Saint John mayor wants focused industry talks after Irving Oil explosion, fire

Saint John Mayor Don Darling says he plans to have “focused discussions” with industry officials after an explosion and fire…

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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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Why the USMCA likely won’t unleash a wave of pent-up business investment

With a trade deal (whatever name you want to call it) now reached between Canada, Mexico and the United States,…

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$40B LNG project in northern B.C. gets go-ahead

Construction is going ahead on a massive, $40-billion liquefied natural gas project in northern B.C., hours after five primary investors…

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Sask. shows highest provincial growth of woman-owned businesses

Woman-owned businesses are becoming more common in Canada, but they remain a small fraction of those owned by men, according…

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Toronto, Vancouver among biggest property bubbles in the world, UBS says

Swiss investment bank UBS has deemed Toronto and Vancouver to have among the world’s biggest housing bubbles, with mispricing that’s…

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U.S. central bank chief issues warning on Canadian housing without even realizing it: Don Pittis

The world’s most powerful central banker has confirmed that U.S. interest rates are on the way up — and if…

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Biggest marijuana ETF on TSX adds 9 new cannabis companies, including Tilray

The leading exchange traded fund for cannabis companies has added nine new marijuana producers to its holdings. When it launched…

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As airlines hike checked bag fees, charges for carry-on luggage could be next

Buckle up: Now that Air Canada and WestJet have hiked their checked bag fees for economy fares, some airline experts…

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WestJet cancelling service between Montreal and Quebec City in fall

WestJet Airlines is cancelling service between Montreal and Quebec City and cutting back on flights across its network as it…

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