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Morneau's small business tax changes promise simpler rules for income sprinkling

5 hours 9 min ago

The federal government has unveiled its new proposal to curb "income sprinkling" by some small business owners to family members, with substantive changes to a much-criticized initial proposal unveiled in the summer.

Fed raises interest rates, keeps policy outlook unchanged for 2018

5 hours 44 min ago

Janet Yellen will hold her final news conference as Federal Reserve chair at 2:30 p.m. ET, after the Fed announced an expected hike in interest rates. You can watch Yellen here live.

What legal weed stores will look like: 'Very chic, very modern, very clean-cut'

6 hours 5 min ago

With less than seven months to go before recreational marijuana becomes legal, provinces and territories are scrambling to come up with plans to sell cannabis, but few details have emerged about what the retail experience of buying legal weed will be like.

Hectic lives making meal kits delivered to your door a booming trend in Canada

6 hours 56 min ago

Home-delivered meal kits have are a food phenomenon that has quickly grown into a $120-million industry in Canada.

U.S. inflation rate ticks up to 2.2% as Federal Reserve expected to announce rate hike

8 hours 14 min ago

Gasoline prices in the U.S. rose by 7.3 per cent last month, enough to push the country's overall inflation rate up to 0.4 per cent.

Canadians expected to pay more to dine out in 2018

11 hours 19 min ago

Food prices are expected to hold steady for the next year — unless you like eating in restaurants.

Ontario's new ticket sales law could backfire for fans, critics warn

12 hours 19 min ago

Ontario is on the verge of overhauling the way tickets for live events are bought and sold and some major stakeholders in the industry are warning the measures could drive online sales to the black market and offer less fraud protection for fans. But the government said it acted to put fans first.

How an expected U.S. interest rate increase will affect Canadians: Don Pittis

12 hours 19 min ago

A U.S. rate rise today seems like a foregone conclusion, with more to come. Canadian borrowers should ask, "How many more?"

Canadian cellular prices declining, mainly for talk and text, report finds

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 13:43

Prices for cellphone service in Canada came down in the last year, but not for heavy users in the vast majority of Canadian cities.

TransCanada clashes with pipeline opponents at Nebraska hearing

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 13:34

Opponents of TransCanada Corp.'s proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline argued on Tuesday that regulators in Nebraska had no authority to approve the line's "alternative" path through the state, and that the project should be considered dead.

PepsiCo makes biggest public pre-order of Tesla Semis: 100 trucks

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 10:08

PepsiCo Inc. has reserved 100 of Tesla Inc.'s new electric Semi trucks, the largest known order of the big rig, as the company seeks to reduce costs and emissions.

MTY Food Group signs deal to buy Imvescor Restaurant Group for $248 million

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 08:29

Deal will bring together such banners as MTY's Thai Express, Vanellis and Manchu Wok with Imvescor's Baton Rouge, Pizza Delight and Scores restaurants.

Ride-hailing service Lyft expands outside U.S. for 1st time to take on Uber in Canada

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 02:00

Uber rival Lyft launches today in Toronto. The two companies will begin a battle not just for customers, but also for drivers, as many plan to double dip.

Cost of child care up by 20% in some cities since 2014, report finds

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 02:00

The cost of child care is rising quickly in Canada, in some cities increasing by as much as 20 per cent from three years ago and more than 10 per cent in most of Canada.

Uber says 815,000 Canadians affected by data breach as investigation launched

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 22:46

Uber Canada said late Monday that 815,000 Canadian riders and drivers may have been affected as part of its worldwide data breach announced in November.

Judge hears stay request for ex-Amaya CEO, others

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 17:33

Even before the first witnesses could be heard at a rare insider trading case that involves former Amaya CEO David Baazov and others, lawyers representing the accused attempted Monday to have the charges stayed.

That Uber breach? Privacy commissioner is now investigating

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 11:27

Personal information for more than 57 million of Uber's riders and drivers was stolen in 2016, and Uber still won't say how many Canadians were affected.

Apple buys music identifying app Shazam

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 10:30

Apple is buying Shazam, a popular app that identifies music for users by listening to a short snippet of it.

'Tis the season for doorstep stealing? Shoppers vent about delivery security

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 09:54

For some shoppers, having a package left at their home is preferable to trekking to a faraway depot that's always busy, but Facebook neighbourhood groups and news broadcasts are often reporting on thieves caught on home security cameras stealing packages left outside.

Bitcoin futures contract flirts with $19K US, even as current price hovers near $16K

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 08:45

After jumping out of the gate, the first bitcoin futures contracts to trade on a mainstream exchange stabilized on Monday at around $18,000 US.


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