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France's Macron takes on Facebook's Zuckerberg in tech push

France's Macron takes on Facebook's Zuckerberg in tech push

PARIS — French President Emmanuel Macron is taking on Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and other internet giants at a Paris meeting to discuss tax and data protection and how they could use their global influence for the public good.
Tim Hortons falls to 67th in reputation rankings by Reputation Institute

Tim Hortons falls to 67th in reputation rankings by Reputation Institute

TORONTO — Tim Hortons has seen its ranking take a hit in another study tracking Canada's most reputable companies.
Tens of thousands of Las Vegas casino workers OK strike

Tens of thousands of Las Vegas casino workers OK strike

Las Vegas casinos could watch tens of thousands of employees walk off the job for the first time in more than three decades after union members voted to authorize a strike at any time starting June 1, a move that could cripple the city's world-famous
Airlines obey Beijing's demand to call Taiwan part of China

Airlines obey Beijing's demand to call Taiwan part of China

SHANGHAI — British Airways, Lufthansa and Air Canada are among 20 carriers that now refer to Taiwan, the self-ruled island that Beijing considers its territory, as a part of China on their global websites , in line with Beijing's demands that the Whi
EPA blocks some media from summit, then reverses course

EPA blocks some media from summit, then reverses course

NEW YORK — A reporter for The Associated Press was grabbed by the shoulders and shoved out of an Environmental Protection Agency building by a security guard Tuesday for trying to cover a meeting on water contaminants in which some reporters were wel
CIBC reports second-quarter net income up nearly 25 per cent from year ago

CIBC reports second-quarter net income up nearly 25 per cent from year ago

TORONTO — The Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce reported better-than-expected results for its second quarter with a nearly 25 per cent increase in net income compared with a year ago.
Experts disclose new details about 300-year-old shipwreck

Experts disclose new details about 300-year-old shipwreck

BOSTON — A Spanish galleon laden with gold that sank to the bottom of the Caribbean off the coast of Colombia more than 300 years ago was found three years ago with the help of an underwater autonomous vehicle operated by the Woods Hole Oceanographic
OREA, TREB spat comes down to growing pains, Royal LePage CEO says

OREA, TREB spat comes down to growing pains, Royal LePage CEO says

TORONTO — A spat between the Ontario Real Estate Association and the Toronto Real Estate Board is the product of the association's "growing pains" and its leadership's political ties, says the CEO of one of Canada's largest real estate companies.
Cohen partner pleads guilty in deal requiring co-operation

Cohen partner pleads guilty in deal requiring co-operation

NEW YORK — A longtime business partner of President Donald Trump's personal lawyer Michael Cohen, whose business dealings are being scrutinized by federal prosecutors, pleaded guilty on Tuesday in a state tax fraud case that requires him to co-operat
Ex-Valeant executive found guilty in multi-million-dollar kickback scheme

Ex-Valeant executive found guilty in multi-million-dollar kickback scheme

LAVAL, Que. — A former Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. executive and the former CEO of Philidor RX Services LLC were found guilty of engaging in a multimillion-dollar kickback scheme by a jury in a U.S. court today. The U.S.