Total number of new mortgages slumped in second quarter, says CMHC

Rising interest rates coupled with slower income and population growth helped temper demand for new mortgages in the second quarter, according…

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What soft earnings at Tiffany say about tourism from China

There was something missing at the luxury jeweler Tiffany & Co. in recent months: Chinese tourists. While the company said…

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Ordering flowers online and funeral home upselling: 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 the Marketplace newsletter…

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Lack of Romaine lettuce recall leaves grocers in a lurch

Grocery chains across Canada moved quickly to take Romaine lettuce that could be contaminated with E. coli off their shelves on Wednesday. But…

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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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Annual pace of housing starts picked up in October, topped expectations

An increase in multi-unit projects such as condominiums, apartments and townhouses helped push the annual pace of housing starts in…

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WestJet’s first 3 long-haul Dreamliners will fly direct between Calgary and Europe

The first three of WestJet’s 10 new long-distance Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners will offer direct international flights between Calgary and Europe,…

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Toronto, Vancouver among biggest property bubbles in the world, UBS says

Swiss investment bank UBS has deemed Toronto and Vancouver to have among the world’s biggest housing bubbles, with mispricing that’s…

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‘If’ NAFTA 2.0 proceeds, Trudeau wants to feel ‘confident’ on tariffs

As the Trump administration continues to link the lifting of steel and aluminum tariffs to a successful conclusion of trade…

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