Air force to return Cyclone choppers to service 'within the coming days'

The Canadian air force has mapped out a plan to return its maritime helicopter fleet to service after narrowing down the possible causes of a fatal crash off the coast Greece earlier this spring — an accident that claimed the lives of six military members. The CH-148 Cyclones will begin flying again “within the coming days,” […]

'Regenerative ocean farming' could be coming soon to a coast near you

Hello, Earthlings! This is our weekly newsletter on all things environmental, where we highlight trends and solutions that are moving us to a more sustainable world. (Sign up here to get it in your inbox every Thursday.) This week: ‘Regenerative ocean farming’ could be coming soon to a coast near you A Siberian oil spill shows how climate change […]

Why are credit card rates not coming down in the COVID-19 crisis?

Why are credit card rates not coming down in the COVID-19 crisis?

As governments rush to offer financial relief packages to homeowners, renters, small businesses and employees impacted by COVID-19, some Canadians are wondering why credit card bills aren’t included in those measures. Most Canadians pay an interest rate that’s far higher on their credit cards than they do for other forms of debt, which can make […]

Pharrell Williams’ first condo design coming to Toronto

Pharrell Williams’ first condo design coming to Toronto

Pharrell Williams has changed his tune. The music man who made the world “clap along” with his mega-hit “Happy” six years ago is bringing to one of Toronto’s most dynamic neighbourhoods a condominium development styled with a “calming energy.” The zen component will be water — a key feature in the Yonge St. and Eglinton […]

Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

TORONTO – Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week: HBC earnings Hudson’s Bay Co. releases its third-quarter financial results before markets open and holds a conference call on Tuesday. Minority shareholders of the retailer are fighting with a group led by HBC executive chairman Richard Baker that wants […]

Retiring soon? There are some big financial changes coming — here’s what you need to know

Retiring soon? There are some big financial changes coming — here’s what you need to know

According to a Statistics Canada study, more than two million Canadians will turn age 65 between now and 2030. From a financial perspective, many of these people don’t know what they’re getting into. A recent survey commissioned by wealth management company Mackenzie Investments found that a large number of people have limited or no knowledge […]