DALLAS - A former senior Boeing test pilot told a co-worker that he unknowingly misled safety regulators about problems with a flight-control system that would later be implicated in two deadly crashes of the company's 737 Max.
WASHINGTON - A top executive of Chinese tech giant Huawei said Friday that the company is prepared to be "open and transparent" as it looks to persuade the U.S. government that it can be trusted and that national security concerns about its technology are unfounded.
MONTREAL - Gildan Activewear Inc. shares plunged nearly 26 per cent Friday after the company cut its 2019 guidance and warned third-quarter earnings would shrink.
TORONTO - Investor advocacy group FAIR Canada is struggling to obtain funding and says it has returned $2.4 million to the Jarislowsky Foundation because it was unable to meet the donation's condition of matching it by 200 per cent.
WATERLOO, Ont. - Kik Interactive Inc. says it has sold its Kik Messenger app to a California-based holding company as Kik narrows its focus to its cryptocurrency.
WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump on Friday selected Dan Brouillette, deputy to departing Energy Secretary Rick Perry, to lead the Energy Department, calling him a "total professional" with unparalleled experience.
TORONTO - Canada's main stock index ended a fairly flat week lower on the eve of the federal election as the loonie hit a three-month high.
TORONTO - Corus Entertainment Inc. shares dropped 11 per cent Friday after the TV, radio and studio company announced a lower profit for the fourth quarter and a disappointing preview of the pre-Christmas TV advertising season.
Oracle co-CEO Mark Hurd, who led two Silicon Valley giants, has died at 62. Oracle confirmed his death Friday, but gave no cause. Hurd was on medical leave, which Oracle announced in September .
TORONTO - Experts warn that a post-Brexit United Kingdom will present Canadian business with tremendous uncertainty about billions of dollars worth of trade and investments, no matter how the British Parliament votes on Saturday.
LONDON - Boris Johnson worked behind the scenes Friday to win enough support to push his new Brexit deal through the fractious British Parliament and pave the way for Britain — finally — to leave the European Union in two weeks.
BEIJING - China's economic growth sank to a new multi-decade low in the latest quarter as a trade war with the U.S. deepened a slump that is weighing on the global economy.
General Motors has recalled all workers to its assembly plant in Oshawa, Ont., after the United Auto Workers union in the U.S. reached a tentative deal earlier this week.
TORONTO - Weed-infused brownies, CBD-based hand creams and cannabis vaping products are now legal in Canada, but eager consumers will have to wait until at least mid-December — and the province with the most licensed pot shops is signalling that early 2020 is more realistic.
WASHINGTON - Energy Secretary Rick Perry announced Thursday that he will leave his job by the end of the year, saying that under President Donald Trump the nation is nearing energy independence.
DETROIT - Striking General Motors workers will stay on the picket lines for at least another week until they vote on a tentative contract with the company.
WASHINGTON - Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on Thursday defended the social media platform's refusal to take down content it considers newsworthy "even if it goes against our standards." But while he promoted free expression, limitations were place on coverage of his remarks at Georgetown University.
MONTREAL - Gildan Activewear Inc. has cut it 2019 guidance after warning that its third-quarter results will be lower on weaker demand for imprintable apparel in North America and internationally.
TORONTO - Canada's main stock index fell by less than a point Thursday even as the health care sector surged on the first anniversary of cannabis legalization and the opening of the next frontier with beverages, edibles, topicals and vapes.
OTTAWA - The federal Competition Tribunal has come down in favour of the Vancouver Airport Authority in a case involving catering companies that provide airplane food.
OTTAWA - Canada Post says it is resetting passwords for all online customer accounts after a report that some personal information may have been compromised in 2017.
VANCOUVER - A wide-ranging recall of hundreds of beef and veal products from restaurants, grocery stores and hotels due to possible E. coli contamination is the latest in a slew of high-profile food recalls in Canada.
TORONTO - Members of a class action have no right to appeal a court-approved settlement of the lawsuit, Ontario's top court ruled on Thursday.
SASKATOON - Australian mining giant BHP Group Ltd. says it hopes to make a final investment decision on a massive potash project in Saskatchewan in early 2021.
WASHINGTON - U.S. home building fell last month after reaching a 12-year high in August, driven by a sharp decline in the construction of new apartments. Yet single-family home construction ticked higher for a fourth month.
TORONTO - The bohemian Toronto neighbourhood of Kensington Market has long been a hotspot for weed culture and home to pot lounge Hotbox Cafe, and yet — one year after the legalization of recreational cannabis in Canada — there still isn't a single legal weed retailer here.
OTTAWA - Whether it is a nervous investor looking for a safe haven amid volatile markets or someone with a big purchase coming up and a need to keep some cash safe and easily accessible, investors need to shop around if they want to earn the best possible rate on their cash balances.
WASHINGTON - U.S. factory output slumped 0.5% in September, as a strike at General Motors caused a steep decline in auto production amid broader struggles for manufacturers.
CANBERRA, Australia - Ronan Farrow's new book is being sold in Australia despite threats of defamation lawsuits that the Pulitzer-winning journalist believes led some Australian retailers to drop the bestseller.
OTTAWA - Statistics Canada says manufacturing sales rose 0.8 per cent to $57.6 billion in August, following two consecutive monthly declines, boosted by gains in the transportation equipment and fabricated metal industries.
TORONTO - Barrick Gold Corp. says its full-year production is trending towards the upper end of its guidance for 5.1 million to 5.6 million ounces.
TORONTO - The joint venture between beer giant Molson Coors and pot producer Hexo Corp. says its portfolio of pot-based drinks set to hit the market later this year includes a CBD-infused spring water as well as beverages containing THC.
A large recall of raw beef and veal products continued to expand this week with food safety watchdogs in Canada and the United States issuing safety warnings about meat linked to an Ontario company.
DETROIT - Bargainers for General Motors and the United Auto Workers reached a tentative contract deal on Wednesday that could end a month-long strike that brought the company's U.S. factories, as well as some Canadian operations, to a standstill.
BRUSSELS - The European Union and Britain inched ever closer to a Brexit deal, with the leaders of France and Germany saying they expected an agreement could be sealed at Thursday's EU summit.
WASHINGTON - The U.S. economy expanded at a modest pace in September and into October, despite rising trade tensions and weaker global growth that hampered manufacturing, and adverse weather hitting farmers.
VANCOUVER - A&W Revenue Royalties Income Fund saw sales growth slip in its most recent quarter, following a record performance in the same quarter last year.
TORONTO - SIR Royalty Income Fund units fell to a multi-year low Wednesday after it warned that investor payouts will drop 16.7 per cent to reflect lower food and drink sales at its restaurants, which include the Jack Astors chain.
Air Canada will keep the Boeing 737 Max off its flying schedule until Feb. 14, citing "regulatory uncertainty" nearly a year after authorities across the globe banned the plane from the skies following two fatal crashes in five months.
TORONTO - Canada's main stock index inched higher for a second straight day on gains by clothing retailer Aritzia and a deal to end a GM strike in the U.S. helping Canadian auto parts companies.
HALIFAX - A Halifax coffee shop owner who says he tried for more than four months to evict a tenant he called a "professional squatter" is calling for reforms to Nova Scotia's tenancy laws.
CALGARY - The Canadian Gas Association says building renewable electricity capacity to replace just half of Canada's current fossil fuel-generated energy could increase national costs by as much as $1.4 trillion over the next 30 years.
WASHINGTON - The Trump administration said Wednesday that it will soon require Chinese officials in the U.S. to notify the State Department ahead of any contacts they plan to have with American educators, researchers and local and state governments.