Layoffs begin in beleaguered oilpatch as companies brace for spending cuts

Canada’s oilfield services sector — a bellwether for the state of the oilpatch — is beginning to see job losses as the impact of…

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Alberta launches trade challenge against Ontario over beer, liquor imports

Alberta is launching a trade challenge against Ontario over liquor policies that allegedly discriminate against Alberta’s small brewers.  “It doesn’t…

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Stock markets fall after APEC summit highlights China-U.S. trade tension

New York stocks slid on Monday with technology stocks leading the way after an Asia Pacific Economic Co-operation meeting this…

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Economic cost of Canadian oil price discounts counted in billions of dollars

Imagine producing a bumper crop of a product in high demand around the globe, only to learn you must settle…

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Bell beefs up CraveTV to include new HBO shows without cable TV subscription

Bell Media has beefed up its streaming service CraveTV with new HBO shows and other exclusive content without the need…

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Canadian GDP expanded by 0.1% in August

Statistics Canada says real gross domestic product edged up 0.1 per cent in August, the seventh consecutive month to see…

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Bank of Canada raises interest rate to 1.75%

The Bank of Canada has raised its benchmark interest rate by a quarter point for the fifth time since last…

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Nestlé, Tim Hortons named Canada’s top plastic polluters

Much of the plastic trash cleaned up from Canadian shorelines by volunteers in September could be traced back five companies:…

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Canada ‘cautiously optimistic’ a NAFTA deal is in hand, ambassador says, as deadline draws near

Canada’s ambassador to Washington says he is optimistic a renegotiated NAFTA could soon be had, telling reporters Sunday that officials are…

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