U.S. unemployment rate falls to 49-year low of 3.7%

The U.S. unemployment rate fell to 3.7 per cent in September — the lowest level since December 1969 — while…

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RCMP and privacy commissioner probe alleged NCIX data breach

The RCMP and Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner of British Columbia are investigating allegations of a possible data breach involving the bankrupt…

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Maxime Bernier’s new party stakes out classical liberal values: Don Pittis

In a phrase variously attributed to Oscar Wilde and George Bernard Shaw, the United States and Britain are “two countries divided…

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‘It’s not right’: Walmart criticized for charging more for plus size clothing

Walmart Canada is facing criticism for charging more for plus size clothing, a policy some shoppers consider an unjust “fat tax.”   “It’s…

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Venezuela lops five zeros off currency amid soaring inflation

Venezuela on Monday began to launch dramatic reforms announced by President Nicolas Maduro to rescue a downward-spiraling economy, including a…

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Uber narrows quarterly loss as company polishes tarnished image

Uber is still struggling to make money while the ride-hailing service’s CEO deals with the headaches left behind by his…

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How blockchain tech could help us track where food comes from

Imagine if while you were shopping for produce, you could scan an apple and see its entire history, from the moment…

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Twitter CEO says ‘people can form their own opinions’ about Alex Jones, Infowars

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey defended his company’s decision not to ban right-wing conspiracy theorist Alex Jones and his Infowars show,…

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Alex Jones’ Infowars content removed from Apple, Facebook, YouTube and Spotify

Apple Inc, YouTube, Facebook Inc and Spotify all took down podcasts and channels from U.S. conspiracy theorist Alex Jones, saying…

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Saudi Arabia freezes new trade, investment after Canada demands activists be freed

Saudi Arabia said on Sunday that it is ordering Canada’s ambassador to leave the country and freezing all new trade…

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