Business

Audio clips from business, trade, and the economy.


2013-03-04 | BIZ-BCE-Astral

The Competition Bureau approved Bell's proposed 3.38-billion dollar takeover of Astral Media, but forced the company to sell several of...


2013-02-05 | BlackBerry

BlackBerry's new touchscreen Z10 smartphone hit Canadian shelves, a long-awaited milestone that was seen as a make-or-break moment for the...


2013-01-30 | RIM-BlackBerry

Research In Motion announced it was changing its corporate name to BlackBerry at its splashy event in Manhattan to officially...


2013-01-14 | Nortel-Fraud-Trial

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


2012-11-15 | Beef-Recall

The meat plant at the center of an extensive beef recall resumed shipping products on November 15th for the first...


2012-11-08 | Plant-Explosion

An explosion and fire at the Neptune Technologies and Bioresources plant in Sherbrooke, Quebec killed two people and sent 19...



2012-10-22 | Petronas-Progress

On October 19th, the federal government rejected the Malaysian state-owned energy giant Petronas' proposed six-billion-dollar takeover bid for Calgary-based natural...


2012-10-18 | CRTC-Bell-Astral

The federal broadcast regulator gave an unequivocal thumbs down to BCE's takeover of Astral Media. Newly installed CRTC commissioner Jean-Pierre...


2012-09-28 | Beef-Recall

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency temporarily suspended the operating license for XL Foods, the Brooks, Alberta meat-packing plant at the...