CN bidding for Halifax container terminal

Canadian National Railway has submitted a bid to buy Atlantic Canada’s largest container terminal. The company says if successful, it will…

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With no budget for rural internet, nobody’s made a plan, auditor general says

Canada’s auditor general says people who live in rural and remote parts of the country don’t have high-speed internet access…

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Small internet providers say CRTC rules lead to ‘higher prices and less choice’

Canada’s smaller internet service providers say the CRTC needs to revamp rules that protect the big telcos and erode consumer choice when it comes to high-speed internet service.  On Wednesday, the…

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Encana to buy Newfield Exploration for US$5.5B

Encana Corp. has signed a deal to acquire Newfield Exploration Co. in an all-stock offer it said was worth about…

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Facebook’s Zuckerberg summoned to appear before session of U.K., Canadian politicians

The British government announced on Tuesday an unprecedented “international grand committee” involving Canadian politicians concerning disinformation and fake news, with…

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National Energy Board kick-starts new Trans Mountain hearing process

The National Energy Board is kicking off a new hearing process for the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion, just over a…

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Federal Reserve raises U.S. central bank’s rate to 2.25%

The U.S. Federal Reserve on Wednesday raised its benchmark interest rate for the third time in a year, pushing the…

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WestJet’s compassionate and confused chatbot sends happy customer to suicide prevention site

The last thing a satisfied WestJet customer expected to get when she sent the company a glowing review was a…

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