U.S., China declare 90-day ceasefire on new tariffs: White House

China and the United States have agreed to halt additional tariffs as both nations engage in new trade negotiations with…

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Highlights of Bill Morneau’s 2018 fiscal update

Finance Minister Bill Morneau delivered his fall economic statement Wednesday. Here are the highlights of his fiscal update: Growth: 2…

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Farmers ready to get political in 2019

After another tough fall harvest, this time the result of early snowfall blanketing crops, many farmers across the prairies are…

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Canadian GDP expanded by 0.1% in August

Statistics Canada says real gross domestic product edged up 0.1 per cent in August, the seventh consecutive month to see…

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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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Charles Wang, former New York Islanders owner, dies at 74

Charles Wang, a technology company founder and former owner of the New York Islanders hockey team, died Sunday. He was…

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How will Canadians buy pot? It depends where they live

A single federal law legalized recreational cannabis in Canada. But a patchwork of rules and regulations govern how you will…

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North American stocks slide lower, loonie down against U.S. dollar

Canada’s main stock index hit a six-month low Thursday while U.S. stock markets suffered another sell-off day as investors are…

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Shopify ‘confident’ on pot e-commerce because ‘cannabis isn’t Kylie Cosmetics’

Shopify Inc.’s vice president is “very confident” that the first day of recreational pot sales in Canada will be smooth…

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