Reality check: Can new B.C. tax cool Vancouver housing prices?
The B.C. government broke new ground this week, announcing a hefty tax on foreign homebuyers in the Metro Vancouver area, with the stated aim of making housing more affordable. But will it work? And should other cities try it?Net-zero egg barn with solar energy opens in Alberta
The Brant Hutterite Colony in southern Alberta aims to produce roughly 13,000 eggs a day while creating no net greenhouse gas emissions.iPhone sales beat expectations in Apple's 3rd quarter
Apple Inc sold more iPhones than Wall Street expected in the third quarter and forecast revenue in the current period would top many analysts' targets, soothing fears that demand for Apple's most important product had hit a wall.Halifax bakery braces for impending hike in butter prices
The owner of a Halifax bakery is bracing for the second price increase by Canada's dairy board this year — this time, to butter and skim milk powder.Why college and university degrees are worth the money
Graduates of Canadian universities and colleges tend to see their salaries rise quickly over time, new research out of the University of Ottawa suggests.Twitter still struggling to grow as rivals race ahead
Twitter is in danger of becoming the next internet company forced into a desperation sale if it cannot find a way to start luring people and advertisers back to its sometimes-befuddling messaging service.