Oilsands giant backs call for production cuts

The head of one of the country’s largest oilsands producers says Canada’s oil price woes are reaching an “emergency situation,” and on Wednesday…

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The truth about teatoxes: Why health experts say this celeb-endorsed craze is unnecessary

It’s one of the latest celebrity-endorsed crazes sweeping social media: Teatoxing, the idea you can detoxify your body, reduce bloat,…

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Canadian GDP expanded by 0.1% in August

Statistics Canada says real gross domestic product edged up 0.1 per cent in August, the seventh consecutive month to see…

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Clean tech solutions need to scale up in the battle against climate change, experts say

From solar power to self-driving electric cars, we already have access to the technologies and tools that can help battle the…

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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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Saudi stocks drop after Trump threat over missing writer

The Saudi stock market plunged Sunday after President Donald Trump threatened “severe punishment” over the disappearance of Washington Post contributor…

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New free trade deal with U.S. will see Canada’s duty-free limit raised to $150 from $20

Retailers say they are OK with new trade rules that will allow Canadians to buy more from the United States…

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After-work emails cause stress, even if you don’t open them

Bringing work home cuts into personal time and the opportunity to decompress. But a recent study found that it’s not…

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Sobeys parent Empire Co. warns food prices will rise partly due to new tariffs

The parent company of grocery chain Sobeys Inc. was “a little slow on the trigger” to pass on the higher…

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Nike took a hit after releasing the Colin Kaepernick ad. In the Trump era, that might be part of the plan

Enraged Nike customers are burning their swoosh-branded gear. Some U.S. conservatives are calling for a boycott of a company with global…

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