Business

Nook ships early, Christmas e-wars begin

Kindle and Amazon jump the gates early with souped-up, tablet-like e-readers.

People everywhere fed up with banks, except in Canada

New survey shows we aren't as upset about our financial institutions as Americans are.

How to choose the right food franchise

Are you interested in starting your own business? One easy way is to buy into a franchise. Check out this article for tips on how to pick the right franchise to start your own business.

Macdonald Realty CEO Lynn Hsu: From humble beginnings to extraordinary success

In 1985, while raising a young family, Lynn Hsu began her real estate career despite being a new immigrant with limited English and no social network. From 1987 through 1989, Hsu was the number one...

Buy American policy will benefit Canadian economy in long run, U.S. Ambassador says

U.S. ambassador David Jacobson addressed a business crowd in Ottawa on Tuesday about recent provisions to the Buy American policy and the new $1 billion secruity border deal. Jacobson praised U.S.-...

Theresa's Eatery: A thriving co-op model restaurant business

Take a look at Theresa's Eatery, an alternative business model where everyone wins.

Vancouver's Board of Trade Co. brings high-end fashion to Chinatown

Meters away from the site of a restaurant where a young Jimi Hendrix developed his love for the guitar, you can find Eunice Quan and David Lim expressing their love of fashion at The Board of...

Global Currents’ Beverley Pomeroy's success fueled by giving

With a desire to find purpose behind a family tragedy, momtrepreneur Beverley Pomeroy finds meaning in her successful business, Global Currents.

Canada has 'tools to deal with new recession'

Country will take a battering if the world tanks, but it has strong companies, a working banking system and a sound fiscal position, says governor of central bank.

100 jobs lost as Burnaby mill closes

Cascades cites strong dollar, labour and recycling costs as it shuts containerboard site.