Barclays has downgraded its stock ratings for three of Canada's biggest banks, citing concerns about how they'll be affected by a slowdown in the country's economy as a result of the recent drop in global oil prices.
Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce has become the latest Canadian bank to trim its head count as it looks for ways to improve efficiency at a time when all of the country's top lenders face a slowdown in consumer borrowing.
The Northwest Territories is holding its first auction for energy exploration licences since that responsibility was delegated to Yellowknife from Ottawa. The territory is putting rights to more than 160,000 hectares in the central Mackenzie Valley on the block.
As McDonald's welcomes a new CEO, the world's biggest hamburger chain is facing an onslaught of competition, from burger chains like Five Guys to brands like Chipotle that tout the superior quality of their ingredients.
A federal appeals court says many advertising claims for POM Wonderful juice were deceptive in asserting that it curbs the risk of heart disease, prostate cancer and erectile dysfunction and is clinically proven to work.
The Canadian government says it posted a budgetary deficit of $3.3 billion over the first eight months of the 2014-15 fiscal year -- a considerable change from the $13.4 billion shortfall over the same period in 2013-14.
Statistics Canada says the country's gross domestic product declined 0.2 per cent in November compared with the previous month, primarily because of declines in manufacturing and several of the key resource sectors.
Google has turned into a stock market laggard as the shift to mobile devices has lowered the Internet search leader's digital ad prices and the company's expensive investments in far-out technology has trimmed its profit margins.