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.
Canadian stocks fell for the first time in five days amid a global equity selloff as China's manufacturing industry unexpectedly contracted.
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.
Tough times in the securities business? For shareholders of Toronto-Dominion Bank, not so much, as the bank's results signal that firms that have the ability to do more than finance miners and handle mergers can still bring in a lot of cash.
TORONTO - Canada's privacy commissioner Jennifer Stoddart says she's tried naming and shaming some of the world's largest companies into respecting the privacy of Canadians.