Why Toronto won by losing the bid for Amazon’s new headquarters

Toronto’s bid for Amazon’s second headquarters, known as HQ2, fell short to not just one location, but two — New…

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StatsCan’s plan to harvest private banking info on hold, pending investigation

The country’s chief statistician says his agency’s controversial plan to harvest individuals’ banking information is on hold until the privacy…

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Surging U.S. deficit a warning for Canadians wanting tax cuts: Don Pittis

According to a new Senate report, what Canada needs is for its rich people to get richer. Of course that’s not…

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Clean up of wind and solar sites won’t land at Alberta farmers’ feet

With a growing number of wind and solar developments studding Alberta’s landscape, the province has enshrined new rules that ensure…

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3 reasons why Alberta oil prices have sunk

Around the world oil prices are on the rise, except in Alberta where a barrel is worth less than half…

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Canadian dollar soars, stocks rise on trade deal optimism

The Canadian dollar was up three-quarters of cent and Toronto stocks moved upwards Monday after Canada secured a deal for…

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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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