Brookfield, Caisse in $13.2B US deal to buy Johnson Controls’ batteries business

Brookfield Business Partners of Toronto and the Caisse de dépô​t et placement du Québec, based in Montreal, together with a…

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Facebook’s Zuckerberg summoned to appear before session of U.K., Canadian politicians

The British government announced on Tuesday an unprecedented “international grand committee” involving Canadian politicians concerning disinformation and fake news, with…

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American Apparel returning to Canada with online store

American Apparel will return to the Canadian market with an online store on Nov. 1., a year after its bankruptcy…

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‘Simons has just upped the ante’: Retail giant moves to $16 per hour minimum wage

The retail store Simons is raising its entry-level wage in Quebec to $16 per hour — a move that one expert…

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EI fraud hits five-year high, Liberals chalk it up to better monitoring

Employment Insurance fraud has hit a five-year high — a sign for federal officials that efforts to root out wrongful…

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Charles Wang, former New York Islanders owner, dies at 74

Charles Wang, a technology company founder and former owner of the New York Islanders hockey team, died Sunday. He was…

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Speculation tax tabled by B.C. government

B.C.’s finance minister has introduced legislation to move ahead with a controversial speculation tax on vacant or underutilized properties. The…

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Bank of Canada survey says Canadian businesses are optimistic

A new Bank of Canada poll suggested Monday that companies are optimistic about the year ahead — especially when it…

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NAFTA talks forced Canada to pick a side in U.S.-China trade war

When the Trudeau government agreed to a revised North American free trade deal, the Americans said Canada also agreed to something…

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Stronach lawsuit lays bare family dispute over control of businesses

A lawsuit by business magnate Frank Stronach that seeks $520 million in compensation and damages against his daughter, two grandchildren and…

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