TSX up slightly as loonie rises

Canada’s main stock index was trading up slightly in mid-morning as gold and cannabis stocks traded up, while U.S. markets…

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Sears aims to close up to 150 U.S. stores under bankruptcy protection, sources say

Sears Holdings Corp is planning to close up to 150 of its department and discount stores and keep at least…

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Canada’s jobless rate declines slightly with hike in part-time work

The job market bounced back last month with a gain of 63,000 positions, edging the unemployment rate lower to 5.9…

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Google to acknowledge privacy ‘mistakes’ to U.S. Senate committee

Leading internet search engine Google will acknowledge that it has made “mistakes” on privacy issues in testimony an executive of…

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‘If’ NAFTA 2.0 proceeds, Trudeau wants to feel ‘confident’ on tariffs

As the Trump administration continues to link the lifting of steel and aluminum tariffs to a successful conclusion of trade…

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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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Teck’s $20B Frontier oilsands project heads to joint review hearing

If it’s true that the era of mega oilsands projects is coming to an end, one proposed project stands as an outlier.…

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Infrastructure agency hands $1.28B loan to Montreal rail project

The nascent federal agency designed to find new ways to finance construction of transit systems is making its first investment…

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Why companies flush with tax-cut cash are spending more on share buybacks than wage hikes

Corporate earnings are on track for their best year ever, but at least some of the corresponding rise in stock prices…

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