Via Rail places nearly $1B train order with German company instead of Bombardier

Via Rail has selected Germany’s Siemens over Bombardier Inc. for a $989-million contract to build new rolling stock as the…

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Canadian MPs criticize Facebook’s Zuckerberg for U.K. parliament no-show

Facebook came under fire on Tuesday from lawmakers from several countries — including Canada — who accused the firm of undermining…

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GM’s decision to close Oshawa plant raises fears for future of making cars in Canada

The sudden announcement that General Motors will stop making cars in Oshawa, Ont. after next year sent shockwaves through the industry on…

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Worry and frustration mount in Alberta as oil prices languish

The street outside Calgary’s downtown Hyatt hotel was teeming with pro-oil demonstrators Thursday, forcing police to close traffic along a busy avenue as the growing…

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Alberta may buy rail cars to increase oil transport capacity

Alberta Premier Rachel Notley says her government is continuing to push Ottawa to do more to facilitate transporting a greater volume…

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Watchdog to probe how banks handle complaints

Canada’s financial consumer watchdog has got the green light to probe how banking customer complaints are handled internally and by…

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Ride-hailing legislation introduced by B.C. government

After years of waiting, British Columbians may finally be able to catch a ride in an Uber or Lyft — but…

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Mexican protests could signal fluctuating avocado prices this season

Avocados have become so ubiquitous they are easy to take for granted. But there’s a battle taking place behind the scenes…

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Trudeau’s Singapore pitch: Canada ‘just getting started’ on trade

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau arrived in Singapore on Tuesday afternoon primed to make his pitch to a Singapore business audience:…

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Red Hat stock up 47% after $34B US takeover by IBM

Shares of Red Hat skyrocketed 47 per cent at the opening of trading in New York Monday after IBM, in…

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