Docs show panel wanted feds to make freedom from poverty ‘fundamental right’

OTTAWA — Newly released documents show the federal Liberals' anti-poverty plan isn't quite as bold as the experts they asked for advice hoped it would be. A...

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...

Statistics Canada reports key debt ratio ticked higher in third quarter

OTTAWA — The amount Canadians owe relative to their income ticked higher in third quarter. Statistics Canada says household credit market debt as a proportion...

North American stock markets surge higher in late-morning trading

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index surged higher in late-morning trading, fuelled by the key energy, financial, industrial and materials sectors. The S&P/TSX composite index...

PETA threatens to sue City of Toronto and Astral Media over Canada Goose ads

TORONTO — The People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals is threatening to sue the City of Toronto and Astral Media for removing anti-Canada...

Markets partially recover after sinking on lower crude and trade worries

TORONTO — North American stock markets partially recovered from deep losses Thursday amid falling oil prices and worries that the arrest of a senior...

Canadians receive emails from Marriott about recent personal data breach

TORONTO — Canadians have started receiving emails from Marriott International, informing them of a recent breach of customers' personal data held by their Starwood hotel properties. The U.S.-based hotel...

Canadian Starwood hotels may be part of recent security breach, Marriott says

TORONTO — Marriott International says Starwood-branded properties in Canada are among those potentially impacted by a recent security breach. A spokesperson for the hotel giant...

TSX falls again, weighed down by materials and energy sectors

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index fell again into the red Tuesday as it was weighed down by the key materials and energy sectors. North...

Stelco shares climb more than 10 per cent as CEO downplays tariff impacts

HAMILTON — Shares of Stelco Holdings Inc. have climbed more than 10 per cent after the company downplayed expected impacts of tariffs. The Hamilton-based steel...