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Dairy protected 'for good reason,' Trudeau says; Trump calls Canada's actions a 'disgrace'

cbc news - Thu, 04/20/2017 - 13:44

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau met Donald Trump's pointed criticism of Canada's dairy industry Thursday with calm counterarguments in defence of how Canada prefers to manage its milk.

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Home Capital shares tumble after OSC launches proceedings against firm, executives

cbc news - Thu, 04/20/2017 - 13:34

Home Capital Group Inc. shares touched a one-year low on Thursday, a day after the Ontario Securities Commission launched proceedings against the Toronto-based mortgage lender and some of its current and former executives.

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For injured paws and claws, insurance may come in handy for some pets

cbc news - Thu, 04/20/2017 - 11:55

Medical costs over a pet's lifetime can be steep. Insurance plans will cover some veterinary costs, but pet owners are divided on whether they're worth it.

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It's 420: While pot fans light up today, Bay Street plans for profits

cbc news - Thu, 04/20/2017 - 11:19

Thousands of Canadians are marking 420 today, the countercultural day to celebrate marijuana, by lighting up in public at events across the country. For Bay Street, however, April 20 is about how to make money from weed.

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Your headphones are spying on you, Bose customer alleges in class action lawsuit

cbc news - Thu, 04/20/2017 - 09:07

Bose Corp spies on its wireless headphone customers by using an app that tracks the music, podcasts and other audio they listen to, and violates their privacy rights by selling the information without permission, a lawsuit charged.

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WestJet to launch 'ultra low-cost' no-frills carrier

cbc news - Thu, 04/20/2017 - 08:41

WestJet says it will unveil a new, ultra-low-cost carrier later this year that will cater to Canadian flyers looking for cheaper fares with no frills.

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'We know we have a problem': Ontario lays out sweeping measures to curb high rents, home prices

cbc news - Thu, 04/20/2017 - 08:24

Worried that too many Ontarians are getting priced out by fast-rising rents and surging home prices, Premier Kathleen Wynne unveils sweeping measures aimed at cooling red-hot markets she admits have become "a problem."

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Travel advice from the pros: How to prevent your dream vacation from becoming a nightmare

cbc news - Thu, 04/20/2017 - 05:00

Here's how to make sure your dream vacation doesn't turn into a nightmare.

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Trump's solution to 'unfair' American dairy woes: blame Canada

cbc news - Thu, 04/20/2017 - 05:00

U.S. President Donald Trump swaggered into Wisconsin Tuesday and told anxious American farmers that he knew the solution to their problems: beat up Canada for how it runs its dairy industry. But there's a difference between sabre-rattling and actually firing a shot.

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Foreign buyers tax, expanded rent control coming to Ontario

cbc news - Thu, 04/20/2017 - 05:00

Ontario's Liberal government will slap a 15 per cent tax on home purchases by non-resident foreigners and will expand the province's existing rent control system to cover all tenants, CBC News has learned.

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GM says its Venezuela facility has been seized

cbc news - Thu, 04/20/2017 - 00:07

General Motors said on Wednesday that Venezuelan authorities had illegally seized its plant in the industrial hub of Valencia and vowed to "take all legal actions" to defend its rights.

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Exxon seeks to resume drilling for oil in Black Sea with Russian agency

cbc news - Wed, 04/19/2017 - 22:58

Exxon Mobil is seeking permission from the U.S. government for approval to resume drilling around the Black Sea with a Russian partner, state-owned Rosneft, according to a person familiar with the matter.

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OSC alleges former Home Capital CEOs, current CFO, broke securities law

cbc news - Wed, 04/19/2017 - 22:03

Staff with Ontario's securities regulator alleged on Wednesday that two former CEOs and the current CFO of Home Capital Group Inc. broke the law in their handling of a scandal involving falsified loan applications.

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What's Trump's problem with Canada's milk?

cbc news - Wed, 04/19/2017 - 16:47

Donald Trump's attack on NAFTA Tuesday isn't the first time Canada's dairy production system has come under fire. What's the U.S. so upset about?

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Starting Monday, Ontario to collect data on homebuyers' citizenship

cbc news - Wed, 04/19/2017 - 15:54

Starting Monday, homebuyers in Ontario will have to provide more information about their citizenship and place of residence when they buy a piece of real estate anywhere in the province.

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Pound surge suggests U.K. election will yield smoother Brexit

cbc news - Wed, 04/19/2017 - 13:35

The British pound's surge since Prime Minister Theresa May's surprise election call represents an early sign of optimism that the country's exit from the European Union may be smoother than many had feared.

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