What B.C.’s LNG megaproject means for 2 proposed Nova Scotia facilities

Some see it as a signal of investor confidence in liquefied natural gas megaprojects. Others say it could edge out…

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Useful lessons from Venezuela’s crumbling populist economy: Don Pittis

In an era of polarized politics, the reaction last week when Canada’s Special Envoy to Myanmar Bob Rae tweeted about Venezuela, should…

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‘Very important’ NAFTA issue remains as reports say U.S.-Mexico near deal

As U.S. media reports of a NAFTA breakthrough circulated Monday, Mexico’s economy minister, Ildefonso Guajardo, told reporters on his way…

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‘It’s going to be hard’: Sears pension payments cut by 30% this week

Many Sears Canada retirees found it hard to take this week when they got their first reduced pension payment — chopped…

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GM sideswiped by trade war; cuts outlook as prices rise

General Motors, facing rising commodity costs in a trade showdown with Europe and elsewhere, cut its outlook for the year.…

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Edmonton man charged in $5.5 million Ponzi scheme

Edmonton police say they have uncovered a multi-million dollar Ponzi scheme involving hundreds of fraudulent mortgage loans.  Police allege Timothy Carruthers…

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Toronto hits record close, while U.S. markets also gain ground

The base metals and industrial sectors helped Canada’s main stock index close at a record high Monday, while U.S. stock…

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After teasing a name change, IHOP says ‘b’ is for burgers

IHOP, which teased a name change to IHOb earlier this month, says the “b” is to promote its burger menu.…

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Facebook fends off New York Times claims over data access

Facebook Inc. on Sunday rejected claims by the New York Times that it had allowed Apple and other major device…

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