GM recall news, $70 oil and another pipeline pitch: BUSINESS WEEK WRAP
From new developments in GM's unfolding recall scandal, to the many ways that suddenly cheap and plentiful oil is affecting Canada, it was a busy week in business news. Jacqueline Hansen gets you caught up in our weekly video recap.Farmers produced 27% less grain last year amid sinking prices
Poor weather conditions have dramatically reduced Canada’s production of grains and oilseeds this year and resulted in a lower-quality crop.Christmas music in stores? Wait till after Nov. 11, some say
Christmas music in stores is something many shoppers expect to hear in the weeks ahead, but some don't want a note of it before Remembrance Day, and they're vocal about it.Canada's economy shrank for the first time this year in August
Canada's gross domestic product shrank for the first time in eight months in August, contracting 0.1 per cent as a small expansion in services wasn't enough to offset a drop-off in sectors that produce goods.Some Air Canada staff hate the new carry-on bag policy as much as you do
A number of Air Canada ground staff find the airline's new crackdown on oversized carry-on bags so unpleasant that they don't want to do it, a representative from the airline's union told CBC News.Joe Oliver says he'll balance budget despite falling oil prices, dip in GDP
Neither falling oil prices, disappointing GDP numbers nor the $2.4-billion cost of the new income-splitting and baby bonus programs announced yesterday will prevent the federal government from balancing the budget in 2015, according to Finance Minister Joe Oliver.