The U.S. government has stepped up a feud with Beijing over security by adding China's biggest processor chip maker and a state-owned oil giant to a blacklist that limits access to American technology and investment.
Canada's working mothers saw their jobs gains stall in November after months of growth, and those who are working are seeing greater strains on their working hours to care for their children, Statistics Canada says.
Just days after the discovery of a large party in one of its rental properties, Airbnb says it has a plan to curb New Year's Eve parties this year while Canada works to slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus.
Gift cards remain a tradition at Christmas and are increasingly popular as more Canadians shun stores to avoid catching COVID-19. But buying gift cards can be risky as a number of retail chains wind down their businesses in the face of reduced mall traffic prompted by the pandemic.