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Canada Loses Coveted 'AAA' Debt Rating At Fitch 2020-06-24 14:40:49MONTREAL ― Canada is no longer among the small group of countries that enjoy the prestigious “AAA” debt rating at the world’s

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More and more Canadian energy companies are trying 2020-06-30 04:00:00As a growing number of oilpatch companies are being pushed toward bankruptcy across North America, a number of Canadian players are working with credi

U.S. natural gas giant Chesapeake Energy goes bankrupt 2020-06-29 13:16:18Bankrupt U.S. shale pioneer Chesapeake Energy on Monday laid out its long-term plans and detailed dramatically reduced drilling through the end of the

Global circus company Cirque du Soleil files for 2020-06-29 13:12:16Cirque du Soleil, the circus company that was once one of Quebec's most successful businesses, filed for bankruptcy protection on Monday.

Tim Hortons mobile ordering app's use of data 2020-06-29 12:50:13Tim Hortons is being investigated by Canadian privacy authorities after media reports raised concerns about how its smartphone app may be collecting a

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