Oil prices spike after OPEC countries decide on production cut

Oil prices spiked sharply higher Friday after OPEC countries agreed to a proposal that would see global oil production reduced…

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The NHL is making so much money

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Hydro One takeover of Avista scrapped by Washington state regulators over political interference

Washington state regulators say they have denied Hydro One Ltd.’s proposed takeover of Avista Corp., citing political interference in the…

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Bank of Canada expected to hold its key lending rate in decision Wednesday

The Bank of Canada is widely expected to keep interest rates on hold in its monetary policy decision on Wednesday.…

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TD Bank profit rises 9% to almost $3B in fourth quarter

TD Bank Group beat expectations as it reported a fourth-quarter profit of $2.96 billion, up from $2.71 billion in the…

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Cattle farmers say new antibiotics prescription rules will be costly

New federal rules kicking in on Dec. 1 will set limits on farmers’ abilities to procure antibiotics for their livestock, a move intended to…

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Rental vacancy rate dips to 2.4% across Canada, CMHC says

Canada’s overall vacancy rate dropped for a second year in a row, as demand for rental housing grew at a…

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Alberta launches trade challenge against Ontario over beer, liquor imports

Alberta is launching a trade challenge against Ontario over liquor policies that allegedly discriminate against Alberta’s small brewers.  “It doesn’t…

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Early data suggests no spike in pot-impaired driving after legalization, police say

Canadian police have not seen a spike in cannabis-impaired driving one month since legalization, but there needs to be more…

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Theresa May persuades cabinet on Brexit divorce, but Parliament challenge ahead

British Prime Minister Theresa May, calling it a “decisive step,” said Wednesday evening that her cabinet had signed off on…

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