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Oil industry to return to profitability this year after three years of losses

Oil industry to return to profitability this year after three years of losses

CALGARY — Canada's oil industry is expected to be back in the black this year thanks to higher oil prices and more production after registering three years of losses.
Shaquille O'Neal to open luxury high-rise in New Jersey

Shaquille O'Neal to open luxury high-rise in New Jersey

NEWARK, N.J. — Former NBA star Shaquille O'Neal is opening a high-rise apartment complex in New Jersey's largest city. O'Neal was joined by city and state officials on Tuesday in Newark for a news conference to discuss the project.
China denies Xi comments aimed at settling US dispute

China denies Xi comments aimed at settling US dispute

BEIJING — China's government on Thursday denied President Xi Jinping's promise of market-opening measures this week was aimed at settling a tariff dispute with Washington and said negotiations are impossible under "unilateral coercion" by the United
Scotiabank deal to sell Malaysian unit called off after deadline missed

Scotiabank deal to sell Malaysian unit called off after deadline missed

TORONTO — Scotiabank's deal to sell its Malaysian unit to Cathay Financial Holding Co Ltd. has been called off. The Canadian bank said the deal did not close before a pre-agreed deadline and as a result it will not be moving forward.
Cannabis firms use creative marketing tactics to skirt strict regulations

Cannabis firms use creative marketing tactics to skirt strict regulations

TORONTO — At a gallery in Toronto's west end, people sip champagne, dine on canapes and listen to a panel discussion on mindfulness; the product they are here to fete is nowhere to be found, but brand elements are peppered everywhere, including mugs
Can we talk? Why pay equity discussion important for both employers, employees

Can we talk? Why pay equity discussion important for both employers, employees

TORONTO — In a world where actor Mark Wahlberg can get $1.5 million to reshoot a movie scene while co-star Michelle Williams gets only $1,000 for the same gig, it's clear pay scales are sometimes seriously unbalanced.
TMX Group sells stake in fixed income index business, terms not disclosed

TMX Group sells stake in fixed income index business, terms not disclosed

TORONTO — TMX Group Ltd. has sold its minority stake in its fixed income index business to FTSE International Ltd., which will now assume complete ownership of FTSE TMX Global Debt Capital Markets Ltd.
Another Trump trade war, this time with Rwanda over clothes

Another Trump trade war, this time with Rwanda over clothes

KAMPALA, Uganda — The sweaty mechanic tossed aside the used jeans one by one, digging deep through the pile of secondhand clothes that are at the centre of another, if little-noticed, Trump administration trade war.
Guitar makers hit hard by new regulations on prized rosewood

Guitar makers hit hard by new regulations on prized rosewood

CONCORD, N.H.
Guitar makers hit hard by new regulations on prized rosewood

Guitar makers hit hard by new regulations on prized rosewood

CONCORD, N.H.