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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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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Warning signs global economic chaos could spread to Canada: Don Pittis

Canada’s latest job creation numbers out at the end of last week were astounding. The most recent figures for the country’s economic…

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Credit card firms to trim merchant fees, but retailers group ‘underwhelmed’

The federal government says credit card companies have agreed to trim the fees they charge the country’s businesses by 10…

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