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  • Going once, twice, sold! Air Canada auctioning off flight upgrades
    Going once, twice, sold! Air Canada auctioning off flight upgrades Yahoo Finance Canada

    Air Canada is adopting a new method to sell empty seats in its business and premium-economy cabin, which could please bargain-hunting passengers. According to The Globe and Mail, the airline began a pilot …

    Going once, twice, sold! Air Canada auctioning off flight upgrades

    Air Canada is adopting a new method to sell empty seats in its business and premium-economy cabin, which could please bargain-hunting passengers. According to The Globe and Mail, the airline began a pilot program to auction off upgrades online late last year and plans to fully roll out the option this summer. Air Canada …

  • You won't believe what this new McDonald's straw can do
    You won't believe what this new McDonald's straw can do Yahoo Finance Canada

    McDonald’s USA shook up the blended beverage world yesterday with a limited-edition straw professional engineered to flood your mouth with the perfect balance of flavour. The fast food giant’s new seasonal …

    You won't believe what this new McDonald's straw can do

    McDonald’s USA shook up the blended beverage world yesterday with a limited-edition straw professional engineered to flood your mouth with the perfect balance of flavour. The fast food giant’s new seasonal Chocolate Shamrock Shake has dual layers of chocolate under green-dyed mint to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. “From …

  • When Canadian companies unwittingly advertise on Breitbart
    When Canadian companies unwittingly advertise on Breitbart Yahoo Finance Canada

    Borrowell CEO Andrew Graham was in for a shock when some customer feedback recently reached his desk. Unbeknownst to Graham, the Toronto-based loan company’s digital ads were running on the website of …

    When Canadian companies unwittingly advertise on Breitbart

    Borrowell CEO Andrew Graham was in for a shock when some customer feedback recently reached his desk. Unbeknownst to Graham, the Toronto-based loan company’s digital ads were running on the website of Breitbart News Network. “My reaction was surprise,” Graham says of learning that the ads had appeared.

  • Five Canadian industries on the rise and five on the decline in 2017
    Five Canadian industries on the rise and five on the decline in 2017 Yahoo Finance Canada

    The twists and turns of 2016 did a number on the crystal balls but that hasn’t stopped the industry researchers at IBISWorld from parsing through last year’s data to identify the key trends that are apt …

    Five Canadian industries on the rise and five on the decline in 2017

    The twists and turns of 2016 did a number on the crystal balls but that hasn’t stopped the industry researchers at IBISWorld from parsing through last year’s data to identify the key trends that are apt to shape the Canadian markets in 2017. Madeline Hurley, lead analyst of industry research at IBISWorld and an author …

  • Keep 'em separated: How not to bring your work stress home with you
    Keep 'em separated: How not to bring your work stress home with you Yahoo Finance Canada

    “Research shows employees who are mistreated at work are likely to engage in similar behaviours at home,” Shannon Taylor, one of the authors of the paper and professor of business management at the University …

    Keep 'em separated: How not to bring your work stress home with you

    “Research shows employees who are mistreated at work are likely to engage in similar behaviours at home,” Shannon Taylor, one of the authors of the paper and professor of business management at the University of Central Florida, said in a press release.

  • All aboard? As VIA Rail turns 40, questions about its future remain Yahoo Finance Canada

    This month marks 40 years since the federal government under former Prime Minister Pierre Elliott Trudeau spun passenger rail services out from under the Canadian National and Canadian Pacific Railways …

    All aboard? As VIA Rail turns 40, questions about its future remain

    This month marks 40 years since the federal government under former Prime Minister Pierre Elliott Trudeau spun passenger rail services out from under the Canadian National and Canadian Pacific Railways to the newly minted banner VIA Rail. At least partially inspired by the 1971 creation of Amtrak to the south, the Liberal …

  • A millennial's guide to investing Yahoo Finance Canada

    For many 20-somethings the prospect of investing seems daunting. Between the alphabet soup of terms like TFSAs and GICs along with the commitment of plunking down hard-earned cash, jumping into the investing …

    A millennial's guide to investing

    For many 20-somethings the prospect of investing seems daunting. Between the alphabet soup of terms like TFSAs and GICs along with the commitment of plunking down hard-earned cash, jumping into the investing pool is something young people approach with caution — that’s if they do at all. “What I find with young people, …

  • Millennials prefer job security in light of global turmoil: study Yahoo Finance Canada

    It’s easy to find criticism of millennials. The survey found that 31 per cent of millennials expect to stay at their current position beyond five years, 38 per cent said less than two years and just seven …

    Millennials prefer job security in light of global turmoil: study

    It’s easy to find criticism of millennials. The survey found that 31 per cent of millennials expect to stay at their current position beyond five years, 38 per cent said less than two years and just seven per cent said they planned to leave soon. The findings showed a significant increase in preference for job security …

  • How to add more storage to any smartphone Yahoo Finance Canada

    The good news is you can add more storage to your smartphone, even though you bought it with a set amount of internal memory, such as 32 gigabytes (GB) or 64GB. Before we look at few simple solutions, …

    How to add more storage to any smartphone

    The good news is you can add more storage to your smartphone, even though you bought it with a set amount of internal memory, such as 32 gigabytes (GB) or 64GB. Before we look at few simple solutions, be sure to first go through your smartphone and uninstall content you no longer need. You’d be surprised how many apps, …

  • What the Liberals’ Bombardier ‘loan’ will really cost taxpayers Yahoo Finance Canada

    Albertans are irked because the federal Liberals are saving jobs at Bombardier while phasing out oilsands operations. Who could’ve predicted that the federal government’s $372.5 million bailout — sorry, …

    What the Liberals’ Bombardier ‘loan’ will really cost taxpayers

    Albertans are irked because the federal Liberals are saving jobs at Bombardier while phasing out oilsands operations. Who could’ve predicted that the federal government’s $372.5 million bailout — sorry, “loan” — to the Montreal-based manufacturer was a bad idea? The federal government has a history of sinking the country’s …

  • Looking for a sweet gig? This chocolate giant just posted your dream job Yahoo Finance Canada

    Awesome job alert: The company that makes Oreo, Cadbury, Toblerone and Chips Ahoy among other delicacies is looking for a product taster. American confectionary giant Mondelez International recently did …

    Looking for a sweet gig? This chocolate giant just posted your dream job

    Awesome job alert: The company that makes Oreo, Cadbury, Toblerone and Chips Ahoy among other delicacies is looking for a product taster. American confectionary giant Mondelez International recently did a callout for applicants to “taste chocolate and cocoa beverage products and give objective and honest feedback.” The …

  • Drone delivery in the works for Canada, but hurdles remain Yahoo Finance Canada

    In October Drone Delivery Canada, based in Toronto, began its drone-delivery testing in southern Ontario. “We’re learning how to crawl with this technology, with the government, with the regulators,” …

    Drone delivery in the works for Canada, but hurdles remain

    In October Drone Delivery Canada, based in Toronto, began its drone-delivery testing in southern Ontario. “We’re learning how to crawl with this technology, with the government, with the regulators,” Tony Di Benedetto, CEO of Drone Delivery Canada, tells Yahoo Canada Finance. There’s big potential for drone delivery in …

  • Are cash jars still magical in an increasingly cashless world? Yahoo Finance Canada

    Despite the prevalence of online banking and so many mobile money apps, some people turn to far more old-fashioned ways to manage their money. Consider the “magic jar” concept that became wildly popular …

    Are cash jars still magical in an increasingly cashless world?

    Despite the prevalence of online banking and so many mobile money apps, some people turn to far more old-fashioned ways to manage their money. Consider the “magic jar” concept that became wildly popular thanks to Gail Vaz-Oxlade and her pop-finance approach. The author of several personal-finance books and host of the …

  • Non-profit AceTech aims to cultivate next wave of Ontario tech successes Yahoo Finance Canada

    Every time you check your email while waiting in the Starbucks line, you’re benefiting from the brainpower that’s been simmering in southern Ontario’s tech space for the last several years. Founded a …

    Non-profit AceTech aims to cultivate next wave of Ontario tech successes

    Every time you check your email while waiting in the Starbucks line, you’re benefiting from the brainpower that’s been simmering in southern Ontario’s tech space for the last several years. Founded a decade ago, it now counts a membership of more than 200 CEOs and executives, says AceTech CEO Jodi Kovitz. While southern …

  • After 31 years, the biggest Roll up the Rim winner is Tims Yahoo Finance Canada

    Tim Hortons kicked off its RRRoll up the Rim to Win campaign earlier this month with over 294 million cups in circulation and over $77.5 million in prices up for grabs. The 31st year of the contest have …

    After 31 years, the biggest Roll up the Rim winner is Tims

    Tim Hortons kicked off its RRRoll up the Rim to Win campaign earlier this month with over 294 million cups in circulation and over $77.5 million in prices up for grabs. The 31st year of the contest have seen a slow scale-up of prizes and cups in circulation over the decades but it’s the simplicity of the contest which …

  • Calls growing for Hudson’s Bay to ditch Ivanka Trump’s brand Yahoo Finance Canada

    After U.S. retailer Nordstrom decided to pull Ivanka Trump products from its shelves – even though it was for “performance” reasons – calls have been growing north of the border for the Hudson’s Bay to …

    Calls growing for Hudson’s Bay to ditch Ivanka Trump’s brand

    After U.S. retailer Nordstrom decided to pull Ivanka Trump products from its shelves – even though it was for “performance” reasons – calls have been growing north of the border for the Hudson’s Bay to follow suit. Canadians have voiced their displeasure with the department store chain for carrying the daughter of the …

  • 'It's concerning': Canadians dipping into RRSPs to cover expenses Yahoo Finance Canada

    Canadians are being forced to dip into their retirement savings to cover the costs of a variety of expenditures, including buying a new home, day-to-day expenses and paying back debt. The findings, released …

    'It's concerning': Canadians dipping into RRSPs to cover expenses

    Canadians are being forced to dip into their retirement savings to cover the costs of a variety of expenditures, including buying a new home, day-to-day expenses and paying back debt. The findings, released on Tuesday, come from a new study conducted by market research firm Pollara on behalf of the Bank of Montreal. The …

  • Should you do your own taxes or seek professional help? Yahoo Finance Canada

    With tax season quickly approaching, many Canadians will be forced to make the tough decision of whether to wade through a year of crumpled receipts and documents alone or to dump them onto the desk of …

    Should you do your own taxes or seek professional help?

    With tax season quickly approaching, many Canadians will be forced to make the tough decision of whether to wade through a year of crumpled receipts and documents alone or to dump them onto the desk of a seasoned professional. Jamie Golombek, managing director of tax and estate planning with CIBC, told Yahoo Finance Canada …

  • Can you break your gym membership contract? Maybe Yahoo Finance Canada

    You’ve dropped a few pounds and toned that unsightly flab, so that gym membership you enthusiastically signed up for in early January is looking like a bad lapse in judgment. The question is: can you …

    Can you break your gym membership contract? Maybe

    You’ve dropped a few pounds and toned that unsightly flab, so that gym membership you enthusiastically signed up for in early January is looking like a bad lapse in judgment. The question is: can you break the contract? For starters, the rules for breaking your contract with a fitness club or gym will vary depending on …

  • Here's why you didn't see those U.S. commercials during the Super Bowl Yahoo Finance Canada

    This photo provided by Kia Motors America shows a scene from the company’s spot for Super Bowl 51. Melissa McCarthy humorously takes on political causes like saving whales, ice caps and trees, each time …

    Here's why you didn't see those U.S. commercials during the Super Bowl

    This photo provided by Kia Motors America shows a scene from the company’s spot for Super Bowl 51. Melissa McCarthy humorously takes on political causes like saving whales, ice caps and trees, each time to disastrous effect, in Kia Äôs 60-second ad to promote the fuel efficiency of its 2017 Niro crossover. For many viewers …