BlackBerry lays off unspecified number of employees globally
BlackBerry says it's laying off an unspecified number of employees across its global operations as it makes changes to the operations responsible for making its smartphones.Takata's airbag disaster & Air Canada's carry-on crackdown: BUSINESS WEEK WRAP
From a new report that shows it's getting harder to find steady work, to a survey of Wall Street financiers that paints a picture of an industry that can't seem to clean up its act, it was a busy week in financial news. The CBC's Jacqueline Hansen gets you caught up on the week that was in business news.RBC backs down on fees that caused customer outrage
Royal Bank is backing away from a plan to charge customers transaction fees for loans, mortgage payments and debit transactions on some kinds of accounts.Big Oil to Rachel Notley: Bring on a carbon tax
How much has the political landscape in Alberta changed? Big Oil is now pushing for a carbon tax.What we're saving at gas pump, we're losing on low loonie
We may be saving money at the gas pump, but the increased cost of food and consumer goods is likely wiping out the benefits for most Canadian families.What flippers? 45% of condo owners have owned for a decade or more, CMHC says
A second annual survey of Canada's two largest condominium markets found that the financial health of owners might be, on average, better than bleak headlines have suggested.