SNC-Lavalin’s sale of 407 hits new obstacles — including an $81-million bill and litigation

SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. on Friday announced a fresh spate of problems in its plan to sell a coveted 10-per cent stake in the 407 toll road, including a bill for tens of millions of dollars and litigation. Read More

U.S. agrees to lift steel and aluminum tariffs from Canada

OTTAWA — Canada’s year-long standoff with the Trump administration over punitive U.S. steel and aluminum tariffs is finally over, removing a key hurdle in efforts to ratify the new North American trade pact. Read More

Fight over how to measure carbon risks is pitting the energy industry against the finance world

CALGARY — A fight over how to measure an oil company’s environmental footprint and social performance has pit members of the energy industry against the financial services industry, with even the Bank of Canada weighing in with a call for more disclosure on carbon emissions. Read More

Financial risks to Canada are rising — and fragile corporate debt is one of the culprits

OTTAWA — The Bank of Canada said on Thursday the overall risk to the Canadian financial system was slightly higher than in June 2018, and expressed concern about the increasing threat posed by fragile corporate debt funding. Read More

Bank of Canada for first time flags climate change as financial risk

OTTAWA — The Bank of Canada is highlighting its growing concerns about the challenges of climate change for the economy and the financial system. Read More

Inside the intense, high stakes grocery battle for the best Victoria Day meat sale

Nineteen weeks ago, Loblaw Cos. Inc. decided to go with striploin steaks on the front page of its Victoria Day flyer. It was one of the more important decisions the flyer team will make this year. Read More