Maxime Bernier’s new party stakes out classical liberal values: Don Pittis

In a phrase variously attributed to Oscar Wilde and George Bernard Shaw, the United States and Britain are “two countries divided…

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Trudeau defends ‘price on pollution’ in anti-carbon-tax heartland

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau defended his government’s push to put a “price on pollution” in front of a skeptical Saskatchewan audience…

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Hudson’s Bay Co., Austria-based Signa form joint venture in European retail

Hudson’s Bay Co. has completed a deal with an Austrian retail heavyweight that will see the two firms create a…

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Useful lessons from Venezuela’s crumbling populist economy: Don Pittis

In an era of polarized politics, the reaction last week when Canada’s Special Envoy to Myanmar Bob Rae tweeted about Venezuela, should…

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Shopify to open first bricks-and-mortar location in Los Angeles

Canadian e-commerce company Shopify Inc. says it will open its first bricks-and-mortar location in downtown Los Angeles. The Ottawa-based company…

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Earnings of Google parent Alphabet top Wall Street expectations

Shares in Google parent Alphabet jumped in after-hours trading Monday as the company’s second-quarter results exceeded Wall Street forecasts after…

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Canada to suffer double whammy from Trump’s escalating trade battle: Don Pittis

Soybean farmer Philip Shaw is suffering from the effects of the North American Free Trade Agreement. Ironically, as U.S. President…

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CMHC moves to make it easier for self-employed to get a mortgage

Self-employed Canadians seeking to buy a home may soon find it easier to secure a mortgage after changes announced by…

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Twitter suspended 58 million accounts in fourth quarter

Twitter suspended at least 58 million user accounts in the final three months of 2017, according to data obtained by…

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Doug Ford’s government strikes deal with Hydro One to force out CEO, board

Hydro One’s CEO is retiring as part of an agreement between the Ontario government and the utility company that will also…

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