Here’s what Air Canada’s takeover of Aeroplan will mean for members

Aeroplan members have been taken on a long and bumpy ride. For more than a year, many have worried about…

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U.K.’s Purplebricks comes to Canada in a bid for real estate disruption: Don Pittis

An international online property powerhouse has purchased one of the world’s top web-based, commission-free real estate companies in a bid to…

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Telus posts flat profit, modest wireless growth but strong wireline additions

Telus Corp. surprised analysts with the strength of its second-quarter residential subscriber growth but its net income and adjusted earnings…

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Loonie could brace for a return to ‘Dutch disease’ if oils stays strong: Don Pittis

This week’s startling jump in economic growth was due to just one thing. As economists and commentators fretted over a…

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Starbucks plans to stop offering plastic straws by 2020

Starbucks says it will replace plastic straws in stores globally with ones made from other materials by 2020, a nod…

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Inflation rate holds steady at 2.2% in May despite soaring gasoline prices

The cost of living increased at a 2.2 per cent annual pace in May, matching the increase seen a month earlier.…

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Canada’s definition of beer could be changing

Your beer is about to undergo a government makeover. Federal officials are proposing changes to national beer standards that would…

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Warren Buffett, Jamie Dimon urge end to quarterly profit forecasts

Investor Warren Buffett and JP Morgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon are encouraging public companies to stop predicting their quarterly earnings…

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Scotiabank buys doctors financial services company for $2.5 billion

Scotiabank has acquired doctors’ wealth services company MD Financial Management for $2.5 billion. The company provides financial planning, insurance, banking,…

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