The average Canadian pays so much in taxes that all their earnings so far this year have been eaten up by government coffers, according to the Fraser Institute. But critics say the fuzzy math behind that theory doesn't add up under scrutiny.
WestJet's latest ad campaign boasts that it doesn't overbook flights and bump passengers — at the same time, taking aim at airlines that do. The blitz follows a wave of media reports about angry passengers speaking out about being bumped.
Hudson's Bay Co. is cutting roughly 2,000 jobs as part of a reorganization, as the retailer reported lower quarterly sales and a deeper loss.
From a Peruvian trout farm manager to the head of an Indonesian meatball company, a list of 500 women entrepreneurs in emerging markets was launched on Thursday to challenge the stereotype of a typical company boss and inspire women globally.
Some Qataris fear Saudi's closure of Qatar's only land border on Monday could lead to price hikes and food shortages in the import-dependent country amid an ongoing diplomatic fight.
The Bank of Canada is set to release today its Financial System Review, the central bank's twice-a-year assessment of the risks facing the economy. CBC will stream central bank governor Stephen Poloz's media address starting about 11:15 a.m. ET.
Canadian consumers continued to spend on credit in the first three months of 2017, bringing the average non-mortgage debt across the country to $21,696, up 1.9 per cent annually.
Mortgage rates for subprime borrowers have ticked higher in recent weeks, putting a tighter squeeze on borrowers who are least able to afford it.
Canada needs a federal investment protection agency, separate from the banking and investment industry, to protect Canadian consumers from some of the practices of Canada’s big banks, says a former longtime bank employee.
The price of oil tumbled Wednesday in the wake of a report that revealed a surprise build-up in U.S. crude supplies last week.
Flair Airlines has bought NewLeaf Travel Company, the discount flight seller that made headlines last year for offering flights between Canadian markets at rock bottom prices.
A major Canadian producer of greenhouse-grown fruits and vegetables plans to turn at least one of its B.C. greenhouses into an enormous marijuana factory.
Abu Dhabi port authorities have eased restrictions on oil tankers going to and from Qatar, according to industry sources and shipping circulars seen by Reuters on Wednesday.
The OECD is calling on Canada to do more to address risks associated with high-priced housing markets in cities such as Toronto and Vancouver.
Since co-founding the Green Organic Dutchman, a medical cannabis producer based in Ancaster, Ont., Jeannette VanderMarel says she has often found herself the only woman in a room full of men.