After fatal crash, Uber to expand its self-driving car research in Toronto

Months after a fatal crash involving one of its self-driving vehicles in Arizona, Uber is not only doubling down on…

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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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Oilsands workers, Fort McMurray leaders disappointed with Trans Mountain setback

At a Fort McMurray diner on Friday, many customers sipped coffee and swallowed their disappointment as they discussed a federal court…

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Next week’s NAFTA challenge: Restore momentum after Trump’s latest ‘bullying’

As he left the stage after an event in Charlotte, N.C., on Friday, Donald Trump’s team played the song You Can’t…

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Retail sales slipped 0.2% in June, StatsCan reports

Statistics Canada says retail sales fell 0.2 per cent in June to $50.7 billion. Economists had expected an increase of…

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Airbnb’s federal budget proposal tells Liberals: ‘We want to be regulated’

One of the world’s largest short-term rental websites is inviting the Trudeau Liberals to create a regulatory regime for the…

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Canadian newsprint producer hopes U.S. trade commission will overturn duties

North America’s largest newsprint producer hopes rare bipartisan political support in the United States will convince the U.S. International Trade…

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Fed keeps key rate unchanged while signalling future hikes

The Federal Reserve on Wednesday left its benchmark interest rate unchanged while signalling further gradual rate hikes in the months…

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Air Canada to offset rise in fuel prices with higher fares, may trim capacity

Air Canada experienced a 31 per cent increase in the price of jet fuel compared with last year’s second quarter,…

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Cenovus Energy posts $418M loss in 2nd quarter

Cenovus Energy Inc. had a $418-million second-quarter loss that was deeper than analysts expected, largely the result of a hedging…

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