CBC - Business Hatchimals: this year's Christmas blockbuster toy — and a Canadian innovation 2016-12-08T10:00:26.000000Z Spin Master is the Canadian toy company behind this year's international Christmas craze, Hatchimals. Although little-known outside business circles, the company is a Canadian success story now worth $3.5 billion. China showing signs of recovery in latest trade report 2016-12-08T08:59:47.000000Z China's imports grew at the fastest pace in more than two years in November, fuelled by its strong thirst for commodities from coal to iron ore, while exports also rose unexpectedly, reflecting a pick-up in both domestic and global demand. Starbucks planning to add 12,000 new outlets around the world 2016-12-07T16:50:06.000000Z Starbucks plans to open 12,000 new locations within five years, boosting the total number of its coffee shops worldwide by almost 50 per cent. WestJet pilots union drive takes flight again 2016-12-07T16:13:11.000000Z After laying the groundwork for a year, the Air Line Pilots Association has officially launched its drive to unionize WestJet's pilots, following a failed attempt by another association in 2015. Coat maker Moose Knuckles resolves made-in-Canada concerns with Competition Bureau 2016-12-07T15:58:57.000000Z High-end winter jacket maker Moose Knuckles and the Competition Bureau have reached a deal over concerns about made-in-Canada claims in the company's advertising and labelling of some of its parkas. Bank of Canada stands pat again, keeps key interest rate at 0.5% 2016-12-07T15:07:56.000000Z The Bank of Canada says that while the economy gained steam through the last half of 2016, it foresees a slowdown, which is why it has decided to keep its benchmark interest rate where it is for now. Average Canadian now owes $22,081, but many owe nothing at all 2016-12-07T14:11:14.000000Z The average Canadian now owes $22,081 in consumer debt, a figure that doesn't include any mortgages, debt monitoring firm Equifax says. Millions of vehicles with potentially dangerous recalls still on road 2016-12-07T10:00:00.000000Z Millions of vehicles in Canada, an estimated one in six, have an outstanding safety recall, and auto industry experts say not enough is being done to fix them. 'Danger Report': Real estate pros fret court could break lock on secret sales data 2016-12-07T10:00:00.000000Z The Toronto Real Estate Board has appealed the Competition Tribunal's ruling that the board must stop guarding coveted sales data. TREB says it's a privacy issue. Critics say TREB is refusing to modernize. Trump calls for cancellation of Air Force One replacement order with Boeing 2016-12-06T21:01:51.000000Z A tweet from president-elect Donald Trump calling on the U.S. government to scrap an order with Boeing Co. for the development of a replacement for the Air Force One jet temporarily knocked about $1 billion US off the stock market value of the aircraft maker.