Jobless man told to pay thousands for government EI mistake

When a government blunder put more than $14,000 worth of employment insurance payments into Zbigniew Kazmierczak’s chequing account, he knew…

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Bitcoin mining uses so much electricity that one city will pull the plug during heat waves

On the day of the grand opening of the largest bitcoin mining project in the country, the weather was partly…

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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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Tilray passes Canopy Growth to become world’s most valuable pot company

There’s a new name atop the rankings of pot companies, as Nanaimo, B.C.-based Tilray Inc. has passed Smith Falls, Ont.-based…

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SpaceX to announce private moon flight passenger

SpaceX is on the verge of announcing the name of person who would be the first private passenger on a…

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To understand Venezuela’s future, look to the bond market, not politics and protests

Despite some of the world’s worst inflation and an economic crisis so severe that 2.3 million people have fled the…

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Bank of Canada governor hints he will raise interest rates even if he doesn’t have to: Don Pittis

Disruption caused by digital technologies is making the job of central bankers harder. That was the essence of a speech…

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Ensign Energy Services makes $470M hostile takeover offer for Trinidad Drilling

Shares in Calgary-based Trinidad Drilling Ltd. leaped by almost 15 per cent on Monday after cross-town rival Ensign Energy Services…

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Warning signs global economic chaos could spread to Canada: Don Pittis

Canada’s latest job creation numbers out at the end of last week were astounding. The most recent figures for the country’s economic…

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An attempt to understand Canada’s inheritance tax backlash: Don Pittis

Anyone who thinks the CBC does not serve conservative-leaning Canadians should look at the comments for a recent online story about inheritance taxes.…

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