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Winnie The Pooh, Ebola research and subsidies are in Manitoba's Amazon pitch

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Winnipeg's bid to land the second headquarters of Amazon includes Winnie The Pooh, Ebola research and roughly $1.7 billion in tax credits and other incentives.

If NAFTA dies, old Canada-U.S. FTA would live on, right? Not so fast, Canada

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It's a refrain frequently heard in Canada: That ending NAFTA wouldn't change much in economic relations with the United States, because the countries could simply pull their older agreement off the shelf, dust it off, and persist in trade…

Quebecer wants to sue Sunwing over 'champagne service' that served sparkling wine

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A Quebec man who was allegedly served sparkling wine instead of champagne on a flight is seeking permission to launch a class action against the airline, his lawyer said Thursday.

German authorities investigating passenger jet flyby


German authorities are investigating if mistakes were made by air traffic controllers at Duesseldorf Airport after a pilot at bankrupt carrier Air Berlin aborted his landing at the last moment to make a low pass around the control tower.

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What investors should look for to spot fraudsters before it's too late

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When former financial planner Daniel P. Reeve was convicted this month of defrauding 41 investors out of about $10 million, it was a bitter lesson.

Shopify Inc. plans to add up to 500 new jobs in Waterloo


Shopify Inc. plans to add up to 500 jobs in Waterloo, Ont. which would triple its workforce there over the next couple of years.


Amazon HQ2 would 'fundamentally alter' potential Canadian city candidates

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Suitor Amazon is on the hunt for a North American city to house what it calls HQ2: a second headquarters.


Sears Canada liquidation sales underway across the country


Everything must go is the mantra at Sears Canada locations across the country as the one-time mainstay of Canada’s retail landscape prepares to close its doors for good.


Have we seen this story before? Black Monday 30 years later

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Many analysts expect stock markets to keep climbing, at least for the next year. The global economy is improving, corporate profits are rising and inflation remains low but not so low that it makes economists nervous. But as investors…

Hurricanes, chilly summer hit sales at Unilever

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Unilever, the consumer products giant that owns brands including Dove, Lipton and Knorr, was buffeted by bad weather in the United States and Europe and a strong euro in the third quarter.


Cenovus selling Palliser assets in Alberta to Torxen for $1.3 billion


Cenovus Energy Inc. says it has agreed to sell its Palliser crude oil and natural gas assets in southeastern Alberta to Torxen Energy and Schlumberger for $1.3 billion.

EDC says Canadian exports seeing big gains on strength of global economy


Export Development Canada says exports are growing significantly as both the U.S. and the global economy continue to improve.


Government and businesses falling behind speed of technology: report


A new report suggests the speed of technological advances has become so rapid that it's outpacing the rate at which large Canadian businesses and government institutions can adapt, with the number of jobs threatened by automation ranging…


Brink's Canada and Unifor sign tentative agreement

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A tentative agreement has been reached between Brink's Canada Ltd., and Unifor, to avert a strike that was due to begin Thursday.

Asian markets mixed as data shows China growth slowed

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Asian markets were mixed on Thursday after Wall Street closed at record highs. Data showed that China's quarterly growth slowed slightly but was in line with expectations.

Toronto stock market higher while U.S. markets step back; loonie up


Canada's main stock index moved moderately higher Thursday, while U.S. stock markets partly recovered from midday losses and finished mixed.


Trans Mountain activity slowed by permits, Kinder Morgan Canada says


Kinder Morgan Canada Ltd. (TSX:KML) said Wednesday that it's already facing potentially months of delay on the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project because of the timing of permits and regulatory approvals.

Wednesday, Oct 18

Canada heartened by new congressional research report on NAFTA: source

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The Trudeau government is taking a measure of comfort in a new report by the U.S. Congress that casts doubt on one of Donald Trump's priorities for renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement, The Canadian Press has learned.

Judge OKs revised Sears Canada bonus plan to keep key staff through liquidation

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An Ontario judge has approved Sears Canada's request for a revised retention bonus plan for key head office staff and store managers who stay through its liquidation process.

Twitter vows new crackdown on hateful, abusive tweets

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Twitter vowed to crack down further on hate speech and sexual harassment, days after CEO Jack Dorsey said in a tweet-storm that the company was 'still' not doing enough to protect its users.

Tuesday, Oct 17

Latest NAFTA round ends in a stalemate with plans to extend talks into 2018

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U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer says NAFTA talks are being extended into 2018 -- a tacit admission that negotiators aren't going to meet their original deadline for a deal by year-end.

Banking regulator's revised guidelines include financial stress test on buyers

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Canada's banking regulator has published the final changes to its guidelines for residential mortgages aimed at taking some of the risk out of the market, including a new stress test for buyers who don't need mortgage insurance.

Bombardier says Airbus deal puts it on strong legal ground to avoid CSeries duties

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Bombardier believes its partnership with Airbus puts it on a strong legal footing to avoid import duties for its CSeries commercial jets while turning the tables on Boeing.

Asian stocks little changed after Wall Street hits new highs

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Asian stocks were little-changed Tuesday after Wall Street's major indexes rose to new highs as China prepared to open a key political meeting.

Monday, Oct 16

Airbus to buy majority stake in Bombardier CSeries program

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Bombardier believes it is on strong legal ground to avoid import duties for its CSeries commercial jets by setting up a second assembly line at Airbus' plant in Alabama.

Strike at General Motors CAMI plant to end after workers approve deal

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Workers at General Motors' CAMI plant are ending their four-week strike after accepting a new contract Monday that includes higher compensation, financial penalties against GM for future layoffs and the preservation of production shifts.

Calgary sees first downtown office vacancy dip since start of downturn

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CBRE says Calgary's downtown office space got a little less empty in the last quarter for the first time since the sector was gutted by the oilpatch downturn.

Sunday, Oct 15

New era of oil supply certainty force changes in Canadian producers' strategies

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A shift in global oil markets sentiment is under way, replacing decades of scarcity fears with confidence in surpluses, capping oil prices and forcing changes in the way the industry works, observers say.

Improving world economy still needs help from low rates

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The world economy is the healthiest it's been in years but could still use a little help from low-interest rates and higher government spending from countries that can afford it, the International Monetary Fund says.

Status of extended warranties in limbo at Sears

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The status of extended warranties is in limbo at Sears Canada as the one-time retail giant moves to shutter its stores.

Saturday, Oct 14

Texas fast food worker fired for refusing to serve police


A worker at a popular Texas-based fast food chain has been fired after refusing to serve two police officers.

Tesla fires hundreds of workers as part of annual reviews

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Tesla Motors fired hundreds of workers after completing its annual performance reviews, even though the electric automaker is trying to ramp up production to meet the demand for its new Model 3 sedan.

General Motors reaches tentative agreement at its Ontario CAMI plant


General Motors says a tentative agreement has been reached with its striking workers at the company's CAMI plant in Ingersoll, Ont.