Regulator halts fracking operations in northeastern B.C. while investigating earthquakes

The B.C. Oil and Gas Commission has shut down oilfield fracking operations for at least 30 days in northeastern British Columbia while…

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CIBC profit rises, but by less than expected

CIBC reported a higher fourth-quarter profit compared with a year ago, but fell shy of market expectations. The Toronto-based bank…

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Winter is coming for the North American economy: Don Pittis

In the sword-and-dragon fantasy Game of Thrones that has captured a huge following of readers and television viewers, characters periodically share the ominous…

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Abandoned Canadian silver mine could boom again as battery demand prompts gold rush in cobalt

The flooded bottom of an abandoned silver mine is an unlikely source of hope. But down there in the flickering…

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CRA phone scam and food sensitivity tests: CBC’s Marketplace consumer cheat sheet

Miss something this week? Don’t panic. CBC’s Marketplace rounds up the consumer and health news you need. Want this in your inbox? Get…

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Jean Machine going out of business, will close all stores by February

Canadian apparel retailer Jean Machine Clothing Inc. will close down all of its stores by the end of winter because…

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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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