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November 23, 2018 5:12 PM Online shopping is surging, and not all websites can handle it

“Due to extremely high demand for our Black Friday deals Wednesday night, our site experienced some delays shortly after our event began online,” Walmart spokesman Danit Marquardt said in a statement. “Many customers were still able to check out smoothly, and we were able to quickly fix the issue.” According to Adobe Analytics, as of 10 a.m. Friday 80

November 17, 2018 12:36 AM Ottawa to deliver competitive boost for Canadian companies

He said soft oil prices have created a “new headwind” for the Canadian economy. Markets, he said, are watching closely for Morneau’s response “to the competitive challenges posed by last year’s U.S. tax reforms,” particularly a made-in-Canada capital investment boost. “If Morneau delivers on that hope, some will see it as a new tailwind for a Canadian 122

November 8, 2018 1:12 AM Exxon’s $2 billion Canada move shows confidence when others flee

Almost two years after Exxon Mobil Corp. removed billions of barrels of oilsands crude from its reserves, its Imperial Oil Ltd. unit is investing again, saying low Canadian crude prices that scared off the other majors make it a perfect time to build. Imperial chief executive officer Rich Kruger puts the rationale for the $2.6 billion Aspen project in northern 96

November 6, 2018 7:52 PM Legal cannabis holds no special attraction for organized crime: memos

The memos, disclosed through the Access to Information Act, show officials from nine federal agencies became seized with the question early this year after media reports said questionable money was supporting legal medicinal marijuana enterprises. The internal notes say the use of offshore bank accounts for investing is not illegal, nor was there evidence 105

August 8, 2018 1:15 PM Ontario should offer incentives to reverse psychiatrist shortage, report says

And though enrolment in medical school is growing, the percentage of applicants choosing psychiatry is declining, the report says. “Governments are investing a significant amount of money into improving mental health services, which is great ... (but) there’s some issues with access to treatment at this point, and if we don’t have enough psychiatrists 88

July 23, 2018 4:39 PM TD to add 200 advisers to help wealth unit reach profit goal

Toronto-Dominion Bank, building on its deal for money manager Greystone Capital Management Inc. earlier this month, plans to hire 200 advisers in Canada this year to boost profit at its wealth-management division as much as 10 per cent. The additions are part of Toronto-Dominion’s push to expand in a division that includes online investing, advice and asset 70

May 29, 2018 10:35 PM Justin Trudeau’s $4.5 billion Trans Mountain pipeline purchase met with a storm of criticism

OTTAWA—The Liberal government’s $4.5-billion Trans Mountain pipeline purchase was met with swift criticism Tuesday, as environmental groups and Indigenous leaders vowed to keep protesting the controversial expansion project and opposition politicians slammed the move. “We are absolutely shocked and appalled that Canada is willingly investing taxpayers’ 68

May 18, 2018 5:08 PM Ontario regulator warns about 5 unregistered cryptocurrency groups

The Ontario Securities Commission is warning the public that several groups are promoting investments in cryptocurrencies without having the necessary provincial registrations. The OSC says Bitserial, Hypercube, CabinCoin and BaapPay have not provided a prospectus, as required, or received an exemption. It says none of the four, or a fifth entity called 75

March 8, 2018 6:37 PM Investing in firms with women at the top can ease volatility, study says

Firms with more gender diversity among managers have consistently seen lower share-price swings, Bank of America said in a report. The study also looked at female participation on company boards, which has been “steadily improving” over the last decade but “still has a long way to go.” Just 11 per cent of the S&P 500 have at least one-third of their 99

February 28, 2018 8:47 PM Minister Bibeau says she wants to attract private investment in foreign aid

International Development Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau says governments alone can no longer cover the costs of providing humanitarian assistance. OTTAWA—International Development Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau says she wants to use the new $2 billion in extra aid dollars in Tuesday’s budget to attract insurance and pension funds to invest in fight global 63