Oil prices spike after OPEC countries decide on production cut

Oil prices spiked sharply higher Friday after OPEC countries agreed to a proposal that would see global oil production reduced…

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Eye-roll nation: Why our sympathy for economic pain often stops at provincial borders

You could almost hear Albertans’ eyes roll in unison this week, as Unifor president Jerry Dias exited a meeting with Prime Minister Justin…

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3 things to look for as Canada’s big banks reveal quarterly results this week

It’s the final quarterly earnings season for the big banks in 2018, when Canada’s biggest lenders tip their hands to…

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Drilling underway at $50M geothermal power plant near Estevan, Sask.

A major geothermal power plant has broken ground in Saskatchewan, with hopes of generating electricity by spring. The company leading…

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Morneau to outline plan to boost business competitiveness in fiscal update

Finance Minister Bill Morneau will deliver an update on the country’s finances today and outline his plan to keep Canada competitive…

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After almost a century in Nelson, B.C., the last Greyhound rolls through

Seventy-five-year-old Helena Petkau waits patiently for the Greyhound to roll into Nelson B.C.’s bus depot at the back of a…

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Shopify sees 100 pot orders per minute on Canadian websites for legalization day

The Canadian online cannabis stores powered by Shopify’s e-commerce software are collectively processing more than 100 orders per minute, the…

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Jobless man told to pay thousands for government EI mistake

When a government blunder put more than $14,000 worth of employment insurance payments into Zbigniew Kazmierczak’s chequing account, he knew…

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