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Rising old age security spending dampened by CPP increases: report

A mandatory review of the country's largest seniors benefit program is predicting all-time highs in spending over the coming years with waves of baby boomer retirements — spending levels that…

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CGI Group moves to expand in northern Europe with takeover of Affecto

Canada's largest publicly traded IT services business is moving to expand its presence in Europe through the acquisition of Affecto PLC in a friendly deal that would add about 1,000…

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Big banks set to reveal profits this week against the backdrop of improving economy

Canada's biggest banks could deliver another profitable season for investors as third-quarter results starting to roll in this week are expected to get a boost from the strengthening economy.

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BHP Billiton puts brakes on Jansen potash mine

BHP Billiton won't be asking its board to build the Jansen potash project any time soon.

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Retail sales inch higher to $49B in June

Canadian retailers reported higher sales for the fourth straight month in June, as just about everything except cars, car parts and gasoline stations saw higher sales.

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Trump is the elephant in the room at NAFTA talks: Don Pittis

Where are Mexican cars really made? Rules of origin are messy and complicated. But the U.S. wants a bigger share for itself.

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Johnson & Johnson ordered to pay $417M in trial over talc cancer risks

A California jury on Monday ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay $417 million US to a woman who claimed she developed ovarian cancer after using the company's talc-based products.

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Average Canadian mortgage nears $200K, up 5% in a year

Canadians owe more than ever before on their mortgages, but fewer borrowers are falling behind on their payments.

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Stop the presses: Globe and Mail ends print edition in Maritimes

The Globe and Mail will stop delivering its print edition to the Maritimes, the newspaper said Monday.

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Home Capital class-action lawsuit settlement approved by Ont. court

An Ontario court has approved the settlement of a $29.5 million class-action lawsuit by investors against alternative mortgage lender Home Capital Group Inc.

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