‘They kill jobs’: Meet Canadians who refuse to use self-checkout machines

Tom Eburne and his wife, Peggy, are self-checkout virgins. They refuse to use the machines, determined to keep cashiers employed.…

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Unemployment reaches 40-year low with 94,100 new jobs added in November

A blast of 94,100 new jobs last month has knocked the country’s unemployment rate down to 5.6 per cent —…

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Trump’s ‘tariff man’ talk spooks investors, sends stock markets plunging

Stock markets fell precipitously on Tuesday as weekend optimism that the U.S. and China could de-escalate their trade war fell…

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Alberta premier to announce measures to deal with oil price differential

Alberta’s NDP Premier Rachel Notley will announce tonight what many expect will be a mandatory industry-wide cut in oil production…

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Facing despair as a strong economy fails to defeat climate change: Don Pittis

It is not unreasonable that the majority of Canadians and the 97 per cent of scientists who understand that climate…

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TD Bank profit rises 9% to almost $3B in fourth quarter

TD Bank Group beat expectations as it reported a fourth-quarter profit of $2.96 billion, up from $2.71 billion in the…

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Winter is coming for the North American economy: Don Pittis

In the sword-and-dragon fantasy Game of Thrones that has captured a huge following of readers and television viewers, characters periodically share the ominous…

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Tech companies and pot producers becoming fast friends

Recreational pot has been legal in Canada for just over a month but the pressure on Cannabis producers to improve their…

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Oil bottlenecks pose ‘extraordinary’ challenge for Western Canadian energy sector: report

Alberta’s “ongoing and acute” issues with getting crude to market pose an “extraordinary” challenge for the province’s energy sector, says a…

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Watchdog to probe how banks handle complaints

Canada’s financial consumer watchdog has got the green light to probe how banking customer complaints are handled internally and by…

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