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In wake of troubling breach, Desjardins pushes digital ID procedures as safer way to store data

6 hours 34 min ago

Guy Cormier, president and CEO of the credit union, said the current identification procedures used by financial institutions are cumbersome, outdated and ill-equipped to meet the security challenges of the 21st century.

200 jobs lost as Federated Co-operatives to shut Calgary distribution centre

9 hours 54 min ago

More than 200 jobs will be lost because of Calgary Co-op’s decision earlier this year to switch food distributors, says the organization that lost the contract.

Loblaw launches new online marketplace in bid to compete with Amazon

10 hours 14 min ago

Loblaw Companies Ltd. launched a "curated marketplace" online Thursday that will include brands and products the company hasn't stocked before in a move aimed at setting the retailer up to compete with Amazon for Canadian market share.

Climate change poses risk to financial system, Bank of Canada governor says

11 hours 8 min ago

Bank of Canada governor Stephen Poloz says the institution is developing new models to try and understand the significant consequences climate change could have on financial stability.

Starbucks investigating after Sask. employee who complained about sexual harassment was fired

12 hours 15 min ago

Sarah Franklin said she went to her local — and then district — leadership about the employee allegedly responsible for the harassment, questioning why nothing could be done. She said she was fired and escorted out of the shop the same day.

United Auto Workers president steps down amid bribery lawsuit, federal probe

12 hours 52 min ago

United Auto Workers President Gary Jones abruptly resigned Wednesday, capping a tumultuous day that saw union leaders move to oust him, and General Motors accusing rival Fiat Chrysler in a lawsuit of bribing union officials to get more favourable contract terms from the UAW.

CN strike causing 'emergency' shortages in Quebec's propane supply, Legault says

12 hours 52 min ago

Quebec's supply of propane will run out within four days, threatening the heating systems of hospitals and elderly residences across the province, if a strike at Canadian National Railway isn't resolved soon, Premier François Legault said.

Discount broker Charles Schwab in talks to buy TD Ameritrade

14 hours 32 min ago

Charles Schwab Corp, the largest discount broker in the U.S. financial world, is in talks to buy rival TD Ameritrade, CNBC reported, as profits in the industry come under pressure from a shift to zero commission.

Fiat Chrysler recalls 700K SUVs worldwide for potential engine stalling problem

15 hours 37 min ago

Fiat Chrysler is recalling almost 700,000 SUVs worldwide to fix a problem that can cause the engines to stall.

Amnesty International calls Facebook, Google rights abusers

17 hours 5 min ago

Amnesty International issued a scathing indictment of the world's dominant internet corporations, arguing in a new report that Google and Facebook should be forced to abandon what it calls their surveillance-based business model because it is "predicated on human rights abuse."

Scotiabank refuses to honour forgotten GICs until CBC steps in

18 hours 11 min ago

Scotiabank refused to cash two GICs worth $1,500 each bought by Brian Pike in 1991. Bank officials said the institution had no record of the investments even though Pike has the original certificates, which matured in 1992. With interest, Pike is owed $3,240.

Beauty industry insiders call for regulation in B.C. after woman burned by laser hair removal

18 hours 41 min ago

A lack of mandatory training in the beauty industry is putting clients at risk of permanent injury, a problem some industry professionals say will continue until the provincial government imposes more regulation.

Why Atlantic Canada's lucrative seafood industry is concerned about Elizabeth Warren

20 hours 41 min ago

Canada is defending measures it has taken to protect critically endangered North Atlantic right whales, as political pressure — and blame — mounts from the United States in the wake of a rash whale deaths in Canadian waters in 2019.

'This is effectively adding another major pipeline': How more oil will be exported from Alberta

21 hours 41 min ago

Export pipelines out of Western Canada are running at full capacity and now, operators are finding ways to squeeze more oil through those pipes.

GM sues Fiat Chrysler over union bribes

Wed, 11/20/2019 - 10:04

General Motors is suing Fiat Chrysler, alleging that its crosstown rival got an unfair business advantage by bribing officials of the United Auto Workers union.

Metro Inc. ends fiscal year with Q4 profit rising 15.4%

Wed, 11/20/2019 - 09:30

Metro Inc. ended its fiscal year with net earnings rising 15.4 per cent to $167.4 million in the fourth quarter on higher revenues.

Lawyers launch $500M class action lawsuit against Roundup makers

Wed, 11/20/2019 - 08:33

Toronto-based law firm Diamond & Diamond is spearheading a $500 million class action lawsuit against various Roundup makers, including pharmaceutical company Bayer, the owner of Roundup maker Monsanto.  

Canadian Competition Bureau clears Pembina's Kinder Morgan buy

Wed, 11/20/2019 - 06:25

Energy company Pembina Pipeline Corp. said it has received approval from the Canadian Competition Bureau on Wednesday, to buy Kinder Morgan Canada Ltd

Disney Plus user accounts already found on hacking sites

Wed, 11/20/2019 - 05:57

Disney says its new Disney Plus streaming service doesn't have a security breach, but some users have been shut out after hackers tried to break into their accounts.

StatsCan reports annual pace of inflation held steady at 1.9% in October

Wed, 11/20/2019 - 05:50

Statistics Canada says the annual pace of inflation held steady in October as the consumer price index rose 1.9 per cent compared with a year ago, matching its moves in August and September.


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