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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WalMart removes third-party ad that described plus-sized women as ‘fat’

Amanda Hanson said she was outraged when she discovered an advertisement on Walmart Canada’s website that described plus-sized women as “fat.” The third-party…

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Don’t delete your dealer’s number yet — legal cannabis shortage looms

Licensed cannabis producers have vaults of marijuana, stocked with thousands upon thousands of kilograms ready for Oct. 17, but industry…

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Canada must fix ‘deficiencies’ in spill plan for Trans Mountain’s U.S. spur, Washington state says

Washington’s Department of Ecology wants the Canadian government to fix what it calls “deficiencies in critical areas” of its spill…

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Crude-by-rail exports surge in Canada as pipeline restraints squeeze oil industry

With the Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion Project stalled, and overall Canadian pipeline capacity limited, the pressure to ship crude oil…

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Mark Carney agrees to stay at Bank of England until January 2020

The Bank of England’s Mark Carney agreed Tuesday to extend his period as governor by six months until January 2020 to…

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‘They’re less tied to religion’: Shift toward cremation causes shortfall in Saskatoon cemetery revenue

The City of Saskatoon is projecting a $1.1 million shortfall in its 2018 operating budget — and $700,000 of that…

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Monsanto ordered to pay $289M US in California Roundup lawsuit over cancer claims

A California jury on Friday found Monsanto liable in a lawsuit filed by a man who alleged the company’s glyphosate-based…

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Trump says agreed with EU to work to lower trade barriers

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday the United States and the European Union were kicking off talks aimed at lowering trade…

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