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DEARBORN, Mich. — Contract talks between the United Auto Workers and Detroit’s three automakers kicked off with the union president departing from the traditionally friendly tone by telling Ford executives…

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OTTAWA — A parliamentary committee is grappling with the consequences of a major data breach at Desjardins Group.
The breach, revealed in June, affected roughly 2.7 million people and 173,000…

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NEW YORK — Amazon’s Prime Day is coming with a wave of deals — and protests.
The company’s fifth annual Prime Day now stretches two days, Monday and Tuesday, invented…

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Transport Minister Marc Garneau said he was "surprised" and "disappointed" by legal action from Canadian airlines to quash new rules to beef up compensation for passengers subjected to delayed flights and damaged luggage.

The post Garneau ‘disappointed’ in airlines’ move against new passenger bill of rights appeared first on Canadian Business - Your Source For Business News.

NEW YORK — U.S. stocks were modestly higher in afternoon trading on Friday, as declines in health care stocks were offset by gains in technology, consumer discretionary and industrial company…

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NEW YORK — Volkswagen will invest $2.6 billion into a Pittsburgh autonomous vehicle company that’s mostly owned by Ford as the automakers who were once rivals deepen their partnership to…

The post VW, Ford team up to make autonomous, electric vehicles appeared first on Canadian Business - Your Source For Business News.

An Alberta-based company has been granted permission to try to harness electricity from the powerful tides of the Bay of Fundy.

The post N.S. approves new attempt to harness Bay of Fundy’s powerful tides appeared first on Canadian Business - Your Source For Business News.

CannTrust Holdings Inc.’s move to voluntarily halt all sales and shipments of its cannabis products amid Heath Canada’s investigation into illegal cultivation at one of the company’s facilities has further…

The post CannTrust halts sales amid Health Canada probe, sending stock down lower appeared first on Canadian Business - Your Source For Business News.

TORONTO — The CEO of Canada’s fourth-largest publicly traded cable and internet company said Thursday that there’s still room to introduce “reasonable” price increases despite competition from other technologies.
A …

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OTTAWA — Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland is seeking to distance the Trudeau government from its former ambassador to China, a day after he said he has warned Chinese officials…

The post Freeland calls ex-envoy’s advice to China about election ‘highly inappropriate’ appeared first on Canadian Business - Your Source For Business News.

WASHINGTON — After two setbacks this week, President Donald Trump is now focusing his drive to curb drug costs on congressional efforts aimed at helping people on Medicare and younger…

The post Setbacks for Trump’s drive to lower prescription drug costs appeared first on Canadian Business - Your Source For Business News.

With regulatory approval, the world’s first ever commercial flight of an electric plane with paying customers could happen in 2021

The post Harbour Air: The airline on the path to an all-electric, zero-emission fleet appeared first on Canadian Business - Your Source For Business News.

NEW YORK — Danica Lause manufactured knitted hats in China for four years and struggled the whole time.
“I was unable to achieve the level of quality control our brand…

The post Businesses find problems, pitfalls in making goods overseas appeared first on Canadian Business - Your Source For Business News.

CALGARY — Mid-sized Alberta oil and gas producers say their share prices have fallen so low that investors are starting to worry their rising dividend yields are becoming unsustainable.
CEO…

The post High dividend yields as shares slide spooking investors, say oil and gas CEOs appeared first on Canadian Business - Your Source For Business News.

The federal Liberals and Ontario Tories are blaming each other for the impending loss of 550 jobs at Bombardier's railway car plant in Thunder Bay, Ont., as the transportation giant's Canadian rail footprint continues to shrink.

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WASHINGTON — A White House initiative spearheaded by Ivanka Trump to help women in developing countries get ahead economically announced its first batch of grants on Wednesday: $27 million for…

The post Ivanka Trump’s women’s initiative announces $27M in grants appeared first on Canadian Business - Your Source For Business News.

CALGARY — Canada’s largest oil producers are calling on the Alberta government to reward companies that commit to adding crude-by-rail capacity by easing their oil curtailment levels.
The proposal would…

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Bank of Canada governor Stephen Poloz will share his latest take on the economy Wednesday in an update that's expected to signal more patience on the key interest rate.

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CannTrust Holdings Inc.’s Danish partner has quarantined a batch of products received from the licensed producer in connection with Health Canada’s recent discovery of illegal growing operations at its Ontario…

The post CannTrust’s Danish partner quarantines pot products linked to illegal growing appeared first on Canadian Business - Your Source For Business News.

TOKYO — Japan said Tuesday it does not plan to retract or renegotiate its stricter controls on high-tech exports to South Korea, a day after the South Korean president urged…

The post Japan says it won’t discuss or retract SKorea export rules appeared first on Canadian Business - Your Source For Business News.

CannTrust Holdings Inc. warned of product shortages Monday after Health Canada flagged its Niagara-area greenhouse for growing cannabis in rooms not licensed by the regulator.

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NEW YORK — Connecticut has joined the small and slow-growing group of states that give employees paid leave to care for sick relatives or deal with their own medical conditions.…

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BERLIN — The radical and painful restructuring of Germany’s Deutsche Bank, which is cutting 18,000 jobs, is the end of a long, failed attempt to compete with the global investment…

The post Deutsche Bank cuts mark end to failed bid for global scale appeared first on Canadian Business - Your Source For Business News.

Megan Rapinoe, the lavender-haired icon of women’s soccer, maintains that green is the key to her sport’s sustainability.
“For me, it’s about the Benjis,” she said.
Women’s soccer engages the…

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From Uber to Upwork, Canada's sharing economy is thriving - but can the same be said for the employees and their work conditions?

The post Who shares the risk in the sharing economy? appeared first on Canadian Business - Your Source For Business News.

LONDON — The U.K. competition watchdog on Friday launched an investigation into Amazon’s purchase of a large stake in food delivery service Deliveroo, a move that suggests authorities are taking…

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OTTAWA — Canada’s economy delivered its strongest six-month stretch of job creation to start a year since 2002, even though June’s employment numbers came in flat.
Over the first half…

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OTTAWA — Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer is urging Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to step up inspections on all products from China and to consider slapping tariffs on imports from the…

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Canadian airlines are among hundreds of carriers asking the Federal Court of Appeal to quash new rules that beef up compensation for passengers subjected to delayed flights and damaged luggage.

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CANBERRA, Australia — Australia’s Parliament on Thursday delivered the reelected government’s promise to provide 158 billion Australian dollars ($110 billion) in personal income tax cuts over a decade to boost…

The post Australian Senate passes $110 billion tax cuts over decade appeared first on Canadian Business - Your Source For Business News.

Ontario's information and privacy commissioner is calling on the provincial government to review and modernize its privacy laws to prepare for the "risks inherent" with smart cities.

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A Nova Scotia utility’s destruction of a migratory bird nest while clearing trees is again raising questions about the precautions industry should take in the province’s forests during nesting seasons.…

The post N.S. utility destroys nest of migratory bird while clearing trees appeared first on Canadian Business - Your Source For Business News.

LONDON — Global stock markets traded in narrow ranges on Thursday, a day after major U.S. indexes hit record highs in a pre-Independence Day rally amid ongoing hopes over an…

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LAS VEGAS — The father of a young woman killed in the 2017 Las Vegas massacre said Wednesday his family is blaming gun manufacturers for their daughter’s death.
“Someone murdered…

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Boeing said Wednesday that it will provide an “initial investment” of $100 million over several years to help families and communities affected by two crashes of its 737 Max plane…

The post Boeing to pay $100 million to crash families, communities appeared first on Canadian Business - Your Source For Business News.

SASKATOON — Thirty-four maintenance workers have been trapped about a kilometre underground at Nutrien Ltd.’s Cory potash mine in Saskatchewan since Tuesday afternoon.
Company spokesman Will Tigley said Wednesday a…

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Group Mach said Wednesday it is no longer in the running to buy Transat A.T., stating the tour operator chose to ignore its proposal even though it featured a higher price than Air Canada's offer.

The post Quebec developer Group Mach out of running to buy Transat, rattling shareholders appeared first on Canadian Business - Your Source For Business News.

Genworth Financial Inc. said it has "no choice" but to consider the sale of its Canadian arm due to a "lack of transparent feedback or guidance" from regulators regarding Ottawa's review of the U.S. company's pending takeover by China Oceanwide Holdings Group Co. Ltd.  

The post Genworth mulls sale of Canadian arm, criticizes Ottawa for delayed merger review appeared first on Canadian Business - Your Source For Business News.

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Can the congressman who took on an entrenched machine politician in Rhode Island also stand up to Big Tech?
David Cicilline, the Rhode Island Democrat now leading…

The post Meet Big Tech’s new foe – a congressman who fought City Hall appeared first on Canadian Business - Your Source For Business News.

WINNIPEG — Canadian National Railway says it is on track to move record quantities of western Canadian grain after a strong June.
The country’s largest railway says it transported more…

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