Trudeau touts Canada's agricultural safety amid China canola dispute
Canadian farm goods are high quality and safe, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said in Beijing on Tuesday as his trade minister said Canada was working hard to resolve a canola import dispute that threatens $2 billion in business.Scotiabank reports higher Q3 earnings, sets aside less money for bad loans
Scotiabank is the latest of the big banks to report higher profits in the third quarter, thanks to strong returns from its domestic and international banking operations.Canada Post, union extend mediation another 24 hours
Canada Post and the Canadian Union of Postal Workers have again agreed to extend mediation aimed at resolving their labour dispute by another 24 hours.'Laughable': Critics slam McDonald's ad for preservative-free McNuggets
McDonald's is promoting its new preservative-free Chicken McNuggets with a commercial that says, "We all want what's best for our kids." Some health advocates claim the ad is misleading because it implies processed McNuggets are good for children.Ontario guaranteed-income pilot moves ahead with new report
Former Conservative senator Hugh Segal delivers a key report this week on a plan by Ontario to launch a pilot project to guarantee a minimum income for participants in a community still to be selected. In an interview, Segal gives some hints about the report's contents — and rebuts critics who say such programs foster laziness.Ad industry vows to be more open about paid endorsements on social media
Canada's advertising industry is taking long-overdue steps to curb misleading posts on blogs and social media that double as paid product endorsements in an effort to keep so-called influencers honest.