The new boss of Australia's postal service will be paid less than half the 5.6 million Australian dollar (US$4.3 million) salary package that made her predecessor Australia's highest-paid public servant.
As of Monday, 24-can packs of common beer brands like Budweiser and Coors will cost $36 in New Brunswick, down from $43. The mayor of a Nova Scotia border town says that could mean losing local shoppers.
Canada's softwood lumber industry faces average duties of about 27 per cent after the U.S. Department of Commerce slapped it with an additional 6.87 per cent in preliminary average anti-dumping tariffs.
The European Union slapped a record 2.42 billion-euro (US$2.72 billion) fine on internet giant Google on Tuesday for taking advantage of its dominance in online searches to direct customers to its own online shopping business.
Fire-safety experts say governments and builders around the world should take notice of the Grenfell Tower fire because it is just the latest in a string of deadly blazes that demonstrate how building regulations have failed to keep up with changing materials and cuts in inspections and oversight mean problems aren't spotted until it is too late.
A group representing Tim Hortons franchisees who are unhappy with the management of the coffee-and-doughnut chain says it now has a U.S. chapter, a development that could put further pressure on the parent company.