Some hard truths for Western politicians on Quebec, equalization and oil

It’s been open season on the Quebec government since it was revealed the province will be getting a $1.4-billion boost…

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Three ways the new NAFTA deal kept changing after it was announced

Turns out the negotiations to revise the North American trade agreement didn’t end when the agreement was announced Oct.1. The 60-day…

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Eye-roll nation: Why our sympathy for economic pain often stops at provincial borders

You could almost hear Albertans’ eyes roll in unison this week, as Unifor president Jerry Dias exited a meeting with Prime Minister Justin…

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Senators pass back-to-work legislation to end rotating postal strike

Senators voted in favour of the Liberal government’s legislation to force Canada Post employees back to work — a move that…

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$250K investment mystery: Accountant admits in recorded call he doesn’t know where money is

The daughter of a Kingston, Ont., senior who lost $250,000 after his trusted accountant encouraged him to invest in a…

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Nissan board fires chair Ghosn following arrest

Nissan’s board voted unanimously to oust its chair, Carlos Ghosn, on Thursday after the shock arrest of the industry heavyweight, ushering in a period…

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Homeowners worried about paying down debt as interest rates go up

This story is part of a series we’re calling Debt Nation looking at the state of consumer debt in Canada.…

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Shares of most pot companies sell off on 1st day of legalization

Shares in most Canadian marijuana companies were lower on Wednesday, a sign that the volatility that has characterized the space…

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Clean up of wind and solar sites won’t land at Alberta farmers’ feet

With a growing number of wind and solar developments studding Alberta’s landscape, the province has enshrined new rules that ensure…

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