First Nations coalition wants to take the lead on major construction projects

Tired of waiting for major construction projects to come to them, a growing coalition of First Nations is instead taking…

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Sask. construction industry loses 14,000 jobs over 3 years, association says

Trevor Stein’s company spent nearly a year wiring new apartment complexes in Saskatoon’s Stonebridge neighbourhood. After Stein invoiced the owner, Block…

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Canadian steel buyers racing to get imports into country through tariff exemptions

Canadian steel buyers are racing to get construction steel into the country to claim first-come, first-serve exemptions from tariffs that…

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Sleep Country Canada buys online mattress firm Endy for $89M

Sleep Country Canada has agreed to buy online mattress seller Endy for $89 million. The two companies announced a deal Thursday…

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Annual pace of housing starts picked up in October, topped expectations

An increase in multi-unit projects such as condominiums, apartments and townhouses helped push the annual pace of housing starts in…

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Tesla promises 3rd quarter profit but Wall Street skeptical

Tesla is showing some promising signs that it will make money as advertised in the third quarter, but Wall Street…

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Market jitters lead to more declines as investors face growing risks

It’s been a shaky month for investors in North American markets. Tuesday saw benchmark stock indexes register more triple-digit declines…

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When 15 per cent was a good rate for a mortgage

A high bank rate meant high mortgage rates for home buyers in 1981. (CBC Archives/The National) Good news: the bank rate…

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What B.C.’s LNG megaproject means for 2 proposed Nova Scotia facilities

Some see it as a signal of investor confidence in liquefied natural gas megaprojects. Others say it could edge out…

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