GM plant in Oshawa, Ont. to shut down

Sources inside the government have confirmed that a General Motors plant in Oshawa is set to close. It’s unclear how many…

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Oil price woes a ‘serious problem’ for Canadian economy, says Notley

Alberta Premier Rachel Notley says the low price of western Canadian crude has become a serious problem for the country’s economy, adding her…

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Delays at Sturgeon Refinery add to Alberta heavy oil price discount woes

A new refinery touted as part of the solution to Alberta’s oversupply of heavy oil likely won’t begin processing oilsands…

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Encana to buy Newfield Exploration for US$5.5B

Encana Corp. has signed a deal to acquire Newfield Exploration Co. in an all-stock offer it said was worth about…

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Bitcoin mining could cancel out climate change efforts, scientists say

Demand for bitcoin could single-handedly derail efforts to limit global warming because the increasingly popular digital currency takes huge amounts…

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Yahoo to pay $50M and give free credit monitoring to victims of 2016 hack

Yahoo has agreed to pay $50 million US in damages and provide two years of free credit-monitoring services to 200…

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Rogers, Fido and Bell call centre workers penalized for reducing plans, offering credits

There’s a reason telecom customers are often frustrated when they deal with a call centre — employees are penalized if they…

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‘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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Estée Lauder seeks to kick Deciem founder out of cosmetics company

Lawyers for Estée Lauder were in a Toronto court today trying to kick out the founder of a small Canadian…

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WestJet’s first 3 long-haul Dreamliners will fly direct between Calgary and Europe

The first three of WestJet’s 10 new long-distance Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners will offer direct international flights between Calgary and Europe,…

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