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  • A picture illustration shows Twitter's logo reflected in a person's eye, in central Bosnian town of Zenica
    'Should I stay or should I go': Twitter turns to The Clash on Grexit Reuters

    Twitter is trying to lighten up the Greek debt crisis with the hashtag #grexit_songs, inviting participants to come up with music related to the possibility of Greece being forced to leave the euro zo …

    A picture illustration shows Twitter's logo reflected in a person's eye, in central Bosnian town of Zenica

    Twitter is trying to lighten up the Greek debt crisis with the hashtag #grexit_songs, inviting participants to come up with music related to the possibility of Greece being forced to leave the euro zone.

  • News guide: A brief overview of Greece's financial problems and how it got here
    News guide: A brief overview of Greece's financial problems and how it got here The Canadian Press

    ATHENS, Greece - Greece is holding an emergency meeting with its financial rescue creditors in the hope of getting more loans. Without a deal, it could default on its debts as soon as next week, which …

    News guide: A brief overview of Greece's financial problems and how it got here

    ATHENS, Greece - Greece is holding an emergency meeting with its financial rescue creditors in the hope of getting more loans. Without a deal, it could default on its debts as soon as next week, which ...

  • Canada Pension Plan misdial could win you a Caribbean cruise
    Canada Pension Plan misdial could win you a Caribbean cruise CBC

    You call a 1-800 number looking for information about the Canada Pension Plan and before you know it, you've won a complimentary Caribbean cruise to the Bahamas. You've just been snagged in a marketing …

    Canada Pension Plan misdial could win you a Caribbean cruise

    You call a 1-800 number looking for information about the Canada Pension Plan and before you know it, you've won a complimentary Caribbean cruise to the Bahamas. You've just been snagged in a marketing strategy that authorities say relies on clumsy dialing and high pressure tactics. Alex Mason, a producer with CBC's Mainstreet, …

  • Home for sale sign hangs in front of a house in Oakton, on the day the National Association of Realtors issues its Pending Home Sales for February report, in Virginia
    Experts calling for more data on foreign investment in Canadian real estate The Canadian Press

    There is scant data available on how many foreign investors are snatching up Canadian homes, and experts say the knowledge gap needs to be filled if policy makers hope to maintain the stability of the …

    Home for sale sign hangs in front of a house in Oakton, on the day the National Association of Realtors issues its Pending Home Sales for February report, in Virginia

    There is scant data available on how many foreign investors are snatching up Canadian homes, and experts say the knowledge gap needs to be filled if policy makers hope to maintain the stability of the country's real estate market.

  • Ideal conditions for more Vancouver tech IPOs as resource sector struggles
    Ideal conditions for more Vancouver tech IPOs as resource sector struggles The Canadian Press

    Vancouver's high-tech sector is poised to cash in on Canada's public listing boom.

    Ideal conditions for more Vancouver tech IPOs as resource sector struggles

    Vancouver's high-tech sector is poised to cash in on Canada's public listing boom.

  • Toyota in damage control mode after American exec arrested Reuters

    Toyota Motor Corp moved into damage control mode on Friday after its new communications chief Julie Hamp, an American and its first senior woman executive, was arrested on suspicion of illegally bringing …

    Toyota Motor Corp's Managing Officer and Chief Communications Officer Julie Hamp speaks to media during a news conference in  Nagoya, central Japan

    Toyota Motor Corp moved into damage control mode on Friday after its new communications chief Julie Hamp, an American and its first senior woman executive, was arrested on suspicion of illegally bringing pain killers into Japan just two months after her appointment.

  • Why women still pay more for cars Yahoo Finance Canada

    Even if they’re buying a new car for themselves, 69 per cent of women will still bring a man to help with negotiations

    1955 Dodge La Femme

    Even if they’re buying a new car for themselves, 69 per cent of women will still bring a man to help with negotiations

  • How a Canadian company hopes to smoke the edible marijuana market Yahoo Finance Canada

    In 2014, nearly 5 million edible marijuana products were sold in Colorado. The state’s marijuana sales for edibles and non are expected to bring in $1 billion in 2016.

    The Rate of Colorado Adults Who Use Marijuana Will Surprise You

    In 2014, nearly 5 million edible marijuana products were sold in Colorado. The state’s marijuana sales for edibles and non are expected to bring in $1 billion in 2016.

  • Exclusive: Apple mines big profits from Watch band Reuters

    Nearly 20 percent of Apple Watch buyers are not only shelling out hundreds of dollars for the timepiece but are springing for a spare band too, giving the tech giant a profitable second dip into customers' …

    Bands for the Apple Watch are seen for sale at Apple's flagship retail store in San Francisco

    Nearly 20 percent of Apple Watch buyers are not only shelling out hundreds of dollars for the timepiece but are springing for a spare band too, giving the tech giant a profitable second dip into customers' wallets, according to data provided exclusively to Reuters.

  • U.S. hedge fund steps up campaign against $8 billion Samsung asset shake-up Reuters

    U.S. hedge fund Elliott ramped up a campaign to block a proposed $8 billion (5 billion pounds) merger of two Samsung Group firms on Thursday, laying out its case online a day before a court hearing on …

    Samsung flags are set up at main entrance to Berlin fair ground

    U.S. hedge fund Elliott ramped up a campaign to block a proposed $8 billion (5 billion pounds) merger of two Samsung Group firms on Thursday, laying out its case online a day before a court hearing on a deal seen key to a leadership succession in the family-run conglomerate.

  • In Canada's hottest real estate market, Lululemon founder's home tops the list Yahoo Finance Canada

    The house that snug pants built has view of the freighters on English Bay, the city and the mountains beyond. It’s a short walk to Granville Island to stock up on whatever meditating billionaires drin …

    Chip Wilson's home

    The house that snug pants built has view of the freighters on English Bay, the city and the mountains beyond. It’s a short walk to Granville Island to stock up on whatever meditating billionaires drink.

  • A look at the options for Greece as its euro future comes into question The Canadian Press

    Stay or go? The time is approaching for momentous decisions for Greece and the nations using the euro currency.

    Greek Finance Minister Varoufakis delivers a speech during a conference in Athens

    Stay or go? The time is approaching for momentous decisions for Greece and the nations using the euro currency.

  • Tips to help small businesses make the transition to chip-embedded credit and debit cards The Canadian Press

    Hey small business owners: If you haven't prepared for the transition to chip-embedded credit and debit cards, you don't have long. Here are some tips to help you meet the Oct. 1 deadline to get new card …

    Tips to help small businesses make the transition to chip-embedded credit and debit cards

    Hey small business owners: If you haven't prepared for the transition to chip-embedded credit and debit cards, you don't have long. Here are some tips to help you meet the Oct. 1 deadline to get new card readers and software that can handle the chips:

  • Proposed Jimi Hendrix marijuana product line could trigger new fight Yahoo Finance

    The next battle over the Jimi Hendrix name could be fought over marijuana-infused gummy bears.

    Jimi Hendrix’s Family Sues Over Alleged Guitar Theft

    The next battle over the Jimi Hendrix name could be fought over marijuana-infused gummy bears.

  • Certified Solar took thousands but never installed panels, Ontario investors say CBC

    Bill Millar, who owns Millar Berry Farms in London, Ont. says he invested in the panels after a Certified salesman came to his door, touting large profits and an easy way to make a little extra money for …

    Certified Solar took thousands but never installed panels, Ontario investors say

    Bill Millar, who owns Millar Berry Farms in London, Ont. says he invested in the panels after a Certified salesman came to his door, touting large profits and an easy way to make a little extra money for his family.

  • British 'bad bank' says several parties want to buy assets Reuters

    A 13 billion pound mortgage portfolio put up for sale by the "bad bank" charged with winding down the assets of two failed British lenders has lured interest from several possible bidders, the group's …

    A woman passes a branch of Northern Rock bank in Newcastle

    A 13 billion pound mortgage portfolio put up for sale by the "bad bank" charged with winding down the assets of two failed British lenders has lured interest from several possible bidders, the group's boss said on Tuesday.

  • Halifax bylaw would give homeowner more time to pay $230K bill CBC

    A Halifax homeowner who was recently granted vehicular access to her home at a cost of $230,000 may be allowed to pay the city back over 20 years. Susan Sutherland's home became landlocked decades ago. …

    Halifax bylaw would give homeowner more time to pay $230K bill

    A Halifax homeowner who was recently granted vehicular access to her home at a cost of $230,000 may be allowed to pay the city back over 20 years. Susan Sutherland's home became landlocked decades ago. After years of fighting with the city, the property was granted vehicular access this spring under the Private Ways  …

  • Sex, lies and debt potentially exposed by U.S. data hack Reuters

    When a retired 51-year-old military man disclosed in a U.S. security clearance application that he had a 20-year affair with his former college roommate's wife, it was supposed to remain a secret between …

    An illustration picture shows projection of binary code on man holding aptop computer in Warsaw

    When a retired 51-year-old military man disclosed in a U.S. security clearance application that he had a 20-year affair with his former college roommate's wife, it was supposed to remain a secret between him and the government.

  • Disney's powerful marketing force: social media moms Reuters

    Wendy Wright is a home-schooling mother of two, a prolific blogger and a self-described "Disney Nut." Her cats are named Mickey and Minnie, and her blog is filled with advice for visiting Disneyland, tips …

    Chief executive of California-based social and educational group for parents Club MomMe Rachel Pitzel poses for a picture at her home in Playa Vista, California

    Wendy Wright is a home-schooling mother of two, a prolific blogger and a self-described "Disney Nut." Her cats are named Mickey and Minnie, and her blog is filled with advice for visiting Disneyland, tips for holding Disney-themed parties and reviews of Disney movies.

  • Car makers say adios to Canada as Mexico shifts into higher gear CBC

    There's little more than a weeded-over parking lot and shuttered doors now at the old Freightliner truck factory in St. Thomas, a small town about a 30-minute drive south of London, Ont. It wasn't that …

    A sign outside Oshawa's General Motors car assembly plant is shown in Oshawa, Ont., Sept.17, 2012. GM Canada is to cut the Oshawa assembly workforce by 1,000 jobs this year. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Michelle Siu

    There's little more than a weeded-over parking lot and shuttered doors now at the old Freightliner truck factory in St. Thomas, a small town about a 30-minute drive south of London, Ont. It wasn't that long ago that the site was a hive of activity and a centre for manufacturing in Canada.