Business

B.C. salmon farms move inland

Thanks to a new federal government order, the floating farms that are essential to producing Canadians’ favourite fish will move onshore.

What happened: B.C. salmon producers have five years to shut down open-net ocean salmon farms and transition to land.

Nathan Blecharczyk on the future of travel

This week, we’re revisiting a conversation with Airbnb co-founder Nathan Blecharczyk from 2023, who spoke with The Peak about what’s next for the business and the future of travel. 

Shein is gunning for the fast fashion crown

The app that your teen cousin is probably scrolling through at this very moment is making moves to become even more dominant in the world of fast fashion.

Late payments could be dragging down your credit score

If you’re late on paying your bills, your credit score is going to pay over the long term.

How to celebrate your dad without breaking the bank

Father's Day is around the corner, and you don't need to shell out a hundo to show your old man some love.

It may be time to invest in dividend stocks

As interest rates start to fall, some strategists are calling for a “banner year” for dividend stocks, according to the Globe and Mail.

The competition for free stuff is growing

When your Peak Money writer tried to snag free things online, she didn’t think it would be so… competitive.

Stopping the Chinese EV takeover

Western countries are taking the ‘if you can’t beat ’em, tax ’em’ approach to Chinese electric vehicle competition.  

Tech companies are putting DEI on the backburner

Tech companies have been rolling back their diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) efforts, with companies like Zoom, Google, and Meta cutting or totally eliminating programs and teams meant to address systemic barriers that have kept everyone from getting the same opportunities in the industry.

Simons sets its sights beyond Québec

It may have taken more than 170 years for Simons to expand beyond Québec, but ever since opening in the West Edmonton Mall back in 2012, the retailer has been on a roll.

Driving the news: Simons, one of Canada’s oldest department stores, is spending $75 million to open two stores in Toronto this fall, taking over shuttered Nordstrom locations a little over a year after its CEO said there was no “path to profitability” in Canada.