China cancels meetings with B.C. trade mission in wake of Huawei executive’s arrest

The detention of an executive of Chinese electronics giant Huawei in Canada is already having repercussions in Canadian-Chinese trade relations. Bruce Ralston, British Columbia’s…

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National Bank of Canada hikes dividend on strong 4th quarter profits

National Bank of Canada hiked its dividend as it reported fourth-quarter net income of $566 million, up eight per cent…

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With three days to go until signing ceremony, USMCA text still not final

Three days away from the target date for all three countries to officially sign the revised North American trade agreement,…

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GM cuts will be painful but better now than during a recession: Don Pittis

“It could have been worse,” will be of no comfort to those affected by the shutdown and job losses at General Motors.…

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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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U.K. cabinet to meet after Britain, EU reach draft Brexit deal

Negotiators from Britain and the European Union have struck a proposed divorce deal that will be presented to politicians on…

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New Flyer sends 90 jobs to Kentucky to meet U.S. content rules

Winnipeg-based bus manufacturer New Flyer will lay off 90 people and move the jobs to Shepherdsville, Ky., to deal with increasingly…

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CEO of Deciem cosmetics brand ousted at request of Estée Lauder

The founder of Deciem, the self-professed “Abnormal Beauty Company,” saw his reign at the Toronto cosmetics brand come to an…

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‘Lives are hanging in the balance’: Why some newly licensed truckers aren’t ready for the road

Tractor-trailers can measure up to 23 metres long, carry 30-tonne loads and barrel down the highway at 120 km/h, but…

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