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Richmond vegetarian food company fined for illegal dumping in Fraser River

A Richmond company has been fined hundreds of thousands of dollars after vegetable oil leaked into the Fraser River. Garden Protein (or Gardein)...

Varcoe: Cross-border disparity hits the Canadian oilpatch as U.S. industry shines

The Canadian oilpatch has a full plate of problems to grapple with this year, enough to give it heartburn — from steep price discounts for heavy...

Walmart courts urban Vancouver customers with launch of fresh grocery delivery service

The news comes as Canada’s biggest grocery players have shored up their strategies for grocery home delivery in recent months

Salmon Arm meet-up aims to inspire teens to seek tech careers

Hundreds of students packed a Salmon Arm high school to check out potential careers in the tech industry on Tuesday.

B.C. business to pay new payroll tax, on top of higher minimum wage and more

The payroll tax will help the province get rid of MSP premiums. But it comes at a cost to businesses.

ANALYSIS: What does $1B in new investment between Canada and India really mean?

At the Canada-India Mumbai Business Forum, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced a billion dollars in new investment between the two countries -...

All eyes on mortgage originations as big banks prepare to report results

CIBC will kick off the latest earnings season for the big Canadian lenders when it reports its latest results on Thursday

Canadian resource players meet the U.S. high-yield debt market

First Quantum Minerals is one of the most recent companies to look south, it launched a US$1.5-billion offering of senior notes

Reality check: Is Trudeau’s India trip more photo opportunity than business venture?

Trudeau's visit is being billed as a chance to make business connections and expand trade, but some officials are criticizing the prime minister...

BUSINESS REPORT: Canadians can’t stop using their homes as piggy banks

Canadians continue to borrow against the value of their houses at the fastest pace we’ve seen in more than five years.

Trudeau Touts Canada-India Investment Deals Worth $1B

MUMBAI, India — Some of India's biggest companies say they will invest more than $250 million in Canada, in everything from pulp mills to...

Competition Bureau reaches settlement with Leon’s and the Brick over ‘buy now, pay later’ promotions

Leon's and the Brick have agreed to each donate $750,000 worth of home furnishings over two years to charities to be approved by the regulator

Edmonton Mayor Don Iveson launches online lobbyist registry

If you want to talk business with Mayor Don Iveson, you’ll have to register online. Iveson has launched an online lobbyist registry that will require...

Police warn public about online job offer scams

The Ottawa Police Service has issued a warning for residents to be aware of the resurgence of a scam involving online offers of employment. Police...

Oil pipeline squeeze to cost Canadian economy $10.7 billion in 2018, Scotiabank says

Scotiabank says the delay of new pipeline approvals have imposed clear, demonstrable and substantial economic costs on the economy