Toronto, Vancouver most ‘vulnerable’ to interest rate hikes: CMHC

Canadians living in the country’s two largest cities may find themselves more “vulnerable” to interest rate increases as personal debt…

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Google accelerating demise of Plus after new security flaw affected 52 million

Google is still having trouble protecting the personal information on its Plus service, prodding the company to accelerate its plans…

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Privacy watchdog warns of ‘critical tipping point’ as Canada stakes ground in digital economy

The federal privacy watchdog is warning the Liberal government that it must not trade privacy rights for commercial gain as it…

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Every new car sold in 2040 will be zero-emission, B.C. government says

All new cars and trucks sold in B.C. in the year 2040 will have to be zero-emission vehicles, the premier…

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Canadian oilsands player calls for government to mandate production cuts

One of the country’s largest oilsands players, Cenovus Energy, is urging the Alberta government to implement “temporary” production cuts across the oil sector as Canadian crude prices…

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Ready for anything — the business advantage of military experience: Don Pittis

Maybe Jay McArthur would never have had a chance to start his Brighton, Ont., home inspection business had he not…

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Walmart ramps up self-checkout, scales down ‘scan and go’ shopping

In the race to woo customers with a seamless shopping experience, Walmart Canada is adding more self-checkout kiosks and revamping its “scan…

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Irving oil refinery explosion unlikely to hike gasoline prices in Canada

The explosion that rocked Irving Oil’s Saint John refinery on Monday is unlikely to affect the price of gas in…

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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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