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  • ALBERTA ENERGY MINISTER SAYS CURRENT OIL, GAS ROYALTY FRAMEWORK WILL REMAIN IN PLACE UNTIL END OF 2016.

  • TORONTO, Aug 28- Noel Biderman, the chief executive of infidelity website Ashley Madison's parent company Avid Life, has left the company, weeks after hackers launched a cyber assault that leaked sensitive data about millions of clients. The Canadian company was rocked by the release of Ashley Madison customer data on Aug. 18 by hackers who claimed to be unhappy...

  • Ashley Madison CEO steps down in wake of hacking Friday, 28 Aug 2015 | 10:38 AM ET

    NEW YORK— The CEO of the company that runs adultery website Ashley Madison is stepping down in the wake of the massive breach of the company's computer systems and outing of millions of its members. "Unless they can immediately assure the public that their information is protected, then their business is over," says Lawrence Kellogg, a partner with the law firm...

  • CEO of Ashley Madison parent company steps down Friday, 28 Aug 2015 | 10:32 AM ET

    TORONTO, Aug 28- Noel Biderman, the chief executive of infidelity website Ashley Madison's parent company, has left the company effective immediately, Avid Life Media said on Friday.

  • Bank of Nova Scotia tops Street 3Q forecasts Friday, 28 Aug 2015 | 7:54 AM ET

    TORONTO _ Bank of Nova Scotia on Friday reported fiscal third-quarter net income of $1.44 billion. The average estimate of four analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $1.15 per share. Bank of Nova Scotia shares have declined 21 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • But the stock climbed further after the billionaire investor disclosed the stake in a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, and said that he plans to speak with Freeport and may seek board representation. Freeport is undervalued, Icahn said in the filing, and he intends to address "executive compensation practices and capital structure as...

  • Toronto-Dominion tops Street 3Q forecasts Thursday, 27 Aug 2015 | 7:12 AM ET

    TORONTO _ The Toronto-Dominion Bank on Thursday reported fiscal third-quarter net income of $1.82 billion. The average estimate of four analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 92 cents per share. Three analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $5.75 billion.

  • Canadian Imperial Bank tops Street 3Q forecasts Thursday, 27 Aug 2015 | 6:06 AM ET

    TORONTO _ Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce on Thursday reported fiscal third-quarter profit of $791.2 million. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $1.81 per share. Three analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $2.79 billion.

  • NXT reports 2Q loss Thursday, 27 Aug 2015 | 5:03 AM ET

    CALGARY, Alberta _ NXT Energy Solutions Inc. on Thursday reported a loss of $1.3 million in its second quarter. On a per-share basis, the Calgary, Alberta- based company said it had a loss of 3 cents. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.

  • MEXICO CITY, Aug 26- Mexico's Grupo Financiero Banorte is close to announcing a partnership between its retirement fund, called Afore XXI-Banorte, the Canadian group Caisse de depot et placement du Quebec, and other Mexican retirement funds for infrastructure projects, Banorte's board president said on Wednesday. Recently, the firm CKD Infraestructura...

  • China isn't a direct problem for Canada: Economist Wednesday, 26 Aug 2015 | 6:36 PM ET
    China isn't a direct problem for Canada: Economist

    While Canadian exports are not heavily dependent on China, the slowdown in the mainland affects broader commodities which causes headwinds for Canada, says Tim Quinlan, VP & economist at Wells Fargo.

  • Antrim posts 2Q profit Wednesday, 26 Aug 2015 | 6:03 PM ET

    CALGARY, Alberta _ Antrim Energy Inc. on Wednesday reported second-quarter net income of $812,000, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier. The Calgary, Alberta- based company said it had profit of less than 1 cent on a per-share basis. Keywords: Antrim Energy, Earnings Report.

  • Ico Therapeutics reports 2Q loss Wednesday, 26 Aug 2015 | 5:27 PM ET

    VANCOUVER, British Columbia _ Ico Therapeutics Inc. on Wednesday reported a loss of $601,000 in its second quarter. The Vancouver, British Columbia- based company said it had a loss of 1 cent per share. Keywords: Ico Therapeutics, Earnings Report.

  • TORONTO, Aug 26- An economic speech by Canadian Finance Minister Joe Oliver was abruptly canceled on Wednesday after criticism that the Conservative politician's event was to take place at a private men's club in Toronto. Oliver, a high-profile member of Prime Minister Stephen Harper's cabinet, was scheduled to speak on the future of the Canadian economy at...

  • WASHINGTON, Aug 26- A gauge of U.S. business investment plans posted its largest increase in just over a year in July, underscoring the durability of the economic recovery despite a slowing global economy. The Commerce Department said on Wednesday non-defense capital goods orders excluding aircraft, a closely watched proxy for business spending plans,...

  • National Bank of Canada posts 3Q profit Wednesday, 26 Aug 2015 | 8:15 AM ET

    MONTREAL _ National Bank of Canada on Wednesday reported fiscal third-quarter earnings of $354.6 million. National Bank of Canada shares have dropped 27 percent since the beginning of the year. Keywords: National Bank of Canada, Earnings Report.

  • Royal Bank tops Street 3Q forecasts Wednesday, 26 Aug 2015 | 6:16 AM ET

    TORONTO _ Royal Bank Of Canada on Wednesday reported fiscal third-quarter earnings of $1.99 billion. The average estimate of four analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $1.29 per share. Three analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $6.72 billion.

  • Waikiki water tested for bacteria after sewage spill Wednesday, 26 Aug 2015 | 3:12 AM ET

    HONOLULU— Hawaii's white sand beaches in Waikiki were mostly deserted after officials warned the public about a half-million-gallon sewage spill in Ala Moana Beach Park, which is adjacent to the world-famous tourist destination. The Department of Health was testing a 4- mile stretch of waterfront from Kapahulu Avenue in Waikiki to Point Panic in Kakaako.

  • Magistrate Judge Jeremiah Lynch for arraignment in Missoula. Federal prosecutors accuse Canadadrugs.com, its CEO Kristjan Thorkelson and its affiliated companies and associates of selling $78 million in prescription drugs, primarily cancer treatment drugs, to U.S. doctors. "Canada Drugs purchased its inventory from questionable sources and ultimately...

  • TORONTO, Aug 25- The 40th Toronto International Film Festival will play host to a star-studded roster of top filmmakers and movie stars next month, including Ridley Scott, Matt Damon, Sandra Bullock and Johnny Depp. Helen Mirren and Bryan Cranston are expected to be in town for the world premiere of Jay Roach's biopic "Trumbo," about Hollywood blacklist victim...