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Canada looking to lure private capital to poor nations in G7 meetings

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When G7 finance and international development ministers convene in British Columbia next week, Canada hopes the meetings will generate fresh ideas on how aid money can be leveraged to entice the private sector to boost investments in…

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Hydro One's planned merger with U.S. energy firm Avista passes another hurdle

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Hydro One Ltd. and Avista Corp. say their proposed merger has cleared another hurdle in the U.S.

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Asian markets mostly lower after Wall Street gains

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Asian markets were mostly lower Tuesday after Wall Street gained as Italy moved toward forming a euroskeptic-led government.

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Notley skipping premiers' conference to focus on pipeline

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There won't be any fireworks between the premiers of Alberta and British Columbia at the Western premiers conference this week, because Alberta Premier Rachel Notley isn't going.

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WestJet confident deal will be reached with pilots as talks continue this week

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WestJet Airlines says they are confident they will reach an agreement with their pilots as negotiations continue this week.

Monday, May 21

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Trump pulls back from brink of trade war with China

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U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday hailed his administration's temporary truce with China on trade, even as his Treasury secretary and China struck a note of caution on the latest agreement.

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The growing impatience of an industry town: 'This has really created tension'

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The picturesque harbour town of Pictou, N.S., has had an uneasy relationship with its job-rich, toxin-spewing neighbour almost since it opened in 1967. Now, the Northern Pulp mill is facing a possibly existential challenge over the massive…

Banks poised to report strong Q2 despite housing slowdown: analysts

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Canada's biggest banks are upping the ante in the mortgage wars amid slowing growth and national housing sales at lows not seen in several years, but analysts say real estate market woes won't dent lenders' earnings, just yet.

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Insider Q&A: Should investors worry about 'peak earnings?'

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Some investors are worried that profit growth will slow down and pinch stocks. But experts say what matters is that profits will keep growing, as will the U.S. economy.

From airlines to pizza parlours, EU businesses adopt data law

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Businesses from pizza parlours to airlines across the EU's 28 countries are bombarding customers with emails seeking consent to use personal data as they rush to comply with the bloc's General Data Protection Regulation, which takes effect…

China says it can't guarantee no more trade tension with U.S.

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China's government said Monday it cannot guarantee that renewed trade tension with Washington can be avoided after U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin declared a temporary truce in a spiraling dispute that prompted worries of a chilling…

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Canada should heed cautionary tale of Oregon's flooded pot market

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As marijuana farmers in Oregon say a flood of supply is killing their businesses less than three years after recreational cannabis was legalized, economists say it's a warning to Canada.

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Global markets higher as U.S., China put trade war on hold

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Global stock markets were higher on Monday as investors cheered the outcome of negotiations between the United States and China that put a trade war on hold, clearing uncertainty.

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Several Atlantic fisheries closed due to presence of two right whales

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Federal authorities are closing several fisheries in the Gulf of St. Lawrence because of the presence of North Atlantic right whales.

Sunday, May 20

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New Starbucks policy: No purchase needed to sit in cafes

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Starbucks is announcing a new policy that allows anyone to sit in its cafes or use its restrooms, even if they don't buy anything.

Saturday, May 19

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Officials say company in Cuba crash had safety complaints

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The Mexican charter company whose 39-year-old plane crashed in Havana had been the subject of two serious complaints about its crews' performance over the last decade, according to authorities in Guyana and a retired pilot for Cuba's…

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NAFTA sticking points: A list of impediments holding up a deal

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The NAFTA negotiations could continue for a while, with U.S. trade czar Robert Lighthizer signalling he wants significant changes in multiple areas and isn't interested in a quick, limited deal.

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Craft cannabis growers in B.C. sound alarm over survival of the sector

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Growers and sellers want Ottawa to take steps to protect the future of their businesses ahead of legalization.

Friday, May 18

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Toronto stocks close higher while U.S. stock markets mixed; Loonie moves down

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Canada's main stock index closed higher Friday to continue its recent streak of gains, while the loonie moved lower on modest inflation and retail numbers.

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Trudeau touts technological innovation during MIT campus visit

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau remembers asking why the stereo and other gadgets he had as a boy were made in Japan -- not in Canada.

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Ontario regulator warns about 5 unregistered cryptocurrency groups

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The Ontario Securities Commission is warning the public that several groups are promoting investments in cryptocurrencies without having the necessary provincial registrations.

Trudeau touts Canada's AI credentials at MIT tech gathering

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Canadian computer scientists helped pioneer the field of artificial intelligence before it was a buzzword, and now Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is hoping to capitalize on their intellectual lead.

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Trudeau to talk about tech at MIT gathering in Boston

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Canadian computer scientists helped pioneer the field of artificial intelligence before it was a buzzword, and now Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is hoping to capitalize on their intellectual lead.

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Annual inflation cools to 2.2. per cent: Statistics Canada

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Higher pump prices helped the annual inflation rate stay in the upper half of the central bank's target range last month -- but even without cheaper gas, underlying inflation managed to reach its strongest pace in six years, Statistics…

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Gas prices expected to spike as long weekend brings out Canadian drivers

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Motorists in many parts of Canada are expected to see rising gasoline prices as they fire up their vehicles for road adventures on the Victoria Day long weekend.

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Toronto stocks move lower, while U.S. stock markets mixed; Loonie moves down

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Canada's main stock index edged lower in late-morning trading, weighed down by weakness in the financial and industrials sectors.

Asian stocks rise marginally higher on backdrop of U.S.-China talks

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Asian stock markets were marginally higher on Friday as U.S. and Chinese officials held a new round of talks seeking to avert a trade war between the world's two largest economies.

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Walmart sells Canadian banking operation to U.S. firm, Canadian financier

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Walmart Canada says it has reached a deal to sell its banking operations to a U.S. investment firm and a Canadian financier.

Thursday, May 17

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Alberta premier makes case for turn off taps bill to B.C. business leaders

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Premier Rachel Notley told business leaders from B.C. that legislation which could curtail oil flows to the west coast is about the long-term health of the entire country.

Nutrien sells stake in Chilean lithium producer for $5.2B to lift balance sheet

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Fertilizer giant Nutrien Inc. says it has reached a deal to sell a partial stake in a Chilean lithium and nutrient producer to Tianqi Lithium Corp. for about $5.2 billion.