Total number of new mortgages slumped in second quarter, says CMHC

Rising interest rates coupled with slower income and population growth helped temper demand for new mortgages in the second quarter, according…

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Via Rail places nearly $1B train order with German company instead of Bombardier

Via Rail has selected Germany’s Siemens over Bombardier Inc. for a $989-million contract to build new rolling stock as the…

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Premier wants new oil refinery built in province

The Alberta government is issuing a request for expressions of interest from the private sector to build a refinery in the province that…

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Canada Goose caught in Huawei crossfire as Chinese pitch Canadian product boycott

Canada Goose shares have fallen for five days in a row after the outdoor apparel maker has become a target…

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Layoffs begin in beleaguered oilpatch as companies brace for spending cuts

Canada’s oilfield services sector — a bellwether for the state of the oilpatch — is beginning to see job losses as the impact of…

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Cattle farmers say new antibiotics prescription rules will be costly

New federal rules kicking in on Dec. 1 will set limits on farmers’ abilities to procure antibiotics for their livestock, a move intended to…

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Telecom mediator sees 57% spike in complaints in 2017-18, mainly about wireless

The federal watchdog that handles customer complaints about telecommunications and television services in Canada saw a 57 per cent spike in…

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NASA chimes in on Beaufort Sea drilling rigs

The federal agency that oversees offshore petroleum leasing has received comment on Arctic Ocean drilling from a surprise source —…

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Greater fool theory comes back to haunt bitcoin and tech stocks: Don Pittis

So, when a speculative investment plunges in value, where does the money go?  As bitcoin crashes to year-long lows, as tech…

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