Rural Canada Post carriers may see 25% wage hike after pay equity dispute

An arbitrator has released a ruling in a long-standing pay equity dispute at Canada Post that gives rural carriers a…

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Volkswagen to stop production of the Beetle

Volkswagen announced on Thursday it would stop producing its Beetle compact car globally in 2019 as the automaker prepares for…

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Back to school season the best time to shop around for telecom deals

The back-to-school period is one of the busiest times of the year for Canadian telecom companies, resulting in a barrage…

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If U.S. and Canada sign trade deal after strong GDP growth, interest rates could rise

Canada’s second-quarter growth figures on Thursday will provide the first glimpse of how the economy fared after the U.S. imposed tariffs…

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Ensign Energy Services makes $470M hostile takeover offer for Trinidad Drilling

Shares in Calgary-based Trinidad Drilling Ltd. leaped by almost 15 per cent on Monday after cross-town rival Ensign Energy Services…

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Twitter shares hammered, as bad week in social media business gets worse

Cracking down on hate, abuse and online trolls is also hurting Twitter’s standing with investors. The company’s stock dropped more…

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Facebook sees biggest stock market value drop in history as growth slows

Facebook lost more than $100 billion US in market value Thursday after the social media company posted earnings a day…

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Vineyards welcome hot and dry weather

So far it’s been a hot summer and for wine producers, that’s a great thing according to a local producer,…

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Canada to suffer double whammy from Trump’s escalating trade battle: Don Pittis

Soybean farmer Philip Shaw is suffering from the effects of the North American Free Trade Agreement. Ironically, as U.S. President…

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