As Liberals crash in the polls and Ford Nation politics fails to satisfy, suddenly an NDP win in Ontario is no longer far-fetched. But will their economic policies survive? Canadian Business News

U.S. President Donald Trump is mulling slapping tariffs of up to 25 per cent on all vehicles imported into the United States, throwing a wrench into negotiations for a new North American free trade deal. Canadian Business News

Car2Go, the prominent car-sharing company that claims 80,000 users in Toronto, will stop operations in the city on May 31, it announced Thursday. Canadian Business News

Two of Canada’s biggest banks reported second-quarter earnings Thursday that benefited from bigger profit margins on the back of rising interest rates, though the bump could be less pronounced in coming quarters as pressure mounts for banks to raise the interest rates they pay on deposits. Canadian Business News

A shareholder proposal to pressure the world’s biggest hamburger chain to stop offering plastic straws was voted down at the company’s annual meeting Thursday. Canadian Business News

Canada is still open to working with China after killing a massive planned takeover of Canadian construction company Aecon Group Inc. by Chinese interests, said Innovation Minister Navdeep Bains. Canadian Business News

The self-driving technology deployed in an Uber which struck and killed a woman crossing the street in Arizona recently, noted a pedestrian was on the road, but didn’t stop, a preliminary report from the National Transportation Safety Board says. Canadian Business News

Trump administration attorneys defended the disputed Keystone XL oil sands pipeline in federal court on Thursday against environmentalists and Native American groups that want to derail the project. Canadian Business News

If your flight is grounded by a WestJet pilots’ strike, you might be better off if you’re flying outside Canada than in, an airline passenger advocate warns. Canadian Business News

Growing numbers of millennials faced with precarious employment or wanting something other than a traditional nine-to-five job are turning to franchising. Canadian Business News