Business

Audio clips from business, trade, and the economy.


2017-12-30 | Alberta-Carbon-Tax

Ontario's cap-and-trade program and Alberta's carbon tax came into effect on January 1st, with higher prices for gasoline (four cents...


2017-11-28 | Small-Town-Newspapers

Ordinary residents, politicians and journalists said the closure of dozens of newspapers across the country -- the vast majority in...


2017-01-27 | Ont-GM-Layoffs

General Motors announced it would cut 625 jobs in July at its CAMI Assembly plant in Ingersoll, Ontario, after previously...


2014-04-30 | BC-Mill-Shooting

Two employees at a Nanaimo, BC sawmill were fatally shot, two others were injured and a former co-worker was arrested...


2013-10-29 | Bitcoin-ATM

The world's first Bitcoin ATM went into operation in a Vancouver coffee shop, allowing customers to exchange cash for the...


2013-03-05 | Target-Canada

US discount giant Target opened its doors to customers in Canada for the first time, in three communities west of...


2013-01-14 | Nortel-Fraud-Trial

Three former Nortel executives -- CEO Frank Dunn, CFO Douglas Beatty and controller Michael Gollogly -- were found not guilty...


2012-09-26 | CAW-Auto-Talks

The Canadian Auto Workers and Chrysler reached a tentative agreement September 26th on a new four-year contract. CAW president Ken...


2012-06-14 | Canada-US-Bridge

Prime Minister Stephen Harper formally announced an agreement in principle with Michigan to build a new bridge linking Windsor, Ontario,...


2012-01-23 | BIZ-RIM-CEOs-Resign

BlackBerry maker Research in Motion's co-CEOs, Jim Balsillie and Mike Lazaridis, stepped down January 23rd. They were replaced by former...