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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TSX up slightly as loonie rises

Canada’s main stock index was trading up slightly in mid-morning as gold and cannabis stocks traded up, while U.S. markets…

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Rogers, Fido and Bell call centre workers penalized for reducing plans, offering credits

There’s a reason telecom customers are often frustrated when they deal with a call centre — employees are penalized if they…

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7-Eleven launches Foodora delivery offering, taking on small junk food services

Some Canadians will be able to get Slurpees, condoms, medicine and ice cream delivered to them at the touch of…

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Canadians to spend more this holiday season, report finds

Recent trade uncertainty, climbing debt levels and rising interest rates don’t seem to be dampening holiday spirits among Canadian consumers, who plan…

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CBS to open film and television production hub in Mississauga, Ont.

U.S. entertainment company CBS Television Studios will open a television and film production hub just outside Toronto next year. The…

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Number of mortgages fell 3.4% in second quarter as stress test rules keep young buyers out

The number of new mortgages taken up in Canada in the second quarter of the year fell by 3.4 per…

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Papa gone? Pizza chain ad campaign stops using founder Papa John Schnatter

Papa John’s, which wants to distance itself from founder John Schnatter, is releasing new ads Tuesday that replace him with…

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Maxime Bernier’s new party stakes out classical liberal values: Don Pittis

In a phrase variously attributed to Oscar Wilde and George Bernard Shaw, the United States and Britain are “two countries divided…

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Big telcos tell CRTC they put customers first and shun shady sales tactics

Canada’s big telecom companies are fighting back against allegations of shady sales practices, defending themselves as ethical corporations relentlessly focused on…

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