Competition Bureau checks WestJet’s discount airline Swoop for predatory pricing

Canada’s competition watchdog is looking into whether or not WestJet’s discount carrier Swoop has been offering airline tickets at below…

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Ford F-series trucks are the most often stolen vehicles in Canada, insurers say

Auto theft is up six per cent across the country, according to a report released Tuesday by the Insurance Bureau…

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Unemployment reaches 40-year low with 94,100 new jobs added in November

A blast of 94,100 new jobs last month has knocked the country’s unemployment rate down to 5.6 per cent —…

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Government staffer named in Mark Norman document leak case suspended from job

A junior procurement official named in the criminal case against the military’s former second-in-command has been suspended from his federal government…

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U.S. stocks plunge following Huawei arrest

Stocks are plunging again as the arrest of a senior Chinese technology executive threatened to worsen trade tensions between Beijing…

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Layoffs begin in beleaguered oilpatch as companies brace for spending cuts

Canada’s oilfield services sector — a bellwether for the state of the oilpatch — is beginning to see job losses as the impact of…

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Eye-roll nation: Why our sympathy for economic pain often stops at provincial borders

You could almost hear Albertans’ eyes roll in unison this week, as Unifor president Jerry Dias exited a meeting with Prime Minister Justin…

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Royal Bank profit rises to record $12.4B for the year

Royal Bank of Canada reported a 15 per cent increase in fourth-quarter net income to $3.25 billion, surpassing analyst expectations…

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Couche-Tard’s Q2 earnings up 9% from acquisitions, fuel sales

Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. beat revenue expectations as the Quebec-based retailer’s net earnings rose nine per cent in its most recent…

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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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