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Apple's stock surge takes Dow beyond 22,000

cbc news - Wed, 08/02/2017 - 10:24

The Dow Industrials breached the 22,000 mark for the first time ever on Wednesday, boosted by a rally in Apple's shares.

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Tim Hortons owner Restaurant Brands announces lower profits, higher prices

cbc news - Wed, 08/02/2017 - 09:25

The company that owns Tim Hortons, Popeyes, Burger King and other eateries posts lower profits, raises prices for some products at Tim Hortons, and announces plans to expand its ubiquitous coffee and doughnuts chain into Spain.

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Bitcoin splits in technology dispute, with new clone getting slow start

cbc news - Wed, 08/02/2017 - 07:39

Bitcoin's underlying software code has been split, generating a new clone called "Bitcoin Cash," but the new virtual currency got off to a slow start due to lacklustre support for its network.

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Cable giants step up piracy battle by interrogating Montreal software developer and searching his home

cbc news - Wed, 08/02/2017 - 05:00

"The whole experience was horrifying," TVAddons founder Adam Lackman says of court-sanctioned search of his home.

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A winning formula? China invests in Canadian dairy to help feed its baby boom

cbc news - Wed, 08/02/2017 - 05:00

A Chinese corporation is set to invest an unprecedented $225 million in a new Canadian business. It isn't coming for oil or minerals. It wants eastern Ontario's dairy cows — and lots of goats.

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Apple posts strong third quarter, provides upbeat forecast

cbc news - Tue, 08/01/2017 - 17:09

Apple's earnings climbed 12 per cent to $8.7 billion US in the company's latest quarter amid rising demand for iPhones, iPads and Mac computers.

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Bell renews call for CRTC to reverse decision allowing U.S Super Bowl ads in Canada

cbc news - Tue, 08/01/2017 - 13:38

Bell is renewing its call on the CRTC to reverse a recent decision that forces broadcasters to let Canadian viewers watch U.S. Super Bowl ads, a request that has the support of numerous sports, advertising and artistic groups.

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Joe Fresh to expand into plus sizes with fall line

cbc news - Tue, 08/01/2017 - 11:36

Joe Fresh is expanding into the plus-size market, with the affordable apparel brand saying the additional sizing will be introduced in its fall collection.

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Walmart Canada cancels grocery pickup fee

cbc news - Tue, 08/01/2017 - 10:47

Walmart Canada says it is eliminating the $2.97 fee it charges shoppers who order groceries online for pickup in stores.

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Bike Share Toronto announcement

City of Toronto - Tue, 08/01/2017 - 10:16
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WestJet delays launch of discount airline until 2018

cbc news - Tue, 08/01/2017 - 10:15

WestJet says the launch of its new no-frills, low-cost airline won't be until next summer after initially announcing plans it would start offering flights later this year.

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Canada carves out more European cheese for retailers after EU concerns

cbc news - Tue, 08/01/2017 - 09:28

Trade Minister François-Philippe Champagne has disappointed Canada's dairy industry with a reworked plan for how nearly 18,000 tonnes of European cheeses will be imported once the Canada-EU trade deal takes effect in September.

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Air Canada profit soars to record $300M

cbc news - Tue, 08/01/2017 - 08:28

Air Canada says it earned a record second-quarter profit of $300 million, up from $186 million a year ago.

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Venturing Out with Arlene Dickinson and her guest Matthew Corrin

cbc news - Tue, 08/01/2017 - 07:00

Arlene chats with Matthew Corrin, Founder and CEO of Freshii. He not only had a vision but also the drive to turn an idea he had when he was 23 into a major international business with locations in more than 15 countries today.

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