Bank of Canada survey says Canadian businesses are optimistic

A new Bank of Canada poll suggested Monday that companies are optimistic about the year ahead — especially when it…

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WestJet bans staff in ‘safety-sensitive’ jobs from off-duty cannabis use

WestJet Airlines Ltd. says it will follow the lead of rival Air Canada in banning pot use for staff in…

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IMF cuts world economic growth forecasts for 2018 and 2019

The International Monetary Fund has cut its global economic growth forecasts for 2018 and 2019, saying that trade policy tensions and…

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Almost half of consumers who switched credit cards were looking for better rewards program, survey shows

Canadian consumers are increasingly looking for better rewards programs when it comes to choosing a credit card, according to a…

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Why it’s unlikely Alberta actually gained 79,000 ‘government jobs’ in just a few years

It hit headlines last week that the number of “government jobs” in Alberta had grown by 79,000 in a span of…

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Maker of GMO salmon says it sold 4.5 tonnes in Canada this year but won’t say to whom

Prepared sashimi products is where you’re likely to find genetically modified salmon in Canada, the CEO of AquaBounty Technologies, a Massachusetts-based biotechnology…

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5 new rules the U.S.-Mexico trade deal would set

After almost a year of negotiations between Canada, the U.S. and Mexico to update the 24-year-old North American Free Trade…

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U.S. judge orders Keystone XL pipeline review in setback for Trump

A federal judge in Montana on Wednesday ordered the U.S. State Department to do a full environmental review of a…

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Tiny hamlet of Balzac says it’s ready for Alberta’s Amazon warehouse

A southern Alberta hamlet says it’s ready to accommodate potentially thousands of new workers joining an Amazon shipping depot under…

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Telus posts flat profit, modest wireless growth but strong wireline additions

Telus Corp. surprised analysts with the strength of its second-quarter residential subscriber growth but its net income and adjusted earnings…

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