DETROIT - On the picket lines at a General Motors transmission plant in Toledo, Ohio, passing cars honked and striking workers celebrated a tentative contract deal by munching on 10 pizzas dropped off by a supporter.
Chicago parents and community groups are scrambling to prepare for a massive teachers' strike set to begin Thursday, prompting the city to preemptively cancel classes in the nation's third-largest school district.
BRUSSELS - The European Union and Britain inched ever closer to a Brexit deal, with the leaders of France and Germany saying they expected an agreement could be sealed at Thursday's EU summit.
WASHINGTON - The U.S. economy expanded at a modest pace in September and into October, despite rising trade tensions and weaker global growth that hampered manufacturing, and adverse weather hitting farmers.
VANCOUVER - A&W Revenue Royalties Income Fund saw sales growth slip in its most recent quarter, following a record performance in the same quarter last year.
TORONTO - SIR Royalty Income Fund units fell to a multi-year low Wednesday after it warned that investor payouts will drop 16.7 per cent to reflect lower food and drink sales at its restaurants, which include the Jack Astors chain.
TORONTO - Canada's main stock index inched higher for a second straight day on gains by clothing retailer Aritzia and a deal to end a GM strike in the U.S. helping Canadian auto parts companies.
Air Canada will keep the Boeing 737 Max off its flying schedule until Feb. 14, citing "regulatory uncertainty" nearly a year after authorities across the globe banned the plane from the skies following two fatal crashes in five months.
CALGARY - The Canadian Gas Association says building renewable electricity capacity to replace just half of Canada's current fossil fuel-generated energy could increase national costs by as much as $1.4 trillion over the next 30 years.
GATINEAU, Que. - Canada's privacy commissioner says Loblaw Companies Ltd. initially collected too much personal information from some customers requesting a gift card tied to an alleged bread price-fixing scandal.
NEW YORK - Bank of America's third quarter profits fell 19% from a year ago as the bank wrote down the value of its long-time joint venture payment processor First Data.
WASHINGTON - Retail sales dropped in September by the largest amount in seven months, possibly signalling that rising trade tensions and turbulent markets are having an impact on consumer spending.
DETROIT - Bargainers for General Motors and the United Auto Workers reached a tentative contract deal on Wednesday that could end a monthlong strike that brought the company's U.S. factories, as well as some Canadian operations, to a standstill.
More than 60 per cent of seafood products tested at Montreal grocery stores and restaurants were mislabelled, according to an update of a study that tracks rates of fish food fraud in Canada.
MONTREAL - Airbnb users in Quebec have reached a settlement with the company over pricing transparency that has changed the way the company displays prices across Canada.
Cannabis company Hexo Corp. is moving to undercut prices in the illicit market with a new 28-gram product that costs consumers as much as one dollar less per gram than at the average illegal dispensary.
OTTAWA - The annual inflation rate was 1.9 per cent in September for a second-straight month, keeping the indicator close to the Bank of Canada's ideal two per cent target.
FREDERICTON - City councillors in Fredericton have taken another step towards addressing traffic jams caused by a busy Tim Hortons drive-thru.
VANCOUVER - Lululemon Athletica Inc. is investigating reports of worker abuse at a manufacturing facility in Bangladesh that has supplied the athleisure retailer.
SAN FRANCISCO - "Desperate Housewives" star Felicity Huffman — aka inmate No. 77806-112 — reported Tuesday to a federal prison in California to serve a two-week sentence in a college admissions scandal that underscored the lengths some wealthy parents will go to get their children into top u…
NEW YORK - ABC's sophomore drama "A Million Little Things," reality show "Shark Tank" and the Fox first-responders drama "9-1-1" have something in common that they can take pride in.
CALGARY - A company linked to American investment guru Warren Buffett says it will break ground on a $200-million, 117.6-megawatt wind farm in southeastern Alberta next year.
TORONTO - The Ontario Cannabis Store said Tuesday it will launch consultations aimed at getting the private sector more involved in marijuana storage and delivery.
VAUGHAN, Ont. - CannTrust Holdings Inc. shares shot higher Tuesday after the pot producer announced it will destroy $77 million worth of cannabis plants and inventory as part of its efforts to comply with Health Canada regulations.
TORONTO - Canada's main stock index eked out a small gain on the first day of trading after the Thanksgiving holiday, while U.S. markets rose on positive earnings reports.
VANCOUVER - Clothing retailer Aritzia Inc. says net income rose by about 19 per cent in its last quarter compared with a year earlier as it expanded its online sales and store count.
Shares of Aphria Inc. jumped by as much as 18 per cent as the cannabis company reported a profit of $16.4 million in its latest quarter — its second consecutive quarter of profitable growth.
OTTAWA - Home sales in Canada's big cities continued a rebound in September with a 15.5 per cent increase in sales compared with a year ago, according to the Canadian Real Estate Association.
Aimia Inc.'s largest investor is expressing tentative support for board nominees put forward by dissident shareholders amidst an ongoing civil war at the loyalty company.
When nutritionist Lonie Murdock started prepared meal service Eat Train Live in 2015, she had few competitors in the Toronto market.
WASHINGTON - The International Monetary Fund is further downgrading its outlook for the world economy, predicting that growth this year will be the weakest since the 2008 financial crisis primarily because of widening global conflicts.
TORONTO - Shares in Alamos Gold Inc. fell in early trading after the company said it has stopped construction on its Kirazli project pending the renewal of its Turkish mining concessions.
QUITO, Ecuador - Thousands of indigenous demonstrators, student volunteers and local residents launched a mass cleanup Monday of a Quito park where anti-austerity protesters fought police for days, leaving piles of burning tires, trees and construction material.
STOCKHOLM - Two researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a third from Harvard University won the 2019 Nobel Prize in economics on Monday for groundbreaking research into what works and what doesn't in the fight to reduce global poverty.
When Dave Passafiume bumped into some men at a conference looking for farmers to enlist bees in a test to distribute pest and disease control on crops, he considered the severe losses he sometimes saw on his strawberry fields and decided to give it a try.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - From a humble start of leaving the world of finance to write a beauty blog, Huda Kattan now has become one of the most recognizable names in makeup around the world.
WASHINGTON - The Trump administration and China declared a temporary truce Friday in their 15-month trade war. Yet the grievances that led them to impose tariffs on hundreds of billions of dollars of each other's goods remain largely unresolved.
MONTREAL - SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. says it has reached a settlement with Chile's state-owned copper mining company about its decision last March to terminate a US$260-million mining and metallurgy contract.
TORONTO - Canada's main stock index dipped as it failed to match the exuberance in the U.S. Friday despite a partial trade deal with China.
MONTREAL - The damage to scandal-plagued SNC-Lavalin Group Inc.'s brand is spilling over to that of rival engineering firm WSP Global Inc., its CEO says.
CALGARY - Tourmaline Oil Corp.'s creation of a hybrid royalty company to hold some of its energy assets spurred a buying rush for the company's stock on Friday, although its share prices remained well below their 52-week highs.
MONTREAL - MTY Food Group Inc. shares dropped to their lowest level in months after the restaurant franchisor reported quarterly revenue and profit that came in below analyst estimates.
OTTAWA - Canada's national unemployment rate was 5.5 per cent in September. Here are the jobless rates last month by province (numbers from the previous month in brackets):