Category: Economy

U.S. wants NAFTA talks to wrap up before year’s end, but is it possible?

Canadian negotiators are open to working on a timeline proposed by the U.S. to complete NAFTA renegotiations before the end of the year, CBC News has learned. A government source…

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Canada open to completing NAFTA talks in short order

Canadian negotiators are open to working on a timeline proposed by the U.S. to complete NAFTA renegotiations before the end of the year, CBC News has learned. A government source…

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$500K hardship fund for former Sears Canada employees approved by judge

A judge has approved a hardship fund for former Sears Canada employees that will come from a pool of money set aside to pay bonuses for key employees.

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Elevated testosterone linked to ‘reckless’ financial trading, study finds

A stock market study conducted by a London, Ont., university has found that participants who were given a topical gel of testosterone made higher bids, thinking they could sell at…

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Bombardier employee in Swedish unit charged with bribery

A Russian employee in the Swedish branch of Canadian plane and train maker Bombardier has been charged with aggravated bribery and faces up to six years in jail and deportation…

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TMX working with Canadian regulators on how to deal with U.S.-linked pot stocks

TMX Group Ltd. is seeking guidance from Canadian securities regulators as it weighs how to deal with marijuana companies listed in Canada with interests in the United States where the…

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Oceanex says cost of ships slowing down for whales is $100K a week

The federal government reduced speeds in the Gulf of St. Lawrence to protect the unusually high number of endangered right whales in the area, following recent deaths.

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Demand eclipses supply for protective glasses for safe solar eclipse viewing

Andy Kahrmann, spokesman for Vancouver-based retailer London Drugs, said the chain sold thousands of pairs and B.C.'s Lower Mainland and Saskatchewan were the first to sell out.

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Calgary’s millennials own more real estate than those elsewhere in Canada, survey suggests

Calgary's millennial generation owns more real estate than millennials anywhere else in Canada, according to a new real estate survey done by Royal Lepage.

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Canada’s annual inflation rate rises to 1.2% in July

Canada's annualized inflation rate in July was 1.2 per cent, up from 1 per cent in June, largely driven by higher prices for shelter and transportation.

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