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Meg Whitman steps down as HP Enterprise CEO

cbc news - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 17:30

Meg Whitman, who became CEO of the former Hewlett-Packard Co. in 2011 and then head of Hewlett Packard Enterprise in 2015, is stepping down.

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Canada 'prepared for the worst' amid squabbles over NAFTA, Freeland says

cbc news - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 16:59

Despite making some progress on "bread and butter" items, Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland said differences remain between Canada and the U.S. on a number of key chapters of North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).

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Shareholders urge TransCanada to back Keystone XL despite risk

cbc news - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 15:15

TransCanada Corp. should push ahead with a $10-billion Keystone XL pipeline expansion after the state of Nebraska on Monday approved a route that would raise the cost of the controversial project, some shareholders said.

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Trudeau government to roll out planned pot regulations

cbc news - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 12:34

Some of the proposed details of the federal government's pot plans will become clearer today when the Health Minister unveils her plans for many cannabis-related regulations.

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Net neutrality 'could be gone for good' after FCC vote to undo Obama-era rule in December

cbc news - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 12:32

The chair of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission has unveiled plans to repeal a landmark 2015 order that barred internet service providers from blocking or slowing down consumer access to web content, and said the regulator will prevent states and cities from adopting similar protections.

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Competition Bureau drops investigation of Loblaws

cbc news - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 11:16

The federal Competition Bureau has dropped a probe into allegations that Loblaws abused its dominant position in the Canadian grocery business by seeking compensation from suppliers when competition cut into its profitability.

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Canadians getting bad advice from the taxman, when they can get through: auditor

cbc news - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 10:59

Canadians are all too often getting a busy signal or a message to hang up and try back later when they try to contact the taxman by telephone, says the federal auditor general's latest report to Parliament.

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Royal Bank deemed 'too big to fail' by global banking watchdog

cbc news - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 10:12

The Royal Bank of Canada has been added to a list of 30 of the world's most systemically important banks.

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Ikea reminds about Malm dresser recall after 8th child dies

cbc news - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 08:58

Ikea relaunched a recall of 29 million chests and dressers Tuesday after the death of an eighth child.

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Top safety rating given to 13 new booster seats, only 1 rated 'not recommended'

cbc news - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 05:00

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety says the vast majority of new booster seats released this year got top marks in terms of safety, and only one brand on the market today should be avoided.

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Keystone XL clears final hurdle only to see more hurdles

cbc news - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 05:00

Regulators say the Keystone XL pipeline can be built be Nebraska, but they've ordered an alternate route, raising the possibility of further delays.

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Bell Media confirms local radio and TV layoffs

cbc news - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 16:56

Bell Media is laying off employees, including prominent on-air personalities, at radio and TV stations across Canada.

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U.S. sues to block AT&T purchase of Time Warner

cbc news - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 16:06

The U.S. Department of Justice sued AT&T Inc. on Monday to block its $85.4 billion US acquisition of Time Warner Inc., saying the deal could raise prices for rivals and pay-TV subscribers.

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Yellen to step down from Federal Reserve board

cbc news - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 14:48

Janet Yellen is submitting her resignation from the Federal Reserve board to President Donald Trump, announcing that she will leave the board when her successor Jerome Powell is sworn in as Fed chairman.

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Loblaws' latest consumer loyalty pitch: $9.99 a month for premium perks

cbc news - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 12:48

Loblaws is launching a fee-based subscription program targeting its existing loyalty program members that sweetens the pot for them in terms of rewards — in exchange for a fee.

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Nebraska to finally decide on Keystone XL today, the last major hurdle

cbc news - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 08:22

Nebraska regulators will announce their decision Monday on whether to approve TransCanada Corp's Keystone XL pipeline route through the state. Watch it here live beginning at 11 a.m. ET.

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