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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Aurora Cannabis says no deal yet to make marijuana-infused drinks

Aurora Cannabis issued a statement early Tuesday saying it does not have a deal with Coke or any other beverage…

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Coca-Cola, Aurora exploring potential for cannabis-infused drinks

Coca-Cola said on Monday it was closely watching the growing marijuana-infused drinks market, responding to a media report that the…

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Tony Clement reflects on ‘dire situation’ that led to 2009 auto bailout

It was a decade ago that the North American auto industry was sent into a tailspin after the Lehman Brothers bankruptcy…

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Class is in session at Canada’s first ‘pot school’

The school year may be two weeks old, but there’s still a buzz at one college in southern Ontario over a program…

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Big telcos tell CRTC they put customers first and shun shady sales tactics

Canada’s big telecom companies are fighting back against allegations of shady sales practices, defending themselves as ethical corporations relentlessly focused on…

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Canadian lobster exporters feel ripple effect of U.S.-China trade war

The United States-China trade war is creating choppy seas for Canada’s lobster exporters. It has led to the dumping of Maine…

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Tesla turmoil after Musk smokes pot during webcast, top exec resigns

Tesla Inc. shares fell nearly nine per cent on Friday after a top executive resigned a month after starting the…

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Nike shares drop after choice of Colin Kaepernick for ad spurs boycott

Shares of Nike Inc. fell three per cent on Tuesday as calls for a boycott of the sportswear giant gained…

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