DETROIT - A General Motors offer to invest $7 billion in U.S. facilities includes $2 billion from joint ventures and suppliers for new plants that would pay workers less than the top union wage, a person briefed on the matter said.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Any attack on Iran by the U.S. or Saudi Arabia will spark an "all-out war," Tehran's top diplomat warned Thursday, raising the stakes as Washington and Riyadh weigh a response to a drone-and-missile strike on the kingdom's oil industry that shook global energy markets.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Preparing for a lengthy legal battle with the Trump administration about how much pollution to allow from cars, California regulators on Thursday said they were considering cracking down on other emissions to make up for any impacts on air quality.
Airbnb Inc. said Thursday it plans to go public in 2020, a long-awaited move by the home-sharing company that is both loved and reviled for its disruption of the hotel business.
WEST HARTFORD, Conn. - Gun-maker Colt is suspending its production of rifles for the civilian market including the popular AR-15, the company said Thursday in a shift it attributed to changes in consumer demand and a market already saturated with similar weapons.
TORONTO - Canada's main stock index set new record highs Thursday on a broad-based rally led by materials and financials.
MONTREAL - The Mitsubishi Aircraft Corp. is putting down roots in Quebec, unveiling plans for a Montreal-area product development centre after reaching a deal in June to buy Bombardier Inc.'s regional jet program.
MONTREAL - Transcontinental Inc. says the son of its founder will acquire Benefits Canada, Les Affaires and several other specialty publications while a second buyer will acquire Investment Executive, Advisor's Edge and two other publications.
CARACAS, Venezuela - U.S. officials are investigating the suspected looting of valuable European and Latin American artwork they believe is being quietly plundered by Venezuelan government insiders as Nicolas Maduro struggles to maintain his grip on power.
MONTREAL - Quebec Provincial Police have questioned 17 people of interest and conducted property searches relating to the breach of personal information of 2.9 million Desjardins Group members.
TORONTO - As the immediate impacts of hurricane Dorian fade from the East Coast, its effects on home insurance profiles will linger on.
Canopy Growth Corp.'s co-founder and recently ousted co-chief executive has his eye on a new frontier for medicine beyond cannabis: psychedelics.
VAUGHAN, Ont. - CannTrust Holdings Inc. said Thursday that about $1.3 million worth of its products will be returned by the Alberta government's cannabis wholesaler and online retailer.
LONDON - The Bank of England kept its main interest rate unchanged at 0.75% Thursday, its last scheduled interest rate decision before Britain is due to leave the European Union.
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday called the attack on Saudi Arabia's oil installations an "act of war" against the kingdom by Iran, as the Saudis displayed missile and drone wreckage and cited other evidence they said shows the raid was "unquestionably …
WELLINGTON, New Zealand - Amazon announced Wednesday it will film its upcoming television series "The Lord of the Rings" in New Zealand, marking a return of the orcs, elves and hobbits to the country they became synonymous with over the course of six movies directed by Peter Jackson.
VANCOUVER - An investment management company that controls about 4.8 per cent of the shares of Canfor Corp. says it will vote against the proposal by a Jim Pattison Group company to take the lumber company private.
STRASBOURG, France - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was accused by European Union officials Wednesday of failing to negotiate seriously and branded the "father of lies" by a lawyer in the U.K. Supreme Court, as his plan to leave the EU in just over six weeks faced hurdles on both sides…
ROMULUS, Mich. - The strike against General Motors by the United Auto Workers is playing out amid a corruption scandal inside the UAW that has caused distrust of the union leadership among many rank-and-file members.
ALBANY, N.Y. - There's a new push to ban those tiny plastic bottles of shampoo, conditioner and bath gel in hotel rooms across New York state as a way to reduce plastic waste.
TORONTO - Canada's main stock index closed lower Wednesday as oil and gold sectors fell and the U.S. Federal Reserve disappointed with its interest rate cut and guidance.
Apparently, Beyond Meat burgers don't go that well with Tim Hortons coffee, as the chain says it's dropping the alternative protein products at thousands of Canadian locations, just three months after introducing them.
LAVAL, Que. - Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. wants to be one of the "key players" in the North American cannabis market by using its position in Canada — where use of the substance for recreational purposes is legal — to achieve this goal.
MONTREAL - All those checked bags, seating upgrades and onboard snacks you pay for on Air Canada flights are starting to add up for the company.
OSHAWA, Ont. - About 1,200 General Motors employees at the company's assembly plant in Oshawa, Ont., have been temporarily laid off because of a strike in the U.S., with more job cuts expected soon.
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The Alberta government's cannabis wholesaler and online retailer is returning products from CannTrust Holdings Inc. after Health Canada suspended the company's licences to produce and sell pot.
NEW YORK - As big entertainment companies prepare to launch new streaming services, Comcast is trying to bolster its Flex streaming TV device by giving it away.
OTTAWA - Canada's annual inflation rate slowed slightly to 1.9 per cent in August under the weight of declining gasoline prices.
ORLANDO, Fla. - Workers for a city-owned utility have signed nondisclosure agreements with Universal Orlando Resort, but open-government experts say it may go against the state's public records laws.
OTTAWA - Canada's national annual inflation rate was 1.9 per cent in August, Statistics Canada says. Here's what happened in the provinces (previous month in brackets):
OTTAWA - Canada's national annual inflation rate was 1.9 per cent in August, Statistics Canada says. The agency also released rates for major cities, but cautioned that figures may have fluctuated widely because they are based on small statistical samples (previous month in brackets):
LOS ANGELES - A short walk from police headquarters in the heart of downtown Los Angeles, a cluster of bustling shops are openly selling packaging and hardware that can be used to produce counterfeit marijuana vapes that have infected California's cannabis market.
DETROIT - Faced with weakening sales, a deteriorating global economy and an unpredictable trade war, General Motors and striking auto workers appeared to be making progress Tuesday toward a four-year labour contract.
CALGARY - The CEO of Suncor Energy Inc. says his company isn't counting on higher cash flow despite analyst expectations of a "risk premium" on crude oil prices in the wake of last weekend's attacks on Saudi Arabian oil facilities.
MONTREAL - DavidsTea Inc. says it is lending candy retailer Squish up to $2 million even though the beverage company continued to lose money in the second quarter.
CannTrust Holdings Inc.'s licenses to produce and sell cannabis were suspended Tuesday by Health Canada, the latest setback for the pot firm which has been under investigation by regulators for cultivation in unlicensed rooms.
TORONTO - Canada's main stock index set record highs Tuesday while U.S. markets were relatively flat ahead of an interest rate decision by the Federal Reserve.
TORONTO - Canopy Growth Corp. expects to complete its search for a new chief executive officer by the end of the calendar year, its chairman said during its first annual meeting without co-founder Bruce Linton at the helm.
The growing wage gap between immigrants and Canadian-born workers has hit a new high, with new Canadians earning 10 per cent less on average, says a new report.
TORONTO - Canadian manufacturers in the highly integrated auto industry are starting to feel the effects of the General Motors strike in the U.S. as workers picket for a second day.
NEW YORK - WeWork's parent company put its stock market debut on the backburner Tuesday, struggling to drum up investor enthusiasm for a fast-growing enterprise that spread trendy communal office spaces across the globe while piling up massive losses.
CALGARY - One of the oilpatch's most outspoken critics of Canadian federal and provincial energy policy is retiring at the end of this year.
OTTAWA - The federal government ran a $14-billion deficit in 2018-19, according to its latest annual financial report, the third year in a row with a shortfall bigger than $10 billion.