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CETA begins today: Trade deal between Canada and EU now in effect

cbc news - Thu, 09/21/2017 - 09:18

Canadian companies have much greater access to one of the world's largest markets starting today, as a major trade deal between Canada and the European Union is now in force.

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Google buys big piece of HTC in billion-dollar bet on devices

cbc news - Thu, 09/21/2017 - 08:02

Google is biting off a big piece of device manufacturer HTC for $1.1 billion US to expand its efforts to build phones, speakers and other gadgets equipped with its arsenal of digital services.

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Union makes offer to jumpstart CAMI talks with GM

cbc news - Thu, 09/21/2017 - 07:05

The union representing CAMI automotive workers in Ingersoll has made a proposal in an attempt to jumpstart talks with General Motors in the four-day-old labour dispute.

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What is the legal weed market really going to be worth in Ontario?

cbc news - Thu, 09/21/2017 - 06:00

When you look closely at the projections for recreational marijuana demand once pot is legalized in this country, you have to wonder what some of the analysts are smoking.

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Yellen triggers plan to cut stimulus and avoid disaster: Don Pittis

cbc news - Thu, 09/21/2017 - 05:00

The world's had enough disasters. The powerful U.S. central banker is anxious not to create one of her own.

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National Bank IT error exposed customer contact information online

cbc news - Thu, 09/21/2017 - 05:00

Hundreds of National Bank customers may have had their personal contact information and date of birth exposed online to other customers, the bank confirmed to CBC Toronto.

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Canada running to keep up with fast-moving developments in self-driving car technology

cbc news - Wed, 09/20/2017 - 17:00

Calling it a disruptive technology with huge potential, Canada's transport minister says when it comes to self-driving cars Canada is doing its best to try and keep up with the pace of innovation.

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Ontario ministry searches Volkswagen offices in emissions scandal

cbc news - Wed, 09/20/2017 - 15:23

The province has searched Volkswagen's Canadian offices in relation to the multi-billion dollar emissions scandal that rocked the auto company two years ago.

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Magna International suspends supply of parts to CAMI

cbc news - Wed, 09/20/2017 - 14:23

Autoparts maker Magna International announced Wednesday that it has suspended the supply of parts to CAMI, the Ingersoll auto manufacturing plant that's been crippled by a labour dispute.

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U.S. decision on Bombardier CSeries preliminary duties delayed until Tuesday

cbc news - Wed, 09/20/2017 - 11:58

A U.S. Department of Commerce spokesman says the government will announce its decision on Boeing's request for preliminary duties against Bombardier's CSeries on Tuesday, a day later than it previously indicated.

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FCA recalling almost 50,000 Pacifica vans due to seatbelt issue during sporty driving

cbc news - Wed, 09/20/2017 - 10:59

The automaker says that during sporting driving, the centre buckle could hit the release button on the left buckle and cause it to unlatch.

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Couche-Tard still wants to sell marijuana in its Quebec convenience stores

cbc news - Wed, 09/20/2017 - 10:16

Alimentation Couche-Tard is still interested in selling marijuana and its co-founder says he thinks provincial governments should stay out of selling this product.

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3 things to watch for from the Federal Reserve today

cbc news - Wed, 09/20/2017 - 09:29

Federal Reserve officials are expected today to announce a starting date to begin allowing the central bank's $4.5 trillion US in bond holdings to shrink gradually.

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U.K. pushes Google, Facebook to remove extremist content faster

cbc news - Wed, 09/20/2017 - 08:43

The leaders of the U.K., France and Italy will push social media companies on Wednesday to remove "terrorist content" from the internet within one to two hours of it appearing because they say that is the period when most material is spread.

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OECD raises Canada's economic growth outlook, now best in the G7

cbc news - Wed, 09/20/2017 - 08:23

The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development has raised its expectations for economic growth in Canada this year compared with a June forecast.

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