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CRTC launches public hearing to evaluate so-called skinny cable TV

CRTC launches public hearing to evaluate so-called skinny cable TV

GATINEAU, Que. - Canada's broadcast regulator is launching a public hearing to evaluate the implementation of so-called skinny TV services.

Justin Trudeau makes investment pitch to Japanese automakers

Justin Trudeau makes investment pitch to Japanese automakers

TOKYO - Prime Minister Justin Trudeau personally invited Japanese auto executives Tuesday in Tokyo t…

Trudeau to take day off during Japan trip to celebrate wedding anniversary

Trudeau to take day off during Japan trip to celebrate wedding anniversary

TOKYO - Justin Trudeau's trip to Japan for bilateral talks and the Group of Seven summit will be abo…

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  • Quebec taxi lobby calls out Uber as hearings into taxi industry bill begin

    QUEBEC - The head of a taxi lobby in Quebec says ride-hailing company Uber has the attitude of a hardened criminal.

    QUEBEC - The head of a taxi lobby in Quebec says ride-hailing company Uber has the attitude of a hardened criminal.

  • Athabasca Oil restarts Hangingstone project as wildfire risk recedes

    CALGARY - Athabasca Oil (TSX:ATH) has resumed operations at its northern Alberta oilsands project as colder weather and a forecast of rain allows the industry to start sending staff back to work following …

    CALGARY - Athabasca Oil (TSX:ATH) has resumed operations at its northern Alberta oilsands project as colder weather and a forecast of rain allows the industry to start sending staff back to work following ...

  • A sign board displaying Toronto Stock Exchange stock information is seen in Toronto
    Toronto Stock Exchange nears 8-month high, loonie rises slightly

    TORONTO - The Toronto Stock Exchange started a shortened trading week off to a positive start this morning, nearing an eight-month high.

    A sign board displaying Toronto Stock Exchange stock information is seen in Toronto

    TORONTO - The Toronto Stock Exchange started a shortened trading week off to a positive start this morning, nearing an eight-month high.

  • CRTC launches public hearing to evaluate so-called skinny cable TV
    CRTC launches public hearing to evaluate so-called skinny cable TV

    GATINEAU, Que. - Canada's broadcast regulator is launching a public hearing to evaluate the implementation of so-called skinny TV services.

    CRTC launches public hearing to evaluate so-called skinny cable TV

    GATINEAU, Que. - Canada's broadcast regulator is launching a public hearing to evaluate the implementation of so-called skinny TV services.

  • File photo of a Bombardier C Series aircraft at the Singapore Airshow at Changi Exhibition Center
    Bombardier lowers 10-year forecast for business aircraft delivery

    MONTREAL - Bombardier now expects the aviation industry's business aircraft sector will deliver 8,300 jets over the next 10 years, an eight per cent decline from the previous forecast.

    File photo of a Bombardier C Series aircraft at the Singapore Airshow at Changi Exhibition Center

    MONTREAL - Bombardier now expects the aviation industry's business aircraft sector will deliver 8,300 jets over the next 10 years, an eight per cent decline from the previous forecast.

  • Veresen to sell hydroelectric plant in New York state for US$61 million

    CALGARY - Veresen Inc. says it has lined up a buyer for its Glen Park hydroelectric plant in northern New York state.

    CALGARY - Veresen Inc. says it has lined up a buyer for its Glen Park hydroelectric plant in northern New York state.

  • Over a third of homeowners caught short at least once in past year, according to Manulife survey

    According to Manulife Bank of Canada's spring debt survey, four per cent of respondents said they found themselves in that situation almost every month, while 10 per cent said it happened to them a few …

    According to Manulife Bank of Canada's spring debt survey, four per cent of respondents said they found themselves in that situation almost every month, while 10 per cent said it happened to them a few times in the past 12 months. The remaining 63 per cent of the survey respondents said they had never been caught without …

  • Justin Trudeau makes investment pitch to Japanese automakers

    TOKYO - Prime Minister Justin Trudeau personally invited Japanese auto executives Tuesday in Tokyo to invest more in Canada.

    Justin Trudeau makes investment pitch to Japanese automakers

    TOKYO - Prime Minister Justin Trudeau personally invited Japanese auto executives Tuesday in Tokyo to invest more in Canada.

  • Trudeau to take day off during Japan trip to celebrate wedding anniversary

    TOKYO - Justin Trudeau's trip to Japan for bilateral talks and the Group of Seven summit will be about more than just business.

    Trudeau to take day off during Japan trip to celebrate wedding anniversary

    TOKYO - Justin Trudeau's trip to Japan for bilateral talks and the Group of Seven summit will be about more than just business.

  • 15 years later, 85 real estate firms not compliant with anti-money laundering rules

    TORONTO - At least 85 real estate companies have not implemented a plan showing how they are trying to detect money laundering and other suspicious transactions, nearly 15 years after they were required …

    April home sales set record, Canadian Real Estate Association says

    TORONTO - At least 85 real estate companies have not implemented a plan showing how they are trying to detect money laundering and other suspicious transactions, nearly 15 years after they were required ...

  • TSX hits 2016 high of 14,000 points

    The three-figure surge came after the TSX was closed for the Victoria Day holiday on Monday. The index was pushed up on a good day for two of the biggest parts of Toronto's stock market — energy and financials, …

    The three-figure surge came after the TSX was closed for the Victoria Day holiday on Monday. The index was pushed up on a good day for two of the biggest parts of Toronto's stock market — energy and financials, both of which were in positive territory.

  • CRTC calls TV companies in for public hearings on $25 basic packages

    Canada's broadcast regulator said Tuesday it is calling four television providers to hearings on the recent launch of the so-callled "skinny basic" cable packages. The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications …

    CRTC calls TV companies in for public hearings on $25 basic packages

    Canada's broadcast regulator said Tuesday it is calling four television providers to hearings on the recent launch of the so-callled "skinny basic" cable packages. The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission said it intends to call Bell, Rogers, Shaw and Vidéotron to the hearings, which will begin on …

  • AltaGas says Astomos to buy at least half propane exports from B.C. terminal

    CALGARY - A Calgary-based company has lined up a buyer for half of the propane it hopes to export from a deep-water terminal northwest of Vancouver.

    CALGARY - A Calgary-based company has lined up a buyer for half of the propane it hopes to export from a deep-water terminal northwest of Vancouver.

  • Scott Ferguson resigns as Halifax Trade Centre CEO

    Scott Ferguson has resigned as the CEO of Halifax's Trade Centre Ltd. to take a new job at the helm of the World Trade Centres Association in New York. While he leaves at a time when the new convention …

    Scott Ferguson resigns as Halifax Trade Centre CEO

    Scott Ferguson has resigned as the CEO of Halifax's Trade Centre Ltd. to take a new job at the helm of the World Trade Centres Association in New York. While he leaves at a time when the new convention centre in Halifax is preparing to open, Ferguson said the move is in no way a reflection of doubt about the prospects …

  • New Twitter rules to loosen 140-character limit, add visibility

    Twitter is changing the rules around how people are allowed to tweet on the social messaging platform, and some of the changes will lead to permitting longer tweets. The social media company has had a …

    Twitter is changing the rules around how people are allowed to tweet on the social messaging platform, and some of the changes will lead to permitting longer tweets. The social media company has had a 140-character limit for tweets since its founding in 2006, but under new rules unveiled Tuesday, some tweets will be able …

  • FCA Canada's Reid Bigland now head of Alfa Romeo, Maserati

    Fiat-Chrysler Automobiles Canada president and CEO Reid Bigland has a bigger portfolio within the company. Alfa Romeo and Maserati are now his responsibility, too.

    Fiat-Chrysler Automobiles Canada president and CEO Reid Bigland has a bigger portfolio within the company. Alfa Romeo and Maserati are now his responsibility, too.

  • RBC, 15 other global banks face revived lawsuits over LIBOR-rigging allegations

    A federal Appeals Court in New York City has reinstated lawsuits against 16 of the world's largest banks, including the Royal Bank of Canada, alleging they colluded to manipulate a benchmark interest rate. …

    A Royal Bank of Canada logo is seen on Bay Street in the heart of the financial district in Toronto

    A federal Appeals Court in New York City has reinstated lawsuits against 16 of the world's largest banks, including the Royal Bank of Canada, alleging they colluded to manipulate a benchmark interest rate. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan on Monday restored the lawsuits, which had previously been dismissed …

  • Alberta manufacturing drops 15%, battered by economic downturn

    Where the price of a barrel of oil goes, so goes manufacturing in Alberta. 

    Alberta manufacturing drops 15%, battered by economic downturn

    Where the price of a barrel of oil goes, so goes manufacturing in Alberta. 

  • Prime Minister Justin Trudeau arrives in Tokyo ahead of G7 summit in Japan

    TOKYO - Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will sit down with his Japanese counterpart Tuesday to discuss the countries' business ties as well as security co-operation before the Group of Seven summit later …

    Justin Trudeau makes investment pitch to Japanese automakers

    TOKYO - Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will sit down with his Japanese counterpart Tuesday to discuss the countries' business ties as well as security co-operation before the Group of Seven summit later ...

  • Trudeau will 'explore next steps' if Toronto decides to bid for Expo 2025

    TORONTO - Toronto Mayor John Tory says that he won't support a bid to host Expo 2025 unless the federal and provincial governments commit to footing part of the bill.

    Trudeau will 'explore next steps' if Toronto decides to bid for Expo 2025

    TORONTO - Toronto Mayor John Tory says that he won't support a bid to host Expo 2025 unless the federal and provincial governments commit to footing part of the bill.