John Hancock will sell life insurance only to people who use fitness trackers

John Hancock, one of the oldest and largest North American life insurers, will stop underwriting traditional life insurance and instead…

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Nasdaq halts trading in Tilray after pot stock doubles in 2 days

Shares in Canadian marijuana company Tilray Inc. were halted on the Nasdaq Wednesday after they doubled in two days. Tilray…

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Controversial commissions: DIY investors fight back against trailer fees

A Toronto man says his “head exploded” when he learned he’d lost more than $60,000 from his retirement nest egg…

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Supreme Court sides with Rogers in illegal movie downloading case

The Supreme Court of Canada says internet service providers can recover some of the costs of helping movie companies and…

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Trade ‘front and centre’ in Bank of Canada’s call to hold interest rate

The unknown consequences of ongoing trade tensions were front and centre in the Bank of Canada’s decision this week to…

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Bank of Canada holds key interest rate steady at 1.5%

The Bank of Canada is keeping its benchmark interest rate steady at 1.5 per cent. The central bank’s rate, known as…

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Ontario’s private sector retail cannabis plan draws pot industry approval

Several cannabis companies and business groups are applauding the Ontario government’s new plan to add private retailers to its plans…

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Shell not ready to green light $40B LNG Canada project yet

Global energy giant Shell is still examining plans for a massive liquefied natural gas terminal on the northern coast of British Columbia,…

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Harley-Davidson turns to global markets to boost sales

With sales stagnant at home, Harley-Davidson has looked increasingly overseas for buyers of its iconic motorcycles. The economic headwinds it…

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