Feds to spend $117M for Churchill railway sale, repairs

The federal government is spending $117 million to help facilitate the deal to sell and begin repairs to the flood-damaged rail line to…

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Canada Post workers vote in favour of strike action if deal can’t be reached

Canadian postal workers have voted in favour of strike action, with the union president saying members are overworked. Strike votes…

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‘Process is torturous’: Federal whistleblower says Canada doesn’t protect people who speak out

This Labour Day, former Employment Insurance fraud investigator Sylvie Therrien wishes she was still employed instead of being caught in…

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Retail sales slipped 0.2% in June, StatsCan reports

Statistics Canada says retail sales fell 0.2 per cent in June to $50.7 billion. Economists had expected an increase of…

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Google’s following you and Greyhound bus deserts: 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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Competition Bureau says eyewear shoppers deserve more choice online

Canada’s competition watchdog has set its sights on the eyewear industry, calling on provincial governments and regulators to allow consumers greater access to…

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Loblaw Q2 profit falls after fair-value adjustments

Loblaw Companies Ltd.’s second-quarter adjusted earnings were above analyst estimates, but the grocery and pharmacy retailer also recorded an 86.1…

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The Trans Mountain deal unpacked — what you need to know

The federal government is set to become the official owner of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project after failing to…

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Auto tariffs would be ‘catastrophic’ to Canada and cost 100,000 jobs, dealers warn

The U.S. government threat to put a tariff on all Canadian-made vehicles would be ‘catastrophic’ to Canada’s economy, costing 100,000…

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