Fairfax buys 13.7 per cent stake in Stelco for $250M

Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd. says it has bought a 13.7 per cent stake in steel producer Stelco Holdings Inc. for…

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BlackBerry to buy cybersecurity company Cylance for $1.4B US

BlackBerry Ltd. has signed a deal to acquire U.S. artificial intelligence and cybersecurity company Cylance for US$1.4 billion in cash.…

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Oil price woes a ‘serious problem’ for Canadian economy, says Notley

Alberta Premier Rachel Notley says the low price of western Canadian crude has become a serious problem for the country’s economy, adding her…

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Average Canadian house worth $496,800 last month, down 1.5% in past year

Canadian home sales fell in October, as the number of transactions dropped in more than half of all local markets…

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Oil tumbles nearly 20% from October high – but analysts expect a recovery

Just a few weeks ago, there was talk about oil hitting $100 US a barrel after crude prices hit a…

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How the U.S. midterm elections could shake up Canadian business: Don Pittis

Canadians who thought political and economic turmoil south of the border had reached a peak may be in for a…

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Stocks climbing after strong reports from Facebook, GM

Stocks are climbing again Wednesday morning as investors applaud quarterly results from companies including Facebook, General Motors and Estee Lauder.…

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Manulife shares rise after rules over insurance deposits clarified

Two of Canada’s largest life insurance companies welcomed a Saskatchewan government decision that clarifies the rules for a type of…

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‘(It’s) the way to go’: Brian Mulroney explains his about-face on cannabis

Former prime minister Brian Mulroney, whose government once introduced legislation to keep marijuana in the same legal category as heroin, hasn’t…

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Speculation tax tabled by B.C. government

B.C.’s finance minister has introduced legislation to move ahead with a controversial speculation tax on vacant or underutilized properties. The…

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