Canadian airlines tell Ottawa carbon tax will hurt revenues and domestic routes

Canadian airlines are urging Ottawa to exempt them from the Jan. 1 imposition of a federal carbon tax, which they…

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Home search giant Zillow adds Canadian listings to online marketplace

U.S. real estate website Zillow is expanding to offer listings for homes being sold in Canada. Seattle-based Zillow says it…

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NAFTA talks forced Canada to pick a side in U.S.-China trade war

When the Trudeau government agreed to a revised North American free trade deal, the Americans said Canada also agreed to something…

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Canada ‘cautiously optimistic’ a NAFTA deal is in hand, ambassador says, as deadline draws near

Canada’s ambassador to Washington says he is optimistic a renegotiated NAFTA could soon be had, telling reporters Sunday that officials are…

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John Hancock will sell life insurance only to people who use fitness trackers

John Hancock, one of the oldest and largest North American life insurers, will stop underwriting traditional life insurance and instead…

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Why Ireland doesn’t want Apple’s $22 billion in back taxes

Welcome to The National Today newsletter, which takes a closer look at what’s happening around some of the day’s most notable stories.…

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Trudeau defends ‘price on pollution’ in anti-carbon-tax heartland

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau defended his government’s push to put a “price on pollution” in front of a skeptical Saskatchewan audience…

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Parents have fretted through the ages about kids’ fascination with technology, experts say

When Stephen Dennis was raising his two sons in the 1980s, he never heard the phrase “screen time,” nor did…

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Fed chair Jerome Powell signals rate hikes ahead if U.S. economy stays strong

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell is signalling that he expects the Fed to continue gradually raising interest rates if the…

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