Economy

Trudeau speaks with John Horgan after federal pipeline purchase

Trudeau speaks with John Horgan after federal pipeline purchase

As part of the deal, Finance Minister Bill Morneau says that Kinder Morgan will go ahead with its original plan to twin the pipeline this summer while the sale is finalized, which likely won't happen ...

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BMO and CIBC's Simplii warn fraudsters may have accessed clients' data

BMO and CIBC's Simplii warn fraudsters may have accessed clients' data

BMO and Simplii did the right thing in being quick to assure customers that their money is safe and that they're working diligently to improve security, said Barry Waite, chair of the communications ...

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Oil prices mixed, but pressure persists from plan to raise production

Oil prices mixed, but pressure persists from plan to raise production

The sustained fall in Venezuelan output helped OPEC and non-OPEC members to significantly exceed the intended total production cuts over the past eight months. Members of OPEC and Russian Federation...

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Petrol Price to Reduce in Kerala; Government Decides to Cut State Taxes

Petrol Price to Reduce in Kerala; Government Decides to Cut State Taxes

In a faux pax from the Indian Oil Corporation (IOCL), petrol and diesel prices were marginally reduced by a paisa per litre in the capital on Wednesday. Prices vary from state to state depending o...

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Tesla in Autopilot Mode Crashes Into Parked Laguna Beach Police SUV

Tesla in Autopilot Mode Crashes Into Parked Laguna Beach Police SUV

The officer wasn't in the police cruiser at the time, according to the police department. According to police, the driver in the Tesla sustained minor injuries. Tesla's autopilot system has com...

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USA to shorten length of visas for some Chinese citizens

USA to shorten length of visas for some Chinese citizens

The White House statement also said the U.S. plans to continue litigation at the World Trade Organisation over China's intellectual-property practices. "China's trade practices raise serious conce...

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Pret workers bag a £1000 bonus with retailer's sale

Pret workers bag a £1000 bonus with retailer's sale

JAB, whose owners the publicity-shy Reimann family are descended from Ludwig Reimann, a chemist who in the 19th century joined the chemicals business founded by Johann Adam Benckiser and married into ...

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Canada to Buy Kinder Morgan Pipeline for $3.5 Billion

Canada to Buy Kinder Morgan Pipeline for $3.5 Billion

The project has pitted oil-rich Alberta against coastal British Columbia, where concerns about fisheries, real estate values, tourism and ocean ecology are high. Canada approved the project in Novembe...

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Starbucks staff undergo racial bias training

Starbucks staff undergo racial bias training

The last time the company did something similar was in 2008, when the struggling chain shut down all United States locations to retrain employees on improving the "Starbucks Experience" by boostin...

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Federal Bureau of Investigation urges public to reboot home routers amid malware attack

Federal Bureau of Investigation urges public to reboot home routers amid malware attack

Meanwhile, they say users of their products should keep their devices updated with the latest firmware, and change their router's default admin password. The country also blamed Russian Federation for...

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Cheap petrol: Not a chance! Supermarkets raise fuel prices every day

Cheap petrol: Not a chance! Supermarkets raise fuel prices every day

On May 15, the price of petrol was increased by 17 paise a litre and that of diesel by 21 paise a litre in Delhi. While petrol costs Rs 81.06 in Kolkata, Chennai booths have petrol at Rs 81.43 per lit...

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Memorial Day Weekend Travel

Memorial Day Weekend Travel

The number of people traveling this Memorial Day weekend is expected to be the highest in over a decade. A lot of them associate Memorial Day with the unofficial kick off to summer, but not all, l...

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Dharmendra Pradhan urges Odisha Govt to cut Value-Added Tax on Petrol, Diesel

Dharmendra Pradhan urges Odisha Govt to cut Value-Added Tax on Petrol, Diesel

Petrol price breached the Rs 80 mark in Kolkata on Thursday, marking a four-year high, four days after the climbed to an unprecedented Rs 70 a litre in the city. "This causes pain at the pumps due to...

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Trump administration has cut deal with China's ZTE

Trump administration has cut deal with China's ZTE

Under the new proposals , ZTE could be fined $1.3 billion and forced to place U.S. compliance officers on... The U.S. Commerce Department would then lift an order issued in April preventing ZTE fro...

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Elon Musk's new company 'Pravda' would rate journalists' credibility

Elon Musk's new company 'Pravda' would rate journalists' credibility

A tweet from journalist Mark Harris linked to a filing that certified Pravda Corp.as a foreign corporation in October. Journalists are critical of electric-car maker Tesla Inc because oil and...

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Service dog gives birth to 8 puppies at Tampa Airport gate

Service dog gives birth to 8 puppies at Tampa Airport gate

It took a couple of hours", said Jason Penny, Tampa Fire Rescue . A service dog delivered a healthy litter of puppies at Tampa International Airport , Florida, after going into labor as she wait...

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Russian Federation hacks 500,000 routers in attempt to attack Ukraine

Russian Federation hacks 500,000 routers in attempt to attack Ukraine

According to the researchers, Russian hackers have used a sophisticated malware called "VPNFilter" to infect over 500,000 routers and network devices in at least 54 countries. The United States Justi...

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PHL eyeing oil from non-Opec countries

PHL eyeing oil from non-Opec countries

Bank Wealth Management. The latter is somewhat surprising , Flynn said, because Brent crude is trading at more than a $7 premium to USA crude WTCLc1-LCOc1 , making exports more attractive. The energy...

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Uber Car Involved in Fatal Crash Had Braking System Disabled

As soon as the news broke out, Pittsburgh's Mayor William Peduto issued a fierce public rebuke of the company, saying that he was " forced to learn " about Uber's plans " through social media report...

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Here's How To Avoid Memorial Day Traffic in Southern California

Here's How To Avoid Memorial Day Traffic in Southern California

The good news? Prices generally drop back off a bit in summer after Memorial Day. "For every five miles an hour you're over 50 miles per hour, the auto uses more gas trying to fight the extra wind...

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Fiat Chrysler confirms Australians affected by mass recall due to cruise control

Fiat Chrysler confirms Australians affected by mass recall due to cruise control

Fiat Chrysler said vehicles may be placed in park once stopped, at which point cruise-control is canceled. In an "an unlikely sequence of events", automatic acceleration could occur simultaneously ...

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Turkish central bank raises rates sharply to prop up lira

Turkish central bank raises rates sharply to prop up lira

Pro-government media presented the central bank action as an "intervention against the dollar", avoiding describing it as an interest-rate increase. Turkey does have substantial buffers and a way ou...

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Petrol and diesel prices rise may fuel Modi government's biggest heartburn yet

Petrol and diesel prices rise may fuel Modi government's biggest heartburn yet

Petrol is being sold for Rs 80.42 per litre in Chennai while the price in Kolkata was Rs 80.12 per litre. "During the year 2015 when the Union govt reduced the rates of petrol and diesel by Rs 2 p...

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Facebook, Google hit with GDPR complaint

Facebook, Google hit with GDPR complaint

So, if it's all so complicated, why did Europe bother to introduce the rules? For example, users can now request that a company delete the information it has stored about them or correct it if it's ...

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Fact-Checkers Bust Trump for False Claims During His Naval Academy Speech

Fact-Checkers Bust Trump for False Claims During His Naval Academy Speech

Trump's address focused heavily on military investment, including $700 billion that Congress approved this year. "It increases total defense spending by more than $60 billion from past year, and f...

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