TSX and loonie higher as oil climbs on OPEC deal
An agreement by OPEC to cut oil production helped push oil prices, along with the loonie and the S&P/TSX Composite Index, higher on Wednesday.BlackBerry to stop making its own smartphones and will focus on software
BlackBerry says it plans to end all internal hardware development — signalling a strategic shift for a company that built its reputation on innovative smartphone technology created at its base in Waterloo, Ont.Oil surges 6% on OPEC agreement, but analysts skeptical of sustained rally
Oil prices jumped as much as six per cent on Wednesday after OPEC sources told Reuters the group has reached a deal to limit crude output.Laurentian Bank to cut 300 jobs
The Montreal-based bank says the majority of job posts being cut will not be through layoffs, but through attrition.Baby boomers flock to reno the home as adult kids need more space in the nest
Aging Canadian homeowners are increasingly deciding to stay where they are and renovate instead, especially since more adult children are still living under their roof.Quebec newspapers seek government help to ensure survival
Several newspaper publishers in Quebec, including Le Devoir, have formed a coalition to demand that the provincial government establish a funding program to help them shift to digital.