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Monday, Aug 21

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Stop the presses: Globe and Mail ends print edition in Maritimes

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The Globe and Mail will stop delivering its print edition to the Maritimes, the newspaper said Monday.

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Home Capital class-action lawsuit settlement approved by Ont. court

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An Ontario court has approved the settlement of a $29.5 million class-action lawsuit by investors against alternative mortgage lender Home Capital Group Inc.

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Transat shares surge after positively revising summer earnings outlook

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Shares of Transat A.T. surged on Monday to the highest level since early 2015 after the travel company signalled that it is having a significantly more profitable summer season than it had expected.

Losing PC Financial may give Loblaw the chance to merge PC Points with Shoppers Optimum, analyst says

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Another divorce in Canada's loyalty card sector has consumers stuck in the middle asking questions about the future of an industry still bruised by the actions of some of its largest providers.

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Airlines rush to capitalize on eclipse interest with special flights

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Airlines are just some of the businesses cashing in on the flurry of interest from sky-watchers for a first class seat to Monday's once in a lifetime solar event.

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Wholesale trade declines in June after 8 months of gains

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Wholesale trade slipped to $61.4 billion in June, Statistics Canada reported Monday, ending an eight-month streak of expanding sales.

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Trump gets the headlines but NAFTA talks face a Mexican deadline: Don Pittis

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Strong political statements are part of all sides' NAFTA negotiating strategies, but a Mexican political cutoff date means everyone is in a rush to make a deal.

Sunday, Aug 20

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First round of NAFTA talks wrap in Washington

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Canada, the United States and Mexico wrapped up their first round of talks Sunday to revamp the NAFTA trade pact, vowing to keep up a blistering pace of negotiations that some involved in the process said may be too fast to bridge deep…

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Broadway ticket-buying now easier for fans, not re-sellers

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A new online verification system aims to keep more tickets in the hands of fans rather than re-sellers who seemingly snap them up and put them on the market for higher prices.

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Eclipse eye safety and airline phone scams: CBC's Marketplace consumer cheat sheet

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Miss something this week? Here's the consumer news you need to know.

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From oilsands mine to wetland: Is Syncrude's reclamation experiment working?

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Syncrude is one of the first oilsands companies trying to restore a wetland back to some semblance of what it was before it was mined. It's been five years since the company began the science experiment. This week, they invited reporters…

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Canadian re-commerce company growing fast by doing vintage treasure hunting for customers

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Step aside, cheap chic and fast fashion: Luxury vintage resale is one of the fastest growing segments in retail. And a Canadian company is one of the world's leaders.

Saturday, Aug 19

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Cute Manitoba-made campers make a comeback

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The light trailers introduced in 1968 have always had a cult following, but in recent years demand has surged.

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Friday, Aug 18

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$500K hardship fund for former Sears Canada employees approved by judge

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A judge has approved a hardship fund for former Sears Canada employees that will come from a pool of money set aside to pay bonuses for key employees.

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Elevated testosterone linked to 'reckless' financial trading, study finds

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A stock market study conducted by a London, Ont., university has found that participants who were given a topical gel of testosterone made higher bids, thinking they could sell at even higher prices, than those who received a placebo…

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Bombardier employee in Swedish unit charged with bribery

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A Russian employee in the Swedish branch of Canadian plane and train maker Bombardier has been charged with aggravated bribery and faces up to six years in jail and deportation if found guilty.

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Oceanex says cost of ships slowing down for whales is $100K a week

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The federal government reduced speeds in the Gulf of St. Lawrence to protect the unusually high number of endangered right whales in the area, following recent deaths.

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Demand eclipses supply for protective glasses for safe solar eclipse viewing

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Andy Kahrmann, spokesman for Vancouver-based retailer London Drugs, said the chain sold thousands of pairs and B.C.'s Lower Mainland and Saskatchewan were the first to sell out.

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Calgary's millennials own more real estate than those elsewhere in Canada, survey suggests

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Calgary's millennial generation owns more real estate than millennials anywhere else in Canada, according to a new real estate survey done by Royal Lepage.

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Financial markets reflect risk aversion after Spain attacks

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An aversion to risk was evident in financial markets Friday after the attacks in Spain. Stock markets around the world were under pressure while traditional safe haven assets, such as gold, were in demand.

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Western farmers worry they'll pay the price of saving supply management under NAFTA

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Western grain farmers worry that Ottawa will protect supply management in dairy, eggs and poultry at their expense.

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S&P 500 posts biggest decline in 3 months on Washington worries

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U.S stocks sold off on Thursday with the S&P 500 recording its biggest daily percentage drop in three months as escalating worries about the Trump administration's ability to push through its economic agenda rattled investors.

Thursday, Aug 17

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Walmart took bigger bite out of Canadian grocery industry last quarter, earnings show

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Walmart says its Canadian stores gained market share against rivals during its fiscal second quarter.

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Mylan, U.S. finalize $465 million EpiPen settlement

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Mylan finalizes settlement with the U.S. Justice Department, resolving claims it overcharged the government for its EpiPen.

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$800M maintenance contract awarded for new Arctic and offshore patrol ships

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The federal government has awarded an $800-million contract to perform future maintenance and repair work on the Royal Canadian Navy's new vessels to the Canadian subsidiary of a French multinational corporation.