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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WestJet’s compassionate and confused chatbot sends happy customer to suicide prevention site

The last thing a satisfied WestJet customer expected to get when she sent the company a glowing review was a…

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Bitcoin mining uses so much electricity that one city will pull the plug during heat waves

On the day of the grand opening of the largest bitcoin mining project in the country, the weather was partly…

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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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Torstar signs agreement to purchase political website iPolitics

Torstar Corp. announced Thursday that it has signed an agreement to purchase some assets of Ottawa-based political website iPolitics Inc. The deal…

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Even under a drill-friendly Trump, pipeline battles rage on in the U.S., too

Pipeline protesters suspending themselves in trees. Lawyers halting construction with sharp legal challenges. Hand-wringing over the state of national co-operation.…

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BMO quarterly profit rises to $1.54B

BMO Financial Group topped expectations for its third-quarter results, boosted by strength in its U.S. operations. The bank said Tuesday…

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Gatineau’s Hydropothecary, Molson Coors launch cannabis drink project

Quebec-based cannabis company Hydropothecary is partnering with Molson Coors to develop non-alcoholic cannabis-infused drinks in Canada. They will form a standalone company…

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Ford recalls 550,000 vehicles that can roll away unexpectedly

Ford is recalling about 550,000 cars and SUVs in North America to fix a gearshift problem that could cause the…

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