Irving oil refinery explosion unlikely to hike gasoline prices in Canada

The explosion that rocked Irving Oil’s Saint John refinery on Monday is unlikely to affect the price of gas in…

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More than a dozen federal departments flunked a credit card security test

The Canada Revenue Agency, the RCMP, Statistics Canada and more than a dozen other federal departments and agencies have failed…

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Canadian companies are overconfident when it comes to cyberattacks, study finds

Canadian companies tend to be overconfident or unprepared to protect sensitive information from data breaches — mostly because they have…

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‘We can’t wait’: Why more Canadians are finally getting serious about making less garbage

Fed up with a lack of action on the rising tide of plastic pollution, a growing number of Canadian consumers…

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Canada’s economy is set to slow down even with a NAFTA deal, economists say

Much has been said about the importance of a trade deal with the U.S. for the Canadian economy, as officials…

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Loonie could jump up to 82 cents US if trade talks are successful, says economist

Even with a resilient, if not strong, Canadian economy, the loonie has failed to gain momentum this year — losing more than…

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Retail sales slipped 0.2% in June, StatsCan reports

Statistics Canada says retail sales fell 0.2 per cent in June to $50.7 billion. Economists had expected an increase of…

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Tesla shares fall 5% on Wall St. skepticism, SEC probe reports

Tesla Inc.’s shares slipped almost five per cent to a two-day low on Thursday, wiping out all the gains fuelled by…

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Tesla board evaluating Elon Musk’s proposal to take company private

Tesla Inc said on Wednesday its board is evaluating chief executive Elon Musk’s idea of taking the company private after…

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Why companies are looking to Alberta to produce plastic

The truck traffic at Inter Pipeline’s construction site northeast of Edmonton seems to never stop, nor does the work on the foundation of…

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