The man named by a magazine as the inventor of Bitcoin earlier this week has denied any involvement. Dorian Prentice Satoshi Nakamoto said he had not even heard of the virtual currency until a few weeks ago.
TORONTO--Canadian stocks ended mixed Thursday, weighed down by disappointing earnings from Canadian engineering giant SNC-Lavalin and weakness in the technology sector.
The company behind a proposed pipeline expansion that would carry oil sands bitumen to British Columbia's Lower Mainland asked the Alberta government to help finance the project - a request that was rebuffed this week.
Staples Inc., the largest U.S. office supply retail chain, has announced plans to close 225 stores amid growing competition from online retailers.
OTTAWA -- The Conference Board says Canada's protectionist supply management system is costing consumers of dairy products billions of dollars, while also acting as a drag on the industry it coddles.