Canadian Press business newsmaker of the year selections over the years

Canadian Press business newsmaker of the year selections over the years
TORONTO — A list of The Canadian Press business newsmakers of the year, as determined in an annual poll of newsrooms across the country: 2017: Finance Minister Bill Morneau 2016: The Foreign Investor 2015: Bank of Canada governor Stephen Poloz 2014: Former Tim Hortons CEO Marc Caira 2013: Loblaw executive chairman Galen G. Weston 2012: Bank of Canada governor Mark... Read More

Canadian grocers make $3M per year from penny-rounding: UBC study

Canadian grocers make $3M per year from penny-rounding: UBC study
VANCOUVER — Grocery stores across the country are cashing in on the demise of the penny, according to a young researcher at the University of British Columbia. Third-year economics and mathematics student Christina Cheng has written a paper that says Canadian grocers are making $3.27 million per year from penny-rounding. Ottawa announced plans in 2012 to phase out the copper coin, and... Read More

Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week
TORONTO — Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week: Bombardier-Boeing battle: The bitter dispute between Bombardier and Boeing will enter a critical phase Monday, when the two aerospace rivals appear before the U.S. International Trade Commission. Boeing will explain why it believes it was hurt — or could be hurt — by Bombardier’s landmark deal... Read More