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Alberta's oil production cut weighs on economic forecasts for province

7 hours 3 min ago

The Conference Board of Canada and Scotiabank Economics have both ratcheted back economic growth forecasts for the province in light of the government's decision to impose oil output cuts.

New food guide set to challenge prominence of meat, dairy industries

7 hours 37 min ago

Health Canada unveiled a radically new food guide Tuesday that eliminates food groups, encourages plant-based foods over meat and dairy products, and is likely to force changes across the country's agricultural industry.

James Dyson backed Brexit, but the vacuum company that bears his name is leaving Britain

10 hours 26 min ago

The company that bears the name of one of the biggest Brexit backers in corporate Britain is moving to Singapore just as the United Kingdom is getting set to do what he urged Britons to do.

Belinda Stronach countersues father Frank as family legal feud continues

11 hours 3 min ago

Belinda Stronach has countersued her father for millions of dollars in a statement of defence that alleges he lost vast sums of money on pet projects.

Pompeo tells World Economic Forum he's 'optimistic' over China trade talks

13 hours 3 min ago

U.S. Secretary of State Michael Pompeo says he's "optimistic" that there will be a "good outcome" in upcoming trade discussions with China in Washington.

Enbridge pipeline explosion sends fireball into Ohio sky

13 hours 39 min ago

There were reports of flames shooting up 25 to 60 metres, says an emergency management director for Noble County, Ohio.

Canada's wholesale and manufacturing sales fell slightly in November: StatsCan

13 hours 56 min ago

Statistics Canada said Tuesday wholesale trade fell 1 per cent in November to $63.0 billion, more than offsetting the 0.7 per cent increase in October, but economists say the dip is a 'temporary shock' in response to Alberta oil production cuts.

Dollarama launches online shopping — but delivery will cost a few dollars

14 hours 19 min ago

Dollarama will soon allow customers to buy more than 1,000 of its products in bulk online and have them delivered for a fee.

What did Canadian mining executives know about possible human rights violations in Eritrea?

20 hours 43 min ago

Executives at Nevsun Resources repeatedly denied direct knowledge of human rights violations at their site in Eritrea, but company documents filed in court and reviewed by CBC’s The Fifth Estate show executives at the highest level appear to have been informed of issues of forced labour and other possible human rights violations at the mine a decade ago.

Economists cool to Doug Ford's warning of 'carbon tax recession'

20 hours 44 min ago

Ontario Premier Doug Ford is warning that the federal government's carbon tax risks triggering a recession, but it's hard to find economists eager to back up his claim.

Deciem founder Brandon Truaxe dead at 40

Mon, 01/21/2019 - 12:49

Brandon Truaxe, the founder of Canadian skin care company Deciem, has died.

Barrick explores sale of Zambian copper mine as government mulls more taxes

Mon, 01/21/2019 - 11:28

Barrick Gold Corp. says it's exploring all options including the possible sale of its Lumwana mine in Zambia as the government considers increased taxes.

46% of Canadians $200 or less away from financial insolvency: poll

Mon, 01/21/2019 - 10:07

A new survey says the number of Canadians who are a few hundred dollars away from financial insolvency at month-end is up from the previous quarter, as interest rates rise.

Doug Ford says Trudeau's carbon tax will cause recession

Mon, 01/21/2019 - 09:44

The premier of Ontario says a federal carbon tax will plunge the country into recession.

EU regulator who fined Google, ordered Amazon to pay taxes, plans tighter scrutiny for tech sector

Mon, 01/21/2019 - 09:28

Silicon Valley's notorious nemesis, Margrethe Vestager, plans to end her term as the European Union's antitrust enforcer this year with a bang, laying out a long-term plan to intensify scrutiny of the world's big tech companies.

IMF cuts forecast for 2019 growth in Canada, world

Mon, 01/21/2019 - 08:44

The International Monetary Fund has cut its forecast for world economic growth this year, citing heightened trade tensions and rising U.S. interest rates. It's estimate for Canadian growth is 1.9 per cent, better than the Bank of Canada's predicted.

Halifax man with business dealings in Syria now under EU sanctions

Mon, 01/21/2019 - 08:11

A Halifax man who was the first person charged with violating Canada's economic sanctions against Syria is now accused of violating the European Union's as well.

'They broke my car': VW owner unhappy about emissions 'fix'

Mon, 01/21/2019 - 02:00

What is being billed as an emissions "fix" for affected Volkswagens has created new issues, according to owners of vehicles who say they lag at acceleration and then surge forward, causing safety concerns even after a class action lawsuit was settled.

Nuclear fusion, a disruptive power source for crowded cities: Don Pittis

Mon, 01/21/2019 - 01:00

Holy grail of power generation, commercial nuclear fusion could be "a decade away" creating a new disruption not just for fossil fuels but for traditional carbon free energy systems.

TD Bank should have seen 'red flags' as senior lost $732K in romance scam, son says

Sun, 01/20/2019 - 17:00

The son of an Ontario senior who drained his life savings and racked up massive debt in a matter of a few months says TD Bank didn't do enough to stop his father from being victimized in an online romance scam. The bank says staff asked the necessary questions and followed "rigorous processes."

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