‘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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Stock markets swoon as reality of rising rates sets in

The TSX and Dow Jones were sharply lower on Wednesday as fears of higher interest rates to come took the wind…

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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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