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BRUSSELS — As British Prime Minister Theresa May announced her departure with a Brexit plan nowhere near success, European Union leaders offered kind words. But it was quite another matter…

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ST. JOHN’S, N.L. — A slow and steady approach to rebuilding the northern cod stock could see employment in the crucial fishery skyrocket in just over a decade, according to…

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TORONTO — Apple Inc. confirms that previously announced software that enables its latest smartwatch to perform electro-cardiograms has received Canadian approval but declines to predict when it will be available…

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The few women who are CEOs of the largest U.S. companies typically make more money than their male counterparts but aren’t close to the top of the leaderboard for pay…

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There's plenty of opportunity for career advancement—and make a difference in patients' lives

The post Why Nurse Practitioner is Canada’s Best Job in 2019 appeared first on Canadian Business - Your Source For Business News.

TORONTO — Ontario’s fiscal watchdog says program spending under the Progressive Conservatives will drop to its lowest level in 30 years as the government tries to eliminate the deficit.
The…

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NEW YORK — Meloney Perry once worked at a traditional big law firm with a formal, corporate atmosphere, and knew she wanted a different culture at her own firm.
“I…

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CALGARY — The CEO of Encana Corp. says Western Canada’s Montney oil and gas region would be two to four times more productive if it was in the United States…

The post Encana CEO says Canadian oilfield would produce more if regulated in the U.S. appeared first on Canadian Business - Your Source For Business News.

WASHINGTON — With negotiations on hold and tariffs piling up, the United States and China appear to be bracing for a prolonged standoff over trade.
Beijing is airing Korean War…

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TORONTO — Federal Innovation Minister Navdeep Bains unveiled a wide review of privacy laws Tuesday in what he said was an effort to build trust in a digital world.
Bains…

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Canada should hold off on changes to make homebuying more affordable but should speed up efforts to reduce trade barriers within its borders, advises the International Monetary Fund.
The organization…

The post IMF urges Canada to stay course on housing, speed up internal trade revisions appeared first on Canadian Business - Your Source For Business News.

General Motors will continue to operate its Maven car-sharing service in Toronto despite plans to pull out of eight North American markets, including New York City and Chicago.

The post GM Canada to keep Maven car-sharing in Toronto as number of U.S. cities reduced appeared first on Canadian Business - Your Source For Business News.

SEPT-ILES, Que. — American tariffs on Canadian aluminum cut into profits but didn’t slow production or hurt employment, says the CEO of the Quebec company whose plant Prime Minister Justin…

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TORONTO — The lifting of U.S. tariffs on imported steel and aluminum from Canada is receiving a positive but guarded welcome from industry.
The lifting of the tariffs — to…

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WASHINGTON — Bogged down in a sprawling trade dispute with U.S. rival China, President Donald Trump took steps Friday to ease tensions with America’s allies — lifting import taxes on…

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Consumers will likely see little change in their travel choices or ticket prices if Air Canada buys Transat AT Inc., industry observers said Friday.
They added it’s unlikely another bidder…

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With McDonald's announcing plans to hire more older employees, will other companies follow?

The post How companies can adjust to avoid a ‘boomer bust’ appeared first on Canadian Business - Your Source For Business News.

NEW YORK — Walmart warned on Thursday that higher tariffs on imports from China will mean higher prices.
The comments came after the nation’s largest retailer reported its best sale…

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TORONTO — As warmer weather makes its way across the country, many licensed cannabis producers are still waiting for the green light from Ottawa to start an outdoor crop —…

The post Time running out for firms to grow pot outdoors as they await licenses appeared first on Canadian Business - Your Source For Business News.

Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer pledged Thursday to pursue a coast-to-coast energy corridor, achieve Canadian oil independence by 2030 and adjust mortgage-lending rules with the aim of making home-buying more affordable.

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The Trump administration’s newly announced plan to restrict exports to Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei for national security reasons doesn’t just up the ante in the China trade war.
It could…

The post US economic sanctions on Huawei could backfire appeared first on Canadian Business - Your Source For Business News.

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Saudi Araba said drones attacked one of its oil pipelines as other assaults targeted energy infrastructure elsewhere in the kingdom on Tuesday, shortly after Yemen’s…

The post Saudi Arabia says its oil infrastructure attacked by drones appeared first on Canadian Business - Your Source For Business News.

BERLIN — German Chancellor Angela Merkel indicated Tuesday that she would like to join other European countries in aiming to eliminate virtually all greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, but stressed…

The post Germany’s Merkel edges closer to Macron on 2050 climate plan appeared first on Canadian Business - Your Source For Business News.

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Deepening a trade battle and sending financial markets spinning, China announced Monday it was raising tariffs on $60 billion of U.S. goods in retaliation for the latest hike in U.S. tariffs on its exports.

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SAN FRANCISCO — Facebook is raising how much it pays U.S. contractors who do some of its most taxing work, including watching violent and other objectionable material for possible removal.…

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HALIFAX — After three months of investigating, the accounting firm trying to recover more than $200 million in cash and cryptocurrency owed to users of the now-defunct QuadrigaCX trading platform…

The post Investigation of QuadrigaCX cryptocurrency debacle turns up just $28 million appeared first on Canadian Business - Your Source For Business News.

Under the agreement announced Monday, Onex will pay $31 per share for WestJet, which will continue to operate as a privately held company.

The post Onex signs agreement to buy WestJet in deal valued at $5B, including debt appeared first on Canadian Business - Your Source For Business News.

WASHINGTON — Trade talks between the U.S. and China broke up Friday with no apparent agreement, and President Donald Trump asserted that there was “no need to rush” to get…

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Kelsey’s Original Roadhouse will launch a plant-based burger from a Canadian manufacturer next month as its parent company Recipe Unlimited Corp. looks to capitalize on the alternative protein trend.
“There’s…

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OTTAWA — China is detaining two Canadians in harsh conditions and U.S. lawmakers won’t rest until they are freed, says a powerful Republican senator.
The full-throated American support for Canadian…

The post Trump U.S. Senate ally says Kovrig, Spavor face ‘harsh’ treatment in China appeared first on Canadian Business - Your Source For Business News.

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s budget plan would produce significantly larger budget deficits than promised when it was released in March, mostly because its estimates of economic growth are too…

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CALGARY — Fears of another Alberta oil price crisis are ebbing thanks to the government’s production curtailment program  and improving crude-by-rail profitability, says the president of oilsands producer Canadian Natural…

The post Canadian Natural optimism up on oil curtailments, crude-by-rail rebound appeared first on Canadian Business - Your Source For Business News.

TORONTO — The Globe and Mail has offered its employees a voluntary severance program in an effort to cut costs.
Globe employees were told Wednesday that the newspaper is looking…

The post Globe and Mail offers voluntary buyouts in effort to save $10M annually appeared first on Canadian Business - Your Source For Business News.

MONTREAL — The head of Quebecor Inc. says he is exploring a possible acquisition of Montreal-based tour operator Transat A.T., but another prospective buyer is already a step ahead.
Chief…

The post Quebecor CEO mulls Transat acquisition, company doubles quarterly dividend appeared first on Canadian Business - Your Source For Business News.

When five twentysomethings founded D2L, technology was everywhere—except the classroom. So they decided to reboot the education system.

The post How software company D2L revolutionized the way classrooms function appeared first on Canadian Business - Your Source For Business News.

TORONTO — Barrick Gold Corp. reported a lower profit for its first quarter since it completed a merger with Rangold Resources Ltd. and said it has made “rapid progress” on…

The post Barrick Gold reports first-quarter profit down from year ago, revenue up appeared first on Canadian Business - Your Source For Business News.

Unifor and GM Canada said the transition will cost $170 million and save 300 of the 2,600 union jobs at the plant, with the potential to grow and attract more jobs as the facility attracts new customers.

The post GM, Unifor announce investment in Oshawa plant that will save 300 jobs appeared first on Canadian Business - Your Source For Business News.

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