In 2005, a softwood-lumber dispute took Canada and the U.S. to the brink of a trade war. Now, another trade fight looms, this time over meat labeling.
Importers of popular electronics such as big-screen TVs and MP3 players are ramping up their fight against federal tariff changes, accusing the government of misleading them by offering tariff breaks that it planned to claw back later.
Canadian stocks fell for the first time in five days amid a global equity selloff as China's manufacturing industry unexpectedly contracted.
Marathon Oil Corp. has called off talks to sell a portion of its stake in a major Alberta oil sands mining operation, adding to a growing list of sales efforts in the sector that have come up dry.
BERLIN - German brewers called on Chancellor Angela Merkel's government to block the tapping of shale gas by means of hydraulic fracturing, citing industry concerns that fracking could taint the purity of the country's beer.