OTTAWA -- Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. says the pace of housing starts picked up last month, ending a string of modest declines that began in November, but it appears the longer-term trend remains flat.
New York - US pizza chain Sbarro Monday filed for bankruptcy protection for the second time in three years as a slowdown in mall traffic weighs on sales at its fast food restaurants.
Mining stocks pushed the resource-heavy Toronto stock market slightly lower Monday while commodities fell amid weak Chinese trade data.
The H.J. Heinz Co. 106-year-old plant in Leamington, Ontario, is cutting two thirds of its workers. The company is consolidating production.
MISSISSAUGA, Ont. -- The Second Cup's chain of specialty coffee shops produced less revenue in the fourth quarter but the company was profitable.