Japanese tycoon going on SpaceX rocket puts his trust in Elon Musk

The Japanese online retail tycoon who plans to travel to the moon on the SpaceX rocket says he respects and trusts Elon Musk as…

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Beijing attacks USMCA clause seen as blocking efforts to expand trade with Canada, Mexico

China says it deplores a controversial new clause in the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement that calls on the countries to notify…

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Freeland postpones UN speech today amid NAFTA talks and looming deadline

Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland’s marquee speech today to the UN General Assembly has been postponed until Monday, and officials say…

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‘Wild West’ cryptocurrencies need regulation, say U.K. lawmakers

British lawmakers have backed calls for greater regulation of cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin in order to bring an element of…

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‘A public relations nightmare’: Ticketmaster recruits pros for secret scalper program

Box-office giant Ticketmaster is recruiting professional scalpers who cheat its own system to expand its resale business and squeeze more money…

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‘I’m getting ripped off’: A look inside Ticketmaster’s price-hiking bag of tricks

Buying a ticket for Saturday’s Bruno Mars concert in Toronto was probably never going to be cheap, but what many…

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TREB gives cease-and-desist letter to realtor who posted home sales data

The Toronto Real Estate Board says it has written to members who posted Greater Toronto Area home sales data requesting…

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Sears Canada’s court monitor opposes priority for pensioners over other creditors

A court-appointed monitor for the Sears Canada bankruptcy process says it opposes a proposal that would effectively allocate all the…

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Useful lessons from Venezuela’s crumbling populist economy: Don Pittis

In an era of polarized politics, the reaction last week when Canada’s Special Envoy to Myanmar Bob Rae tweeted about Venezuela, should…

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Canadians on track to spend almost $6B on pot this year — most of it the illegal variety

On an annualized basis Canadians spent $5.7 billion on marijuana between April and June, Statistics Canada says, as consumption of…

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