Bitcoin bloodbath nears dot-com crash levels as hundreds of other cryptocurrencies go to zero

Bitcoin bloodbath nears dot-com crash levels as hundreds of other cryptocurrencies go to zero

Bitcoin’s meteoric rise last year had many observers calling it one of the biggest speculative manias in history. The cryptocurrency’s 2018 crash may help cement its place in the bubble record books.... Read more »
10 facts about Canadian business that might surprise you — just in time for Canada Day

10 facts about Canadian business that might surprise you — just in time for Canada Day

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‘We will not back down’: Ottawa strikes back at U.S. with tariff targets

‘We will not back down’: Ottawa strikes back at U.S. with tariff targets

OTTAWA — The federal Liberal government is taking its cross-border trade dispute with the United States up a notch, unveiling an extensive final list of $16.6-billion worth of American imports that will... Read more »
Late-life career change to pursue art doesn’t seem wise if this couple wants a stable retirement

Late-life career change to pursue art doesn’t seem wise if this couple wants a stable retirement

Situation: Late-life career change dreams complicate retirement picture Solution: Assess whether income will cover costs under new work scenario A couple we’ll call Jeff, 55, and Tess, 48, live in B.C. with... Read more »
What you need to know about the tax consequences of earning and spending loyalty points

What you need to know about the tax consequences of earning and spending loyalty points

Canadians love collecting loyalty points. Indeed, a recent CIBC Poll found that more than half of credit card holders earn points towards travel, merchandise and other rewards, and are sitting on an... Read more »
Canadian economy shows surprising strength in a challenging month

Canadian economy shows surprising strength in a challenging month

OTTAWA — Canada’s economy shrugged off the effects of bad weather to post unexpected growth in April, pushing up the Canadian dollar and boosting the prospects for an interest rate hike next... Read more »
Minimum wage hikes mean San Francisco restaurants can’t afford waiters, so they’ve put diners to work

Minimum wage hikes mean San Francisco restaurants can’t afford waiters, so they’ve put diners to work

SAN FRANCISCO — Souvla, a Greek restaurant with a devoted following, serves spit-fired meat two ways: in a photogenic sandwich, or on a photogenic salad, either available with a glass of Greek... Read more »
Vehicle maker BRP launching ‘marine group’ after acquiring U.S. fishing boat manufacturer

Vehicle maker BRP launching ‘marine group’ after acquiring U.S. fishing boat manufacturer

Recreational vehicle maker BRP Inc. is acquiring a U.S. aluminum fishing boat manufacturer, a move the company’s chief executive said is the first step in a broader strategy of becoming a major... Read more »
Federal government to offer $800M in aid to companies hit by U.S. steel, aluminum tariffs: source

Federal government to offer $800M in aid to companies hit by U.S. steel, aluminum tariffs: source

OTTAWA — The Canadian government will hit back against U.S. tariffs on its steel and aluminum by offering affected companies and workers up to $800 million in aid, a source familiar with... Read more »
‘It feels like a gun to our head’: Minnesota regulators poised to approve Enbridge Line 3 pipeline replacement

‘It feels like a gun to our head’: Minnesota regulators poised to approve Enbridge Line 3 pipeline replacement

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Minnesota regulators appeared ready Thursday to approve Enbridge Inc.’s proposal to replace its aging Line 3 oil pipeline across the northern part of the state, even though a... Read more »