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Tim Hortons franchise owners tell workers to blame Wynne for benefit cuts and to 'not vote Liberal'

cbc news - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 04:00

A staff memo written by a couple of Tim Hortons franchise owners in Whitby, Ont., blames cuts to employee benefits on the Ontario government and its minimum wage hike.

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NEB sets out dispute resolution process for Trans Mountain pipeline

cbc news - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 18:00

The National Energy Board says it has established a process to resolve future permitting issues between the builders of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project and provincial and municipal authorities.

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Apple to release software update to resolve iPhone slowdown: CEO Tim Cook

cbc news - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 17:42

Apple Inc. will release a software update that will allow users to turn off a feature that slows down iPhones when batteries are low on charge, chief executive Tim Cook told ABC News.

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CanniMed postpones shareholder meeting to hold talks with Aurora Cannabis

cbc news - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 12:15

CanniMed Therapeutics Inc. is postponing a key shareholder meeting to give it time to hold talks with Aurora Cannabis Inc. which has made a hostile takeover offer for the company.

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BMO pot financing marks policy shift for Canadian banks

cbc news - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 11:50

The Bank of Montreal's participation in a major financing deal for licensed marijuana producer Canopy Growth marks a big policy shift for Canada's biggest banks, which may be warming up to the cannabis sector.

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18 months an option for mat leave, but be prepared for lower weekly benefits

cbc news - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 11:36

When Ottawa announced changes to EI parental leave benefits last year that will allow new mothers to receive benefits for 18 months, Heather Wilson was initially excited by the possibility of spending more time with her baby, but Wilson and her husband are probably going to stick with the 12-month option.

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Emirates throws Airbus A380 a lifeline with $16B US deal

cbc news - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 11:01

Emirates says it has struck a deal with Airbus to buy 20 of its A380 double-decker jets, with the option to buy 16 more, in a deal worth $16 billion US, just says after Airbus said it would end production of the jet if it couldn't reach an agreement.

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Apple to pay $38B tax bill — but repatriate $245B in foreign profits back to U.S.

cbc news - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 09:58

Apple plans to build a new corporate campus and hire 20,000 U.S. workers in an expansion driven in part by a tax cut that will enable the iPhone maker to bring an estimated $245 billion US back to its home country.

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Toronto makes cut of top 20 cities vying to be Amazon's 2nd headquarters

cbc news - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 09:49

Toronto is the only Canadian city to make the list of the top 20 cities that Amazon is considering for its second headquarters.

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Gloom over debts and NAFTA threats trounced by 'positive surprises': Don Pittis

cbc news - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 05:00

The Bank of Canada's leaders say NAFTA and Canadians' debt keep them awake at night. But they say a string of positive surprises like rising wages and business investment outweigh those risks.

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More Rogers employees come forward, revealing how they say they're coached to upsell you

cbc news - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 05:00

Rogers employees reveal tactics they use to push products and services on customers, or risk losing their jobs.

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Tough to catch and prosecute: How companies get away with price-fixing

cbc news - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 05:00

As the Competition Bureau’s investigation into price-fixing in the Canadian bread industry continues, here’s a look at how price-fixing works and how prevalent it is in Canada.

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Prospect of shale wave looms over resurgent oil prices

cbc news - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 05:00

While oil prices continue their claw back this month, the future of the market remains clouded by the prospect of U.S. shale production returning to stymie the recovery.

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Unifor says it has left Canadian Labour Congress over dispute

cbc news - Wed, 01/17/2018 - 17:30

​Unifor, the largest private sector union in Canada, says it is splitting with the Canadian Labour Congress over disagreements about the rights of workers to choose which union should represent them.

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Home Capital vows to defend itself against short seller's lawsuit

cbc news - Wed, 01/17/2018 - 16:20

Home Capital Group days it vows to defend itself against misrepresentation claims in a $4-million lawsuit filed by a short seller against the alternative lender and three of its former executives.

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Ford skids after disappointing outlook

cbc news - Wed, 01/17/2018 - 13:53

Shares of Ford Motor Co fell almost seven per cent on Wednesday following a disappointing outlook, underscoring that turnaround plans would take years to bear fruit.

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$611M in Sears Canada dividend payments under review by court monitor

cbc news - Wed, 01/17/2018 - 12:57

The court appointed monitor for Sears Canada's insolvency says it is reviewing millions of dollars the company paid in dividends while its pension fund fell short.

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Ottawa to create new ombudsperson to keep tabs on corporate behaviour abroad

cbc news - Wed, 01/17/2018 - 12:40

The Liberal government is creating an independent watchdog to enforce responsible conduct of Canadian companies operating abroad.

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