Alberta plans to buy 7,000 railcars to ease ‘crisis’ in oil price differentials

Alberta needs to buy as many as 7,000 railcars if it wants to be able to meet its goal of…

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TD Bank profit rises 9% to almost $3B in fourth quarter

TD Bank Group beat expectations as it reported a fourth-quarter profit of $2.96 billion, up from $2.71 billion in the…

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Justin Trudeau tours Calgary amid frustration with ongoing financial woes

Watch Justin Trudeau live here now and again at 1:15 MT Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is tiptoeing through Calgary on…

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Liberals cut taxes, mend fences with Canadian businesses

It probably shouldn’t come as a huge surprise that Canadian businesses are happy with the federal government’s fall economic update.…

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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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Postal workers’ union makes counter-offer

There is no end in sight for rotating strikes hitting Canada Post deliveries, after the postal workers’ union rejected the…

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Trump’s attacks on central bank rate hikes risk creating future economic trouble: Don Pittis

As markets have tumbled, U.S. President Donald Trump has been leading a charge against Federal Reserve chair Jerome Powell’s interest rate increases, and…

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Shares of most pot companies sell off on 1st day of legalization

Shares in most Canadian marijuana companies were lower on Wednesday, a sign that the volatility that has characterized the space…

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U.S. border patrol warns ‘amnesty’ for pot convictions doesn’t guarantee entry

A senior U.S. border patrol official is warning travellers that cannabis remains an illegal narcotic in the U.S. despite Canada’s…

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Why Ireland doesn’t want Apple’s $22 billion in back taxes

Welcome to The National Today newsletter, which takes a closer look at what’s happening around some of the day’s most notable stories.…

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