U.K. opposition Labour plans to give workers a third of seats on company boards

Britain’s main opposition Labour Party would require large companies to reserve at least one third of the seats on their boards for…

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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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CMHC says annual pace of housing starts slowed in August compared with July

Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. says the pace of housing construction starts slowed in August compared with July. The agency…

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Emergency EpiPen alternative priced for Canadian market at $170 each

The American epinephrine autoinjectors ordered by Health Canada as an emergency measure amid an ongoing EpiPen shortage have been priced at $170 Cdn each…

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‘It’s a human rights issue’: Women fight for the right to be braless on the job

The “burn your bra” movement is back, this time ignited by young women shunning the undergarment not for political reasons, but…

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Home Capital shareholder urges company to buy back its shares

A shareholder of Home Capital Group Inc. is urging the alternative mortgage lender to spend $60 million to buy back…

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Elon Musk sued over tweets, proposal to take Tesla private

Tesla Inc. and its chief executive Elon Musk were sued twice on Friday by investors who said they fraudulently engineered…

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Canadian economy added 54,000 jobs in July, mostly part time

The Canadian economy added about 54,000 new jobs last month, causing the jobless rate to fall two-tenths of a percentage…

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