeted it — twice.
MONTREAL - Bombardier Inc. has cemented the terms of its rail division sale to Alstom SA in a multibillion-dollar deal that will bolster the plane-and-train maker's books but leave it with less than originally expected.
Manulife Financial Corp. is offering COVID-19-related travel insurance for Canadians who take international and domestic trips, eliciting mixed reactions from the industry.
WINNIPEG - Shares in Ag Growth International Inc. continued to fall on the Toronto Stock Exchange Wednesday after a newly developed commercial grain storage bin it manufactured collapsed while being unloaded at North Vancouver's Fibreco Export Inc. terminal.
OTTAWA - The Chamber of Marine Commerce says that demand for wheat, canola and soybeans is pushing grain shipments up by 20 per cent in some of Ontario ports.
TORONTO - As the weather gets cooler and COVID-19 cases start to surge again, more and more Canadians are looking to extend patio season by adding a heater to their outdoor space.
CALGARY - The owner of the Ekati Diamond Mine in the Northwest Territories says it plans to return the suspended project to full operating status after accepting a "stalking horse bid" by an affiliated buyer to allow it to exit court protection from creditors.
NEW YORK - Americans kept spending in August, but the pace of that growth is slowing as millions of people who lost jobs have now lost a $600 a week boost in their unemployment checks.
One-third of our food relies on bees for pollination. It's that kind of important role that led the Okanagan's Jennifer Krezan and her husband, Brad, to start Hiveology in 2019. “Without the bees, farmers would face having to hand-pollinate many of our foods, but as this is labour-intensive …
Chief provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry and health minister Adrian Dix provide an update on the province's response to the COVID-19 pandemic.