Cisco Systems Inc. (CSCO), the biggest maker of computer-networking equipment, will hire 1,700 employees in Ontario over the next six years, bolstering the Canadian province's technology sector as traditional manufacturers close plants and fire workers.
OTTAWA - The feds are setting up expert panels to review the safety of shipping oil products by rail in the wake of the derailment disaster in Lac Megantic, Que.
The federal regulator is looking at wholesale rates Canadian companies charge for roaming in its ongoing investigation into why Canadian roaming rates are so high.
OTTAWA - New federal standards for energy efficiency begin Jan. 1, 2014, generally forbidding purchases of old-style incandescent light bulbs while encouraging their widespread replacement by mercury-containing compact fluorescent lamps or CFLs.
The first major blast of snow is headed towards the Maritimes and could dump 20 to 30 centimetres of snow in some areas on Sunday.