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Ashley Madison's Noel Biderman: The fallen king of infidelity

Noel Biderman is quite possibly the business world’s least sympathetic victim. The founder of marital infidelity website AshleyMadison.com—the homepage features a married woman (she’s wearing a wedding band) pressing a slender...

Newsmakers 2015: The most surreal estate of the year

A rather artful home This eight-bedroom house in Tuscany comes with 2.5 hectares of land, including a vineyard, and a deed from 1549 identifying the new owner as ‘a dear...

Snakes and Ladders: Canadian economy edition

The Canadian economy has been so full of ups and downs, between the ballooning housing market and the plunging interest rates, it can be feel like you’re playing a...

The tough economic questions facing Trudeau

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s Liberal government was elected, in part, because of a plan to reignite Canada’s economic growth through a combination of deficit spending and tax cuts for the middle class....

The days of easy money in the housing market are over

If you recently bought a home in Toronto or Vancouver solely to make a quick financial gain, you probably just made a mistake. We humans are averse to loss, and real...

Pricier meat, veggies help push annual inflation rate to 1.4%

OTTAWA – The country’s annual inflation rate picked up the pace last month to hit 1.4 per cent — moving it a little closer to the central bank’s ideal target of...

Feds certify Bombardier CSeries commercial jet for service

MIRABEL, Que. — Despite his conspicuous absence, the future of Bombardier’s executive chairman cast a shadow over the company’s celebration marking the certification of its CSeries passenger jet. A published report suggested...

CPP reform is back on the agenda. What you need to know.

Canada’s finance ministers meet in Ottawa on Sunday and Monday with a full agenda of federal-provincial issues to consider, ranging from infrastructure to equalization and health transfers to the new Canada...

Canadian household debt level hits record high

OTTAWA — Canadian household debt hit a new record in the third quarter, as borrowing rose faster than income. Statistics Canada said Monday the amount of household debt compared with disposable income...

Oil price collapse is the business story of the year

CALGARY — The price of oil — and its far-reaching impact on the Canadian economy — has once again been voted The Canadian Press Business Story of the Year. Editors and news...