Federal Reserve raises U.S. central bank’s rate to 2.25%

The U.S. Federal Reserve on Wednesday raised its benchmark interest rate for the third time in a year, pushing the…

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Collapse of Lehman Brothers 10 years ago still looms over Canada’s economy

Ten years ago oil was trading at more than $100 US per barrel, the loonie had risen well above parity…

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Canada’s economy is set to slow down even with a NAFTA deal, economists say

Much has been said about the importance of a trade deal with the U.S. for the Canadian economy, as officials…

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Alberta, oilpatch begin public fight with federal government over new fuel regulation

A private spat between Alberta and the federal government is becoming a public fight focused on Ottawa’s proposed clean fuel…

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A deadline could be good for trade talks, but Trump’s isn’t firm: Don Pittis

There are few things better than a hard deadline to concentrate the minds of a group of people trying to…

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Widespread mislabelling of seafood reported in cities across Canada

An “alarming” rate of seafood in Canadian restaurants and stores is mislabelled, according to a new report by an ocean advocacy group.…

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Big banks set to reveal quarterly profits as NAFTA fears and rate hikes loom

The big Canadian banks are set to reveal their quarterly earnings over the next week, and investors will take a…

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Bell, Rogers say CRTC’s unlocked phone rule has sparked a crime spree

Bell and Rogers say new rules mandating all Canadian wireless carriers sell unlocked phones have triggered a rise in phone thefts.…

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1.4 million Ram pickups recalled for tailgates that can unexpectedly open

Fiat Chrysler is recalling more than 1.4 million Ram pickups in the U.S. and Canada because tailgates with power locks…

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