Are investors right to finally be worried about higher interest rates?

One of the big fears that sparked a sell-off in stock markets last week seems to be surfacing again this week. Investors…

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Drilling forecast bleak as discount for Canadian oil persists, analyst says

The Canadian oil and gas sector is in a holding pattern in which spending and production growth can’t occur until…

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Sale of 3 coastal pulp and paper mills hailed as win for 1,500 workers in B.C.

Business leaders and the provincial government are hailing the sale of three coastal pulp and paper mills as a win for…

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How investor confidence in Canada improved in just one remarkable week

What a difference a week can make. Canada has been in a rut with enticing companies and investors to see the country…

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Michael Kors reportedly ready to buy Versace for $2B

U.S. fashion group Michael Kors Holdings Ltd. has agreed to take control of Italy’s Versace in a deal that could…

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Canada returning to NAFTA talks earlier than expected

NAFTA talks are resuming at the decision-maker level sooner than expected, with Canada’s foreign affairs minister set to return to…

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Retail sales slipped 0.2% in June, StatsCan reports

Statistics Canada says retail sales fell 0.2 per cent in June to $50.7 billion. Economists had expected an increase of…

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Nabisco redesigns Animal crackers to get rid of cages

After more than a century behind bars, the beasts on boxes of animal crackers are roaming free. Mondelez International, the…

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E-commerce giant Shopify bans sale of some firearms and accessories

Shopify is taking aim at weapons companies by banning the sale of some firearms and accessories on its platform. The…

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China to impose additional tariffs on $16B worth of U.S. goods

China is imposing additional tariffs of 25 per cent on $16 billion US worth of U.S. imports from fuel and…

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