Encana to buy Newfield Exploration for US$5.5B

Encana Corp. has signed a deal to acquire Newfield Exploration Co. in an all-stock offer it said was worth about…

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Bitcoin mining could cancel out climate change efforts, scientists say

Demand for bitcoin could single-handedly derail efforts to limit global warming because the increasingly popular digital currency takes huge amounts…

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Airlines, trucking industry face sharp rise in fuel prices

An obscure regulation targeting the international marine shipping industry could have a widespread impact on the economy, including the price…

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EI fraud hits five-year high, Liberals chalk it up to better monitoring

Employment Insurance fraud has hit a five-year high — a sign for federal officials that efforts to root out wrongful…

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‘Mismatch’ between what telco customers expect and what they actually get, CRTC told

Government-ordered hearings into complaints about Canada’s largest telecommunications providers got underway Monday with an industry-funded ombudsman saying his group has…

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Federal government’s tariff relief plan faces criticism; Morneau says 50 firms tariff-free

Finance Minister Bill Morneau says 50 Canadian companies have so far been exempted from paying surtaxes on U.S. steel and…

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Stock market experts say this is a stumble, not a plunge

Whoa, what was that? After months of relative calm, North American stock markets have been jolted by a sudden run of turbulent…

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Hundreds of faulty pipeline parts could expand or break

The National Energy Board has found hundreds of parts currently being used on major oil and gas pipelines are not…

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Controversial commissions: DIY investors fight back against trailer fees

A Toronto man says his “head exploded” when he learned he’d lost more than $60,000 from his retirement nest egg…

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