China cancels meetings with B.C. trade mission in wake of Huawei executive’s arrest

The detention of an executive of Chinese electronics giant Huawei in Canada is already having repercussions in Canadian-Chinese trade relations. Bruce Ralston, British Columbia’s…

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Workers at Oshawa assembly plant suspend work as GM announces closure

Thousands of General Motors assembly plant workers in Oshawa, Ont., halted production this morning before hearing the devastating news that…

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Worry and frustration mount in Alberta as oil prices languish

The street outside Calgary’s downtown Hyatt hotel was teeming with pro-oil demonstrators Thursday, forcing police to close traffic along a busy avenue as the growing…

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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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‘Buy local’ dairy campaign sparked by trade deal that allows more U.S. milk into Canada

The latest trade deal allowing more U.S. milk to pour into Canada has sparked a rallying cry to buy Canadian…

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WalMart removes third-party ad that described plus-sized women as ‘fat’

Amanda Hanson said she was outraged when she discovered an advertisement on Walmart Canada’s website that described plus-sized women as “fat.” The third-party…

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Gap appeals to court for right to renegotiate leases in malls vacated by Sears

Two retail companies want an Ontario court to allow them to exercise their co-tenancy rights and change their rental agreements…

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Trudeau defends ‘price on pollution’ in anti-carbon-tax heartland

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau defended his government’s push to put a “price on pollution” in front of a skeptical Saskatchewan audience…

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Almost half of consumers who switched credit cards were looking for better rewards program, survey shows

Canadian consumers are increasingly looking for better rewards programs when it comes to choosing a credit card, according to a…

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