Bank of Canada holds key interest rate steady at 1.75%

The Bank of Canada has decided to keep its benchmark interest rate right where it is while it digests the…

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Investor pressure drives Royal Dutch Shell to take action on climate change

Welcome to The National Today newsletter, which takes a closer look at what’s happening around some of the day’s most notable stories.…

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GM cuts will be painful but better now than during a recession: Don Pittis

“It could have been worse,” will be of no comfort to those affected by the shutdown and job losses at General Motors.…

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Workers at Oshawa assembly plant suspend work as GM announces closure

Thousands of General Motors assembly plant workers in Oshawa, Ont., halted production this morning before hearing the devastating news that…

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Canadian currency evolves while the U.S. is stuck in the 1700s

Canada’s new $10 bill went into circulation this week, with civil rights activist Viola Desmond replacing Sir John A. Macdonald…

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Sunwing flight in 2017 avoided ‘catastrophic’ disaster as jet took off too slowly

Britain’s air safety regulator revealed details Wednesday of a Sunwing flight last year that narrowly avoided disaster after the flight crew…

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Highlights of Bill Morneau’s 2018 fiscal update

Finance Minister Bill Morneau delivered his fall economic statement Wednesday. Here are the highlights of his fiscal update: Growth: 2…

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Nissan chair Carlos Ghosn arrested in financial misconduct probe

Nissan Motor’s chair Carlos Ghosn has been arrested and will be dismissed for alleged under-reporting of his income and misuse…

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VMedia to go public in proposed reverse takeover of junior oil company Phoenix

VMedia, the upstart internet and cable provider known for lower prices and a legal spat with rival Bell, is moving…

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