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'This is big for us': Local businesses cheer on Blue Jays' playoff run

'This is big for us': Local businesses cheer on Blue Jays' playoff run

TORONTO — A clinched playoff spot with home-field advantage for the Toronto Blue Jays will bring a much-needed boost to businesses in Toronto and across Canada this fall.
HSBC considering potential multibillion-dollar sale of Canadian business

HSBC considering potential multibillion-dollar sale of Canadian business

TORONTO — HSBC Bank Canada is up for a potential sale as global banking giant HSBC Holdings Plc faces pressure to shake up operations from its largest shareholder.
SaltWire newspapers in Atlantic Canada to stop publishing print editions on Mondays

SaltWire newspapers in Atlantic Canada to stop publishing print editions on Mondays

HALIFAX — The four daily newspapers owned by the SaltWire Network in Atlantic Canada will soon stop publishing on Mondays, though there will be digital editions. In a story published Tuesday, SaltWire said the change takes effect Oct.
TC Energy spending $146 million to build solar power project in Alberta

TC Energy spending $146 million to build solar power project in Alberta

CALGARY — TC Energy Corp. has announced it will build its first Canadian solar power farm, a $146-million project south of Calgary. The company said Tuesday its Saddlebrook solar project will be located near Aldersyde, Alta.
A quarter of Canadians are looking to cash out their investments, survey finds

A quarter of Canadians are looking to cash out their investments, survey finds

About a quarter of Canadians are losing confidence in the stock market and are now looking to cash out their investments, a new survey has found.
Vancouver home sales down 46% from last Sept., 10% from August: board

Vancouver home sales down 46% from last Sept., 10% from August: board

VANCOUVER — The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver says September's home sales dropped by 46 per cent since last year and 10 per cent from August as interest rate increases cooled buyer sentiment. The B.C.
Advocacy group calls out corporate 'tax avoidance,' cites billions lost in new report

Advocacy group calls out corporate 'tax avoidance,' cites billions lost in new report

OTTAWA — A new report from Canadians for Tax Fairness says top companies paid $30 billion less in taxes last year than would be expected under existing corporate tax rates.
Asian shares rise after 'relief rally' on Wall Street

Asian shares rise after 'relief rally' on Wall Street

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares rose Tuesday, encouraged by a rally in U.S. shares after some weak economic data raised hopes that the Federal Reserve might ease away from aggressive interest rate hikes. Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 added 2.
CN increases fleet and crew ahead of winter to prepare for extreme cold

CN increases fleet and crew ahead of winter to prepare for extreme cold

CN says it is fundamentally changing its approach for the winter to deliver consistent service even during extreme weather after a year of unpredictable events including flooding in British Columbia caused significant delays across the country.
Kim Kardashian fined $1 million by SEC over crypto promotion

Kim Kardashian fined $1 million by SEC over crypto promotion

The long list of celebrities promoting cryptocurrencies just got shorter.