BlackBerry gets $40M boost from Ottawa to build…

On Friday morning, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced that the federal government will be providing a $40 million grant to help BlackBerry Ltd. develop new software for the vehicles of the future. Trudeau was at…

This Quadriga client lost his entire life savings…

Tong Zou wasn’t a stereotypical crypto bro bent on accumulating flashy trophies such as Lamborghinis when he deposited his life savings into Quadriga CX’s digital exchange. The 30-year-old software engineer, who’d been working in California…

Aurora Cannabis CEO: ‘I lose sleep over our…

Aurora Cannabis Inc.’s Chief Executive Officer Terry Booth told analysts and investors on an earnings call that he “loses sleep” over the industry’s ability to supply the global cannabis market. “It will be at least…

Ink barely dry on $4.5 billion deal for…

CALGARY – Days after signing off on a $4.5-billion propane-to-plastics plant in Alberta, the top executive at Pembina Pipeline Corp. said he’s been fielding calls about building another petrochemical plant. “The phone is ringing, not…

With Canadian tech firms starving for talent, should…

Ubisoft Entertainment SA blitzed Quebec media at the end of the November. Yannis Mallat, who runs the French video-game maker’s sizeable Canadian operation, was so keen to talk to the press that his people even offered me…