Federal government’s tariff relief plan faces criticism; Morneau says 50 firms tariff-free

Finance Minister Bill Morneau says 50 Canadian companies have so far been exempted from paying surtaxes on U.S. steel and…

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Greenhouse growers turn to cannabis to cash in on lucrative crop

Move over tomatoes, cucumbers and peppers, it’s time to make room for your popular new cousin in the agriculture business: Cannabis.…

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TSX up slightly as loonie rises

Canada’s main stock index was trading up slightly in mid-morning as gold and cannabis stocks traded up, while U.S. markets…

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‘Davos in the Desert’ summit loses media, business support over missing journalist

A number of international business leaders and media companies are distancing themselves from Saudi Arabia ahead of an investment summit…

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Saudi stocks drop after Trump threat over missing writer

The Saudi stock market plunged Sunday after President Donald Trump threatened “severe punishment” over the disappearance of Washington Post contributor…

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WestJet’s first 3 long-haul Dreamliners will fly direct between Calgary and Europe

The first three of WestJet’s 10 new long-distance Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners will offer direct international flights between Calgary and Europe,…

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Pinterest to open first Canadian office in Toronto

Pinterest is opening its first office in Canada in Toronto at the start of October in an effort to expand…

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Canada’s inflation rate rises to 3%, highest level since 2011

The inflation rate rose in every province in July, according to Statistics Canada. (Yuya Shino/Reuters) Canada’s inflation rate rose to…

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Hydro One gets new board of directors after mass resignation

A new board of directors has been appointed to Hydro One Ltd. just over a month after its chief executive…

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In business, finding out what’s true is more valuable than ever: Don Pittis

When Tesla boss Elon Musk announced Tuesday he was thinking of arranging a buyback of all the electric car company’s shares,…

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