StatCan warns of impact on release of trade data from U.S. government shutdown

OTTAWA — Statistics Canada is warning the partial shutdown of the U.S. government could have an impact on the agency's ability to release a...

Survey of manufacturing executives shows lower economic optimism for 2019

TORONTO — A new survey shows business optimism for the year ahead among Canadian manufacturer executives is lower than it was a year ago as trade issues...

Toronto stocks up on final day of a difficult year for the market

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index edged higher on the final day of trading of what has been a difficult year for stocks. The S&P/TSX...

Toronto stock index up in first trading since holiday; U.S. indexes down sharply

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index was up sharply in the first trading following a two-day holiday, while U.S. markets plunged again after shooting...

Toronto stock market expected to recover in 2019 from worst year in decade

TORONTO — Canada's main stock market is expected to recover in 2019 from its worst performance in a decade that saw the exchange lose 15...

How long can it go? Resilient economy enters 2019 with signs of weakness

OTTAWA — The Canadian economy entered 2018 on an unexpectedly impressive run. The country begins 2019 on a healthy note but signs of weakness have raised a key...

The life cycle of a cannabis plant, from seed to store

TORONTO — Licensed cannabis producers are ramping up production to address shortages that have plagued the pot market since legalization in October, but the time...

Feds finalize Canada Post stamp prices, with increases set for Jan. 14

OTTAWA — Unless you really hurry, sending a letter to Santa for next Christmas will cost you a nickel more. Starting Jan. 14, Canada Post...

Canadians and retailers toy with risk and reward through mystery box trend

TORONTO — When Toronto YouTubers Becky Wright and Kelsey MacDermaid picked up the mail last October, the sight of a bright blue box had them bubbling with...

Desk phones “a dying thing” at offices in Canada, say tech experts

Toronto marketing specialist Elaina Falcone laughs as she thinks back to about a year ago when executives at her company started walking around the office...