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StubHub raid in U.K. targets 'top sellers,' including Canada's super scalper

cbc news - Thu, 11/09/2017 - 21:00

Canadian Julien Lavallée is caught up in two separate investigations in the U.K. targeting the online scalping industry.

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Cameco job loss linked to Fukushima disaster, nuclear consultant says

cbc news - Thu, 11/09/2017 - 11:29

In 2011, a tsunami disabled the cooling of three nuclear reactors in Fukushima, Japan, setting off a disaster. Now, more than six years later, 845 Saskatchewan jobs are absorbing the economic shockwave.

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Legal battle over abandoned oil wells bound for Supreme Court

cbc news - Thu, 11/09/2017 - 11:13

Canada’s top court has agreed to review a ruling that could allow energy companies that have gone bankrupt to walk away from cleaning up abandoned oil wells.

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Canada Goose sees half of profits in long term from own stores, e-commerce

cbc news - Thu, 11/09/2017 - 10:53

Luxury apparel maker Canada Goose Holdings expects its fledgling direct-to-consumer business to contribute about half its profits in the long term, from about 14 per cent in the three months through September, chief executive officer Dani Reiss said on Thursday

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'A cat-and-mouse game': Why closing tax haven loopholes is a challenge

cbc news - Thu, 11/09/2017 - 05:00

The revelations pouring out of the Paradise Papers have once again raised questions about the use of tax havens and how wealthy individuals and corporations are able to use such structures to legally shelter their money from taxation.

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Saudi Arabia reported to make fresh arrests in anti-graft crackdown

cbc news - Wed, 11/08/2017 - 14:49

Saudi Arabian authorities have made further arrests and frozen more bank accounts in an expanding anti-corruption crackdown on the kingdom's political and business elite, sources familiar with the matter said on Wednesday

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Upcoming road closures in Toronto

City of Toronto - Wed, 11/08/2017 - 14:48
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Bitcoin surges to new high on reports software 'fork' suspended

cbc news - Wed, 11/08/2017 - 13:32

Bitcoin surged by 10 per cent on Wednesday to hit an all-time high just shy of $8,000 US after online reports that an upgrade to the cryptocurrency's software planned for next Thursday had been suspended.

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Quebec ready to go it alone with tax on companies like Netflix

cbc news - Wed, 11/08/2017 - 13:28

Quebec Finance Minister Carlos Leitao has proposed a co-ordinated effort to tax online businesses, however his federal counterpart says Ottawa "has no plans to introduce a new tax on middle class Canadians."

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Canadians tuning in less to traditional TV and radio, CRTC report finds

cbc news - Wed, 11/08/2017 - 13:06

Canadians are turning more and more to internet-based media at the expense of conventional forms of broadcasting, the CRTC said Wednesday.

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Chinese firm acquires 12% of Snapchat's parent company

cbc news - Wed, 11/08/2017 - 11:27

The Chinese internet company Tencent has acquired a 12 per cent stake in Snap, with the social media company struggling to boost user growth.

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Housing starts tick higher in October

cbc news - Wed, 11/08/2017 - 10:51

Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. says the annual rate of housing starts ticked higher in October as the pace of new construction in the Vancouver region hit a 12-month high.

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Encana reports 3rd quarter profit and revenue down from year ago

cbc news - Wed, 11/08/2017 - 10:08

Encana Corp. says it earned a third-quarter profit of US$294 million, down from US$317 million a year ago, as revenue fell.

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Loblaw to merge Shoppers Optimum and PC Plus loyalty programs

cbc news - Wed, 11/08/2017 - 08:08

Loblaw Companies Ltd. has announced it's going to merge Shoppers Optimum points and PC Plus points, starting in February.

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