When 15 per cent was a good rate for a mortgage

A high bank rate meant high mortgage rates for home buyers in 1981. (CBC Archives/The National) Good news: the bank rate…

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Abbott Nutrition recalls meal replacements including Ensure Plus for possible bacterial contamination

Abbott Nutrition is recalling a number of canned nutritional beverages due to possible bacterial contamination. The Chicago-based company is recalling products…

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Saint John mayor wants focused industry talks after Irving Oil explosion, fire

Saint John Mayor Don Darling says he plans to have “focused discussions” with industry officials after an explosion and fire…

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Up to $500M to replace Enbridge twin pipelines connecting Great Lakes

A new pipe is replacing a pair of 65-year-old crude oil pipes connecting two of the Great Lakes after Mich. Gov.…

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Lime e-scooters opens first Canadian location with pilot in Waterloo, Ont.

Lime e-scooters rolled into Canada today with the launch of a pilot program in Waterloo, Ont., the first location north…

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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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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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Aimia settles class-action lawsuit over expiring Aeroplan points

Aimia says it has signed a deal to settle a class-action case related to changes to its Aeroplan mileage expiry…

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Burnaby loses fight to appeal Trans Mountain pipeline ruling to Supreme Court

The Supreme Court of Canada has dismissed an application by the City of Burnaby, B.C., to appeal a lower court…

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Here’s what Air Canada’s takeover of Aeroplan will mean for members

Aeroplan members have been taken on a long and bumpy ride. For more than a year, many have worried about…

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