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B.C. attracts most investment: report

The B.C. government is touting a new report that says the province is attracting more investment than other jurisdictions in Canada.
Best Buy suspends profit outlook, buybacks

Best Buy suspends profit outlook, buybacks

Electronic giant's shares plumb nine-year low

Energy firm saves cash for Nexen deal

Chinese energy giant CNOOC Ltd. said Tuesday that it is slashing its dividend amid falling profits and the need to conserve cash for its proposed $15.1-billion US purchase of Canadian oil and gas producer Nexen. China National Offshore Oil Co.

Obituary: Boss treated his workers like family

John Chew built excavation firm from a backhoe

Postmedia papers impose web fees

Online readers of the National Post and a slate of other Canadian newspapers owned by Postmedia Network Inc. are being asked to start paying for content.

Shell pursues China's shale gas reserves

Royal Dutch Shell plans to spend at least $1 billion US a year exploiting China's potentially vast resources of shale gas, part of an aggressive strategy to expand in the world's biggest energy market.

Driller reports new contracts

Energold Drilling Corp. says it has recently been awarded several long-term service contracts worth a total of $45 million per year. The contracts with Energold's energy drilling division, Bertram Drilling Corp.

Songhees developer switches on to electric cars

Promontory will be able to offer charging stations

Modest gain buoyed by ECB speculation

The Toronto stock market registered a modest gain Tuesday amid hopes that the European Central Bank will ease the financial crisis by taking steps to reduce the borrowing costs of deeply indebted countries such as Spain and, to a lesser extent, Italy

Telus sets October shareholder vote

Premiums call is rejected
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