Social media platforms cashing in on social e-commerce

Social media was once a tool to connect with friends and family. But, increasingly, it’s becoming a place to promote…

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Barrick Gold buys Africa’s Randgold to become world’s biggest gold miner

Toronto based Barrick Gold has agreed to buy Randgold Resources for $6.1 billion in stock to create the world’s largest gold miner. Investors will…

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John Hancock will sell life insurance only to people who use fitness trackers

John Hancock, one of the oldest and largest North American life insurers, will stop underwriting traditional life insurance and instead…

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Air Canada fined $65K, blasted for ‘rude’ behaviour after family forced off flight

A consumer commission in India has ordered Air Canada and partnering airline, Jet Airways, to pay a Canadian family about…

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Chinese billionaire arrested in Minneapolis accused of felony rape

A Minneapolis police report says the arrest of Chinese billionaire Liu Qiangdong, founder of the Beijing-based e-commerce site JD.com, was…

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Loonie could jump up to 82 cents US if trade talks are successful, says economist

Even with a resilient, if not strong, Canadian economy, the loonie has failed to gain momentum this year — losing more than…

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Husky Energy boosts dividend for 2nd time following strong Q2 results

Husky Energy Inc. has announced a second dividend increase for 2018, following a two-year period when the company suspended the…

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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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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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Aimia shares surge after it announced Aeroplan program changes in 2020

​Aeroplan’s parent company received its biggest boost since announcing a change in CEO in April after its shares surged more…

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