‘Lives are hanging in the balance’: Why some newly licensed truckers aren’t ready for the road

Tractor-trailers can measure up to 23 metres long, carry 30-tonne loads and barrel down the highway at 120 km/h, but…

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CMHC says annual pace of housing starts slowed in September

The annual pace of Canadian housing starts fell to their lowest level in nearly two years in September. Canada Mortgage…

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General Electric ousts CEO John Flannery

After just over a year and declines on several fronts at General Electric, John Flannery has been ousted as the…

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Instagram co-founders resign with no explanation

The co-founders of Instagram are resigning their positions with the social media company without explanation. Chief executive Kevin Systrom said…

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Hackers steal $60 million US in cryptocurrency from Japan exchange

Hackers have stolen $60 million US worth of cryptocurrencies from a Japanese digital currency exchange, the operators said Thursday. Tech Bureau…

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Trade ‘front and centre’ in Bank of Canada’s call to hold interest rate

The unknown consequences of ongoing trade tensions were front and centre in the Bank of Canada’s decision this week to…

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Argentina announces new taxes, ministry cuts amid turmoil

Argentina’s President Mauricio Macri announced new taxes on exports and the elimination of several ministries on Monday in a bid…

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Alberta accounted for 97% of federal income tax decline during recession’s height

Federal income tax revenue fell by nearly $5 billion in 2016 and nearly all of the decline was attributable to…

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B.C.’s craft beer taking off in Asia — where a pint can cost up to $25

British Columbia’s craft beer scene is booming — and not just locally.   Seven B.C. craft brewers now have beers…

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Airbnb’s federal budget proposal tells Liberals: ‘We want to be regulated’

One of the world’s largest short-term rental websites is inviting the Trudeau Liberals to create a regulatory regime for the…

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