Surprising number of workers choose to be paid in bitcoin
A small but growing — and surprising — number of workers are rejecting Canadian dollar salaries for bitcoin, according to an Ontario payroll firm.Feds reinterpret middle class data that painted Canadian dream as 'a myth'
Finance Canada has issued a rebuttal of a politically embarrassing report on middle-class economic woes compiled last fall by Employment and Social Development Canada, now finding Canadian middle class incomes have grown strongly since 1976.New Arctic Economic Council will try to shape development in North
The first meeting of the Arctic Economic Council begins Tuesday in Iqaluit, with the new group aiming to lay the groundwork for businesses seeking opportunities as climate change opens up the North.Vanadium battery technology could transform power grids
Batteries made of the metal vanadium have the potential to transform electrical grids and our ability to make use of green energy such as wind and solar power, CBC's David Common reports.Health Canada pulling last of citronella-based bug sprays
Health Canada is pulling the last citronella-based bug sprays off the shelves by December because of “the absence of adequate safety data.” The move has left scientists who advised Health Canada on the issue, befuddled by the phase-out. So are many consumers who prefer natural bug sprays.Tim Hortons hitched, Shomi born, Twitch adopted and NHL expecting: BUSINESS WEEK WRAP
Tim Hortons gets bought by Burger King, rumours fly about possible NHL expansion and Rogers and Shaw team up to bring Canadians a Netflix-like streaming service. Jacqueline Hansen recaps the week that was in business news.