Oilpatch stays home from B.C. conference after Whistler mayor calls for climate-change compensation

Oilpatch pushback to a letter written by the mayor of Whistler, B.C., has led to the cancellation​ of the energy-related…

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OPEC could make Canadian oil price crisis even worse

The oil price crisis in Western Canada could deepen next week depending on whether Saudi Arabia, Russia and other countries decide to…

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Postal union launches protest campaign as employees halt rotating strikes

Federal back-to-work legislation may have ended rotating strikes by postal workers — but their union now says it’s switching to a…

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‘Striking’ APEC confrontation causes uncertainty ahead of G20

The opening photo call at the Asia-Pacific Economic Co-operation (APEC) summit Saturday turned out to be a useful roadmap for…

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Who gets more done — office workers or telecommuters?

In a tight labour market, workers with in-demand skills may have the leverage they need to snag coveted telecommuting privileges. But seasoned…

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Abandoned Canadian silver mine could boom again as battery demand prompts gold rush in cobalt

The flooded bottom of an abandoned silver mine is an unlikely source of hope. But down there in the flickering…

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Oilsands giant backs call for production cuts

The head of one of the country’s largest oilsands producers says Canada’s oil price woes are reaching an “emergency situation,” and on Wednesday…

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Federal pilots union surprised Air Transat given weeks to fix ‘major’ safety system problems in 2015

When Transport Canada audited Air Transat’s safety system in 2015 and found 22 problems, including missed maintenance checks on Boeing…

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