Oilpatch stays home from B.C. conference after Whistler mayor calls for climate-change compensation

Oilpatch pushback to a letter written by the mayor of Whistler, B.C., has led to the cancellation​ of the energy-related…

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Some hard truths for Western politicians on Quebec, equalization and oil

It’s been open season on the Quebec government since it was revealed the province will be getting a $1.4-billion boost…

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Huawei CFO argues she’s not a flight risk, seeks bail to remain in Vancouver

A top executive of China’s Huawei Technologies argued that she should be let out on bail while awaiting an extradition…

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Regulator halts fracking operations in northeastern B.C. while investigating earthquakes

The B.C. Oil and Gas Commission has shut down oilfield fracking operations for at least 30 days in northeastern British Columbia while…

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‘They should know better’: Funeral home chain skirting new rule with misleading sales tactics

Nearly two years after Marketplace exposed the common practice of aggressive sales tactics at the largest Canadian-owned funeral home chain,…

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Loblaws cranks up self-checkout with app that scans items while you shop

Loblaws is ramping up self-checkout with new technology called “shop and scan” — a system that lets people scan their items with…

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Canada Post pitches ‘cooling off period’ that would shelve strike until February

Canada Post has proposed a “cooling-off period” with its largest union that would see rotating strikes put on hold through…

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Money for change: Sustainable investing hits the big time

New numbers in Canada and the United States show that sustainable investing is no longer a niche trend, but rather…

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