Share a juicer, your dog or a room in your home? How the sharing economy took off
The internet has helped fuel an economic phenomenon that has seen people share everything from empty rooms in their homes to overnight travellers to even their pets. But the growth of the sharing economy might soon be limited by the hand of regulation.Maple Leaf shutters Hamilton wiener production plant
Maple Leaf Foods Inc. has closed its wiener production plant in Hamilton as part of a broader plan to move the operations to a bigger plant in the same city.Telus tries to buy Mobilicity again
Mobilicity says it has reached a deal to be bought by Telus, and this time it thinks the federal government will approve the deal.TSX closes at highest level since 2008
The Toronto Stock Exchange's main index hit its highest level in more than five years on Thursday, pushed higher by stronger prices for commodities Canada has a lot of like oil and natural gas.BP worker settles charges of insider trading during Gulf cleanup
The government says a former BP employee who was a co-ordinator during the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico has settled federal charges of using confidential information on the seriousness of the spill to profit illegally from trading in BP stock.Spinoffs new 'golden route' to value in 2014 markets
2014 may be the year of the spinoff, with a record number of deals coming to market in which a parent company raises capital by listing one of its units as a separate business, according to the founder of The Spinoff Report.