The Western Star
N.L. producers say squid fishery opportunity being held back
Halifax jeweller calls it a day just three days short of diamond anniversary
SYLVAIN CHARLEBOIS: To keto or not to keto?
Wave Hotel being rebuilt in Clarenville, NL
Newfoundland and Labrador's new ‘OilCo’ gets its board of directors
Mahone Bay tick spray inventor earns national award
GM halts all vehicle production at Oshawa plant, sending another 800 workers home, as U.S. strike continues
General Motors Co. has halted car and truck production and temporarily laid off 2,000 employees at its Oshawa, Ont. plant as a massive strike at the automaker’s U.S. facilities continues to disrupt production throughout North America’s ...
TERENCE CORCORAN: From Amazon to the Financial Times and Trudeau, the big push is underway to ‘reset’ capitalism
The old pink lady of Fleet Street made history of sorts this week, donning a yellow front page that contained a five-word declaration that it was pursuing a New Agenda. Despite its reputation and self-declared role as a defender of free markets, the ...
PETER TERTZAKIAN: Want a real world energy transition? Start a war
Over the weekend, exposed oil fields and processing facilities in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia were bombed by drones. Suddenly, almost 6 million barrels-a-day of the world’s oil supply was taken offline. We haven’t seen this scale of ...
The interesting history of capital gains tax in Canada — and its significant impact on real estate
Housing affordability is front and centre in the current federal election campaign, so much so that even policies that haven’t yet been announced — and may never have been destined for a platform — are courting controversy. This ...
Tim Hortons pulling Beyond Meat products from all provinces but two
Tim Horton’s has pulled Beyond Meat’s burgers and sandwiches from its menu in all provinces except Ontario and British Columbia, just months after it rolled out the meat substitute in thousands of locations. Beyond Meat’s shares ...
Production cut, temporary layoffs at GM Oshawa as U.S. strike continues
General Motors Co. temporarily laid off about 1,200 employees and cut production in half at its plant in Oshawa, Ont. in response to the auto workers strike in the United States, a labour action that has disrupted North American supply chains and ...
Fed cuts U.S. interest rates again, gives mixed signals on next move
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Federal Reserve on Wednesday delivered a widely expected interest rate cut aimed at sustaining a record-long economic expansion, but gave few hints of whether or when it could reduce borrowing costs further. The U.S. ...
Canadians' average net worth shrinks for first time in almost a decade amid Bank of Canada rate hikes
The net worth of the average Canadian household fell for the first time in almost a decade as growing debts, shrinking pensions and declining liquid assets took their toll, according to a new report by Environics Analytics. The average Canadian ...
An annotated guide to a mashup of fiscal policy sound bites
During the most recent leader’s debate, moderator Paul Wells twice asked Andrew Scheer whether a Conservative government would adjust its promise to balance the budget in five years if confronted with a bad economic surprise. It was a ...
Processors say some progress made on specific issues facing this year’s squid fishery
The Association of Seafood Producers, the group that represents most processors in the province, said Tuesday progress has been made with the union that represents inshore fish harvesters over this year’s squid fishery challenges. An ...