In 2017, the average cost to rent an apartment in Toronto was $1,300 CAD a month. In Vancouver, it was $1,297. But in greater Montreal that number was $766.
Canadians have been assembling automobiles in Oshawa, Ontario, for more than a century. So when General Motors announced last week that it would lay off 15,000 employees in North America, closing plants in Maryland, Michigan, and Ohio, as well as in Oshawa, it came as a blow to the city's identity as a GM company town.
Since February 2017, more than 37,000 people have walked across Canada’s southern border with the U.S., the vast majority from New York State to Quebec between official points of entry.
There are no official statistics, but Toronto has received thousands of the new arrivals, creating additional pressures on an already stretched city shelter system.
Holiday online sales rival in-store, but more and more, it's from phone sales that are growing retailers' bottom lines. That's partly driven by social media. And, bigger screen sizes are also helping drive sales from phones.
Big box and department stores have invested heavily on making it easy for customers to pick up stuff they order online at the store. That's because research shows that most of those pick-ups actually become shopping trips, where the customer buys more than just what was in the online cart.
In the opening pages of Fred Dewilde’s latest graphic memoir, "La Morsure," or “The Bite,” he arrives in the French countryside with his wife and children.
“It was really a wish to be quiet for three weeks,” Dewilde recalled, “with no Paris, no radio, no computers.”
Shares in Hasbro have taken a hit since the toymaker announced yesterday that it had fallen short of analysts’ earnings targets for the third quarter of this year. The company blamed the strong dollar and the bankruptcy of retailer Toys R Us, which was responsible for 15-20 percent of all domestic toy sales.
A meeting of World Trade Organization ministers in Ottawa, Canada, this week has one goal: reform.
Mount Royal Park can be seen from the air flying into Montreal, rising up on the west of the city. Laid out by Frederick Law Olmsted in the mid-1870s, it encompasses more than 500 acres of woods, paths, a lake, and a number of look-out points over Montreal.
The Belvedere Camilien-Houde abuts a road that winds through the park, and has a view over the city straight to the landmark Olympic Stadium.
When Victoria Desmarais explains why this point became ground zero to feed the park’s raccoons, s...
Uber could be worth $120 billion based on proposals from Wall Street banks for an initial public offering. This amount is a nearly $50 billion jump from the $72 billion the company had been valued at earlier this year. So how exactly do companies like Uber get valued?
Starting Wednesday, Canadians will be able to buy recreational cannabis legally online and from a mix of brick and mortar retailers. Canada's government hopes that it has designed a market that allows for tight controls while also weeding out competitors involved in organized crime.
Dairy was one of the sticking points between the United States and Canada during the negotiations to replace the North American Free Trade Agreement.
American producers of milk and cheese complained Canada's tightly controlled dairy industry limited their access to markets north of the border. The new agreement opens the door to more U.S. milk exports to Canada.
This Philadelphia museum is hiring Iraqi and Syrian refugees as tour guides for its Middle East gallery
At the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Moumena Saradar directs a group of visitors to a glass case containing an enormous gold headdress and beaded shirt — the burial garments of Queen Puabi, who died around 2550 BCE....
Canada’s Aluminum Valley is a two-hour drive north of Quebec City, in the region of Saguenay—Lac-Saint-Jean. Five aluminum smelters along a 50-mile stretch of the Saguenay River account for almost half of Canada’s aluminum production.