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Equifax to pay up to US$700M in data breach settlement

Equifax will pay up to US$700 million to settle with U.S. federal and state governments over a 2017 data breach that exposed the private information of nearly 150 million people, including thousands in Canada. The settlement with the U.S.
Wholesale trade falls in May, breaking five-month streak of increases

Wholesale trade falls in May, breaking five-month streak of increases

OTTAWA — Statistics Canada says wholesale sales broke a five-month streak of increases in May, falling 1.8 per cent to $63.8 billion, driven mainly by decreases in the motor vehicle and motor vehicle parts and accessories subsector.
Calgary-based AltaGas selling U.S. solar, fuel cell power plants for $940M

Calgary-based AltaGas selling U.S. solar, fuel cell power plants for $940M

CALGARY — AltaGas Ltd. says it is selling its portfolio of U.S. distributed electricity assets held by subsidiaries WGL Energy Systems, Inc. and WGSW, Inc., to TerraForm Power, Inc., an affiliate of Brookfield Asset Management, for $940 million.
'The Lion King' rules and 'Endgame' scores all-time record

'The Lion King' rules and 'Endgame' scores all-time record

LOS ANGELES — If there was any doubt that the 2019 box office belonged to the Walt Disney Co., this weekend put an end to it.
LL Bean poised to open 1st store in Canada

LL Bean poised to open 1st store in Canada

FREEPORT, Maine — L.L. Bean is poised to open its first store in Canada. The Maine-based retailer announced Thursday that the 13,000-square-foot (1,210-sq. meter) store will open Aug. 23 in Oakville Place, just outside of Toronto.
Companies using technology to close the gender gap, but experts warn of pitfalls

Companies using technology to close the gender gap, but experts warn of pitfalls

When the Bank of Nova Scotia looked to brainstorm new ways to close the gender gap, it turned to what it had been deploying in nearly every other facet of its business: technology.
Bystander training gains traction as tool to prevent sexual harassment, violence

Bystander training gains traction as tool to prevent sexual harassment, violence

It wasn’t until the rise of the #MeToo movement that Julia Gartley began talking more about that night, early in her mining career.
'Avengers: Endgame' has passed 'Avatar' as biggest film ever

'Avengers: Endgame' has passed 'Avatar' as biggest film ever

LOS ANGELES — The global box office has a new king in "Avengers: Endgame." The superhero extravaganza this weekend usurped "Avatar" to become the highest-grossing film of all time, with an estimated $2.
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: Wholesale trade numbers Statistics Canada will release wholesale trade data for May on Monday.
Marvel Phase 4 kicks off with Angelina Jolie, 'The Eternals'

Marvel Phase 4 kicks off with Angelina Jolie, 'The Eternals'

SAN DIEGO — Marvel Studios is kicking off Phase Four with high-wattage star power. Angelina Jolie surprised fans at San Diego Comic-Con Saturday evening along with the cast of the upcoming film "The Eternals.
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