Canada

GM recalls 117,651 vehicles for potential electrical short issue

General Motors Co (GM.N) on Thursday said it is recalling 117,651 newer vehicles in North America because a possible manufacturing defect could cause an electrical short and increase the risk of a crash.

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Sears to cut Sears Canada stake to raise cash for holiday season

Struggling Sears Holdings Corp (SHLD.O) said it would raise up to $380 million by selling most of its stake in Sears Canada Inc (SCC.TO) through a rights issue, generating much-needed cash ahead of the crucial holiday shopping season.

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No relief ahead for the battered Canadian dollar: Reuters poll

The coming year is unlikely to bring any relief to the weakening Canadian dollar as the Bank of Canada's neutral stance prompted analysts in a Reuters poll to renew their pessimistic forecasts for the currency.

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National Australia Bank weighing sale of life insurance unit: sources

National Australia Bank (NAB.AX) is considering the sale of its life insurance unit worth an estimated $800 million, seeking to boost earnings and returns on capital, people familiar with the matter told Reuters.

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General Motors recalls cars over parking brake fire risk

U.S. car manufacturer General Motors Co is recalling hundreds of thousands of cars over a defect in the parking brake that could cause a fire, a letter by the top U.S. auto safety regulator showed.

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Canada's opposition NDP proposes C$15 federal minimum wage

Canada's New Democrats on Saturday proposed enacting a C$15-an-hour ($13.53) federal minimum wage, as the left-leaning party, lagging in third place in opinion polls, seeks to stake out specific policy positions before a likely 2015 election.

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Apple gets a failing grade for Canadian geography

Geography has again stumped Apple Inc, with the technology company mixing up and relocating both Canada's largest city and its national capital on a map showing when different parts of the country can expect new iPhone deliveries.

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Canada ratifies China deal, may help smooth relations

Canada has finally ratified a foreign investment protection agreement with China after a two-year delay in a step that may help ease tensions between the two countries and smooth the way for a possible visit to China by Prime Minister Stephen Harper.

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Home Depot confirms payment systems were breached

Home improvement retailer Home Depot Inc confirmed on Monday that its payment security systems have been breached, which could impact customers using payment cards at its stores in the United States and Canada.

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Canadian miners scrap over gold discovery after mega deal

On one side, the founder of top miner Goldcorp Inc (G.TO), his young apprentice, an aggressive securities lawyer, and a tiny company based in a Quebec mining town. On the other, the chief executives of two leading Canadian gold miners, fresh off one of the biggest deals of their careers.

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Canada seen buying fighter jets from U.S., not Europe - source

Canada is likely to choose between two major U.S. firms when it buys a new fleet of jet fighters, excluding two European competitors, according to a source with direct knowledge of the matter.

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Facing shareholder demands, Allergan calls special meeting for December 18

Allergan Inc said on Tuesday that it has scheduled a special shareholders meeting for Dec. 18, when activist investor Bill Ackman, who supports a hostile bid for the company by Valeant Pharmaceuticals Inc, will attempt to oust most of its board.

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Credit rating agency DBRS explores sale - sources

DBRS Ltd, the privately held credit rating agency that competes with Standard & Poor's Financial Services LLC, Moody's Corp and Fitch Ratings Inc, is exploring a sale, according to people familiar with the matter.

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Buffett to help finance Burger King's acquisition of Tim Hortons

Berkshire Hathaway Inc (BRKa.N) chairman and CEO, Warren Buffett, is helping finance Burger King Worldwide Inc's (BKW.N) take over of Canadian chain Tim Hortons Inc (THI.TO), the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter.

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Chevron seeks up to $1.5 billion for Canadian oil project - sources

Chevron Corp (CVX.N) has been searching for up to $1.5 billion of equity investment to help develop its Duvernay shale formation assets in Canada and contacted potential investors including private equity firms, according to people familiar with the matter.

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