Canada records international trade surplus, driven by decline in imports

Canada recorded its first merchandise trade surplus with the world in more than 18 months in August, as unusually timed shutdowns at…

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Shopify CEO says he can’t project demand for online marijuana sales

The CEO of the company helping to run online marijuana sales for Ontario and B.C. said he is unable to…

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Canadian cannabis companies invest millions in Pablo Escobar’s home turf in Colombia

Near the hometown of the late Colombian kingpin Pablo Escobar, a growing number of Canadians are seeking their fortunes in…

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NAFTA talks ‘very likely’ on sidelines of UN General Assembly, Trudeau says

U.S. and Canadian officials trying to reach a deal on NAFTA are “very likely” to hold informal talks on the…

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Big telcos tell CRTC they put customers first and shun shady sales tactics

Canada’s big telecom companies are fighting back against allegations of shady sales practices, defending themselves as ethical corporations relentlessly focused on…

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Canada’s trade deficit shrinks in July, surplus with U.S. highest since 2008

Statistics Canada says the country’s merchandise trade deficit with the world shrank to $114 million in July, the smallest since…

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Useful lessons from Venezuela’s crumbling populist economy: Don Pittis

In an era of polarized politics, the reaction last week when Canada’s Special Envoy to Myanmar Bob Rae tweeted about Venezuela, should…

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‘Game-changer’: Labour groups claim clout in NAFTA talks

This Labour Day, union groups are marking what they see as a milestone in their movement — new clout in the NAFTA…

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