WASHINGTON, Wash. - The U.S. Department of Transportation has granted tentative approval of an alliance agreement between WestJet Airlines and Delta Air Lines.
BEIJING - Chinese leaders hope Washington will tone down conflicts over trade, technology and security if Joe Biden wins the Nov. 3 presidential election. But any shift is likely to be in style, not substance, as frustration with Beijing increases across the American political spectrum.
TORONTO - Canadians who flocked to Le Chateau Inc. stores for the last 60 years will need to find a new place to pick up formal wear for dances, galas, clubbing and prom.
HALIFAX - Shares of Chorus Aviation Inc. surged 34 per cent after it confirmed receiving an acquisition proposal from an unnamed third party.
CALGARY - Alberta's oil curtailment quotas are set to end in December, nearly two years after the previous NDP government introduced them as a temporary measure to support oil prices.
TORONTO - Rental listings more than doubled in the third quarter, as investors pulled their condos from platforms such as Airbnb and put them onto the traditional rental market instead, according to the Toronto Regional Real Estate Board.
TORONTO - North American stock markets ended a second flat week of trading Friday as investors held back ahead of the upcoming U.S. presidential election.
The work-from-home trend that drove lumber prices to record levels and helped producer Canfor Corp. realize record high revenues in the third quarter is expected to continue to provide benefits going forward, CEO Don Kayne says.
TORONTO - A list of some of the companies that have taken steps under the Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act or Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act since the beginning of the pandemic:
FRANKFURT - Daimler, the maker of Mercedes-Benz luxury cars and Freightliner trucks, saw third-quarter profit rebound as the company clamped down on costs and auto sales recovered after the coronavirus lockdowns of earlier in the year. The company raised its outlook for expected earnings.
TORONTO - When actor Seth Rogen was growing up and smoking cannabis in Vancouver, he recalls there was a constant cloud of shame around the substance that still lingers.
VANCOUVER - Canfor Corp. says its net profit surged in the third quarter on record lumber earnings that were driven by an unprecedented increase in prices.
WASHINGTON - U.S. officials said Thursday that Russian hackers have targeted the networks of dozens of state and local governments in the United States in recent days, stealing data from at least two servers. The warning, less than two weeks before the election, amplified fears of the potent…
TORONTO - A Canadian class action against opioid makers will start the process of getting certified in a hearing next month, a key test on how courts here will handle a case that is making waves in the U.S.
TORONTO - Canada's main stock index inched higher on gains by the key energy sector and the result of strong telecommunications quarterly results.
CALGARY - Shares in Precision Drilling Corp. closed 8.6 per cent higher on Thursday after it reported a steeper loss and lower revenue in the third quarter but handily beat adjusted earnings expectations.
TORONTO - Rogers Communications kicked off its industry's fall earnings season Thursday by reporting a healthy recovery from the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic, although the results remained lower than last year as its advertisers and consumers continued to grapple with the virus' eco…
TORONTO - Corus Entertainment continued to suffer from the economic effects of COVID-19 during June, July and August but the pandemic had an uneven impact on different parts of its business during the quarter, its chief executive said Thursday.
TORONTO - A contribution of $100 million from Ottawa will assist with the commercialization of new products from Canada's oil and gas industry, as well as help reduce its environmental impact, according to the head of a consortium that will administer the money.
WestJet says it will begin providing refunds to passengers who had their WestJet and Swoop flights cancelled by the airlines as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
HALIFAX - Cheryl Maloney, a Mi'kmaq treaty advocate and member of Sipekne'katik First Nation, stood on a wharf in the rural fishing village in Saulnierville, N.S.
NEW YORK - The pandemic continued to hit AT&T through the third quarter as closed theatres, wary U.S. moviegoers and the Hollywood shutdown hurt its WarnerMedia movie and TV business.
TORONTO - Sun Life Financial Inc. has signed a deal to acquire a majority stake in Crescent Capital Group LP in an agreement worth up to $450 million.
TORONTO - Tim Hortons has signed a deal with TerraCycle's Loop program to test an option that would allow customers to pay a deposit and receive their order in reusable, returnable cups and food packaging.
MONTREAL - Embattled clothing retailer Le Chateau Inc. pulled the plug on its meeting of shareholders on the eve of the annual gathering.
TORONTO - North American stock markets were flat as U.S. stimulus negotiations continue after a smaller bill failed to win senate approval.
MONTREAL - Cogeco Communications said Wednesday it plans to buy DERYTelecom for $405 million, adding about 100,000 internet and cable customers in its home province of Quebec.
The Justice Department’s antitrust lawsuit against Google has a judge: Obama appointee Amit Mehta, who was assigned the case Wednesday morning in U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia.
CALGARY - The Canada Energy Regulator says most, but not all, western Canadian oil production has been restored after being cut because of low prices amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
OTTAWA - Canada's headline inflation measure went up in September by 0.5 per cent compared with a year ago, a better-than-expected increase, but one that experts say won't sway the Bank of Canada's stimulus measures.
OTTAWA - Canada Post is urging Canadians to shop early this holiday season to avoid the late arrival of gifts caused by a pandemic-induced shift to online shopping.
LONDON - The COVID-19 pandemic is battering Britain’s public finances, pushing government borrowing to a record last month as tax revenue fell and authorities spent billions of pounds to prop up the economy.
NEW YORK - J.C. Penney believes it will emerge from bankruptcy protection before Christmas under a new ownership agreement that would save tens of thousands of jobs.
Tim Hortons is ending the practice of double cupping hot drinks, a move the fast food restaurant says will eliminate hundreds of millions of cups from landfills each year.
OTTAWA - Canada's national annual inflation rate was 0.5 per cent in September, Statistics Canada says. Here's what happened in the provinces (previous month in brackets):
OTTAWA - Canada's national annual inflation rate was 0.5 per cent in September, Statistics Canada says. The agency also released rates for major cities, but cautioned that figures may have fluctuated widely because they are based on small statistical samples (previous month in brackets):
TORONTO - RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust says Jonathan Gitlin, currently the trust's president and chief operating officer, will succeed Edward Sonshine as chief executive next year.
MONTREAL - Canadian National Railway Co. isn't quite ready to reinstate its 2021 guidance after experiencing a third quarter that saw its mix of business change with the economic recovery.
WASHINGTON - The Justice Department on Tuesday sued Google for abusing its dominance in online search and advertising — the government’s most significant attempt to protect competition since its groundbreaking case against Microsoft more than 20 years ago.
NEW YORK - The Los Angeles Dodgers played for their season Sunday night on Fox, the seventh game of the National League Championship Series. Win and go to the World Series, lose and go home.
TORONTO - A rally of North American stock markets dissipated near closing on fading hopes of a stimulus deal in time for next month's U.S. election.
CALGARY - The Alberta government says it welcomes the news that Ottawa has approved an expansion of the Nova Gas Transmission Ltd. gathering system in Alberta — while condemning federal delays that it says cost this summer's construction season.
TORONTO - A U.S. environmental group is making a direct appeal to Canadians for help in persuading the Canada Pension Plan to end its investment in a Colorado-based oil and gas company due to safety and pollution concerns.