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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Bad week at the box office: Ticketmaster faces call for federal probe in the U.S.

A congressman is calling on the U.S. attorney general to investigate possible “corruption” and “market malfeasance” at global entertainment giant…

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Stunning jobs numbers mean Amazon wage hikes may spread: Don Pittis

A plunge in the U.S. jobless rate to levels not seen in nearly half a century could be a new…

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Amazon raises its U.S. minimum wage to $15 an hour

Amazon.com Inc said on Tuesday it would raise its minimum wage to $15 per hour for U.S. employees from next…

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Big 4 in the oilsands could soon become the Big 5

Husky Energy has ambitions to grow but instead of building a new, multi-billion-dollar facility in the Alberta oilsands, the Calgary-based company is…

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Why companies are eyeing the cannabis compound that doesn’t get you high

It’s being touted as the next new miracle ingredient for everything from pet treats to anti-aging face creams and elixirs…

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Biggest marijuana ETF on TSX adds 9 new cannabis companies, including Tilray

The leading exchange traded fund for cannabis companies has added nine new marijuana producers to its holdings. When it launched…

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Aurora Cannabis ‘more than ready’ with pot supply

Licensed marijuana producer Aurora Cannabis Inc. says it is “more than ready” for the legalization of recreational pot next month,…

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Shoppers Drug Mart gets medical pot licence from Health Canada

Shoppers Drug Mart has received Health Canada’s approval to be a licensed medical marijuana producer, opening the door for the…

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Tesla forms three-member panel to decide on any Musk proposal

Tesla Inc.’s board named a special committee of three directors on Tuesday to evaluate possibly taking the electric carmaker private,…

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