6 things to know about Canada’s oil-price gap, from gluts to the differential

The Alberta government has ordered a mandatory cut to crude oil production next year to deal with historically low prices…

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How did Black Friday eclipse Boxing Day in Canada?

The once-uniquely American shopping tradition of Black Friday is now bigger in Canada than Boxing Day. That’s according to the Retail…

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Jean Machine going out of business, will close all stores by February

Canadian apparel retailer Jean Machine Clothing Inc. will close down all of its stores by the end of winter because…

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Bitcoin mining could cancel out climate change efforts, scientists say

Demand for bitcoin could single-handedly derail efforts to limit global warming because the increasingly popular digital currency takes huge amounts…

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Nalcor says no talks ongoing with Astaldi over extra costs at Muskrat Falls

Nalcor Energy is denying claims by the main contractor at the Muskrat Falls site that discussions are underway over extra costs…

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U.S. unemployment rate falls to 49-year low of 3.7%

The U.S. unemployment rate fell to 3.7 per cent in September — the lowest level since December 1969 — while…

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Toronto Real Estate Board sues listings website Mongohouse for $2.1M

The Toronto Real Estate Board is suing property listings website Mongohouse for $2 million, alleging that the anonymously-run page is…

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Canadian companies are overconfident when it comes to cyberattacks, study finds

Canadian companies tend to be overconfident or unprepared to protect sensitive information from data breaches — mostly because they have…

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Free trade deal gives Canadian broadcasters power to block U.S. Super Bowl ads again

The new trade pact between Canada, the U.S. and Mexico may make trade freer between the three countries, but that…

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