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Sears Canada warns about financial future and possible sale

cbc news - Tue, 06/13/2017 - 08:33

Sears Canada warns there are doubts about its ability to continue operating, and said it may have to restructure or be sold.

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Heat Warning terminated for Toronto

City of Toronto - Tue, 06/13/2017 - 07:14
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Encana prepares to close Deep Panuke offshore gas project

cbc news - Tue, 06/13/2017 - 06:30

With Sable Project also winding down, Nova Scotia's offshore gas industry is in flux, and prices for consumer could rise as a result.

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Car dealerships could be out of business within a decade, says report

cbc news - Tue, 06/13/2017 - 05:00

A new report out of San Francisco paints a bleak future for auto dealerships in North America.

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Bank executives defend oversight of sales practices in testimony to MPs

cbc news - Mon, 06/12/2017 - 15:23

Executives from Canada's big banks defended the way they do business Monday, saying they take steps to make sure that employees don't engage in questionable sales practices. CBCnews.ca is livestreaming the hearing.

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Loonie spikes after optimistic speech by Bank of Canada official

cbc news - Mon, 06/12/2017 - 15:08

The Canadian dollar shot up Monday after a senior Bank of Canada official's speech talking up the positive health of the economy apparently had the market eyeing the possibility of an interest rate hike.

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Canada and U.S. remain 'very far apart' on softwood lumber, Freeland says

cbc news - Mon, 06/12/2017 - 13:54

Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland says Canada and the United States remain "very far apart" on negotiating a softwood lumber settlement.

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2 U.S. attorneys general file lawsuit against Trump over his business empire

cbc news - Mon, 06/12/2017 - 12:00

The attorneys general of Maryland and the District of Columbia announce they've filed suit against U.S. President Donald Trump, alleging he violated the Constitution by retaining ties to a sprawling global business empire.

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GE CEO Jeff Immelt to retire, head of health-care unit to take over

cbc news - Mon, 06/12/2017 - 11:52

General Electric says Jeff Immelt is stepping down as CEO and John Flannery, president and CEO of the conglomerate's health-care unit, will take over the post in August.

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Uncertainty after U.K. election shock keeps pound on retreat

cbc news - Mon, 06/12/2017 - 11:04

The U.K. pound sank to a seven-month low against the euro on Monday as investors worried a period of political uncertainty would further weaken an economy slowing sharply before the launch of talks on leaving the European Union next week.

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Government to speed up permit processing for foreign high-skilled workers

cbc news - Mon, 06/12/2017 - 10:51

New federal government initiatives promise to make it easier and faster for companies to bring high-skilled, temporary workers to Canada.

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Coalition urges banks to deny financing for Kinder Morgan's Trans Mountain

cbc news - Mon, 06/12/2017 - 09:59

A coalition of interest groups is calling on Canada's six biggest banks and others to back away from providing funding for Kinder Morgan Canada's controversial Trans Mountain pipeline expansion.

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Goods made by child labourers flooding into Canada: World Vision

cbc news - Mon, 06/12/2017 - 08:19

A new report says Canadians could be unwittingly purchasing billions in dollars of goods made by child labourers in other parts of the world.

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Ontario Condo Act a roadblock for electric vehicle owners

cbc news - Mon, 06/12/2017 - 05:00

With Ontario struggling to hit ambitious goals for electric vehicle ownership, the province wants to get a conversation going on how to make the Condominium Act more friendly to electric vehicle owners. Right now condominium corporations faced with a growing number of requests to install charging stations are saying 'no.'

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The gender gap: Canadians want to put their money in companies that pay equally

cbc news - Mon, 06/12/2017 - 05:00

Canadian investors and analysts focus on paying and valuing women equally in corporate Canada.

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Why Apple, Amazon, Google and Microsoft are all betting on smart speakers

cbc news - Mon, 06/12/2017 - 05:00

Apple and its smart speaker competitors Amazon, Google and Microsoft all hope consumers will adopt the voice-activated devices — but their motivations go well beyond simply selling more gadgets.

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Heat Warning issued for Toronto

City of Toronto - Sun, 06/11/2017 - 14:54
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