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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Calgary-based Husky Energy makes $6.4B bid to acquire MEG Energy

A major merger could be in the works in Canada’s oil patch. Husky Energy Inc. is making a hostile bid…

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Former exec sues Spotify over boys-only events and pay

A former sales executive is suing Spotify for gender discrimination and equal pay violations, saying executives organized “boys’ trips” that…

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‘A public relations nightmare’: Ticketmaster recruits pros for secret scalper program

Box-office giant Ticketmaster is recruiting professional scalpers who cheat its own system to expand its resale business and squeeze more money…

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Airline luggage fees and mislabelled seafood: CBC’s Marketplace consumer cheat sheet

Miss something this week? Don’t panic. CBC’s Marketplace rounds up the consumer and health news you need. Want this in your inbox? Get…

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