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U.S. congressional committee hearing on current and proposed tariff actions LIVE

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Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross testifies in Washington

Canadian pot company spins out U.S. assets into separate company to stay on right side of law

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Canada's second largest cannabis company plans to place its U.S. assets into a new separate company that will focus on investing in the cannabis and real estate sector there.

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U.S. commerce secretary's stock trade involving Russia-linked firm scrutinized

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Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross made a trade betting that the stock in a shipping company with Russian-government ties would fall, a transaction coming just days after he learned of a possible negative news story about his investment in the…

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Markets have farther to fall if Trump won't back down on trade: Don Pittis

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Markets are showing early signs of worry Trump won't back down on trade. A look at why reaction has been muted so far, and what could change that.

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Pensions to be clawed back from overpaid Sears retirees

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The company that took over Sears Canada's pension plan says former employees have been getting paid too much — and now they have to pay it back.

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Trump determined to hit China as tit-for-tat tariff war erupts

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China has underestimated President Donald Trump's resolve to press ahead with tariffs unless Beijing changes its "predatory" trade practices, a top U.S. trade adviser said on Tuesday, in comments that undercut the chances of a negotiated…

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Global stock indexes slump as Trump threatens more China tariffs

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Global stock markets slumped Tuesday after President Donald Trump threatened to put tariffs on another $200 billion US in imports from China, and the Chinese government said it would retaliate, bringing tensions between the world's two…

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WestJet's discount airline Swoop cleared for takeoff Wednesday

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Competition is heating up for Canada's most price-sensitive travellers as WestJet Airlines gears up to launch the country's second ultra-low cost airline Wednesday.

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Hudson's Bay, other stores pressured to dump Trump products, amid tariff tiff

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The recent tariff dispute between Canada and U.S. has sparked a renewed social media call to boycott stores carrying Trump family merchandise.

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Trump threatens China with new tariffs on $200B in goods

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President Donald Trump directed the U.S. Trade Representative to prepare new tariffs on $200 billion US in Chinese imports on Monday as the two nations moved closer to a potential trade war.

Monday, Jun 18

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Volvo sets goal of 25% recycled plastics in cars from 2025

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At least 25 per cent of the plastics used in new Volvo car models from 2025 will be from recycled materials, the Chinese-owned company said on Monday in an anti-pollution plan praised by the United Nations.

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Magna plans electric vehicle joint ventures with Chinese company

CBC.ca / Business

Magna International Inc. says it will form two new joint ventures with a Chinese company to engineer and build electric vehicles.

South Korea suspends wheat and flour sales from Canada over GMO plants found in Alberta

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South Korea has joined Japan in suspending trade in Canadian wheat following the discovery of a small number of genetically modified plants in southern Alberta.

Morneau didn't break conflict law introducing pension bill: ethics watchdog

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Finance Minister Bill Morneau wasn't in a conflict of interest when he introduced a pension bill in the House of Commons while he still owned shares in his family's pension company, according to the ethics commissioner.

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Baytex Energy and Raging River Exploration sign $2.8B merger deal

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Baytex Energy Corp. and Raging River Exploration Inc. have signed a deal to merge operations.

Theatregoers with epilepsy warned of seizure risk from bright lights in Incredibles 2

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Disney is warning theatregoers with epilepsy not to watch their latest summer blockbuster because several scenes in the movie can trigger seizures because of repeating bright flashing lights.

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Audi CEO Rupert Stadler arrested in Volkswagen emissions investigation

CBC.ca / Business

German authorities on Monday detained the chief executive of Volkswagen's Audi division, Rupert Stadler, as part of a probe into manipulation of emissions controls.

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Aeroplan members wonder whether rewards program will fly when Air Canada bows out

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Aeroplan promises a new beginning, but that isn't quelling fears among members about its future after Air Canada finishes cutting ties with the rewards program in 2020.

How U.S. tariffs on cars could hit Canadians

CBC.ca / News

The U.S. president has most recently put the trade crosshairs on vehicles, and should Canada be slapped with more tariffs, workers and consumers could be the biggest losers.

United tariff fight reveals Canada's different brand of conservative economics : Don Pittis

CBC.ca / Business

Does U.S. President Donald Trump plan to put rural America first at the expense of rural Canada? The way his tariff threats have united Canadians offers insight into this country's contrasting approach to market economics.

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The consumer debt that goes 'poof' when you die

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For Canadians with mounting consumer debt, it may be useful to know that when you die, your surviving family members won't be required to pay unpaid bills such as credit card debt.

Sunday, Jun 17

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Escalating U.S. protectionism would shrink economies of Canada, Mexico, report says

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A Scotiabank report says if the United States breaks all trade ties with its partners — and imposes across-the-board tariffs that average 20 per cent — then Canada and Mexico would see their economies contract in 2020.

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Koodo goes paperless and new WestJet-RBC rewards program: CBC's Marketplace consumer cheat sheet

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CBC's Marketplace rounds up the consumer and health news you need from the week, including wireless customers' right to a paper bill, a new loyalty program for frequent flyers and no more plastic straws at A&W.

How the dairy industry complicates the quest for better butter

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As the U.S. looks to crack open the Canadian dairy industry, is it possible to protect farmers and still allow better butter over the border?

Saturday, Jun 16

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Trudeau's retaliatory tariffs may threaten recreational boating in Canada

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Canada’s recreational boating industry says it’s bracing for big losses if Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's proposed countermeasures against American tariffs go ahead on July 1.

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Get ready for auto tariffs, U.S. congressman warns

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U.S. President Donald Trump isn't playing around — and Canada should brace itself for new tariffs on autos, U.S. Congressman Kevin Cramer warns.