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Canada scraps the penny coin

Mar 30, 2012
We speak to one Canadian member of parliament about why he is such an anti-penny crusader, and whether the penny could ever be dropped here in the U.S.
Posted In: Canada, coins

Canadians are killing off their penny

Mar 30, 2012
Canadians don't even bother to pick pennies up off the street anymore.
Posted In: Canada, coins, penny

Green power vs. green power

Mar 6, 2012
Canadian hydroelectric projects could threaten domestic green energy start-ups.
Posted In: Canada, hydroelectric power, Environment, green

Canada backs out of Kyoto Protocol

Dec 13, 2011
Straight out of productive UN climate talks in Durban, South Africa, Canada announces it is backing out of the Kyoto Protocol treaty.
Posted In: UN climate conference, Kyoto Protocol, Canada

Canadian "film for computer" will surreal up your whole day

Aug 24, 2011
The National Film Board of Canada has commissioned director Vincent Morisset to make a "film for computer."...
Posted In: Canada, movies, weirdness

Netflix cuts video quality in Canada

Mar 30, 2011
Netflix is making moves to shrink the amount of data going across a network when it streams movies and TV to Canadian customers. The company says...
Posted In: business, Canada, Entertainment, ISPs, net neutrality, netflix, social media, spectrum

London, Toronto stock exchanges announce merger

Feb 9, 2011
Officials from the London Stock Exchange Group PLC and Toronto based TMX group Inc. announced the merger today. Bringing the two companies together will produce the second largest mining- and resource-exchange in the world. Christopher Werth explains.
Posted In: Canada, Mergers and Acquisitions

Placing an economic value on a species

Jan 22, 2011
Canada -- home to two-thirds of the total polar bear population left on earth -- is debating putting the species on an at-risk list. That would mean trying to place an economic value on the animal.
Posted In: Canada, Environment

BHP Billiton blocked from Potash

Nov 4, 2010
The Canadian government has blocked mining giant BHP Billiton's $40 billion takeover bid of the Canadian company Potash Corporation. Stephen Beard reports.
Posted In: Canada

Companies dig deep for Canada's oil

Aug 4, 2010
Canada has vast oil resources, but most of the stuff buried in Alberta is too deep for traditional mining techniques. But where there's a decent profit margin, there's a way. Sean Cole reports.
Posted In: Canada, Oil

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