Trudeau, Trump and Pena Nieto to sign new USMCA trade agreement in Argentina

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, U.S. President Donald Trump and Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto will sign the new United States-Mexico-Canada-Agreement on continental trade in…

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Oil bottlenecks pose ‘extraordinary’ challenge for Western Canadian energy sector: report

Alberta’s “ongoing and acute” issues with getting crude to market pose an “extraordinary” challenge for the province’s energy sector, says a…

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Grocers, innovators work to save $31B in food from being trashed in Canada each year

Lori Nikkel first discovered how much food gets wasted in Canada when she was a single mother to three hungry boys…

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When 15 per cent was a good rate for a mortgage

A high bank rate meant high mortgage rates for home buyers in 1981. (CBC Archives/The National) Good news: the bank rate…

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U.S. Sears files for bankruptcy protection amid plunging sales, massive debt

Sears has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, buckling under its massive debt load and staggering losses. Sears once dominated…

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3 reasons why Alberta oil prices have sunk

Around the world oil prices are on the rise, except in Alberta where a barrel is worth less than half…

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Uber for buses? How some Canadian cities are using technology to tackle transit troubles

A small city in eastern Ontario is running an experiment that could one day have a big impact on public…

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Former exec sues Spotify over boys-only events and pay

A former sales executive is suing Spotify for gender discrimination and equal pay violations, saying executives organized “boys’ trips” that…

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Why it’s unlikely Alberta actually gained 79,000 ‘government jobs’ in just a few years

It hit headlines last week that the number of “government jobs” in Alberta had grown by 79,000 in a span of…

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Tim Hortons, franchisees in legal spat over ‘shattering’ coffee pots

The parent company of Tim Hortons is denying a claim by a group of franchisees that the coffee pots they’re…

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