BlackBerry is bulking up its security assets with the acquisition of anti-eavesdropping firm Secusmart, which developed technology to protect the smartphones of German government officials, including Chancellor Angela Merkel.
A Chinese corruption probe into state-run China National Petroleum Corp. has reached into Canada and is threatening its purchase here of the Dover oilsands.
The Canadian dollar took it on the chin again today, losing about half a cent at one point on the strength of its U.S. counterpart.
CALGARY _ Talisman Energy Inc. (TSX: T.TLM, Stock Forum), which has been approached by Spain's Repsol about possible deals, says it lost US$237 million during the second quarter.
TORONTO -- George Weston Ltd. (TSX:WN) has reported a second-quarter loss of $208 million as it digested the acquisition of Shoppers Drug Mart by its Loblaws Companies Ltd.