Canadian mine giant Barrick fined a record $16.4M in Chile
Chile has fined Canadian gold mine giant Barrick $16.4 million, the highest environmental fine in the country's history, saying agency inspectors found the company hadn't told the full truth when it reported failures.
Growing appetite for American whisky straining supply
Fans of some American whiskies might soon be scrambling to find their favourite brand because of a seemingly insatiable demand for bourbon, rye and other styles of whisky that shows no sign of abating.Royal Bank pledges not to outsource jobs for cash savings
Royal Bank has promised it will never outsource a Canadian job to a foreign worker solely to save money.Canada threatens retaliation over U.S. meat-labelling rules
The federal government is threatening "retaliatory measures" against the United States in a dispute over meat-labelling rules that Ottawa and the World Trade Organization consider discriminatory.Canada ranks 3rd last in paid vacations
Canada ranks third last among economically advanced countries in the amount of paid vacation time it guarantees its workers, a new U.S. study indicates.MTS to sell Allstream, put $200M to pension and debt
Manitoba Telecom Services Inc. has agreed to sell its Allstream business telecommunications arm to an Egyptian investment group and use about half of the $405 million in proceeds to reduce its pension obligations and debt.