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Lowe's to close 34 stores across the country

42 min 59 sec ago

Nearly a third of the closures are in Quebec, where 12 stores are closing. Nine stores will be cut in Ontario, with six in Alberta, three in Nova Scotia, three in British Columbia, and one in Saskatchewan.

Only governments can solve the Canadian illicit pot crisis: Don Pittis

3 hours 17 min ago

Thriving black markets mean kids have easy access to pot. Governments could do more to squeeze out the crooks.

'It is so critical to the economy': Industry leaders urge Trudeau to end CN Rail strike

3 hours 17 min ago

There is pressure on the federal government to reconvene Parliament ahead of schedule and end the CN Rail strike, as industry groups tally up potential losses resulting from the work stoppage and raise concerns about the harm caused to the country's reputation abroad.

Details scarce on Tarion's successor

3 hours 17 min ago

The head of the new organization tasked with replacing Tarion says he plans to take the auditor general's scathing criticism into account as he overhauls the province's home-building industry, but critics still have their doubts anything will change.

Toronto Star shutting down StarMetro newspapers

Tue, 11/19/2019 - 13:43

The Toronto Star is shutting down its Star Metro newspapers across Canada. The last print editions in Halifax, Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton and Toronto are to be published Dec. 20.

TC Energy Corp. banking on 'in-corridor' growth as hurdles await new projects

Tue, 11/19/2019 - 08:27

Ongoing court challenges and taller regulatory hurdles that are delaying or preventing new energy pipelines mean TC Energy Corp. will focus its growth on organic expansions going forward, CEO Russ Girling said Tuesday.

EasyJet says it will operate net-zero carbon flights

Tue, 11/19/2019 - 07:17

European budget airline easyJet says it will become the first major carrier to operate net-zero carbon flights, offsetting carbon emissions from the fuel used on every flight.

Boeing scores at least 2 orders for grounded 737 Max

Tue, 11/19/2019 - 06:08

Boeing's 737 Max jet got another boost at the Dubai Airshow on Tuesday, this time with an order from Kazakhstan's newly-launched budget carrier as the Chicago-based company works to try and win U.S. regulatory approval to get the airplane back in the sky by early next year.

Statistics Canada says manufacturing sales fell 0.2 per cent in September

Tue, 11/19/2019 - 06:01

Statistics Canada says manufacturing sales fell 0.2 per cent in September to $57.4 billion, weighed down by a drop in the petroleum and coal product and the motor vehicle parts industries.

Trump's Section 232 autos tariff authority runs out of time, experts say

Tue, 11/19/2019 - 05:45

The clock has run out on President Donald Trump's authority to impose Section 232 tariffs on imports of foreign-made cars and auto parts, and he may have to find other means if he wants to pursue tariffs on European or Japanese cars, legal experts say.

Auto union now turns focus to Fiat Chrysler; strike possible

Tue, 11/19/2019 - 04:13

The United Auto Workers union on Monday turned its bargaining focus to Fiat Chrysler, raising the possibility of another strike against a Detroit automaker.

Autonomous cars will be on some Hamilton Mountain Roads for technology test program

Tue, 11/19/2019 - 01:01

The test area is aimed at testing communication and sensor technology in a live urban environment "without impacting live city service."

Thrifting is losing its stigma: second-hand clothes are sustainable — and cool

Tue, 11/19/2019 - 01:00

Sellers of second-hand clothes are enjoying a boom in business right now in part, they say, because consumers' growing concern about the environment is leading them to turn away from the fast fashion industry, with its throwaway garments and carbon footprint.

Thousands of CN Rail employees are on strike, but talks continue

Mon, 11/18/2019 - 21:33

About 3,200 Canadian National Railway conductors, trainpersons and yard workers are on strike after the union and company failed to reach a deal by the midnight ET deadline.

Chick-fil-A halts donations to 3 groups that oppose same-sex marriage

Mon, 11/18/2019 - 17:04

Chick-fil-A is ending donations to three groups that oppose same-sex marriage in an effort to halt protests and broaden its customer base.

B.C. First Nations sue to have Alcan take down the Kenney Dam

Mon, 11/18/2019 - 15:25

Two B.C. First Nations suing one of the world's biggest mining companies over a northern river say they want Rio Tinto Alcan to dismantle a major dam built 67 years ago.

B.C. introduces Fuel Price Transparency Act to try to prevent price gouging at the pumps

Mon, 11/18/2019 - 13:53

The provincial legislation tabled Monday stems from a months-long gas price inquiry ordered by the NDP government.

U.S. Fed says monetary policy will remain 'non-political' after Trump-Powell meeting

Mon, 11/18/2019 - 12:08

President Donald Trump summoned Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell to the White House on Monday to discuss the economy and interest rates — issues on which Trump has repeatedly attacked the Fed.

Canadian ministers meet with CN Rail, union in effort to avert strike

Mon, 11/18/2019 - 11:58

Canada's Liberal government sent two ministers on Monday to meet with representatives of Canadian National Railway and its largest union, as already hard-hit shippers pleaded for government intervention to avert a strike planned for early on Tuesday.

10 times more land affected by leak from Keystone pipeline than first thought

Mon, 11/18/2019 - 10:29

An oil spill from the Keystone pipeline in eastern North Dakota has affected almost 10 times the amount of land as first reported.

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