Canada’s annual snap-shot of wireless prices shows they’re lower but still high

OTTAWA — An annual snap-shot of telecom services taken last summer for the federal government shows a year-over-year decline in Canadian wireless prices but, as usual, most other G-7 countries...

Cannabis store sales total $43M in first two weeks after legalization

OTTAWA — Statistics Canada says sales at cannabis stores in the two weeks after legalization totalled $43 million. The agency started collecting data for in-store...

Get funding to hire young Canadians for summer jobs in 2019: MP Hughes

(Elliot Lake ON) -  Canada’s prosperity increasingly depends on young Canadians getting the education and experience they’ll need to start their careers, according to...

Efforts underway to convert 10 Coffee Time shops into cannabis stores

TORONTO — FSD Pharma Inc., says it is investing $1.3 million in Huge Shops to help with the company's plans to convert some Coffee Time locations...

Royal Bank of Canada denies report it had access to users’ Facebook messages

TORONTO — Royal Bank of Canada is denying a report that it was able to read, write and delete users' messages on the social...

Government of Canada announces funding opportunities for infrastructure projects to create jobs and diversify...

Today, the Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport, announced that the Government of Canada will begin a call for proposals under the National Trade...

Jesse Wente poised to turn dialogue into action at Indigenous Screen Office

TORONTO — As director of Canada's fledgling Indigenous Screen Office, Jesse Wente has spent much of the past year travelling around the country, doing...

Cannabis legalization voted Canadian Press’s Business Story of the Year

TORONTO — Canada's trailblazing move to legalize cannabis for recreational use, which sparked an entirely new industry and had wide-ranging implications for nearly every...

Lower-than-expected parcel volumes helping cut into backlog, says Canada Post

OTTAWA — With a little over a week before Christmas, Canada Post says it is starting to catch up on parcel deliveries that have...

Toronto stock market down amid lower oil prices; U.S. markets fall

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index stepped lower in late-morning trading as the energy sector lost ground amid lower oil and natural gas prices. The...