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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Are investors right to finally be worried about higher interest rates?

One of the big fears that sparked a sell-off in stock markets last week seems to be surfacing again this week. Investors…

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Uber IPO could put company value at $120B, report says

Uber may put forth an initial public offering early next year that values the ride-hailing business at as much as…

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Sale of 3 coastal pulp and paper mills hailed as win for 1,500 workers in B.C.

Business leaders and the provincial government are hailing the sale of three coastal pulp and paper mills as a win for…

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Don’t take pot on international flights, transport minister warns

Canada’s transport minister says travellers aboard domestic flights will be allowed to carry a small quantity of cannabis with them…

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Buried behind the cows and cars: key changes in NAFTA 2.0

While workers and consumers alike will be affected by the changes coming for Canada’s automotive and agriculture sectors, plenty of…

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Ontario government introduces legislation regulating recreational pot

The Ontario government has introduced legislation governing the licensing and regulation of the province’s private cannabis retail marketplace. The Progressive…

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‘It’s frustrating’: N.W.T. cancer patient feels trapped by warring telecom companies

A woman in the Northwest Territories says she missed two days worth of calls from her hospital while she prepared…

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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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