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Shareholders recommended to vote against Hudson's Bay Co. takeover

Mon, 12/09/2019 - 06:33

An influential proxy advisory service is recommending shareholders vote against a takeover offer for Hudson's Bay Company (HBC) by a group led by the retailer's executive chairman.

Michigan nears deal to legalize sports, online gambling

Mon, 12/09/2019 - 06:01

The Legislature and Gov. Gretchen Whitmer are closing in on an agreement to legalize sports betting and internet gambling in Michigan, with final votes possible this week.

Canopy Growth names Constellation Brands executive as new CEO

Mon, 12/09/2019 - 05:05

Canopy Growth Corp. has named David Klein, a veteran Constellation Brands executive, as its new chief executive.

Car owner forced to replace engine twice within weeks despite safety recall

Sun, 12/08/2019 - 17:00

A B.C. man is out thousands of dollars after replacing the engine on his SUV twice within weeks. Although a recall was issued months earlier — which affects thousands of Canadian car owners — Hyundai says it doesn’t apply.

Quebec premier heads to California as cap-and-trade under threat

Sun, 12/08/2019 - 14:27

Legault's four-day California mission concludes Wednesday in Sacramento, when he will meet with Gov. Gavin Newsom to discuss their partnership aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions, which is currently threatened by Donald Trump's government.

Holiday scams to watch out for; Prepare to pay more for groceries in 2020: Marketplace consumer cheat sheet

Sun, 12/08/2019 - 06:00

CBC's Marketplace rounds up the consumer and health news you need from the week.

B.C. cannabis shop covers window with photo of frontier Mountie. RCMP wants it removed

Sat, 12/07/2019 - 08:00

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police have asked a new Cranbrook cannabis shop to take down an image of famous Mountie Sam Steele, which covers one of its windows.

Here's how many Canadians get a holiday bonus

Sat, 12/07/2019 - 01:00

From extra cash to holiday parties, 61 per cent of Canadian workers get some sort of reward this time of year, according to a survey conducted for ADP Canada.

Roots cuts sales forecast as it grapples with several challenges

Fri, 12/06/2019 - 12:08

Apparel retailer Roots Corp. downgraded its sales expectations for the current financial year as it grapples with a shortened holiday shopping period and other challenges.

Ottawa accepts Alberta's new $30-per-tonne carbon plan for large emitters in 2020

Fri, 12/06/2019 - 09:48

The federal government will accept the Alberta government's latest plan to price the greenhouse-gas emissions of large industrial facilities at a rate of $30 per tonne in 2020.

Stephen Poloz to step down as Bank of Canada governor at end of term

Fri, 12/06/2019 - 07:22

The Bank of Canada says Stephen Poloz won't seek a second term as governor when his seven years in the job expire next year.

Canada's unemployment rate climbs to 5.9%

Fri, 12/06/2019 - 05:57

The Canadian economy posted its biggest monthly job loss since the financial crisis as the unemployment rate also pushed higher in November, Statistics Canada reported Friday.

Potato prices rising in the wake of poor harvests

Fri, 12/06/2019 - 03:44

Cold, wet fall weather in western North America this fall is already driving up the price of fresh potatoes.

How engineers of the Montreal Massacre generation are changing the world

Fri, 12/06/2019 - 01:00

On Dec. 6, 1989, a gunman fatally shot 14 young women studying to be engineers at Montreal's École Polytechnique. Thirty years later, other women of that generation have made their mark on engineering and the world, from designing aircraft to earthquake-proofing buildings.

Job killer or job creator? Experts predict a climate employment boom: Don Pittis

Fri, 12/06/2019 - 01:00

Critics have warned the economic disruption caused by fighting climate change will lead to massive unemployment, but something different seems to be happening.

Uber received more than 3,000 reports of sexual assaults in U.S. in 2018

Thu, 12/05/2019 - 16:37

Ride-hailing firm Uber Technologies Inc. on Thursday said it had received more than 3,000 reports of sexual assault, including rape, related to its trips in the United States in 2018, at a time when it operated roughly 1.3 billion rides.

Approved oilsands project now awaits pipeline capacity increases: developer

Thu, 12/05/2019 - 11:31

The developer of a 12,000-barrel-per-day thermal oilsands project approved Thursday by the Alberta government says actually going ahead with construction depends largely on when new pipelines can be in service.

Tufts University cuts ties with Purdue Pharma's Sackler family over opioid crisis

Thu, 12/05/2019 - 10:53

Tufts University is cutting ties with the billionaire family that owns OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma, saying it will strip the Sackler name from its campus and accept no further donations amid concerns over the family's role in the opioid crisis.

OPEC nations agree to further oil supply cut

Thu, 12/05/2019 - 09:27

OPEC and allies led by Russia on Thursday agreed to one of the deepest output cuts this decade to prevent oversupply, in a deal that would apply for the first three months of 2020.

Done deal: Calgary taxpayer-funded arena now carved in stone

Thu, 12/05/2019 - 08:55

It's no longer hypothetical. A final deal has been signed to build a new home for the Calgary Flames, with the help of $290 million from city taxpayers.

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