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At midday: TSX falls as oil eases, investors brace for U.S. rate hike

Wall Street slides as Facebook data issue pounds tech sector

Marijuana producer Tilray partners with pharmaceutical firm Sandoz

Tilray will become the exclusive collaborator with Sandoz Canada on cannabis-based medical products which are non-smokable or non-combustible

Woman dies in Arizona after being hit by Uber self-driving car

The accident in the Phoenix suburb of Tempe marked the first fatality from a self-driving vehicle

Monday's analyst upgrades and downgrades

Inside the Market’s roundup of some of today’s key analyst actions

Top Stories in last day


Putin's victory triggers mixed reaction from international community

Global leaders react to the landslide re-election of Vladimir Putin who has secured another 6 years at the helm of Russia.

Gordon Pinsent's new film Martin’s Hagge explores depression

Stage and screen star Gordon Pinsent looks at depression in his self-funded short film Martin’s Hagge. Pinsent points to Toronto Raptors’ guard DeMar DeRozan, who spoke about his struggles, as proof depression is everywhere.


The open: TSX slips as oil eases, investors brace for U.S. rate hike

Nasdaq drops 1 per cent as Facebook leads slide in tech stocks


CIBC: The BIS is wrong, Canada not at risk of financial crisis

A roundup of what The Globe and Mail’s market strategist Scott Barlow is reading today on the Web.

Feds, Ontario and Quebec to invest $200-million in linked network of 5G research labs

Group of private partners led by Ericsson Canada will match government funding, bringing total to $400-million over five years

Debra Kelsall: ‘Passion and purpose are very much linked’

Goldman Sachs investment associate says working abroad makes her appreciate Canada all the more


Explosion in Texas capital wounds two men

An explosion in Austin on Sunday wounded two men, thought to be in their 20s, authorities said, as FBI agents rushed to the scene in the Texas capital, where earlier this month three parcel bombs killed two people.


Five tell-tale signs leadership is slipping

Exceptional leaders understand that there is a difference between management and leadership.


How our prices rank in the world: Montreal (rising), Toronto (stable), Vancouver (easing, but ouch)

Canadian cities offer good value for money, Economist Intelligence Unit says


After a three-year delay, Nordstrom hangs its hat on rollout of Rack discount outlets in Canada

Nordstrom is set to open as many as 15 Rack stores in Canada, starting with the first one on Thursday in the Vaughan Mills mall north of Toronto

Two central banks, one alternative fact and 3/4 of a dollar: The loonie this week

Watch the Canadian dollar as the Federal Reserve, Bank of Canada are on show

It may not be mainstream yet, but insect protein won’t bug out retailers for long

Loblaw’s in-house cricket flour may signal a shift in how Western companies view the creepy-crawly food

Ottawa to announce funding for ‘5G corridor’ in Ontario and Quebec

Some international wireless carriers are planning to deploy the cellular network technology as soon as later this year


Some signs emerging that Power Corp. has bolder plans for 2018

Investors have been pressuring the Desmarais-family-controlled conglomerate to rev its engine.


Canadian footwear company Fluevog prepares for life without founder

Company eyes growth, aims for greater control over its brand name

Sunday, Mar 18

Robots won’t steal your job but they could shrink your pay

New study shows that automation creates wealth and jobs as productivity gains filter through the economy. But the spoils aren’t being spread evenly across society.

Trump attacks fired FBI official over alleged memos

U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday said he did not believe a former FBI deputy director tooks notes of their interactions after reports the fired official handed several memos over to a special counsel investigating allegations Trump…

Republican senator Bob Corker expects Trump to pull out of Iran deal

Republican U.S. Senator Bob Corker, chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, said he expects President Donald Trump to pull out of the Iran nuclear agreement in May

My employer consistently pays us late. Is this legal?

Some provincial labour codes provide employers with some latitude on late payments, but consistent abuse of this leeway is bath faith

Saturday, Mar 17

Why the hiring process for university principals could use a revamp

Over the years, it seems selection committees have become bigger and the chances of the final candidate being selected from within the university have become smaller

How the CWHL is growing women’s hockey in China

The KRS squad is a fascinating blend of Chinese women and other elite players

How Chinese energy firm Sequoia went bust – and left behind a huge bill

Sequoia Resources owned a mess of old wells. Now there’s a fight over who will pay to clean them up

Is Ottawa’s ‘supercluster’ funding initiative a superboondoggle in the making?

Ottawa’s plan to improve productivity and innovation through the promotion of five regional economic groups is both ambitious and expensive. It may provide the spark the country needs – unless it proves to be a fat subsidy for global…

Friday, Mar 16

Widow looking to move back to Toronto. Should she buy or rent?

Nearing retirement, Emma is looking to sell her suburban house and move back to the city she loved.

Who killed Geoffrey the Giraffe? The last days of Toys ‘R’ Us

The mood is black these days inside One Geoffrey Way in Wayne, N.J., spiritual home of the cartoon mascot who’s been beckoning to kids for generations

Canadian dollar sinks to 76.5¢, costing March Breakers, snowbirds that much more

Greenback's strength, domestic home sales help drive down currency

Thursday, Mar 15

Ford pledges to revamp and add to aging product line by 2020

Much of the emphasis will be on refreshing the entire lineup of SUVs

Home sales fall nearly 17% in February from a year ago: CREA

The national average home price also fell 5 per cent compared to last year

Toronto’s housing market pumps the brakes

Aspiring sellers are facing an abrupt adjustment in expectations

Even house-rich homeowners agree: Vancouver has an affordability problem

There is wide approval of provincial budgetary moves to deal with housing affordability, pollster says

Wednesday, Mar 14

U.S. publishers sound alarm over Canadian newsprint tariffs

New punitive tax of about 22 per cent comes on top of preliminary countervailing tariffs averaging 6.53 per cent levied in January

The snowballing debt disaster: Parents are sparing no expense on their kids

Many parents today are sparing no expense for birthday parties, sports and enhanced learning because they feel they have to do what their friends and neighbours are doing for their children.

Before the Bell: Dow, TSX set for higher open despite political, trade concerns

A rundown of what to expect this trading day and the stocks that'll see action