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B.C. delays ride-hailing again, draws ire of Greens

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The British Columbia government says it will ease into allowing ride-hailing services, laying the groundwork for new rides to enter the market as early as the fall of 2019.

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Big move for Big Bird: Sesame Street is entering classrooms

Sesame Street is taking its beloved, critically acclaimed brand of educational television into the highly profitable world of classroom curriculum.

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Aimia to launch Aeroplan charter airline after end of Air Canada partnership

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Aeroplan aims to get into the airline business by offering charter flights to its most popular destinations as the loyalty program prepares for the end of its exclusive partnership with Air Canada in 2020.

Thursday, Jul 19

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Canadian marijuana company Tilray has first U.S. pot IPO

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A Canadian company is the first marijuana business to complete an initial public offering on a major U.S. stock exchange, raising $153 million to expand its operations as Canada prepares to legalize the drug nationwide.

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Starbucks to open store geared toward deaf community

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Starbucks has announced plans to open its first signing store in the US for customers who are deaf and hard of hearing.

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Industrials and tech help lift Toronto market while U.S. stocks sink

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The industrials and technology sectors helped Canada's main stock index close higher, while U.S. stock markets moved lower.

Trump tariffs would cause vehicle prices to soar, wipe out jobs: report

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The average price of imported vehicles sold in the United States could jump by thousands of dollars if the Trump administration imposes tariffs under a worst-case scenario provided by the Center for Automotive Research.

CMHC aims to make mortgages more attainable for self-employed Canadians

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Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. is making changes intended to make it easier for the self-employed to qualify for a mortgage.

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Rivals praise EU ruling against Google

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European regulators' latest swipe at the dominance of U.S. tech giant Google could open new opportunities for rivals in search and web browsers - that is, if handset manufacturers decide to make the most of the opening.

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Hydrogen sulfide leak at Suncor refinery sends workers to hospital

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A number of people at Suncor's refinery in Edmonton were sent to hospital after a toxic gas was released at the facility.

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Burnaby, B.C. issues eviction notice to Kinder Morgan protesters

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The City of Burnaby is evicting protesters from a make-shift camp set up outside one of Kinder Morgan's terminals, citing fire safety and public health concerns.

Wednesday, Jul 18

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CP Rail second-quarter profits hurt by disruptions related to labour strife

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Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. says service interruptions related to labour negotiations and strike notices caused its net income to decrease 10 per cent in the second quarter despite higher revenues.

Manitoba will charge 'social responsibility fee' on cannabis retailers

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When recreational cannabis is legalized later this year, it will be subject to a government fee and a wholesale markup in Manitoba.

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Costco launches online grocery delivery in Canada

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Costco.ca is the latest retailer to launch an online grocery store in Canada, starting with some stores in southern Ontario.

Nova Scotia's 'unique' cannabis stores unveiled

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The Nova Scotia Liquor Corp. offered a glimpse inside one of its coming cannabis stores Wednesday, showcasing a unique retail hybrid not likely found anywhere else in the world.

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U.S. launches national security investigation against uranium imports

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Canada could face a larger trade dispute with the U.S. after the Department of Commerce launched another national security investigation, this time by looking into uranium imports.

Manitoba Hydro boss announces retirement; says the time is right to leave

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The president and CEO of Manitoba Hydro has announced he is retiring less than three years after joining the Crown corporation.

CRA lawyers say Loblaw misused Barbadian subsidiary for tax avoidance

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Government lawyers say Loblaw Companies Ltd.'s Barbadian banking subsidiary was "playing with its own money" rather than an active business with outside customers and is obligated to pay tax back home.

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Condos rushing to ban pot smoking before legalization

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Condominium corporations and apartment buildings across the country are scrambling to enact rules that would ban pot smoking inside units, on balconies and in common areas used by residents.

Marriott to ban plastic straws by next summer

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One of the world's largest hotel companies has followed the lead of other major food and travel players in banning straws across its properties by next summer.

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Canada could get caught in cross-fire of U.S. uranium investigation

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Canada could get caught in the crossfire after the U.S. Department of Commerce launched another national security investigation, this time by looking into uranium imports.

Toronto stock market ticks lower, while U.S. markets mixed; Loonie moves down

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Canada's main stock index closed down along with the loonie as the energy and consumer staples sectors lost ground, while U.S. markets were mixed.

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SNC-Lavalin and Holtec form joint venture to decommission nuclear plants

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SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. and Holtec International have announced a joint venture that will focus on the decommissioning of shuttered nuclear power plants.

Aecon Group joint venture wins Enbridge Line 3 replacement contract

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Aecon Group Inc. says its joint venture with Robert B. Somerville Co. Ltd. has won a $282-million contract for a work on Enbridge Inc.'s Line 3 replacement project in Manitoba.

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Elon Musk apologizes for calling rescue diver a pedophile

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Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has apologized for calling a British diver involved in the Thailand cave rescue a pedophile, saying he spoke in anger but was wrong to do so.

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Sobeys to sell refugee chocolatier's bars and boxes nationwide

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A chocolate company founded by a Syrian refugee family in Antigonish, N.S. will soon be selling its products nationwide through Sobeys.

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Alberta appeals court ruling ordering province to pay $2M over beer subsidy

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Alberta has served notice it will appeal a court ruling ordering the province to pay just over $2 million to two out-of-province breweries over a disputed beer subsidy.

Tuesday, Jul 17

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NAACP lifts travel advisory against American Airlines

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The NAACP is lifting its travel advisory against American Airlines, saying the company is making improvements that address worries about African-Americans being subject to discrimination or even unsafe conditions while flying.

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Salt miners in Goderich, Ont., vote to end 12-week strike

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Workers at a salt mine in Goderich, Ont., have accepted a new collective agreement, ending a 12-week strike.

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U.S. and Canadian stocks creep higher at late-morning, loonie lower

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Canada's main stock index crept higher in late-morning trading, while the loonie moved lower compared with the U.S. dollar.