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Canadian Utilities seeks deferral of distribution rate increases in Alberta

Canadian Utilities seeks deferral of distribution rate increases in Alberta

CALGARY — Canadian Utilities Ltd. has asked the Alberta Utilities Commission if it can defer compulsory electricity and natural gas distribution rate increases set to come into effect at the start of the new year.
German government backs bill requiring 5G security pledge

German government backs bill requiring 5G security pledge

BERLIN — German Chancellor Angela Merkel's Cabinet approved a bill Wednesday that would require companies involved in setting up critical infrastructure such as high-speed 5G networks to guarantee that their equipment can't be used for sabotage, espi
Sonder to create 700 jobs in Quebec expansion with loan from the province

Sonder to create 700 jobs in Quebec expansion with loan from the province

MONTREAL — Apartment-hotel company Sonder will expand its presence in Quebec by establishing an "international growth centre" in Montreal that should result in the creation of 700 jobs by 2025.
Annual pace of inflation climbs to 1.0 per cent in November, Statistics Canada says

Annual pace of inflation climbs to 1.0 per cent in November, Statistics Canada says

OTTAWA — The country's annual inflation rate in November rose to its fastest pace since the start of the pandemic, driven by a rise in prices for homes, rent and goods around the house. Statistics Canada said Wednesday the 1.
Global tech conference Collision to move Toronto event online again in 2021

Global tech conference Collision to move Toronto event online again in 2021

TORONTO — Global technology conference Collision has cancelled plans to host its annual event in Toronto next year and instead will host the gathering online again.
US brands Vietnam, Switzerland as currency manipulators

US brands Vietnam, Switzerland as currency manipulators

WASHINGTON — The U.S.
Door to the C-Suite still locked for many diverse candidates amid slow pace of change

Door to the C-Suite still locked for many diverse candidates amid slow pace of change

TORONTO — Nancy Tower knows just how important help from the highest echelons of corporate Canada can be for someone trying to break into the old boys' club. She was a promising worker when she started at Halifax-based energy company Emera Inc.
Equinox Gold Corp. signs all-stock deal to acquire Premier Gold Mines Ltd.

Equinox Gold Corp. signs all-stock deal to acquire Premier Gold Mines Ltd.

VANCOUVER — Equinox Gold Corp. has signed a friendly agreement to acquire Premier Gold Mines Ltd. which will spin out its Nevada assets in a new U.S.-focused gold miner to be called i-80 Gold Corp.

Here's a list of November inflation rates for selected Canadian cities

OTTAWA — Canada's national annual inflation rate was 1.0 per cent in November, Statistics Canada says.

Here's a list November inflation rates for Canadian provinces

OTTAWA — Canada's national annual inflation rate was 1.0 per cent in November, Statistics Canada says. Here's what happened in the provinces (previous month in brackets): — Newfoundland and Labrador: 0.8 per cent (0.6) — Prince Edward Island: -0.