Ride-hailing services Uber and Lyft preparing to become public companies

The two largest ride-hailing companies appear set to go public, with both Uber and Lyft making confidential filings to the…

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Regulator halts fracking operations in northeastern B.C. while investigating earthquakes

The B.C. Oil and Gas Commission has shut down oilfield fracking operations for at least 30 days in northeastern British Columbia while…

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Parents are giving tons of their kids’ personal data away — and the long-term effects aren’t yet known

On average, parents will post more than 1,000 images of their children online before they’re old enough to have their own social…

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Worry and frustration mount in Alberta as oil prices languish

The street outside Calgary’s downtown Hyatt hotel was teeming with pro-oil demonstrators Thursday, forcing police to close traffic along a busy avenue as the growing…

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The GTA housing conundrum: CMHC crunches numbers on costs of downtown vs. suburban living

In the Greater Toronto Area, the added cost of a long commute often offsets the savings to be had from…

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Barrick shareholders give vote of confidence for Randgold takeover

Barrick Gold Corp. says shareholders have voted more than 99 per cent in favour of a takeover of Randgold Resources…

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Red Hat stock up 47% after $34B US takeover by IBM

Shares of Red Hat skyrocketed 47 per cent at the opening of trading in New York Monday after IBM, in…

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Irving oil refinery explosion unlikely to hike gasoline prices in Canada

The explosion that rocked Irving Oil’s Saint John refinery on Monday is unlikely to affect the price of gas in…

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Lime e-scooters opens first Canadian location with pilot in Waterloo, Ont.

Lime e-scooters rolled into Canada today with the launch of a pilot program in Waterloo, Ont., the first location north…

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