Mortgage stress test rules may be pushing borrowers towards unregulated lenders

The Bank of Canada released data this week that shows stricter mortgage rules along with higher interest rates have helped…

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Farmers ready to get political in 2019

After another tough fall harvest, this time the result of early snowfall blanketing crops, many farmers across the prairies are…

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Problems with credit card insurance and checking juice labels: CBC’s Marketplace consumer cheat sheet

Miss something this week? Don’t panic. CBC’s Marketplace rounds up the consumer and health news you need. Want this in your inbox? Get…

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Telecommuting on the rise to meet challenges of real estate market, labour shortage

Five months ago, Alistair Vigier launched his all-virtual law firm, with a staff of eight who telecommute from a variety of locations across…

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Tesla promises 3rd quarter profit but Wall Street skeptical

Tesla is showing some promising signs that it will make money as advertised in the third quarter, but Wall Street…

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Incoming Mexican officials arrive in Ottawa for talks and some touring

Key ministers from incoming Mexican president Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador’s government are meeting with Canadian officials in Ottawa today. Foreign…

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Amazon raises its U.S. minimum wage to $15 an hour

Amazon.com Inc said on Tuesday it would raise its minimum wage to $15 per hour for U.S. employees from next…

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Calgary-based Husky Energy makes $6.4B bid to acquire MEG Energy

A major merger could be in the works in Canada’s oil patch. Husky Energy Inc. is making a hostile bid…

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‘It’s frustrating’: N.W.T. cancer patient feels trapped by warring telecom companies

A woman in the Northwest Territories says she missed two days worth of calls from her hospital while she prepared…

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