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Much of the foundational research into artificial intelligence originated in Canada, but we’ll have to work to stay a leader in the field

The post Four ways Canada can own the artificial intelligence century appeared first on Canadian Business - Your Source For Business News.

TORONTO _ Canada’s main stock index rose and U.S. markets pared back early gains as investors reacted to a late-afternoon surge in bond yields, while the loonie dipped below 79…

The post TSX up and Wall St. down after bond yield surge; loonie moves lower appeared first on Canadian Business - Your Source For Business News.

TORONTO _ Uber drivers in Canada trying to work for more than 12 hours straight will soon be forced to take a six-hour break before they can hit the road…

The post New Uber feature to force drivers to take a break after 12 straight hours appeared first on Canadian Business - Your Source For Business News.

Maple Leaf Foods Inc. is embarking on its “most ambitious brand renovation” in the coming year to become the most sustainable protein company in the world, said CEO Michael McCain…

The post Maple Leaf Foods reports $59.1M Q4 profit, raises quarterly dividend appeared first on Canadian Business - Your Source For Business News.

HALIFAX _ The independent review of Nova Scotia’s forestry practices has been extended by two months.
Announced Aug. 30, the review headed by University of King’s College president Bill Lahey…

The post Independent review of Nova Scotia forestry given two month extension appeared first on Canadian Business - Your Source For Business News.

SWIFT CURRENT, Sask. _ Cleanup crews are dealing with a train derailment in southwestern Saskatchewan.
The provincial government says a dozen cars carrying potash jumped the tracks about 10 kilometres…

The post Train carrying potash derails in southwestern Saskatchewan; some diesel spills appeared first on Canadian Business - Your Source For Business News.

TORONTO _ A new survey suggests Canadians still have a strong relationship with their grocer _ with only about a third of respondents saying their view of their favoured retailer…

The post Canadians mostly happy with grocers despite bread price fixing scheme: survey appeared first on Canadian Business - Your Source For Business News.

VANCOUVER _ Walmart Canada Corp. says it is partnering with an online grocery service to bring home delivery to Vancouver by the summer, as the brick-and-mortar retailer ramps up its…

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Toronto-Dominion Bank’s online and mobile banking platforms in the U.S. are experiencing technical difficulties after a recent upgrade, prompting customers to complain on social media.
Several of the Canadian lender’s…

The post TD Bank’s U.S. online, mobile platforms face outages after upgrade appeared first on Canadian Business - Your Source For Business News.

OTTAWA _ Bell, Rogers and Quebecor will be allowed to take their legal battle with the TVAddons website _ which they allege is a content piracy operation that violates their…

The post Companies taking alleged content piracy case heads to Federal Court of Appeal appeared first on Canadian Business - Your Source For Business News.

BERLIN _ Corruption continues to be a global problem and the majority of countries are moving too slowly in their efforts to combat it, a watchdog group said Wednesday.
Transparency…

The post Watchdog group: Countries move too slowly against corruption appeared first on Canadian Business - Your Source For Business News.

OTTAWA _ American imports into Canada could fall by $3.3 billion under the recently rebooted Trans-Pacific Partnership, the federal government has concluded, sparking fears the new pact could hurt the…

The post New TPP could hurt NAFTA talks because of impact on U.S.: auto sector appeared first on Canadian Business - Your Source For Business News.

OTTAWA _ One of the predominant themes of next week’s federal budget will be increasing the work-force participation of women _ and recently released internal documents point to big economic…

The post Key budgetary goal to help women enter work force would lift economy: analysis appeared first on Canadian Business - Your Source For Business News.

MONTREAL _ The fragility of global markets caused by soaring stock prices has opened the door to a correction that Quebec’s Caisse de depot pension fund manager is ready to…

The post Caisse ready to pounce as market fragility makes it open for correction: CEO appeared first on Canadian Business - Your Source For Business News.

MONTREAL _ Calling Quebec’s liquor laws incredibly complicated, Public Security Minister Martin Coiteux said Wednesday new legislation will simplify the lives of alcohol consumers and sellers.
Bill 170 allows parents…

The post Quebec loosens Prohibition era liquor laws; makes it easier to get alcohol permits appeared first on Canadian Business - Your Source For Business News.

KELOWNA, B.C. _ British Columbia’s wine merchants say an Alberta ban on their product is having a crushing impact on the grape business and they plan to go to court…

The post Court challenge coming by B.C. Wine Institute against Alberta wine ban appeared first on Canadian Business - Your Source For Business News.

MONTREAL _ Canada’s two largest railways vowed to improve their service levels over the coming months as they escape the grip of a tough winter that hampered their ability to…

The post CN and CP say service will improve as frigid winter weather subsides appeared first on Canadian Business - Your Source For Business News.

CALGARY _ Three weeks after announcing it would move two idle Canadian drilling rigs and three from Saudi Arabia to greener pastures in the United States, Trinidad Drilling Ltd. has…

The post Trinidad Drilling launches strategic review as Canadian oilfield slump drags on appeared first on Canadian Business - Your Source For Business News.

A Hamilton councillor’s bid to cap the number of payday loan outlets in the city cleared another hurdle Tuesday when it was unanimously approved by the city’s planning committee.
Coun.…

The post Proposed cap limiting the number of payday loan outlets in Hamilton clears vote appeared first on Canadian Business - Your Source For Business News.

EDMONTON _ Alberta’s economic development minister is shrugging off a legal challenge filed by British Columbia over Alberta’s ban on B.C. wine.
Deron Bilous says the potential fine Alberta faces…

The post Alberta shrugs off B.C. legal challenge on wine ban, says much more at stake appeared first on Canadian Business - Your Source For Business News.

MUMBAI, India _ Some of India’s biggest companies say they will invest more than $250 million in Canada, in everything from pulp mills to pharmaceuticals and the IT sector.
Canadian…

The post Trudeau announces two way investment deal with India worth $1 billion appeared first on Canadian Business - Your Source For Business News.

OTTAWA _ The federal government appears poised to earmark funds in next week’s budget aimed at meeting United Nations’ targets on protecting more of Canada’s lands, inland waters and oceans.…

The post Federal budget looks ready to help protect more lands, inland waters, oceans appeared first on Canadian Business - Your Source For Business News.

TORONTO _ The forecast for Canada’s biggest banks is bright thanks to U.S. tax reform and higher interest rates, but as they report first-quarter results this week, domestic mortgage demand…

The post Canadian bank earnings forecast bright but housing, NAFTA cloud outlook appeared first on Canadian Business - Your Source For Business News.

OTTAWA _ The Competition Bureau said Tuesday it has reached an agreement with Leon’s Furniture Ltd. and the Brick Ltd. regarding allegations of deceptive marketing practices dating back nearly five…

The post The Competition Bureau reaches settlement with Leon’s and the Brick appeared first on Canadian Business - Your Source For Business News.

CALGARY _ Delayed oil pipeline construction is causing a steep discount for Canadian crude prices that is costing the economy roughly $15.6 billion a year, according to Scotiabank.
“Pipeline approval…

The post Pipeline delays impose ‘demonstrable’ cost to Canada’s economy: Scotibank appeared first on Canadian Business - Your Source For Business News.

Nova Scotia is now exporting power to Newfoundland.
Electricity is being carried via the new Maritime Link, two 170-kilometre subsea cables laid across the Cabot Strait last year.
The link…

The post Nova Scotia sells power to N.L. for first time through new Maritime Link appeared first on Canadian Business - Your Source For Business News.

TORONTO _ Ontario’s governing Liberals have introduced a bill to retaliate against any state that adopts Buy American provisions as the provincial legislature resumes sitting for the final session before…

The post Ontario Liberals bring in bill retaliating against Buy American provisions appeared first on Canadian Business - Your Source For Business News.

MONTREAL _ Electric car advocates are hoping to get a signal in next week’s federal budget that the government is prepared to support sales across the country even as Ontario…

The post Electric vehicle advocates looking for signal of support in federal budget appeared first on Canadian Business - Your Source For Business News.

A decade of slumping energy shares is hurting the TSX. Canadian investors need to seek out more tech exposure

The post Canada’s stock market is the worst-performing in the world right now appeared first on Canadian Business - Your Source For Business News.

Canada’s climate plan depends on Alberta’s buy-in. Blocking the Trans Mountain pipeline could put the entire project at risk

The post The B.C.-Alberta pipeline fight could undo our national climate plan appeared first on Canadian Business - Your Source For Business News.

TORONTO – Rising oil prices helped Canada’s main stock index move higher, capping off a week of strong gains for North American markets .
The Toronto Stock Exchange’s S&P/TSX composite…

The post Toronto stock index up, Wall Street mixed, as loonie moves lower appeared first on Canadian Business - Your Source For Business News.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau takes part in a virtual reality tour along with 3D printing technology at the new Google Canada Development headquarters in Kitchener, Ont., on Thursday, January 14,…

The post Canada is lagging on innovation—and the Liberals aren’t helping appeared first on Canadian Business - Your Source For Business News.

This article originally appeared at Better Dwelling.
Canadian real estate sales just fell off a cliff. Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) numbers show a decline of buyers in January. The…

The post Canadian real estate sales just fell the most since 2008. Here’s why. appeared first on Canadian Business - Your Source For Business News.

OTTAWA – Canada’s manufacturing sales in December were $55.5 billion, which was down 0.3 per cent from a revised record high for November, Statistics Canada reported Friday.
“The surge in…

The post December’s manufacturing sales slip from November’s record high: StatCan appeared first on Canadian Business - Your Source For Business News.

MONTREAL – Air Canada is looking to cut operating costs and defend against competition from upstart low-cost competitors by adding more planes to its Rouge fleet and flying them on…

The post Air Canada adding more planes to Rouge for use on domestic routes appeared first on Canadian Business - Your Source For Business News.

In this picture taken on Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018, exiled former Russian oligarch Mikhail Khodorkovsky speaks during an interview with the Associated Press in London. Russian oligarch-turned-dissident Mikhail Khodorkovsky says…

The post Khodorkovsky plots out a long game: a post-Putin Russia appeared first on Canadian Business - Your Source For Business News.

WASHINGTON – The Commerce Department is urging President Donald Trump to impose tariffs or quotas on imported aluminum and steel, which it calls a natural security threat.
The recommendations unveiled…

The post Commerce Dept. backs tariffs on imported aluminum and steel appeared first on Canadian Business - Your Source For Business News.

THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang
OTTAWA – The federal Liberal government says its new regulations to phase out power plants fired by coal and natural gas will cost more than $2.2…

The post Liberals lay down new rules to end use of coal, natural-gas power plants appeared first on Canadian Business - Your Source For Business News.

Minister of Finance Bill Morneau speaks to media after meeting with private sector economists, in Toronto on Friday, February 16, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Christopher Katsarov
TORONTO – The Liberal government…

The post Canada won’t act in ‘impulsive way’ in response to U.S. tax cuts: Morneau appeared first on Canadian Business - Your Source For Business News.

The Tufts Cove Generating Station is seen in along the shores of Halifax harbour on Friday, Jan.19, 2018. Nova Scotia will require industrial facilities generating 50,000 tonnes or more of…

The post Nova Scotia sets emissions reporting requirements for cap and trade regime appeared first on Canadian Business - Your Source For Business News.

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