Trump’s ‘tariff man’ talk spooks investors, sends stock markets plunging

Stock markets fell precipitously on Tuesday as weekend optimism that the U.S. and China could de-escalate their trade war fell…

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Investor pressure drives Royal Dutch Shell to take action on climate change

Welcome to The National Today newsletter, which takes a closer look at what’s happening around some of the day’s most notable stories.…

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Every new car sold in 2040 will be zero-emission, B.C. government says

All new cars and trucks sold in B.C. in the year 2040 will have to be zero-emission vehicles, the premier…

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Ikea’s latest pitch: Bring back your used furniture to resell for store credit

Furniture retailer Ikea has launched a new program that will allow people to bring back gently used furniture to be…

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Chinese electric cars are coming to Canada, but you can’t have one yet: Don Pittis

The Chinese are coming. After years of predictions that made-in-China electric-car technology was poised to dominate the global market, the country’s…

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Canadian airlines tell Ottawa carbon tax will hurt revenues and domestic routes

Canadian airlines are urging Ottawa to exempt them from the Jan. 1 imposition of a federal carbon tax, which they…

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‘Cannabis isn’t as easy to grow as people think’, and then there’s the paperwork

Snags in the supply chains of legal retail pot stores across Canada are no big surprise for a fledgling industry…

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Beijing attacks USMCA clause seen as blocking efforts to expand trade with Canada, Mexico

China says it deplores a controversial new clause in the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement that calls on the countries to notify…

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Amazon raises its U.S. minimum wage to $15 an hour

Amazon.com Inc said on Tuesday it would raise its minimum wage to $15 per hour for U.S. employees from next…

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