Barack Obama slams tax inversions by U.S. companies
U.S. President Barack Obama on Thursday hammered U.S. companies that avoid federal taxes by shifting their tax domiciles overseas in deals known as "inversions" and called on Congress to pass a bill to end the practice.Loblaw head says fresh food trumping low prices for grocery shoppers
The head of Loblaw Companies, the country's largest supermarket chain, said Thursday that savvy shoppers are no longer just looking to pay the lowest prices they can for food.IMF downgrades Canada's 2014 growth to 2.2%, 2nd best in G7
The International Monetary Fund has downgraded its economic outlook for Canada, saying the economy will grow just 2.2 per cent in 2014 and 2.4 per cent in 2015.Canada levels new sanctions against Ukrainian rebel leaders, Russian firms
The Canadian government has announced new economic sanctions and travel bans against Ukrainian rebel leaders, as well as economic sanctions against Ukrainian groups and a broad range of Russian firms in the financial and energy sectors.World's 85 richest earn more than 3.5 billion poorest: UN
The 85 richest people in the world have as much wealth as the 3.5 billion poorest people, the United Nations said Thursday in a report that highlights the 1.2 billion people who live on less than $1.25 a day.Telcos' extra charge for paper billing probed by CRTC
Canada's broadcast regulator is going to look into why some telecom and cable companies charge customers who want to receive paper bills instead of electronic ones.