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Premiers of Ontario, Quebec urge U.S. to end to trade uncertainty


The premiers of Canada's two largest provinces came to Washington on Friday to sing the praises of free trade: lower prices, more jobs, better selection at the grocery store and supply chains that create geo-political bonds.

Ottawa vows legislation allowing firms to settle corporate corruption


The Canadian government is vowing to introduce legislation for corporate wrongdoing that could help SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. address criminal charges.

Snapchat parent's stock plummets after Kylie Jenner tweet

Snapchat's parent company lost some US$1.3 billion in market value on Thursday after reality star Kylie Jenner's tweeted that she was no longer using the messaging service.

Enterprise ends car rental discount for NRA members


Car rental company Enterprise says it is ending a discount program for National Rifle Association members.

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Couillard says he is open to advancing Montreal's subway contract to Bombardier


Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard is suggesting he's open to giving Bombardier a contract to replace Montreal's subway cars in order to stave off potential job losses at the company.


Pension fund manager OMERS earns 11.5 per cent return after all expenses in 2017


Pension fund manager OMERS earned an investment return of 11.5 per cent after all expenses last year, topping the 10.3 per cent result it posted in 2016.

TD Bank halts allowing customers to use credit cards to buy cryptocurrency

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TD Bank says it is taking a pause on allowing customers to use its credit cards to buy cryptocurrency.


Auto sales to dip in most provinces: Scotiabank


Scotiabank says that slower job creation and weaker gains in household wealth will likely contribute to softer Canadian sales of cars and light trucks this year.


Inflation cools to 1.7 per cent, but underlying rate continues to heat up

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The annual pace of inflation cooled to 1.7 per cent last month -- but rising prices underneath the turbulence of this headline number suggest the Bank of Canada is unlikely to veer from its interest-rate hiking path.

Defunct Ontario mining company fined $1.3 million in 2014 worker deaths


The Ontario government says a now-bankrupt mining company has been fined $1.3 million in connection with the deaths of two workers in 2014.


Premiers of Ontario, Quebec in Washington: urge end to trade uncertainty

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The premiers of Canada's two largest provinces are in Washington pleading for a modernized NAFTA that ends the trade uncertainty that currently exists on the continent.

Premiers of Ontario, Quebec in Washington for Canada-U.S. charm offensive


The premiers of Canada's two largest provinces are in Washington talking trade today.

RBC hikes dividend as it reports flat first-quarter profit of $3 billion


Royal Bank of Canada hiked its dividend as it reported a first-quarter profit of $3 billion, which was relatively flat compared with a year ago but beat expectations.


Auto and agri-food sectors need funds to survive Pacific trade deal, Wynne says

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Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne says the province's automotive and agri-food sectors will need billions in funding from the federal government to survive the impact of the recently rebooted Trans-Pacific Partnership.


North American stock markets push higher, loonie also gains ground


North American stock markets pushed higher in late-morning trading as a broad-based rally helped lift Canada's main stock index.

Stocks mixed as Wall Street seen edging higher


Stock markets slipped in Europe on Friday, but Wall Street was expected to rise on the open and Asian indexes closed higher.

Friday, Feb 23

Wine ban suspended: Truce called in trade war between B.C. and Alberta

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The Alberta government has accepted an olive branch from British Columbia and is suspending its ban on the province's wine in an ongoing dispute over the Trans Mountain pipeline.

Thursday, Feb 22

Aircraft designed to minimize jetlag set to make maiden commercial flight

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An aircraft that claims to minimize jetlag and boasts the title of the quietest twin-aisle cabin in the skies, has touched down in Doha, Qatar, where's it's being prepped to make its maiden commercial voyage as the newest fleet member for…

First Nations group wins lucrative clam fishery, breaks up Clearwater monopoly

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A company made up of First Nations members from Quebec and Atlantic Canada -- and led by the brother of a Liberal MP -- has won a new licence for Arctic surf clam, ending a longtime monopoly on the multimillion-dollar industry held by…

Loblaw facing challenging year, as Q4 profits fall on PC Optimum, price-fixing costs

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Loblaw Companies Ltd. reported a drop in its fourth-quarter profit and said it is prepared for another challenging year in the grocery industry as it readies for increased labour costs and the impact of recently announced drug reform.

CIBC raises dividend following better-than-expected first quarter

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The Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce set the tone for banks' earnings season with a dividend hike and better-than-expected first-quarter net income, helped by a boost in earnings in its U.S. division as it looks to expand south of the…

Wednesday, Feb 21

Canadians mostly happy with grocers despite bread-price fixing scandal: survey

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A new survey suggests Canadians still have a strong relationship with their grocer -- with only about a third of respondents saying their view of their favoured retailer has worsened following revelations of an alleged industry-wide bread…

New Uber feature will force drivers to take a break after working 12 straight hours

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Uber drivers in Canada trying to work for more than 12 hours straight will soon be forced to take a six-hour break before they can hit the road again.

Toronto-area mall 'deeply disturbed' by vendors selling counterfeit goods

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A Toronto-area mall's management says they're taking measures to stop imitation goods from being sold there after a U.S. government report claimed it was among the world's most notorious sources of such products.

B.C. unveils housing plan that raises foreign buyers levy and taxes speculators


British Columbia is raising its foreign buyers tax and expanding it to areas outside of Vancouver, while bringing in a new levy on speculators, as part of a sweeping plan to improve affordability in the province's overheated housing market.

Tuesday, Feb 20

Pipeline backlogs could cost Canadian economy $15.6B a year: Scotiabank

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Delayed oil pipeline construction is causing a steep discount for Canadian crude prices that is costing the economy roughly $15.6 billion a year, according to Scotiabank.

Don't fall for the staging: Real estate expert on how to avoid rookie buyer mistakes

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Toronto real estate agent and industry expert Karyn Filiatrault joined CTV’s Your Morning on Tuesday to warn against some of the biggest mistakes she sees real estate rookies make, even when they are getting help from the pros.

Marijuana producer Aphria lowers cash portion of offer for Nuuvera

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In an unusual move, licensed marijuana producer Aphria Inc. is cutting the amount of cash it is offering for cannabis company Nuuvera Inc. -- from $1 to 60 cents per share -- as Nuuvera seeks to fully acquire its subsidiary Avanti Rx…

Monday, Feb 19

B.C. challenges Alberta's ban on wine over pipeline expansion dispute

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British Columbia has turned up the heat in a simmering trade dispute by launching a formal challenge against Alberta's ban on its wines.

Bombardier may lay off hundreds at its Quebec railway plant

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The railway division of Bombardier Inc. says losing out on a large electric train contract in Montreal may force it to lay off workers this fall at its plant in La Pocatiere, Que., unless it wins some new contracts.

Your auto insurance will be cheaper if you sign up in this month: LowestRates.ca

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Your auto insurance rate is cheaper if you sign up when the weather is warm. That’s the key takeaway from a two-year price analysis by LowestRates.ca

Montreal's Oreo cookie plant prepares to shut its doors


There was a time when the whole neighbourhood surrounding an east-end Montreal bakery would smell like baking Oreos.