CBC - Business Oil production tug of war looms between OPEC and U.S. 2017-02-24T10:00:00.000000Z The past week has been a good one for OPEC. The cartel trumpeted its oil production cuts on Wednesday, saying it had made 90 per cent of the promised cuts and that non-OPEC members had made 60 per cent. Meanwhile in the U.S., rising production hit nine million barrels a day. Average weekly earnings increasing, but not for retail, food and accommodation workers 2017-02-23T21:27:15.000000Z The average weekly paycheque for non-farm workers was $961 in December, Statistics Canada says, a figure that has grown by 1.2 per cent last year but belies wide differences between types of workers. Canadians projected to live longer, but can they afford it? 2017-02-23T21:00:00.000000Z A new study that projects Canadians born in 2030 will live even longer than the previous generation has prompted concerns over saving enough to enjoy those bonus years. Experts weigh in on the impact longevity could have on saving and retirement goals. Estimated 8,000 millionaires immigrated to Canada last year, report says 2017-02-23T20:50:09.000000Z Canada attracted an estimated 8,000 millionaires last year, trailing only Australia and the United States on the list of top destinations, according to a recent report from New World Wealth. Latvia becomes 1st EU country to sign on to Canada's trade deal 2017-02-23T19:43:03.000000Z The journey toward full ratification of Canada's trade deal with the European Union will be long and complicated, but an early step was taken Thursday as Latvia's parliament voted in favour of ratification. Lessons the tooth fairy can't teach: Allowances can help kids learn financial savvy 2017-02-23T17:20:57.000000Z Giving children an allowance can help instill positive money habits, financial experts say. Conference Board sees modest economic growth in 2017 2017-02-23T17:14:16.000000Z The national economy should see a slight pick-up this year, the Conference Board of Canada said in a new report out Thursday, with growth expected to climb to 1.9 per cent. Delta Airlines wins right to appeal ruling in complaint involving obese passengers 2017-02-23T16:37:34.000000Z The Supreme Court of Canada has allowed Delta Airlines to appeal a ruling involving a complaint by a Nova Scotia man alleging the airline discriminates against obese people. Trump taps CEOs of 5 job-offshoring firms for input on how to create jobs in America 2017-02-23T13:52:13.000000Z President Donald Trump, who has vowed to stop U.S. manufacturing from disappearing overseas, will seek job-creation advice on Thursday from at least five companies that are laying off thousands of workers as they shift production abroad. Loblaw fourth-quarter profit up 57% to $201M 2017-02-23T12:43:24.000000Z Loblaw had $11.13 billion of revenue and a $201 million net profit in the fourth quarter, according to earnings announced Thursday morning.