TSX up slightly as loonie rises

Canada’s main stock index was trading up slightly in mid-morning as gold and cannabis stocks traded up, while U.S. markets…

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Jobless man told to pay thousands for government EI mistake

When a government blunder put more than $14,000 worth of employment insurance payments into Zbigniew Kazmierczak’s chequing account, he knew…

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B.C. workforce ready to take advantage of 10,000 LNG jobs, says trades council

B.C.’s trades sector is confident most of the thousands of workers required to build and operate the province’s first major LNG export…

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‘A sigh of relief,’ threatened auto tariffs not imposed in new NAFTA

There are no auto tariffs placed on Canadian vehicles as outlined in the new free trade agreement, after negotiations concluded…

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New free trade deal with U.S. will see Canada’s duty-free limit raised to $150 from $20

Retailers say they are OK with new trade rules that will allow Canadians to buy more from the United States…

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Grocery retailers try new bag of tricks to slow sales decline

Supermarket sales in Canada decreased by 2.9 per cent year over year between May 2017 and 2018, according to Statistics…

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Simons apologizes for campaign selling bras named after famed Canadian women

Quebec-based department store chain La Maison Simons has apologized for a recent ad campaign in which it used the name…

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Canadian business titan and Calgary Flames co-owner Clay Riddell dies

Clay Riddell, the billionaire oil baron and co-owner of the Calgary Flames, has died at age 81. Riddell founded multiple oil…

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Canada Post workers vote in favour of strike action if deal can’t be reached

Canadian postal workers have voted in favour of strike action, with the union president saying members are overworked. Strike votes…

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TREB gives cease-and-desist letter to realtor who posted home sales data

The Toronto Real Estate Board says it has written to members who posted Greater Toronto Area home sales data requesting…

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