Business

Survival, but not careers

A group of recent university graduates at a round table discussion at the Vancouver Observer said they were able to find survival jobs but not opportunities in the careers they've trained for.

Edelman Vancouver gives big to nonprofits

For the past four years, Edelman Vancouver, an independent public firm, has been launching an incredible corporate social responsibilty contest for local non profits called the Little Give....

VO's Main Street: where history meets hipsters

   Main Street: Where History meets Hipster When the No. 03 trolley bus rounds the bend at 18th and Main -- revealing a stunning panorama of red brick and Edwardian storefronts,...

Toyota recalls 940 Prius hybrid cars in Canada for possible steering problems

TORONTO -- Toyota Canada says it's recalling about 940 first-generation Prius hybrid cars across the country for faulty steering caused by a nut that may come loose. The automaker says the recall...

Fiat willing to buy Canada's Chrysler stock; Flaherty says it's still too soon

TORONTO -- Finance Minister Jim Flaherty and the CEO of Chrysler indicated Monday they may be moving toward a deal to sell Canadian and Ontario government shares in the recovering company to Italian...

Postal worker contract talks to continue up until late Thursday strike deadline

OTTAWA -- The union representing Canada Post's urban workers gave the Crown corporation an ultimatum Monday that it will go on strike this week if its final offer is rejected. Denis Lemelin, national...

Honda Canada tells customers that hackers stole some personal data

Honda Canada has informed thousands of its Honda and Acura customers that some of their personal information was stolen when its computer systems were hacked. The company said the information...

Blockbuster Canada clearance sale begins Friday; 146 stores set to close

TORONTO -- Clearance sales are underway at many of the Canadian Blockbuster Video stores that are closing their doors. The movie and video game rental chain will be shutting down 146 Canadian...

Mixed reaction as Cdn banks and pension funds put in $3.6 billion bid for TMX Group

TORONTO-There was mixed reaction from the business community on Sunday to a home-grown multi-billion-dollar bid for the operator of the Toronto Stock Exchange that's being viewed as an attempt to...