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TORONTO _ Canada’s main stock index continued its fall today as the price for oil fell below US$70 a barrel and continued to drag down the energy sector.
The S&P/TSX…

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TORONTO _ Any Canadian business that collects personal information about residents of the European Union _ whether they’re tourists, students or online customers _ risks maximum fines of $30 million…

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CALGARY _ Finance Minister Bill Morneau is headed west next week with plans to give a speech to a Calgary business audience a day ahead of a deadline set by…

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VANCOUVER _ Shares of Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd. lost as much as a third of their value in early trading after First Quantum Minerals Ltd. walked away from a proposed…

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MONTREAL _ Science Minister Navdeep Bains has announced an investment of more than $26.7 million in space technology that will benefit 33 Canadian companies.
Bains says the new money will…

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VICTORIA _ Former British Columbia premier Mike Harcourt says Canada is about to enter a new gold rush with many dreaming of striking it rich in the marijuana industry.
But…

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Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. is resuming contract talks with its train operators and signalling workers after they overwhelmingly rejected the company’s offer in a vote ordered by the federal government.…

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MONTREAL _ Getting the right information to authorities is paramount in the minutes following a child’s disappearance.
With that in mind, the Montreal-based Missing Children’s Network launched a free app…

The post New app lets parents keep kids’ pertinent information at their fingertips appeared first on Canadian Business - Your Source For Business News.

WASHINGTON _ The United States has asked the World Trade Organization to establish a dispute settlement panel over what it says are unfair regulations on the sale of wine in…

The post U.S. goes to World Trade Organization over B.C. only wine policies appeared first on Canadian Business - Your Source For Business News.

MONTREAL _ CAE Inc. shares hit an all-time high Friday after the company reported better-than-expected quarterly earnings.
The company’s shares reached an inter-day high of $27.10. They later hovered around…

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OTTAWA _ Business law experts say it’s difficult, if not impossible, to fence off a company’s potentially sensitive data and other intellectual property when it’s the target of a takeover…

The post Chinese led firm would’ve acquired Aecon’s historical data in deal: experts appeared first on Canadian Business - Your Source For Business News.

Starbucks is changing the rules of who’s allowed in its stores, but placating one group of critics often means provoking another

The post Starbucks is trying to please everyone, and it’s not going to work appeared first on Canadian Business - Your Source For Business News.

The price of gold soared nearly $15 an ounce and major stock indices dipped Thursday after United States President Donald Trump said he is cancelling a planned meeting with North…

The post Gold soars, major indices fall after U.S., North Korea talks cancelled appeared first on Canadian Business - Your Source For Business News.

TORONTO _ Kbre Hamilton has long worked as a model and a tavern server, but five years ago when he snagged a dresser at a garage sale and gave it…

The post Entrepreneurs eye big bucks by selling products exclusively on social media appeared first on Canadian Business - Your Source For Business News.

TORONTO _ TD Bank posted a more than 17 per cent increase in net income in the second quarter compared with a year earlier, blowing past market expectations.
The Toronto-based…

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TORONTO _ Facebook says users in Canada and other countries will soon be getting a new type of privacy alert similar to one it first rolled out in the European…

The post Facebook to bring out more privacy features to show what users are revealing appeared first on Canadian Business - Your Source For Business News.

TORONTO _ Royal Bank of Canada’s second-quarter profit surpassed market expectations with a more than nine per cent jump compared with a year ago, on strong results across its divisions…

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MONTREAL _ Canadian National Railway Co. says it plans to acquire 1,000 new grain hopper cars that will allow it to phase out older, lower-capacity cars over the next two…

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HALIFAX _ The vast majority of Canadians believe genetically modified foods should have to be labelled at the grocery store, according to a new study, which a researcher says shows…

The post Canadians confused about GM foods, support mandatory labelling: study appeared first on Canadian Business - Your Source For Business News.

VANCOUVER _ Metro Vancouver’s transit authority is pressing pause on a promotional campaign featuring Morgan Freeman following a report detailing allegations of misconduct against the actor.
TransLink says in a…

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OTTAWA _ Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is suggesting his government blocked a Chinese takeover of a Toronto-based construction firm to ensure Canadian control of a key industrial sector.
The Liberal…

The post PM stresses Canadian sovereignty, key services after Aecon deal nixed appeared first on Canadian Business - Your Source For Business News.

MONTREAL _ The federal government’s decision to block the proposed $1.5-billion takeover of Aecon Group Inc. by a Chinese state-owned company signals Canada’s infrastructure sector has joined the oilsands, defence…

The post Aecon decision suggests infrastructure deals to face deep security reviews: expert appeared first on Canadian Business - Your Source For Business News.

TORONTO _ Two of Canada’s biggest banks reported second-quarter earnings Thursday that benefited from bigger profit margins on the back of rising interest rates, though the bump could be less…

The post TD, RBC second quarter profit bump helped by rising rates, macro environment appeared first on Canadian Business - Your Source For Business News.

TORONTO _ Bell Media says it eliminated a number of jobs in Toronto after deciding not to renew two programs.
Spokesman Scott Henderson says in an email the company cancelled…

The post Bell Media cancels two shows, lays off workers, citing financial pressure appeared first on Canadian Business - Your Source For Business News.

Toronto parking regulations that have prompted Car2Go to suspend its operations in Canada’s biggest city by the end of the month send a “chilling signal” to car-sharing services eyeing or…

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said he plans to tell U.S. President Donald Trump that his threat to slap tariffs of up to 25 per cent on vehicle imports would have…

The post Trudeau to Trump: Auto import tariffs would hit U.S. economy just as hard appeared first on Canadian Business - Your Source For Business News.

OTTAWA _ The new chief executive of the federal infrastructure agency says it could be well into 2019 before it will be ready to announce its first investment.
The Trudeau…

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TORONTO – Canada’s main stock index dipped into the red as its energy sector dragged down by the price of oil.
The S&P/TSX composite index fell 10.99 points to 16,133.80.…

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NEW YORK _ Why are we checking Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, then Facebook again when we just wanted to check the weather?
Turns out, smartphone addiction is by design. Think of…

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PHOENIX _ Uber is ending its operation of self-driving cars in Arizona more than two months after a woman was struck and killed by one of its vehicles.
The company…

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CALGARY _ With just over a week remaining until the May 31 deadline set for abandoning its Trans Mountain pipeline expansion, no suitors have publicly emerged to step into builder…

The post No suitors emerge for pipeline project stake as Kinder Morgan deadline looms appeared first on Canadian Business - Your Source For Business News.

TORONTO _ Tim Hortons has seen its ranking take a hit in another study tracking Canada’s most reputable companies.
Research firm Reputation Institute says the company has fallen to 67th…

The post Tim Hortons falls to 67th in reputation rankings by Reputation Institute appeared first on Canadian Business - Your Source For Business News.

TORONTO _ The Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce anticipates it will issue half as many new mortgages in the latter part of the year as it did in the same…

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MONTREAL _ CN Rail says its 1,800 locomotive engineers in Canada have ratified a new five-year collective agreement.
The Montreal-based railway says the contract with the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference…

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OTTAWA _ NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh says he now opposes expanding the Trans Mountain pipeline _ but he insists it has nothing to do with the fact a House of…

The post Singh says No to Trans Mountain, maybe to running in B.C. byelection appeared first on Canadian Business - Your Source For Business News.

VICTORIA _ A new scientific study says more needs to be known about the impact on oyster farms of microplastic pollution that has been found in waters off Vancouver Island.…

The post Research needed on impact of microplastics on B.C. shellfish appeared first on Canadian Business - Your Source For Business News.

TORONTO _ The Canadian subsidiary of U.S.-based oil giant Chevron Corp. cannot be held liable for a US$9.5-billion award a court in Ecuador ordered against the parent company in favour…

The post Ecuadorian Villagers lose fight to have Chevron Canada pay US$9.5 billion appeared first on Canadian Business - Your Source For Business News.

YELLOWKNIFE _ Alberta has refused to endorse the official statement stemming from the western premiers meeting in Yellowknife because it didn’t include support for the Trans Mountain pipeline.
The final…

The post Alberta refuses to sign statement at contentious western premiers meeting appeared first on Canadian Business - Your Source For Business News.

HALIFAX _ It’s among Atlantic Canada’s largest industrial sites _ a massive former wind tower manufacturing plant developed with $56 million in provincial funding.
But with the clock ticking on…

The post Future of massive Nova Scotia wind tower plant remains a mystery appeared first on Canadian Business - Your Source For Business News.

TORONTO – The Toronto Stock Exchange closed in the red, snapping an 11-day streak of gains.
The S&P/TSX composite index shed 17.52 points to close at 16,144.79, dragged down by…

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