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Bell, NFL appeal to Supreme Court to overturn ban on US Super Bowl ads

cbc news - 3 hours 25 min ago

Bell Canada and the National Football League applied earlier this month to have the Supreme Court of Canada overturn a regulatory decision to ban substituting American ads with Canadian ones during the Super Bowl.

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Restaurant giant Cara Operations to buy The Keg in $200M takeover

cbc news - 3 hours 55 min ago

The owner of some of the biggest restaurant chains in Canada is about to get a bit bigger after Cara Operations struck a deal to buy The Keg steakhouses for $200 million.

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Canada reaches deal on revised Trans-Pacific Partnership: sources

cbc news - 5 hours 21 min ago

Canada has agreed to a resurrected version of the Trans-Pacific Partnership and will sign on to the deal, according to government sources.

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CBC investigation into sales practices at major telcos prompts growing calls for public inquiry

cbc news - 7 hours 45 min ago

The call to hold a public inquiry into sales practices at Canada’s major telecommunications service providers is growing, on the heels of more allegations of wrongdoing inside the industry.

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CraveTV adds Game of Thrones, but some fans say too little, too late

cbc news - 7 hours 45 min ago

Bell Media is adding Game of Thrones to its stand-alone streaming service Crave TV, something that Thrones fans have been craving for years. But not all fans are celebrating, because only past episodes will be available.

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CP Rail fires conductor again, this time after sexy social media pictures and posts

cbc news - 7 hours 45 min ago

The train conductor who was at the controls during a 2014 Banff derailment has once again been fired by CP Rail, this time after butting heads with the company over social media pictures and posts.

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Netflix shares jump after earnings show subscriber growth

cbc news - Mon, 01/22/2018 - 16:34

Netflix signed up 6.36 million subscribers internationally in the fourth quarter, beating market expectations.

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Media mogul Rupert Murdoch says Facebook should pay for news

cbc news - Mon, 01/22/2018 - 16:08

Media mogul Rupert Murdoch, whose companies own The Wall Street Journal, Fox News, the New York Post, says Facebook should pay fees to 'trusted' news producers for their content.

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Apple CEO Tim Cook visits Canada for the first time

cbc news - Mon, 01/22/2018 - 13:26

Apple chief executive Tim Cook is visiting Canada for the first time since taking the reins at the tech giant, stopping in for an unannounced appearance in Toronto.

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U.S. government shutdown no threat to credit rating: Moody's

cbc news - Mon, 01/22/2018 - 12:10

The U.S. government shutdown that began on Saturday is disruptive to the economy, but poses no immediate threat to its top notch Aaa rating as long as it makes its debt payments on time, Moody's Investors Service said on Monday.

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IMF raises outlook for Canadian economy, upgrades global economic projections

cbc news - Mon, 01/22/2018 - 11:37

The International Monetary Fund raised its estimate for economic growth in Canada this year as it said U.S. tax cuts are expected to help boost global economic growth.

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BMO and China's biggest bank ICBC boost partnership for market access

cbc news - Mon, 01/22/2018 - 11:13

Bank of Montreal and China's largest state-owned bank, ICBC, have signed a new memorandum of understanding to increase the Canadian bank's footprint in the world's second largest economy.

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Rogers and Vice terminate partnership

cbc news - Mon, 01/22/2018 - 11:11

Rogers and Vice have terminated their joint venture that saw the latter make content to be broadcast on the former's properties.

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Sobeys inks deal with Ocado to launch online grocery store by 2020

cbc news - Mon, 01/22/2018 - 10:29

Nova Scotia-based grocery chain Sobeys will partner with British firm Ocado to launch an online grocery store.

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Top CEOs take only 4 days to earn a Bangladeshi worker's life pay, Oxfam says

cbc news - Mon, 01/22/2018 - 07:42

A CEO from one of the world's top five global fashion brands has to work just four days to earn what a garment worker in Bangladesh will earn in an entire lifetime, campaigning group Oxfam International said Monday.

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Why Trump's desire for a protectionist wall threatens more than NAFTA: Don Pittis

cbc news - Mon, 01/22/2018 - 05:00

U.S. President Donald Trump continues to threaten to scrap NAFTA. But Canadian trade experts say as long as the sides are still talking, there's still hope to avoid the worst of Trump's protectionist impulses.

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Lower U.S. business taxes, uncertainty over NAFTA complicate Trudeau's investment pitch in Davos

cbc news - Mon, 01/22/2018 - 05:00

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Finance Minister Bill Morneau, Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland and Status of Women Minister Maryam Monsef set off today for the annual gathering in Switzerland with goals that include attracting investment, promoting a gender-balanced economy and preparing for hosting the G7 in June.

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With a deep tech talent pool, Toronto could hit Amazon's 'sweet spot' with bid for new HQ

cbc news - Sun, 01/21/2018 - 14:04

Toronto faces stiff competition in its bid to court Amazon, but some Canadian tech watchers agree that among the 20 cities short-listed as potential locations for the company's second headquarters, Toronto might just hit "the sweet spot."

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Amazon would have been welcome, say Canadian tech sector CEOs whose cities were snubbed

cbc news - Sun, 01/21/2018 - 11:30

Tech sector entrepreneurs whose Canadian cities were snubbed by Amazon in its search for a second corporate campus say they are disappointed, despite fears they would have seen increased competition for scarce skilled talent.

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Rogers sales tactics and the 'Tide pod challenge': CBC's Marketplace consumer cheat sheet

cbc news - Sun, 01/21/2018 - 05:00

Miss something this week? Don't panic. CBC's Marketplace rounds up the consumer and health news you need.

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