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Kinder Morgan Canada faces pressure on Trans Mountain in 1st earnings report

cbc news - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 09:40

Kinder Morgan Canada is facing mounting pressure to detail its plans for the Trans Mountain oil pipeline expansion when it releases its first earnings report Wednesday since going public.

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Delayed Tim Hortons order app to launch next week, franchisee says

cbc news - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 05:00

Tim Hortons is set to launch its mobile order-and-pay app on July 27, according to a franchise owner. Franchisees launched a protest in March to block an earlier release of the app.

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Owner of fire-razed Honda Accord wants action after company recall

cbc news - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 17:09

A northern Ontario resident says she shouldn't have to take the financial hit to replace her 2013 Honda Accord after it spontaneously burst into flames.

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Tembec takeover under threat after two largest shareholders oppose deal

cbc news - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 14:08

The takeover of forestry company Tembec appeared under threat after the company's second-largest shareholder said it will vote against the friendly offer by Rayonier Advanced Materials.

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Former telecom exec and lobbyist Ian Scott to be Canada's next CRTC Commissioner

cbc news - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 13:37

Canada will name Ian Scott as head of the commission that regulates the telecom and broadcast industries, a spokesman said on Tuesday, tapping an executive who spent years lobbying the body on behalf of one of the country's biggest telecommunications companies.

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Subway looking to update stores' not-so-fresh look

cbc news - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 13:27

Subway's makeover comes as its sales have fallen for four straight years amid competition from places including Jimmy John's and Firehouse Subs.

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Morneau proposes tax changes to close loopholes for wealthy

cbc news - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 11:46

Finance Minister Bill Morneau is proposing to close loopholes that allow wealthy Canadians to avoid higher tax rates, largely by targeting people who incorporate themselves and then draw income from their businesses while paying lower corporate taxes.

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Siemens to close Ont. wind turbine blade plant, 340 employees affected

cbc news - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 10:35

The closure will affect 340 employees in total and will be conducted in phases throughout 2017.

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Venturing Out with Arlene Dickinson and Jann Arden

cbc news - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 07:00

In this first Venturing Out episode, longtime friends Jann Arden and Arlene Dickinson sit down to compare notes on what it's like to fail and get back up again — and there's no topic off limits.

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Sears Canada to ask Ontario court if it can begin liquidation sales this week

cbc news - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 06:30

Lawyers for Sears Canada will be back in court on Tuesday to ask a Toronto judge if the national retailer can begin liquidation sales as early as Friday.

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Interest rates are going up but will Canadians tone down their borrowing?

cbc news - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 05:00

They say it takes three days to form a habit. So, what does a decade of easy, cheap money do to the behaviour of a whole swath of Canadians who've never known anything else?

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Bitter battle between Big Beer and craft brewers gets uglier

cbc news - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 05:00

Independent brewers say big beer companies are continuing to buy more and more craft breweries and employing tactics that make it difficult for beer drinkers to tell if the suds they're quaffing are local.

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Ontario woman heartbroken after TrapStik wasp trap kills 7 birds

cbc news - Mon, 07/17/2017 - 19:01

An Ontario woman says a product she purchased to kill wasps ended up trapping and killing seven small birds instead.

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Netflix still piling up viewers and big programming bills

cbc news - Mon, 07/17/2017 - 17:06

Netflix is pulling in new viewers and award nominations in droves. But the online video service has a long-term problem: its acclaimed programming line-up is costing far more money than what subscribers pay for it.

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U.S. shale oil output seen up for 8th month: EIA

cbc news - Mon, 07/17/2017 - 15:40

U.S. shale oil production is forecast to rise for the eighth consecutive month, climbing 112,000 barrels per day to 5.585 million bpd in August, the U.S. Energy Department said in a report on Monday.

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Ashley Madison owner to pay up to $11.2M to settle U.S. class action lawsuits

cbc news - Mon, 07/17/2017 - 14:30

The owner of adultery website AshleyMadison.com has agreed to pay $11.2 million US to settle class action lawsuits in the U.S. on behalf of people whose personal information was exposed in a high-profile cybersecurity breach in 2015.

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Trump administration poised to reveal goals for NAFTA talks

cbc news - Mon, 07/17/2017 - 12:20

United States Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer is expected to release today his negotiating objectives ahead of talks to revise the North American Free Trade Agreement next month.

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Trian's Nelson Peltz seeks a seat on board at Procter & Gamble

cbc news - Mon, 07/17/2017 - 11:35

Activist investor Nelson Peltz is attempting to secure a seat on the board at Procter & Gamble, seeking faster changes at the consumer products company.

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