Business & Finance


Federal Reserve holds interest rates, pivots to ‘patient’ approach to future moves

Jerome Powell, chairman of the U.S. Federal Reserve.Al Drago/Bloomberg The Federal Reserve said it will be “patient” on any future interest-rate moves and signaled flexibility on the path for reducing its balance sheet, in a substantial pivot away from its bias just last month toward higher borrowing costs. The Federal Open Market Committee “will be



Five things you should know before you start your work day on Feb. 21

Peyto Exploration and Development Corp. is one of the three named gas producers forming the consortium of 10.Haidar Mohammed Ali/AFP files Hello again, and good morning. Frustrated by the slow pace of development, 10 companies (seven of them unnamed) have banded together to build their own LNG project. And frustrated by the price of oil


Innovation Nation: Why has the government put a cap on innovation success?

Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development Navdeep Bains on Nov. 26, 2018 on Parliament Hill in Ottawa.Justin Tang/The Canadian Press. NP Photo Illustration. Canada has a rich history of innovation, but in the next few decades, powerful technological forces will transform the global economy. Large multinational companies have jumped out to a headstart in