MPs committee calling on Morneau to boost deduction for capital investments

Wayne Easter answered the phone in the middle of a quick lunch. The chair of the Commons finance committee was in…

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Majority of first-time buyers maxed out budgets to buy a home: CMHC

A majority of first-time homebuyers say they maxed out their budgets when they bought their homes, according to a survey…

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Canada open to more China trade now that USMCA is done, Trudeau says

Canada is open to doing more business with China now that a trading agreement with the United States and Mexico…

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IMF cuts world economic growth forecasts for 2018 and 2019

The International Monetary Fund has cut its global economic growth forecasts for 2018 and 2019, saying that trade policy tensions and…

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China avoids questions about Apple, Amazon chip hack report

A Chinese government spokesman has sidestepped questions about a report that its spies inserted chips into computer equipment that might…

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‘A sigh of relief,’ threatened auto tariffs not imposed in new NAFTA

There are no auto tariffs placed on Canadian vehicles as outlined in the new free trade agreement, after negotiations concluded…

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Amazon to open 10-acre shipping warehouse on Tsawwassen First Nation land

Amazon has announced plans to open a new Metro Vancouver shipping warehouse on Tsawwassen First Nation land in Delta, B.C. Amazon spokeswoman Lauren…

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Canadian cannabis companies invest millions in Pablo Escobar’s home turf in Colombia

Near the hometown of the late Colombian kingpin Pablo Escobar, a growing number of Canadians are seeking their fortunes in…

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Privacy experts say choosing life insurance tied to fitness tracking could have unintended consequences

Privacy experts say they’re concerned life-insurance programs that reward customers for behaviours like logging their activity using a fitness tracker could have…

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