Speculation tax tabled by B.C. government

B.C.’s finance minister has introduced legislation to move ahead with a controversial speculation tax on vacant or underutilized properties. The…

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Japanese tycoon going on SpaceX rocket puts his trust in Elon Musk

The Japanese online retail tycoon who plans to travel to the moon on the SpaceX rocket says he respects and trusts Elon Musk as…

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How investor confidence in Canada improved in just one remarkable week

What a difference a week can make. Canada has been in a rut with enticing companies and investors to see the country…

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$40B LNG project in northern B.C. gets go-ahead

Construction is going ahead on a massive, $40-billion liquefied natural gas project in northern B.C., hours after five primary investors…

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Arrested Audi CEO leaves company in wake of diesel emissions probe

Suspended Audi CEO Rupert Stadler is leaving the automaker, parent company Volkswagen said Tuesday, more than three months after he…

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RCMP looks into CRA and government inaction on privacy: CBC’s Marketplace consumer cheat sheet

Miss something this week? Don’t panic. CBC’s Marketplace rounds up the consumer and health news you need. Want this in your inbox? Get…

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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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Amazon is 2nd U.S. company to reach $1-trillion market value

Amazon has become the second publicly traded company to be worth $1 trillion US, hot on the heels of iPhone…

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Nike shares drop after choice of Colin Kaepernick for ad spurs boycott

Shares of Nike Inc. fell three per cent on Tuesday as calls for a boycott of the sportswear giant gained…

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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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