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  • These Instagram snaps will make you want to head to Australia

    Ever dream of a land down under? You can fuel those dreams by checking out some of the top photos from Australia posted over the last year on Instagram. It's the next best thing to traveling to the world's … More »These Instagram snaps will make you want to head to Australia

  • Home Depot reaffirms outlook ... with eye on dollar
    Home Depot to hire more than 80,000 workers for busy spring The Canadian Press

    NEW YORK, N.Y. - Home Depot is on a hiring spree.

    Home Depot reaffirms outlook ... with eye on dollar

    NEW YORK, N.Y. - Home Depot is on a hiring spree.

  • RRSP deadline
    Stock markets left you on edge? Stick to financial plan as RRSP deadline nears The Canadian Press

    As Canadians review their year-end investment statements and prepare to meet with their financial advisers ahead of the RRSP deadline, stock markets are taking a rocky ride.

    RRSP deadline

    As Canadians review their year-end investment statements and prepare to meet with their financial advisers ahead of the RRSP deadline, stock markets are taking a rocky ride.

  • EasyJet owner launches ultra-low budget grocery in UK
    EasyJet owner launches ultra-low budget grocery in UK The Canadian Press

    LONDON - The founder of budget airline EasyJet has stepped into Britain's grocery aisle.

    EasyJet owner launches ultra-low budget grocery in UK

    LONDON - The founder of budget airline EasyJet has stepped into Britain's grocery aisle.

  • Zika virus forces India's Tata Motors to change car's name
    Zika virus forces India's Tata Motors to change car's name The Canadian Press

    NEW DELHI - The Zika virus has hit India's Tata Motors, which has decided to rebrand a new hatchback vehicle that it was planning to call Zica.

    Zika virus forces India's Tata Motors to change car's name

    NEW DELHI - The Zika virus has hit India's Tata Motors, which has decided to rebrand a new hatchback vehicle that it was planning to call Zica.

  • What a $1 million home looks like in Canada this week Insight

    Shuswap Lake Provincial Park is one of British Columbia’s most popular parks. Scotch Creek is one such destination, a waterside community along a creek of the same name. If a quiet home within steps …

    What a $1 million home looks like in Canada this week

    Shuswap Lake Provincial Park is one of British Columbia’s most popular parks. Scotch Creek is one such destination, a waterside community along a creek of the same name. If a quiet home within steps of a beautiful rivulet sounds like your $1.1 million sanctuary, 5-1038 Scot Creek Wharf Road awaits you.

  • CEO for a day: Students experience what it's like to run a major Canadian company Insight

    Dania Zargaran was 21 when she took the reins as co-CEO of Purolator. It was a short stint—less than 24 hours—because Zargaran was participating in the CEO X 1 Day program.

    So you want to be a CEO for a day

    Dania Zargaran was 21 when she took the reins as co-CEO of Purolator. It was a short stint—less than 24 hours—because Zargaran was participating in the CEO X 1 Day program.

  • Apple shares fall most in two years in wake of earnings report Reuters

    "Cook & Co have a few tough quarters ahead until we get to the buildup around iPhone 7 later this year, which is what bulls are focused on to turn this ship back into growth waters," FBR & Co analyst Daniel …

    Apple logos are seen on boxes in a shop in Munich

    "Cook & Co have a few tough quarters ahead until we get to the buildup around iPhone 7 later this year, which is what bulls are focused on to turn this ship back into growth waters," FBR & Co analyst Daniel Ives said. Shares fell to $93.42, knocking off more than $36 billion from Apple's market value of about $554 billion. …

  • Canada housing agency sees overbuilding in oil-hit cities Reuters

    Most of Canada's housing market is overvalued and overbuilding concerns have increased in the western energy heartland, where a sagging economy has put Calgary at high risk of housing problems, the federal …

    Construction workers work on building new homes in Calgary, Alberta

    Most of Canada's housing market is overvalued and overbuilding concerns have increased in the western energy heartland, where a sagging economy has put Calgary at high risk of housing problems, the federal housing agency said on Wednesday.

  • Rogers reports disappointing fourth-quarter profit; stock sinks Reuters

    By Alastair Sharp TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada's Rogers Communications Inc reported weaker-than-expected quarterly results on Wednesday, hurt by lower revenue at its cable television and landline phone …

    A sign stands in front of Rogers Communications Inc. building on the day of their annual general meeting for shareholders in Toronto

    By Alastair Sharp TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada's Rogers Communications Inc reported weaker-than-expected quarterly results on Wednesday, hurt by lower revenue at its cable television and landline phone businesses, and disappointed investors by not raising its dividend. Shares of Canada's biggest wireless company slumped …

  • 'I'm done' -- Laid off oil and gas workers seek employment outside industry The Canadian Press

    For 36 years, Sue Jones rode out the ups and downs of Alberta's oilpatch. But after she was laid off last March, she knew her days in the oil and gas industry were over.

    'I'm done' -- Laid off oil and gas workers seek employment outside industry

    For 36 years, Sue Jones rode out the ups and downs of Alberta's oilpatch. But after she was laid off last March, she knew her days in the oil and gas industry were over.

  • OPEC-led attempt for oil-cut deal under way, prospects slim Reuters

    LONDON/DUBAI (Reuters) - OPEC is renewing efforts among members and producers from outside the group for a deal to fix an oil glut and boost prices, but it is too early to say whether the attempt will …

    OPEC logo is pictured at its headquarters in Vienna, Austria

    LONDON/DUBAI (Reuters) - OPEC is renewing efforts among members and producers from outside the group for a deal to fix an oil glut and boost prices, but it is too early to say whether the attempt will work, OPEC sources said on Wednesday. Hopes were raised on Tuesday when Iraq's oil minister said top OPEC producer Saudi …

  • Shell shareholders approve $49 billion BG takeover Reuters

    Shareholders of Royal Dutch Shell (RDSa.L) approved the company's $49 billion takeover of BG Group (LSE:BG.L - News) on Wednesday, clearing one of the final hurdles for a deal that will create the world's …

    The logo of Shell is pictured at the 26th World Gas Conference in Paris

    Shareholders of Royal Dutch Shell (RDSa.L) approved the company's $49 billion takeover of BG Group (LSE:BG.L - News) on Wednesday, clearing one of the final hurdles for a deal that will create the world's biggest liquefied natural gas (LNG) trader. BG shareholders will cast their votes in London on Thursday. "Our immediate …

  • WestJet cutting back on scheduled flights from Calgary, Edmonton The Canadian Press

    Fewer WestJet planes will be flying in and out Alberta's two biggest cities as weakness in the energy sector puts a damper on demand.

    WestJet cutting back on scheduled flights from Calgary, Edmonton

    Fewer WestJet planes will be flying in and out Alberta's two biggest cities as weakness in the energy sector puts a damper on demand.

  • Johnson Controls to buy Ireland-based Tyco for $16.5 billion Reuters

    Johnson Controls Inc , a U.S. maker of car batteries and heating and ventilation equipment, agreed to acquire Ireland-based peer Tyco International Plc in a $16.5 billion deal that will lower its tax …

    The logo of the U.S. Johnson Controls company is seen in Nersac, southwestern France

    Johnson Controls Inc , a U.S. maker of car batteries and heating and ventilation equipment, agreed to acquire Ireland-based peer Tyco International Plc in a $16.5 billion deal that will lower its tax bill, the companies said on Monday. By moving its headquarters to Cork, Ireland, Johnson Controls would become the latest …

  • Breakfast bump: McDonald's US sales jump 5.7 per cent The Canadian Press

    NEW YORK, N.Y. - McDonald's says the introduction of its all-day breakfast and unseasonably warm weather in the final three months of the year helped lift sales by 5.7 per cent in the U.S., marking …

    Breakfast bump: McDonald's US sales jump 5.7 per cent

    NEW YORK, N.Y. - McDonald's says the introduction of its all-day breakfast and unseasonably warm weather in the final three months of the year helped lift sales by 5.7 per cent in the U.S., marking the ...

  • Oil selling resumes as Iraq supply worsens glut Reuters

    Oil prices fell 3 percent on Monday as Iraq announced record-high oil production feeding into a heavily oversupplied market, wiping out much of the gains made in one of the biggest-ever daily rallies last …

    A natural gas flare on an oil well pad burns as the sun sets outside Watford City, North Dakota

    Oil prices fell 3 percent on Monday as Iraq announced record-high oil production feeding into a heavily oversupplied market, wiping out much of the gains made in one of the biggest-ever daily rallies last week. Brent crude, the global benchmark, was down 83 cents at $31.35 a barrel at 1247 GMT, losing 2.6 percent from …