Rental vacancy rate dips to 2.4% across Canada, CMHC says

Canada’s overall vacancy rate dropped for a second year in a row, as demand for rental housing grew at a…

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‘We’re outraged’: Union rips Liberal back-to-work bill for Canada Post carriers

The union representing Canada Post carriers is accusing the federal government of violating its members’ constitutional rights by pushing emergency legislation…

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If Albertans want to avoid fiscal disaster, the only choices left are difficult ones

Alberta’s economy is facing a “crisis,” according to Premier Rachel Notley. She’s right. Pipeline constraints and lower oil prices are hurting…

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Why Toronto won by losing the bid for Amazon’s new headquarters

Toronto’s bid for Amazon’s second headquarters, known as HQ2, fell short to not just one location, but two — New…

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‘Simons has just upped the ante’: Retail giant moves to $16 per hour minimum wage

The retail store Simons is raising its entry-level wage in Quebec to $16 per hour — a move that one expert…

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Liberal government writes off $1.1B US loan to Chrysler, plus interest, docs show

The Liberal government has quietly written off a $2.6-billion auto-sector loan that was cobbled together to save Chrysler during the…

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This is how much legal pot you can take on domestic flights

Travellers flying within Canada will be allowed to pack 30 grams of cannabis once legalization begins Oct. 17, transportation minister…

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Cenovus shares get a lift from crude rail deals

Cenovus Energy Inc. shares increased nearly seven per cent after the oilsands producer said it signed three-year deals with Canada’s…

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Social media platforms cashing in on social e-commerce

Social media was once a tool to connect with friends and family. But, increasingly, it’s becoming a place to promote…

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RCMP and privacy commissioner probe alleged NCIX data breach

The RCMP and Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner of British Columbia are investigating allegations of a possible data breach involving the bankrupt…

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