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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Google employees walk out to protest sexism, inequality

Hundreds of Google engineers and other company workers worldwide — including in Canada  —​ walked off the job Thursday to protest the company’s…

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Ontario ombudsman gets more than 1,000 complaints about cannabis store

Ontario’s ombudsman says his office has received more than 1,000 complaints about the province’s online cannabis store since it launched…

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Trump’s attacks on central bank rate hikes risk creating future economic trouble: Don Pittis

As markets have tumbled, U.S. President Donald Trump has been leading a charge against Federal Reserve chair Jerome Powell’s interest rate increases, and…

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Federal government’s tariff relief plan faces criticism; Morneau says 50 firms tariff-free

Finance Minister Bill Morneau says 50 Canadian companies have so far been exempted from paying surtaxes on U.S. steel and…

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Drilling forecast bleak as discount for Canadian oil persists, analyst says

The Canadian oil and gas sector is in a holding pattern in which spending and production growth can’t occur until…

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William Nordhaus and Paul Romer win Nobel economics prize

Americans William Nordhaus and Paul Romer have won this year’s Nobel Memorial Prize in economic sciences for their work in integrating…

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How investor confidence in Canada improved in just one remarkable week

What a difference a week can make. Canada has been in a rut with enticing companies and investors to see the country…

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Swiss Chalet, Harvey’s, other big chains hit by ‘malware outbreak’

A Canadian company that owns many popular restaurant chains says it was hit with a “malware outbreak” on Friday, causing a “partial network…

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Why Ireland doesn’t want Apple’s $22 billion in back taxes

Welcome to The National Today newsletter, which takes a closer look at what’s happening around some of the day’s most notable stories.…

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