The U.S. and Canada rolled out new oil railcar standards that introduce more stringent speed limits and enhanced braking for tank cars.» Read More
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*ISS recommends shareholders back Telus plan. TORONTO, Oct 1- Telus Corp said on Monday that proxy advisory firm Institutional Shareholder Services has recommended shareholders vote in favor of Telus's plan to exchange non-voting shares for voting shares on a one-for-one basis.
Moorad Choudhry, Treasurer, Corporate Banking Division, RBS calls for global banks to get back to basics. He adds that Australian & Canadian banks avoided a crash because they maintained conservative principles.
Energy-hungry China may not be done yet on the acquisition trail.
Last week, shareholders at Nexen voted in favor of the proposal in what could be a landmark for a Canadian business. But lawmakers in Ottawa have expressed reservations about Beijing's dominance in a market habitually tied to the United States.
Canadian auto workers reached a tentative deal with Ford, reports CNBC's Phil LeBeau.
Nordstrom is the latest in a string of retailers to announce Canadian expansion plans as companies seek to reach the country’s consumers who exhibit less enthusiasm for ecommerce.
A major oil find by Canada’s Tethys Petroleum in Tajikistan comes at a bad time for the Central Asian country, as the security situation is about to skyrocket out of control in a restive province on the border with Afghanistan.
China’s $15.1 billion bid to acquire Canada’s Nexen oil company threatens to turn China into an owner rather just a major buyer of Canadian oil, and prompts a surge in nationalist rhetoric that is attempting, misguidedly, to bring up the question of sovereignty.
CNOOC's planned $15 billion takeover of Canadian oil producer Nexen shows the Chinese Communist government will not stand in the way of state enterprises' ambitions, paving the way for similar deals in future, experts told CNBC on Tuesday.
The memory of its failed 2005 bid for Unocal still fresh, China's state-controlled CNOOC Ltd. has put lessons learned into practice and "networked strongly" with regulators in Canada and the U.S., smoothing the way for its $15.1 billion all-cash deal to buy Canadian oil producer Nexen Inc.
A home office is more than just a room with a desk and chair. This collection includes offices from pocket-size to pod to grand multi-level affairs, and in styles from modern to Old-World elegance.
CNBC presents a list of 10 foreign-owned brands, businesses and landmarks that are perceived by the public to be as American as it gets.
As head of the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan, Leech oversees one of Canada's largest pension funds, but he's also run a number of the country's top corporations.
Now that corporate norms no longer apply across the board, nontraditional office spaces have become more common. Click ahead to see some of the coolest corporate headquarters in the world.
The Trans-Pacific Partnership will provide a boost of confidence to the seesawing global economy, create more jobs, and speed access to lucrative markets for American goods and services, says FedEx exec Michael Ducker.
Behold the Taghkanic House, presiding over a gentleman’s farm in upstate New York’s Hudson Valley, a two-hour drive from New York City.
With the Keystone pipeline bollixed up to the south, Canada is looking west — to China and other Asian markets — to sell its abundant oil.
Getting away from it all gets harder and harder, as cell phones and 4G devices keep us tapped into our lives. These 10 getaways take up that challenge, spiriting you away from worldly cares.
Big movements in the price of oil can have significant effects on the economy, and countries with the most oil within their borders are set to benefit, as demand for crude continues to rise.