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Hudson's Bay posts $152-million quarterly net loss

cbc news - Wed, 04/05/2017 - 12:19

Hudson's Bay Co. says it's focused on cutting costs as it faces a challenging retail environment in Canada and abroad, but hasn't completely shut the door on buying up more banners.

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Nivea pulls controversial 'White is purity' ad after complaints

cbc news - Wed, 04/05/2017 - 10:49

Nivea has retracted and apologized for an advertising campaign in the Middle East that many people said was racist and had been co-opted by white supremacists online.

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Shocking claims: Four outrageous income tax deductions

cbc news - Wed, 04/05/2017 - 10:26

​For most Canadians, income tax season is an opportunity to think outside the box and test the limits of what can be claimed. Take a look at some of the more daring tax claims Canadians have made over the years.

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Toronto-area home prices jump 33% in a year

cbc news - Wed, 04/05/2017 - 07:51

The Toronto area saw real estate prices soar again last month, with the average jumping 33.2 per cent from the same time last year.

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NHL says Olympics are out — but is the latest move just a 'time out' on talks?

cbc news - Wed, 04/05/2017 - 05:00

The NHL has closed the door to allowing its players to compete in the Olympics. But, with much at stake for all sides, not everyone agrees that fans won't be seeing NHL players on the ice in Pyeongchang in 2018.

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Former workers aren't flocking back to the oilpatch

cbc news - Wed, 04/05/2017 - 05:00

After a lengthy downturn, some workers lack faith in the industry and are reluctant to return to it. Many have left Alberta to go back to their home provinces, while others have found new opportunities.

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Loblaw is covering medical marijuana for workers. Will other employers follow?

cbc news - Wed, 04/05/2017 - 05:00

Loblaw Companies has started covering medical marijuana for 45,000 employees through their health benefits plans. As the federal government charges towards legalization, Loblaw's move hints at a possible future trend in Canadian insurance benefits.

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Kendall's Pepsi ad with police, protesters may not be choice of online generation

cbc news - Tue, 04/04/2017 - 23:05

Model and Kardashian clan member Kendall Jenner's turn as a Pepsi-wielding protester has some on social media decrying the imagery as appropriation of the Black Lives Matter movement.

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Shoe chain Payless files for bankruptcy protection

cbc news - Tue, 04/04/2017 - 21:07

Shoe chain Payless ShoeSource has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, becoming the latest retailer to succumb to increasing competition from online rivals like Amazon.

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More advertisers ditch Fox's O'Reilly show following sexual harassment allegations

cbc news - Tue, 04/04/2017 - 20:11

Bill O'Reilly's top-rated Fox News show may be starting to feel a financial sting after allegations that he sexually harassed several women.

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The NHL's beef with the Olympics, explained

cbc news - Tue, 04/04/2017 - 13:36

Following Monday's announcement by the NHL indicating it will not participate in the 2018 Winter Games, here are answers to some key questions about the league's dispute with the International Olympic Committee.

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Tesla passes Ford, closing in on GM for title of most valuable U.S. car company

cbc news - Tue, 04/04/2017 - 11:59

After passing Ford on Monday, Tesla Motors took aim at GM's status as the most valuable car company in the U.S. on Tuesday.

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Trump holds more talks with U.S. business leaders

cbc news - Tue, 04/04/2017 - 11:33

President Donald Trump is holding a town hall meeting with about 50 business leaders on Tuesday at the White House to talk about ways of improving the business climate.

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Want to fix Toronto's housing crisis? Get rid of rent control, CIBC says

cbc news - Tue, 04/04/2017 - 10:30

Rent control policies implemented more than 20 years ago aimed at helping low-income Ontarians get affordable housing are having the opposite effect now, making accommodation even more unattainable, an economist with the CIBC argues in a new report Tuesday.

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