WestJet’s third quarter profits tumble as fuel costs soar

WestJet Airlines Ltd. reported a third-quarter profit of $45.9 million, down from a profit of $135.9 million in the same…

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‘Davos in the Desert’ summit loses media, business support over missing journalist

A number of international business leaders and media companies are distancing themselves from Saudi Arabia ahead of an investment summit…

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Canada still short of police officers trained to spot drug-impaired drivers

The number of police officers trained to recognize drug-impaired drivers is lagging far behind the number that police chiefs said…

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Niagara Falls farmer is growing crops on an old landfill

Farming has been in Kyle Smith’s family since 1796. He’s been farming full-time for about 15 years now, but this…

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Toronto company offers cash to ‘cannabis connoisseurs’ to smoke

Getting paid to smoke pot is no longer a toker’s daydream. A cannabis firm is looking to hire five pot…

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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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Chinese billionaire arrested in Minneapolis in sexual misconduct case

The billionaire CEO of Chinese e-commerce giant JD.com Inc, Richard Liu, was arrested in the U.S. state of Minnesota on…

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Canadians on track to spend almost $6B on pot this year — most of it the illegal variety

On an annualized basis Canadians spent $5.7 billion on marijuana between April and June, Statistics Canada says, as consumption of…

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