WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump and congressional leaders announced Monday a critical debt and budget agreement that's an against-the-odds victory for Washington pragmatists seeking to avoid political and economic tumult over the possibility of a government shutdown or first-ever federal…
TORONTO - Investment firm Catalyst Capital Group Inc. wants to buy nearly 15 million Hudson's Bay Co. shares in an effort to oppose a proposal to privatize the retailer.
REGINA - Unifor says workers at SaskTel have voted in favour of potential strike action as contract negotiations with the crown corporation continue.
TORONTO - GFL Environmental Holdings Inc. has filed for an initial public offering in Canada and also plans to go public in the U.S.
TORONTO - The fate of CannTrust Holdings Inc. is in Health Canada's hands after the cannabis company formally responded to the regulator's finding that it was growing pot illegally at its Ontario greenhouse.
MONTREAL - SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. is slashing its profit forecast for the third time this year as the company's new CEO veers away from construction and oil projects to double down on engineering.
CALGARY - Cleanup crews are on site in northeastern Alberta after an estimated 100,000 litres of salty produced water leaked from a pipeline operated by Baytex Energy Corp.
Ottawa is creating conditions for the telecom giant Huawei to create a monopoly on high-speed internet in Canada's Far North, leaving its residents vulnerable to Beijing's will, says a leading analyst.
Aimia Inc. has filed a lawsuit against its largest shareholder that accuses the dissident investor of violating a contracted truce, the latest move in a battle over control of the company's board of directors.
Equifax will pay up to US$700 million to settle with U.S. federal and state governments over a 2017 data breach that exposed the private information of nearly 150 million people, including thousands in Canada.
TORONTO - The Canadian Press is promoting managing editor Andrea Baillie to editor-in-chief, marking the first time a woman will oversee editorial operations at the national news wire.
OTTAWA - Statistics Canada says wholesale sales broke a five-month streak of increases in May, falling 1.8 per cent to $63.8 billion, driven mainly by decreases in the motor vehicle and motor vehicle parts and accessories subsector.
CALGARY - AltaGas Ltd. says it is selling its portfolio of U.S. distributed electricity assets held by subsidiaries WGL Energy Systems, Inc. and WGSW, Inc., to TerraForm Power, Inc., an affiliate of Brookfield Asset Management, for $940 million.
LOS ANGELES - If there was any doubt that the 2019 box office belonged to the Walt Disney Co., this weekend put an end to it. Not only did its photorealistic remake of "The Lion King" devour opening weekend records for the month of July and PG-rated films, but "Avengers: Endgame" also crept …
When the Bank of Nova Scotia looked to brainstorm new ways to close the gender gap, it turned to what it had been deploying in nearly every other facet of its business: technology.
It wasn’t until the rise of the #MeToo movement that Julia Gartley began talking more about that night, early in her mining career.
The New Hampshire Supreme Court dealt a possibly fatal blow Friday to plans for a hydropower transmission line that has raised concerns among communities and environmentalists that it would harm tourism and property values.
CALGARY - The National Energy Board says its decisions and orders regarding the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion issued prior to last summer when a court overturned its approval will remain valid except where circumstances have changed.
OAKVILLE, Ont. - Ford Motor Co. says it will cut about 200 jobs at its Oakville, Ont. plant starting in September as sales of some models slow.
TORONTO - North American stock markets ended the week lower on mixed second-quarter corporate results and waning expectations of aggressive interest rates cuts later this month.
OTTAWA - The Bank of Canada's rate used by mortgage stress tests to determine whether would-be homeowners can qualify has dropped for the first time in three years.
TORONTO - Barrick Gold Corp. has reached a deal to buy the stake in Acacia Mining that it does not already own, after raising its offer for the African gold miner.
TORONTO - The Ontario Securities Commission says Caldwell Investment Management Ltd. has agreed to pay a $1.8-million administrative penalty for executing most of its clients' trades through an affiliated company rather than making reasonable efforts to find the best alternative.
VANCOUVER - The B.C. Securities Commission has reached a settlement with a Vancouver-based investment management firm that misused client brokerage commissions.
VANCOUVER - Mill cutbacks in British Columbia are still happening, but West Fraser Timber Co Ltd. said Friday that the worst of the pullback is behind it.
MONTREAL - An era is about to end at the Laurentian Bank with customers no longer having access to teller services as of Monday in almost all of its branches.
Mandalena Lewis was enjoying a layover in Hawaii with her WestJet co-workers the night she says a pilot pinned her down and tried to force her to have sex.
OTTAWA - Canadian retail sales fell for the first time in four months as shoppers spent less at grocery and liquor stores in May.
NEW YORK - A judge who denied bail for jailed financier Jeffrey Epstein on sex trafficking charges Thursday said he poses a danger to the public and seems to still have an uncontrollable urge for sexual conduct with or in the presence of underage girls.
DALLAS - Boeing says it will take a $4.9 billion charge to cover possible compensation to airlines whose Max jets remain grounded after two deadly accidents.
MONTREAL - Prime Minister Justin Trudeau called out New Democrats Thursday after their leader encouraged French officials to reject the comprehensive trade agreement between the European Union and Canada.
CALGARY - An Alberta coalition that says oil and gas producers are lowballing how much it will cost to clean up their wellsites is being accused by the head of the Alberta Orphan Well Association of overstating those numbers.
TORONTO - North American stock markets ended a two-day slide with mixed U.S. corporate earnings reinforcing expectations of interest rate cuts.
WASHINGTON - Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Thursday that negotiators have reached an agreement on the core elements of a deal to increase the government's borrowing cap and set a $1.3 trillion overall level for the agency budgets that Congress passes each year.
ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - Oil production is temporarily shut down on the Hibernia oil platform off Newfoundland's east coast after about 12,000 litres spilled out of a storage container into the ocean.
TORONTO - The Ontario Real Estate Association is calling for less stringent mortgage rules in a rebuttal aimed at the head of the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp.
BILLINGS, Mont. - Attorneys general for North Dakota and Montana asked the Trump administration on Wednesday to overrule a Washington state law that imposed new restrictions on oil trains from the Northern Plains to guard against explosive derailments.
BRUSSELS - In yet another European Union move against a U.S. tech company, the bloc's antitrust chief on Thursday fined chipmaker Qualcomm $271 million, accusing it of "predatory pricing" to drive a competitor out of the market.
OTTAWA - As social media feeds fill up with pictures of friends and family on vacation and last-minute deals on flights become harder to score, the fear of missing out is real for procrastinators who have not yet booked their summer holiday.
On Tricia Davis’s first day of work at a coal mine in B.C.’s Elk Valley, she says she spotted a heart and a penis scrawled on some dusty equipment.
PARIS - France's Louvre Museum in Paris has become the first major institution to remove the Sackler family name after protests erupted against the family that is blamed for the deadly opioid crisis in the United States.
MONTREAL - Grupo Aeromexico is reviewing its partnership with Aimia Inc., the latest problem for the loyalty analytics company which is facing a fight with a group of its shareholders.
WASHINGTON - Fewer mock commando raids to test nuclear power plants' defences against terrorist attacks. Fewer, smaller government inspections for plant safety issues. Less notice to the public and to state governors when problems arise.