North American stocks slide lower, loonie down against U.S. dollar

Canada’s main stock index hit a six-month low Thursday while U.S. stock markets suffered another sell-off day as investors are…

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Stock markets swoon as reality of rising rates sets in

The TSX and Dow Jones were sharply lower on Wednesday as fears of higher interest rates to come took the wind…

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Freeland postpones UN speech today amid NAFTA talks and looming deadline

Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland’s marquee speech today to the UN General Assembly has been postponed until Monday, and officials say…

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Canada must fix ‘deficiencies’ in spill plan for Trans Mountain’s U.S. spur, Washington state says

Washington’s Department of Ecology wants the Canadian government to fix what it calls “deficiencies in critical areas” of its spill…

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Barrick Gold buys Africa’s Randgold to become world’s biggest gold miner

Toronto based Barrick Gold has agreed to buy Randgold Resources for $6.1 billion in stock to create the world’s largest gold miner. Investors will…

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Air Canada exec reportedly on board as Air France CEO would face labour headwinds

Two French airline unions blasted Air France-KLM this week after reports the Franco-Dutch carrier will name an Air Canada executive…

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3 Canadian cities make top 10 on global ranking of most livable cities

Three Canadian cities have placed in the top 10 of a global ranking by the Economist Intelligence Unit of the world’s…

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Syrian chocolate company in Antigonish set to double in size

An Antigonish, N.S., chocolate company founded by former Syrian refugees is set to double in size, again. When the Hadhad family arrived…

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Brookfield Infrastructure buying Enercare in friendly deal valued at $4.3B

Brookfield Infrastructure Partners has made a $4.3-billion friendly takeover offer for Enercare Inc., which provides a variety of residential utility…

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