Lowe’s closing 31 locations including Rona stores in Canada, 20 in U.S.

Home improvement retailer Lowe’s is closing a total of 31 locations, including 27 underperforming Lowe’s and Rona stores in British…

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Oilsands companies pull back on production as ‘crisis’ hits sector

With no immediate relief in sight from a collapse in Canadian oil prices, Alberta oilsands companies are beginning to turn…

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Canada’s sprint to ratify sets up Trans-Pacific trade deal to take effect this year

A wide-ranging trade agreement between 11 Pacific Rim countries is on track to take effect before the end of 2018,…

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CRA appeals $2.2 billion tax bill dispute decision that ruled in favour of uranium giant Cameco

The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) is appealing a Federal Court of Appeal decision involving a $2.2 billion tax bill dispute…

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‘(It’s) the way to go’: Brian Mulroney explains his about-face on cannabis

Former prime minister Brian Mulroney, whose government once introduced legislation to keep marijuana in the same legal category as heroin, hasn’t…

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Entrepreneurs cook up edible pot products despite legalization delay

Yannick Craigwell doesn’t need to guess how large the Canadian appetite will be for edible pot once it’s legal. He…

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U.S. unemployment rate falls to 49-year low of 3.7%

The U.S. unemployment rate fell to 3.7 per cent in September — the lowest level since December 1969 — while…

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Facebook says 50 million user accounts affected by security breach

Facebook reported a major security breach in which 50 million user accounts were accessed by unknown attackers. In a blog…

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Air Canada pilot union says airlines must address pilot fatigue

The union representing Air Canada pilots says a near-collision at San Francisco’s airport involving one of the airline’s jets should…

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Rural Canada Post carriers may see 25% wage hike after pay equity dispute

An arbitrator has released a ruling in a long-standing pay equity dispute at Canada Post that gives rural carriers a…

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