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Liberal government to boost Canada child benefit payments: sources

6 hours 40 min ago

The federal government will announce plans to boost payments made to families under the Canada child benefit program on Tuesday, CBC News has learned.

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Bombardier manager goes to jail for defrauding company to fund lavish lifestyle

7 hours 42 min ago

A former manager of Bombardier Inc.'s railway division in Britain was sentenced Monday to six years in prison for defrauding the firm of about $1.15 million which he used to fund a lavish lifestyle.

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Marijuana company Aphria met with TSX about guidance regarding U.S. business

10 hours 19 min ago

Marijuana producer Aphria Inc. says it met with the Toronto Stock Exchange last week to discuss the exchange's recent guidance that pot firms with U.S. exposure could face delisting.

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Amazon says it received 238 bids for its second headquarters, HQ2

11 hours 16 min ago

Amazon said Monday that it received 238 proposals from cities and regions in the United States, Canada and Mexico hoping to be the home of the company's second headquarters.

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As Bank of Canada ponders another rate hike, survey suggests many are really feeling the last ones

12 hours 28 min ago

As the Bank of Canada prepares to announce its latest decision on interest rates, a new survey suggests a growing number of Canadians think they would be in financial trouble if rates go up again.

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HBC minority shareholder calls for special meeting to replace board of directors

12 hours 51 min ago

A U.S. investment firm is calling for the removal of the current board of directors at Hudson's Bay Co., and taking particular aim at its executive chairman.

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Online travel agency TRVL shuts down in Ontario

14 hours 28 min ago

A new website that lets travellers bypass travel agents and pocket commissions has ceased operations in Ontario after the province's travel regulator claimed the site violates provincial laws.

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Canadian interest rates must be just right for a Goldilocks economy: Don Pittis

18 hours 44 min ago

Canada's economy is not too hot and not too cold, which means the Bank of Canada is unlikely to adjust the temperature with an interest rate hike this week.

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'They have access to your entire identity': TD Bank insider blows whistle on work being moved to India

18 hours 44 min ago

A TD Bank employee is speaking out because she's concerned that customers have no idea their private information — everything from their home address and phone number to chequing and savings accounts, lines of credit and mortgages — is being shared with offshore workers.

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Busting superfoods: CBC's Marketplace consumer cheat sheet

Sun, 10/22/2017 - 09:00

If you've been too busy this week to keep up with health and consumer news, CBC's Marketplace is here to help.

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Walmart ramps up self-checkout by letting customers ring in items while shopping

Sun, 10/22/2017 - 05:00

New scan-and-go technology being rolled out at Walmart stores allows shoppers to scan and bag their items while they shop, and it may lead to customers bypassing checkout altogether.

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Judge overturns $417M award against Johnson & Johnson in ovarian cancer case

Sat, 10/21/2017 - 11:59

A judge in Los Angeles has tossed out a $417-million US jury award to a woman who claimed she developed ovarian cancer by using Johnson & Johnson talc-based baby powder for feminine hygiene.

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Long-term future of Bombardier's other commercial aircraft unclear, analysts say

Sat, 10/21/2017 - 11:46

Bombardier's strategic C Series partnership with Airbus should put it on stronger financial footing but it remains unclear what fate awaits its other commercial aircraft.

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Breaking down the boot boom: Why are Blundstones so popular?

Sat, 10/21/2017 - 05:30

Blundstone boots have exploded in popularity across the country in the past five years, but just how popular are they, and why?

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So, who in Canada actually applied to be Amazon's next HQ2?

Sat, 10/21/2017 - 05:00

Amazon's announcement earlier this year that it is on the hunt for a second headquarters set off a flurry of interest from cities across the continent, eager to be the online giant's next home away from home. With the deadline to apply now passed, what Canadian cities followed through and threw their hats into the ring?

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Nature's Mix removes cancer claim from granola label after Marketplace investigation into 'superfoods'

Sat, 10/21/2017 - 05:00

Nature's Mix, a company that makes granola with quinoa that it markets as a "superfood" and that included a nutrition label that claimed quinoa "prevents cancer" has removed the claim after a Marketplace investigation.

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Hudson's Bay CEO Jerry Storch leaving company

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 16:57

Jerry Storch is stepping down as chief executive of Hudson's Bay Co. effective Nov. 1, the retailer announced after the close of stock markets on Friday.

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Japan's Kobe Steel says violated statutory standards, losing customers

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 14:15

Kobe Steel Ltd. sank deeper into crisis on Friday as the embattled company said it had lost some customers to competitors because of widespread data falsification that had extended to its mainstream steel sheet business.

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Holden the line: End of an era as the last big Australian car factory closes up shop

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 13:47

The last mass-produced car designed and built in Australia rolled off General Motors Co.'s production line in the industrial city of Adelaide on Friday as the nation reluctantly bid farewell to its auto manufacturing industry.

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France faces butter shortage amid global demand for pastries

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 13:08

French pastries and butter have become so popular abroad that the increased demand led to a mini-shortage of the dairy product in French supermarkets.

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