TORONTO -- The parent company of Tim Hortons and Burger King is making a move to add fried chicken to its repertoire with an offer to buy Popeyes in a friendly deal.
Canada's main stock index rose to a new record high on Tuesday, led by the heavyweight financial and energy groups as oil prices climbed, while lower gold prices weighed on gold miners.
Businesses are getting a boost from B.C.'s $50.2-billion operating budget from tax cuts to eliminate the provincial sales tax on electricity and reduce the small-business corporate income tax.
B.C. Finance Minister Michael de Jong arrives to deliver a balanced budget for a fifth year in a row at Legislative Assembly in Victoria, B.C.
The taps have been turned on. Finance Minister Mike de Jong announced Tuesday nearly $3 billion over the next three years in social spending, with significant investments for children and families, housing affordability and K-12 education.