Cultural and physical barriers get in the way of Black business owners trying to access banking services in Canada. They share their stories of poor customer service, racial discrimination and unconscious bias at the bank.
Former finance minister Bill Morneau says he was thinking of leaving federal politics and running for a top diplomatic post well before the WE Charity affair prompted his sudden departure from cabinet.
The Alberta government says it’s prepared to give billions of dollars to lure investors willing to build or expand petrochemical facilities in the province, part of what it says is a push to be a top global player in the field.
SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. on Friday reported a loss of $85.1 million in its latest quarter compared with profit of $2.76 billion a year ago when its results were boosted by the sale of a 10.01 per cent stake in Highway 407 ETR.
It’s the second annual Canadian Black Business Week, and entrepreneurs and Black business groups say they are seeing signs of real positive change emerging from the tumultuous year of 2020 — even as they know all too well that Canada still has a long way to go.