Japan's Toshiba Corp (Tokyo:6502.T - News) on Monday said the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) had completed an investigation of its past accounting practices without fining the company. "We understand that all SEC investigations regarding our accounting have been coRead more »
By Henning Gloystein SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Oil prices fell on Monday as traders factored in an expected 1 million barrels per day (bpd) output increase in the wake of an Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) meeting in Vienna last week. Brent crude futures were at $74.25 per barrel
With the school year ending in B.C., many young people will be turning their attention to summer jobs. "Young workers are, typically, more vulnerable to abuses," said Kelowna employment and human rights lawyer David Brown. Brown said those abuses could include workers being denied the full
When it comes to working longer or saving more, a recent report found that delaying retirement for just three to six months has the same impact as saving 1 percent more of your salary over 30 years.
Baytex Energy Corp. (TSX:BTE)(NYSE:BTE) and Cenovus Energy Inc. (TSX:CVE)(NYSE:CVE) have great upside potential, but a high degree of risk.
The B.C. Employment Standards Tribunal has ordered an Indian restaurant in Surrey, B.C., to pay $32,702 in unpaid wages and interest to a cook brought to Canada as a temporary foreign worker. Advocates for migrant workers and independent businesses say the case points to inadequacies in Canada's
An Indigenous woman in Fredericton is fighting to keep her language alive through modern technology. The Wolastoqey Latuwewakon Language app is designed to teach people in the community how to use words and phrases related to the Walostoqey people and their culture. "Our language is alive,"
John Aitken was married for 30 years. When the marriage ended he and his ex-wife Sheena agreed to split the Canada Pension Plan credits accumulated during their time together 50-50. CPP is reduced for people who take it early.
Now may be the time to take the plunge as licensed marijuana companies ramp up production and rush to fill jobs ahead of pot's legalization in Canada on Oct. 17. The medical marijuana company has about 1,000 employees, but that number will soon balloon by more than half. Accounting firm Deloitte
Instead of an early retirement, Kyle Stimpson opted for a mini-retirement, taking time off work to travel for at least six months. To fund his mini-retirement, he saved 30% to 40% of his income for three years, socking away over $80,000 while living in Sydney, Australia. For Kyle Stimpson and his partner
A new feature in the iPhone operating system shows how much time you spend on your phone. Tucked into the updated iPhone settings menu is a new collection of features called Screen Time. Before I looked at these stats, I didn't think I had a phone problem.
Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi Corp. plans to raise up to $6 billion in one of the biggest global stock market debuts in recent years as it tries to become a worldwide hardware-and-services brand alongside Apple, Google and Amazon. The initial public offering in Hong Kong would value the Beijing-based
OPEC nations and oil-producing countries not in the cartel say they have agreed to share increased oil production a day after OPEC announced it would pump more crude oil — a move that should help contain the recent rise in global energy prices. Russia and other oil-producing allies said after their
Some iPhone enthusiasts like to hack their own devices to apply tweaks and other unauthorized features.Apple says you shouldn't do that. Not only can jailbreaking make your iPhone run worse, and leave it more vulnerable to hackers — it can make it ineligible for service at Apple stores
Facebook says it has launched its messenger app for kids in Canada. Messenger Kids is an app that allows kids to video call and message friends and family using a smartphone or tablet. The app allows them to call or message adults on their Facebook Messenger, so those 13 years or older and with a Facebook
(Reuters) - Netflix Inc Chief Communications Officer Jonathan Friedland is leaving the video streaming company, a company spokesperson said on Friday without giving more details. Friedland tweeted that he had spoken in an "insensitive" manner. Friedland was not immediately available for
Apple is offering free keyboard repairs to MacBook and MacBook Pro customers who have been affected by certain keyboard issues. If you already paid for those repairs, Apple is issuing refunds. Apple's response has previously just been to offer advice for cleaning it, forcing affected customers
The OPEC oil countries have agreed to increase their production by almost 1 million barrels a day. Questions remain, however, over the ability of some OPEC nations to increase production as they struggle with domestic turmoil and sanctions. Oil prices rose after OPEC's announcement, which analysts
Intel is still facing many issues over cybersecurity problems with microchips, revealed by Google Project Zero researchers last January.
By Jessica Resnick-Ault and Andres Guerra Luz NEW YORK (Reuters) - Oil prices soared on Friday after oil producers agreed to modest crude output increases to compensate for losses in production at a time of rising global demand. The actual output increases set a bullish tone, as they came in below
Tom Kloza, Oil Price Information Service head of energy analysis, discusses how gas prices will be impacted by OPEC's decision to hike oil output.
Facebook's Messenger Kids app is launching outside of the US for the first time, in Canada and Peru. The messaging app aimed at children has been criticised by advocacy groups, who argue children aren't ready to use social media. After Facebook announced Messenger Kids, a messaging app aimed