Trump doubles steel and aluminum tariffs on Turkey to 20 and 50%

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he had authorized higher tariffs on imports from Turkey, imposing a 20 percent…

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Syrian chocolate company in Antigonish set to double in size

An Antigonish, N.S., chocolate company founded by former Syrian refugees is set to double in size, again. When the Hadhad family arrived…

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Points thieves continue to target Aeroplan, PC Optimum as expert urges more security

Points thieves are on the prowl. Loyalty programs Aeroplan and PC Optimum have each recently been hit with multiple cases…

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Tesla says supplier discount request was for ongoing projects

Tesla said on Monday that it had asked a small number of suppliers to cut prices on ongoing, long-term projects…

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Wholesale sales rose to record $63B in May

Statistics Canada says wholesale sales rose 1.2 per cent to a record $63.7 billion in May. The gains were helped…

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Edmonton man charged in $5.5 million Ponzi scheme

Edmonton police say they have uncovered a multi-million dollar Ponzi scheme involving hundreds of fraudulent mortgage loans.  Police allege Timothy Carruthers…

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Canadian housing starts increased to 248,100 in June

Canadian housing starts in June jumped 28 per cent to 248,100 annualized units, the fastest pace of home construction in…

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Starbucks plans to stop offering plastic straws by 2020

Starbucks says it will replace plastic straws in stores globally with ones made from other materials by 2020, a nod…

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Ketchup wars: Heinz defends its image as tariffs kick in on U.S.-made condiment

Faced with a 10 per cent tariff on its ketchup and other goods, American food company, Kraft Heinz is opening a…

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