BlackBerry unveils secure smart-city service as CEO opens up about big tech

BlackBerry Inc. is making a play to integrate itself into smart cities and vehicles. The Waterloo, Ont.-based technology company announced Monday…

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Alberta crude production cuts expected to create winners and losers: analysts

Oil production cuts announced by the Alberta government will have the desired outcome of reducing steep discounts on its oil,…

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Canadian banks hire ‘ethical hackers’ to improve and test cybersecurity

Hackers are targeting Toronto-Dominion Bank’s internal systems at all hours using cutting-edge techniques, but the bank’s head of cybersecurity isn’t…

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Morneau to outline plan to boost business competitiveness in fiscal update

Finance Minister Bill Morneau will deliver an update on the country’s finances today and outline his plan to keep Canada competitive…

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Who gets more done — office workers or telecommuters?

In a tight labour market, workers with in-demand skills may have the leverage they need to snag coveted telecommuting privileges. But seasoned…

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Walmart ramps up self-checkout, scales down ‘scan and go’ shopping

In the race to woo customers with a seamless shopping experience, Walmart Canada is adding more self-checkout kiosks and revamping its “scan…

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U.S. judge halts Keystone XL pipeline construction

A federal judge in Montana filed an injunction to stop construction on the TransCanada Keystone XL pipeline on Thursday.  Brian Morris, the district…

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Telecommuting on the rise to meet challenges of real estate market, labour shortage

Five months ago, Alistair Vigier launched his all-virtual law firm, with a staff of eight who telecommute from a variety of locations across…

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What a far-right Bolsonaro presidency in Brazil means for Canadian business

Jair Bolsonaro, a far-right, seven-term congressman, won Brazil’s presidential election Sunday, giving him a convincing mandate to radically alter politics…

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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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