Privacy experts say choosing life insurance tied to fitness tracking could have unintended consequences

Privacy experts say they’re concerned life-insurance programs that reward customers for behaviours like logging their activity using a fitness tracker could have…

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Feds to spend $117M for Churchill railway sale, repairs

The federal government is spending $117 million to help facilitate the deal to sell and begin repairs to the flood-damaged rail line to…

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Canada loses 51,600 jobs in August, pushing up unemployment rate

The economy lost 51,600 jobs last month, which drove up the unemployment rate and essentially wiped out a big gain…

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‘They’re less tied to religion’: Shift toward cremation causes shortfall in Saskatoon cemetery revenue

The City of Saskatoon is projecting a $1.1 million shortfall in its 2018 operating budget — and $700,000 of that…

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Canadian economy grew at 2.9% pace in 2nd quarter, lower than expected

Canada’s gross domestic product was essentially flat in June but expanded at a 2.9 per cent pace in the spring,…

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Constellation Brands invests $5B in Canopy Growth

Constellation Brands, a massive alcohol beverage company, is investing $5 billion into Smiths Falls, Ont.-based cannabis company Canopy Growth. According to…

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Harley drives deeper into Asia with smaller bikes to fuel growth

Harley-Davidson Inc. is launching lightweight motorcycles in Asian markets and electric bikes in the hope of sparking demand as it…

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Trump tapping $12B US to help farmers affected by tariffs

The U.S. government announced a $12 billion US plan Tuesday to assist farmers who have been hurt by President Donald…

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Ottawa still searching for Trans Mountain buyer, says new natural resources minister

Ottawa’s ownership of the Trans Mountain pipeline will be short lived, vows newly-appointed Natural Resources Minister Amarjeet Sohi. “We are not…

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