Colorado has granted a charter for the first financial institution to serve the state's cash-only marijuana industry. But action by the National Credit Union Administration and the Federal Reserve is needed.
The climbing costs of bacon, smokes and natural gas helped propel the country's annual inflation rate to the unexpected mark of 2.4 per cent last month, its fastest clip in since early 2012, Statistics Canada said Friday.
Artillery booms. A trench comes into view. Soldiers huddle into their overcoats for warmth. The scene is the unlikely backdrop for a holiday commercial that has many Britons reaching for hankies -- and others demanding it be pulled from the air.
A Vancouver-based mining company says allegations of human rights violations at the Bisha open pit mine in northeastern Africa are unfounded and it will defend itself from a civil suit filed this week in B.C. Supreme Court.
The holidays have long been an important time for retailers, with most counting on holiday shoppers to help bolster the bottom line. But online shopping and the expansion of U.S. retailers north of the border are vastly changing the way Canadians shop.
The Toronto stock market advanced Friday with commodities prices and resource companies moving higher amid signs that central banks are still prepared to step up efforts to keep a fragile global economic recovery going.
Nike is pulling back on plans for a shoe that sneakily honours Allen Iverson after the former NBA superstar questioned whether the company could use his old number and team colours while he's endorsed by rival Reebok.
Canadian investors who have yet to diversify into the U.S. market still have time, according to investment specialists who predict a further decline in the value of the loonie against the American greenback.