Q&A: The case for more Alberta refineries

Alberta Premier Rachel Notley this week breathed new life into an old NDP pledge to try to build more refineries in…

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Google accelerating demise of Plus after new security flaw affected 52 million

Google is still having trouble protecting the personal information on its Plus service, prodding the company to accelerate its plans…

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China promises prompt action on U.S. trade pact

A Chinese government spokesperson says Beijing will “immediately implement” terms of a tariff cease-fire with Washington and is “full of confidence”…

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Couche-Tard’s Q2 earnings up 9% from acquisitions, fuel sales

Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. beat revenue expectations as the Quebec-based retailer’s net earnings rose nine per cent in its most recent…

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‘We’re outraged’: Union rips Liberal back-to-work bill for Canada Post carriers

The union representing Canada Post carriers is accusing the federal government of violating its members’ constitutional rights by pushing emergency legislation…

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Mortgage stress test rules may be pushing borrowers towards unregulated lenders

The Bank of Canada released data this week that shows stricter mortgage rules along with higher interest rates have helped…

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Federal fall update expected to offer more support for struggling news industry

The federal government is expected to lay out fresh plans next week to support Canada’s struggling news industry. The measures,…

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Who gets more done — office workers or telecommuters?

In a tight labour market, workers with in-demand skills may have the leverage they need to snag coveted telecommuting privileges. But seasoned…

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