"For a close-out deal, I would have thought the sale would be a bit higher."
Experts say comments are risky when potential customers might be feeling especially vulnerable emotionally. But some companies might believe it helps humanize their brand.
Amazon's deep pockets could make it harder for local startups to compete for talented employees at a time when Canada is already facing a shortage of skilled tech workers.
Move aims to water down Morneau's proposal on passive-investment income, so that only three per cent of the "most-wealthy" privately owned corporations will have to pay higher taxes.
Trade talks will be extended into 2018, and the next negotiating round is being pushed back in a tacit admission that negotiators aren't going to meet their original deadline for a deal by year-end.
Despite its own shares falling as much as 9%, Ottawa-area pot producer Canopy Growth praised the regulator's move.
Loblaw spokesman Kevin Groh said the grocery industry faces a variety of pressures and the announced job cuts don't relate to any single one, including rising minimum wage.
European aircraft giant Airbus Group is shaking up the global airline business by buying a majority stake in Bombardier's CSeries program and assembling the plane in the U.S. to avoid import duties.
The prime minister is to announce the reduction Monday, along with some changes to the tax reform proposals.
The deadline for Amazon HQ2 bids, the release handful of earnings reports and the publication of fresh economic data are among the events expected to make headlines in the days ahead.