The Western Star
ENTREVESTOR: Halifax's Kula Partners launches Synchrostack
ENTREVESTOR: NovaResp aims to improve treatment for sleep apnea
ENTREVESTOR: Atlantic Venture Forum showcases startup potential
ENTREVESTOR: Atlantic Canadian startups eyeing the stock market like never before
ENTREVESTOR: Ocean Supercluster asks for R&D support
ENTREVESTOR: Halifax’s Proof wins Canadian leg of Duke of York's entrepreneurship competition
Jason Kenney to meet institutional investors in New York as Canadian energy stocks flounder
CALGARY, Alta. – Alberta Premier Jason Kenney is heading to New York and Ohio next week to meet with private equity firms and investment banks at a time when interest in shorting Canadian energy stocks remains high. Kenney will fly to New ...
Canadians less indebted as rebounding equity, property prices bolster net wealth
Canadian household debt eased in the three months to August for the third consecutive quarter as higher incomes more than offset increased borrowing because of low interest rates, according to Statistics Canada. Household credit market debt as a ...
Bombardier beefs up internship program to focus on aerospace jobs
Bombardier is ramping up its internship program in a bid to restock its pipeline of future employees while helping the aerospace industry tackle an ever-growing labour shortage. Canada’s biggest aerospace company said Thursday it plans to ...
Farm Boy, organic growth boosts Sobeys' parent company Empire's profit as retailer eyes online deliveries next year
Earnings by Empire Co. Ltd., the parent of the Sobeys, Farm Boy and Safeway grocery chains, jumped by more than a third in the first quarter as improved sales and cost cutting efficiencies took hold while the company expands. Adjusted net earnings ...
As gold prices soar, mining companies find themselves under attack from their largest investors
For much of September, gold has been trading at its highest price in years, and yet gold mining companies, large, small and in-between, find themselves under attack from their largest investors. On Thursday, the day gold stood at US$1,502 per ...
When is wine considered Canadian-made? Appeals court distills the answer in tax dispute
The Federal Court of Appeal has ruled on what can and can’t be considered Canadian-made wine, at least for tax purposes. The court dismissed the government’s appeal of a prior tax court ruling, sparing a B.C. cider-maker roughly $2 ...
Canadian cannabis producers stand by upcoming vape products amid U.S. health scare
Licensed cannabis producers in Canada are standing by the safety of their upcoming vape pen products in the wake of a spate of lung illnesses that has left six dead and affected close to 500 people in 33 states south of the border. Both ...
KEVIN CARMICHAEL: For the Bank of Canada, inflation is still key in interest rate decisions
It’s been so long since inflation was a story, it’s easy to forget that at the end of the day, prices are all the Bank of Canada is mandated to care about. Policy makers sought to remind us of that this week. When the central bank left ...
Feds, industry spend big on Canada's ports in race to keep congestion from choking east-west trade
TSAWWASSEN, B.C. — A longshore crane operator sits in front of a screen in the control room at Canada’s largest container terminal and moves a joystick ever so slightly to the left, remotely guiding a 40-foot container with a ...
KEVIN CARMICHAEL: Bank of Canada holds rate for now, but says trade war taking a toll
The Bank of Canada is almost ready to join the other major central banks in cutting interest rates. But not yet. The consensus agreed by Governor Stephen Poloz and his deputies this week was to leave the benchmark rate unchanged at 1.75 per until ...