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Personal data of 2.9 million people leaked from Desjardins

3 hours 29 min ago

The information of 2.9 million Caisse Desjardins members, including 173,000 businesses, has been shared with people outside the organization because of a data breach by an employee, the Quebec-based co-operative said Thursday.

QuadrigaCX founder used aliases, moved assets into personal accounts: report

4 hours 29 min ago

The deceased founder of the now defunct QuadrigaCX cryptocurrency used Star Wars-inspired pseudonyms like Aretwo Deetwo and Seethree Peaohh to transfer users' money to competing exchanges, according to a new report.

Oil price spikes higher as Iran shoots down U.S. drone

13 hours 16 min ago

Iran's Revolutionary Guard said it shot down a U.S. drone on Thursday, amid heightened tensions between Tehran and Washington over Iran's collapsing nuclear deal with world powers, although American and Iranian officials are disputing exactly where the downing occurred.

What's in a name? When it comes to trusting self-driving technology, a lot

13 hours 59 min ago

Drivers are far too trusting of self-driving technology, making them too comfortable with distractions behind the wheel, a new report says. And a major reason why seems to be the names that car companies give to their rudimentary autonomous systems.

As the U.S. economy tilts toward concern, Canada's is on the upswing: Don Pittis

13 hours 59 min ago

After repeatedly ignoring President Donald Trump's imprecations Federal Reserve's Jay Powell concedes that interest rate cut may be coming. But Canada seems to be heading in the opposite direction.

Andrew Scheer unveils climate plan promising 'green technology, not taxes'

Wed, 06/19/2019 - 14:00

Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer unveiled a plan for the environment Wednesday that he says will meet Canada's emissions reduction targets while eliminating the current federal carbon tax regime.

Federal Reserve holds key interest rate steady — but its patience is wearing thin

Wed, 06/19/2019 - 11:20

The U.S. central bank may be losing its patience for keeping its benchmark interest rate where it is, and may be getting ready to make a move.

Trump administration rolls back Obama-era restrictions on coal plants

Wed, 06/19/2019 - 10:28

The Trump administration has rolled back a landmark Obama-era effort targeting coal-fired power plants and their climate-damaging pollution. The changes will give states more discretion in regulating those power plants.

Trans Mountain approval frustrating, says B.C. chief with unresolved concerns about pipeline project

Wed, 06/19/2019 - 10:03

While Coldwater Chief Lee Spahan wasn't surprised to hear that the federal government was moving ahead with plans to twin the Trans Mountain pipeline that runs beneath his reserve, he says the approval is still frustrating because Ottawa has yet to deal with outstanding issues in his community related to the existing pipeline.

U.S. lawmakers will hear from pilots who have criticized Boeing over 737 Max crashes

Wed, 06/19/2019 - 06:29

The president of the pilots' union at American Airlines will tell the House aviation subcommittee Wednesday that Boeing made mistakes in its design of the 737 Max and in not telling pilots about new flight-control software on the plane.

Inflation in Canada spikes to 2.4% on higher prices for food

Wed, 06/19/2019 - 06:12

Canadians may be feeling a price pinch as inflation rose to 2.4 per cent in May from the same month one year ago, led by higher prices for food.

Facebook's new digital coin Libra could be poised to dominate money: Don Pittis

Wed, 06/19/2019 - 01:00

If you think Facebook is powerful now, you ain't seen nothing yet. The tech giant's latest move into the heart of commerce — cash — could make it truly titanic. But will central banks cede control?

Trans Mountain approval eases oilpatch angst, for now

Wed, 06/19/2019 - 01:00

The federal government gave a second approval to the twinning of the Trans Mountain pipeline project. Still, many in the oilpatch are anxious to see pipes put in the ground considering the lengthy delays to the project.

Oilpatch pushes for construction to start immediately on green-lit Trans Mountain pipeline

Tue, 06/18/2019 - 15:41

The federal cabinet approved the controversial pipeline expansion on Tuesday, but challenges remain before the project, now owned by the Crown, moves forward.

B.C. premier disappointed by approval of Trans Mountain expansion

Tue, 06/18/2019 - 13:49

John Horgan added that Ottawa has the authority to give the greenlight, and he’ll focus on making sure B.C. can protect its territory from the impact of a spill.

Trudeau cabinet approves Trans Mountain expansion project

Tue, 06/18/2019 - 13:44

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his cabinet have again approved the Trans Mountain expansion project, a crucial next step for the much-delayed pipeline project designed to carry nearly a million barrels of oil from Alberta’s oilpatch to the B.C. coast.

Job vacancies up almost 10% from last year: StatsCan report

Tue, 06/18/2019 - 12:28

Job vacancies rose nearly 10 per cent between the first quarter of 2019 and the first quarter of 2018, a new Statistics Canada report has found.

Boeing announces 1st sale of 737 Max jets since deadly crashes

Tue, 06/18/2019 - 09:11

Boeing is selling its 737 Max planes again. It says International Airlines Group has signed a letter of intent for 200 of the aircraft.

Facebook to launch new cryptocurrency, called Libra

Tue, 06/18/2019 - 06:13

Facebook is unveiling plans to create a new digital currency similar to Bitcoin for global use, one that could drive more e-commerce on its services and boost ads on its platforms.

Canadian corporations dodged up to $11B in taxes in a year, CRA report finds

Tue, 06/18/2019 - 06:07

Canadian companies avoided paying up to $11.4 billion worth of taxes in 2014, the federal tax agency says.

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