TORONTO — It seems that it can still be a man’s world when it comes to investing.
A new survey says 83 per cent of Canadians believe that investing has traditionally been viewed as a role for men, and 48 per cent contend that women are intimidated by investing.
RICHMOND, Va. — Scoff if you must at mass domestic beers, but lessons learned from the makers of Budweiser and Miller Lite are helping to make sure your craft beer tastes the same from pint to pint.
THUNDER BAY, Ont. — Striking workers at the Bombardier Inc. (TSX:BBD.B) light rail plant in Thunder Bay, Ont., have ratified a new contract agreement with the company. Details of the agreement voted on by some 900 members of Unifor Local 1075 were not immediately available.
Major brand sponsors are watching closely to make sure the National Football League doesn’t fumble the investigation into how its executives handled evidence in the Ray Rice domestic violence case.
GATINEAU, Que.—While predicting a sea change in how Canadians get their TV programming, one of the country’s biggest cable-service providers rejects the idea of allowing viewers to pay for television channels one at a time.
Rogers Communications has told the country’s broadcast regulator it agrees with a proposal to offer its customers a smaller basic service.
TORONTO — Ottawa is being urged to reconsider enhancing RRSPs as a way of getting more Canadians to save for retirement.
The paper by the C.D. Howe Institute says policy-makers often overlook improving Registered Retirement Savings Plans because, it is argued, not enough people actually make contributions.
TORONTO — Finance Minister Joe Oliver is expected to announce that he will lower employment insurance premiums.
Oliver is holding a news conference today at 11 a.m EDT in Toronto at a flooring company, where he will announce measures to help small businesses.
TORONTO — Canadian Tire money, known for its fictional Scottish character Sandy McTire, is going digital.
Canadian Tire (TSX:CTC.A) says it’s expanding its rewards program next month by offering a digital option to customers who want to collect and redeem Canadian Tire money on a card or smartphone.
OTTAWA — The Canadian military is spending nearly $10 million to acquire 20 high-tech robots meant to sniff out radioactive dirty bombs as well as chemical and biological weapons.
The deal was announced Monday by the U.S.-based company iRobot Corp. (NASDAQ: IRBT), which won the contract through an open tender.
TORONTO — Home Depot has confirmed that security at its payment system was breached and that customers who made credit card purchases at its Canadian and U.S. stores could be affected.