Canada's Silicon Valley is seeing a boom of start-ups after BlackBerry's meltdown. More than 450 were created last year—four times the 2009 amount.» Read More
WAIALUA, Hawaii— You can trace the genetic makeup of most corn grown in the U.S., and in many other places around the world, to Hawaii. Kauai and Hawaii counties have moved in the past several months to regulate genetically modified organisms and the pesticides the farms use.
President Barack Obama has said he will have the final say on whether to allow the pipeline connecting Canada's oil sands region to Texas refiners, and several government agencies had been given until May to weigh in.
BISMARCK, N.D.— Canadian Pacific Railway told a federal oversight board Friday that moving fertilizer for spring planting does not present a "significant challenge" for the railroad.
In a surprise announcement Friday as Washington was winding down for Easter, the State Department said federal agencies will have more time to weigh in on the politically fraught decision— but declined to say how much longer.
April 18- Telus Corp, one of Canada's dominant telecom providers, has reached a new agreement to acquire struggling wireless startup Mobilicity, in a renewed bid to overcome government objections on competition grounds.
NEW YORK, April 10- A U.S. judge has issued final dismissals of lawsuits accusing Lululemon Athletica Inc and various company officials of defrauding shareholders by concealing defects in yoga pants.
TORONTO, April 17- Lululemon Athletica Inc, best known for its trendy yoga wear, hopes to drive growth in coming years by expanding its range of fitness-related apparel and accelerating international plans, its newly appointed chief executive said on Thursday.
*To broaden products amid success of casual wear collection. TORONTO, April 17- Lululemon Athletica Inc, best known for its trendy yoga wear, hopes to drive growth in coming years by expanding its range of fitness-related apparel and accelerating international plans, its newly appointed chief executive said on Thursday.
BRUSSELS, April 17- NATO is sending part of its naval rapid reaction force to the Baltic Sea as part of a drive to step up the defence of eastern European allies in response to the crisis in Ukraine, the military alliance said on Thursday.
Gold in particular has fallen from more than $1,500 an ounce in early 2013 to briefly below $1,200 at the start of this year. "We're not expecting miraculous numbers," said Elvis Picardo, strategist and vice president of research at Global Securities in Vancouver.
OTTAWA, April 17- The Canadian government will take several more weeks to evaluate its options for the much-delayed replacement of the country's CF-18 fighter jets, Public Works Minister Diane Finley said on Thursday.
OTTAWA, April 17- The Canadian government will take several more weeks to evaluate the options for the much-delayed replacement of its CF-18 fighter jets, Public Works Minister Diane Finley said on Thursday.
MINNEAPOLIS— Minnesota Pipe Line Co. announced plans Thursday to nearly double the capacity of a crude oil pipeline that carries oil from Canada and North Dakota to the two refineries in the Twin Cities that produce most of Minnesota's and much of Wisconsin's transportation fuels.
OTTAWA, Ontario— Police have charged a 19- year-old Canadian man in connection with the loss of taxpayer data from Canada's tax agency website. The Royal Canadian Mounted Police said Wednesday that Stephen Arthuro Solis-Reyes was arrested at his residence Tuesday and is charged with unauthorized use of a computer and mischief in relation to data.
TORONTO, April 16- Canada's political elite and hundreds of well-wishers paid final respects to former Finance Minister Jim Flaherty at a state funeral on Wednesday, with Prime Minister Stephen Harper depicting Flaherty as a man who put his own needs aside in the service of his country.
NEW YORK, April 16- Still hurting from last year's see-through yoga pants debacle, Lululemon Athletica Inc is about to face a new headache: stepped up competition from rival yoga retailers, department stores and hot new brands.
OTTAWA, April 16- Canadian police have arrested a 19- year-old man and charged him in connection with exploiting the "Heartbleed" bug to steal taxpayer data from a government website, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police said on Wednesday.
*Rates on hold at 1 percent since September 2010. OTTAWA, April 16- Canadian central bank chief Stephen Poloz said on Wednesday an interest rate cut is still a possibility even though the bank forecasts inflation will pick up speed this year and approach its 2 percent target.
April 16- The troubles at BlackBerry Ltd, which fired more than half its staff and lost more than 90 percent of its market value as consumers shunned its smart phones, might have spelled disaster for the company's hometown of Waterloo, Ontario.
MILWAUKEE— Johnson Controls, which makes both automotive and building systems, said Wednesday that it's buying Air Distribution Technologies from the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board for about $1.6 billion.