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Fixed mortgage rates are on the rise, mortgage 2021-02-27 07:00:27After the record lows of last summer, fixed mortgage rates are starting to climb back up as the economy's outlook improves.

Pain at the pumps: How gas in the 2021-02-26 10:35:40An analysis by Global News shows that gas prices in the region have steadily increased since the beginning of November.

CPPIB CEO Mark Machin steps down after getting 2021-02-26 08:38:53Canada Pension Plan Investment Board said on Friday Mark Machin had stepped down as CEO of the country's largest pension fund.

How the pandemic pushed Canadian millennials to home 2021-02-25 14:43:21As mortgage rates "fell to historically low levels", Canadian millennials saw "a window of opportunity and went for it", expert says.

GameStop, other meme stocks surge as trading frenzy 2021-02-25 09:34:33GameStop shares surged Thursday as amateur investors jumped back into the stock weeks after a short squeeze triggered a 1,600 per cent rally in the vi

Canada’s small businesses now have $135B in debt 2021-02-25 07:00:06CFIB president Dan Kelly worries many small business owners will shut down just as the economy reopens because they will realize they can't repay.

GameStop shares double after weeks of tumbles, even 2021-02-24 22:00:09Shares in the troubled video game company more than doubled Wednesday to $91.71 apiece, the stock's best day since Jan. 27, when it was going for $34

Jordan’s Principle order may cost feds $15B in 2021-02-24 12:18:28Indigenous children that were denied or delayed in essential healthcare services will be compensated and could cost the federal government $15 billion

Canada’s housing market showing ‘early signs’ of overheating, 2021-02-24 10:12:55Bank of Canada Governor Tiff Macklem says rising prices in particular for single-family homes are still a long way from the heated market the country

Canada’s big banks likely to give insight on 2021-02-22 13:28:44Canadian bank earnings will kick off with Scotiabank and BMO on Tuesday.

Bitcoin hits US$1 trillion market capitalization as it 2021-02-19 13:04:46Bitcoin on Friday jumped to an all-time high above US$54,000, setting it on course for a weekly jump of more than 11 per cent.

‘I’ve been pushed to my absolute breaking point’: 2021-02-19 09:38:09Zoo operators have been forced to pivot their business models and lobby for government support amid a near-full collapse in regular revenues during th

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Canadian Banks Urged To Cut Rates, Suspend Payments 2021-02-26 12:39:25Canada’s major banks are making bigger profits today than they were before the COVID-19 pandemic, and some consumer advocates say they should be

CPPIB CEO Mark Machin Resigns After Receiving Vaccine 2021-02-26 09:18:51TORONTO ― The head of the fund managing Canada Pension Plan investments is the latest high-profile Canadian to draw criticism for their behaviou

Everything You Need To Know About Canada’s Hard 2021-02-25 19:27:56Have you noticed anything strange about your butter lately? Many Canadians are reporting that their Canadian-made butter is actually harder than

Liberal MP Says Some Cabinet Ministers ‘Very Supportive’ 2021-02-25 15:39:12OTTAWA — Liberal MP Julie Dzerowicz says her push for basic income has traction among her caucus colleagues, including a number of cabinet minis

Canadian Immigration May Not ‘Return To Normal’ For 2021-02-25 14:41:01Canada is unlikely to meet its ambitious immigration target this year, and even after the pandemic ends, migration patterns may not return to what the

Low-Income Canadians Face 'Abusive' Lending Rates Even In 2021-02-25 11:39:48A single mother working the front desks at both a hospital and a nursing home, Donna Borden watched her debts grow.  On top of Toronto&rsquo

Canada Increasing Fossil Fuel Subsidies As U.S. Moves 2021-02-25 11:02:15Canada tripled its federal subsidies to the oil and gas industry during the COVID-19 pandemic, a sign the country could find itself at odds with the B

Adamson Barbecue Owner’s $187K Bill Raises Civil Rights 2021-02-24 11:31:21TORONTO — A civil liberties lawyer says a decision by the City of Toronto to bill a restaurant owner nearly $200,000 to cover the cost of enforc

Trudeau Salutes ‘Sorely Missed’ U.S. Leadership In 1st 2021-02-23 20:23:43OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and U.S. President Joe Biden unveiled a new “partnership roadmap” Tuesday to set aspirational

Canada Joins Forces With Australia To Make Digital 2021-02-23 17:49:22OTTAWA — Justin Trudeau and his Australian counterpart Scott Morrison have agreed to continue “co-ordinating efforts” to ensure the

Canadian Housing Market Showing Signs Of 'Excess Exuberance,' 2021-02-23 17:04:20OTTAWA ― Bank of Canada governor Tiff Macklem says the central bank is seeing early signs that people may be purchasing homes solely because the

RCMP, Armed Forces Pensions Invested In Private U.S. 2021-02-23 12:44:22TORONTO — The Crown corporation that controls pensions for Canadian public service workers, Canadian Armed Forces soldiers and RCMP officer

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WestJet to lay off undisclosed number of pilots 2021-02-26 13:53:31WestJet Airlines Ltd. says it is laying off an undisclosed number of pilots amid negotiations with the union that represents them.

Canada Pension Plan chief resigns after getting vaccinated 2021-02-26 09:22:42The chief executive of the fund that manages Canada Pension Plan investments has resigned after it was revealed that he decided to travel to the Unite

Science will lead the way on border reopening, 2021-02-26 06:00:00The United States will not be putting an arbitrary timeline on when the Canada-U.S. border should reopen because the Biden administration is going to

Ontario man fined $3.8K at land border crossing 2021-02-26 05:00:00An Ontario man who says he normally has no problem crossing the Windsor-Detroit border for work was surprised to learn this week he's subject to new

Alberta's debt soars past $100B, stoking angst in 2021-02-26 04:00:47Shooting up like a rocket, Alberta's sky-high debt is soaring past the $100-billion mark with the glaring admission there is no plan to restore balan

U.S. ticketing company's box office bust costing grassroots 2021-02-26 04:00:00Seattle-based Brown Paper Tickets is facing complaints and legal action over allegations of not paying artists and event organizers the ticket monies

Biden's trade pick says she's focused on helping 2021-02-26 04:00:00Some cabinet confirmations turn into partisan wrestling matches. By the end of her appearance at the Senate Finance committee Thursday, the confirmati

Site C dam budget nearly doubles to $16B, 2021-02-26 01:13:59The B.C. NDP government is forging ahead with the Site C dam project after receiving technical reports concluding the project is safe and financi

Australia's standoff with Facebook has lessons for Canada, 2021-02-25 15:47:52Newly passed legislation in Australia forces Google and Facebook to pay for news, and Canada can learn from it, according to a Canadian publisher and

Imperial Oil reports one-billion-barrel drop in bitumen reserves 2021-02-25 15:24:02Imperial Oil Ltd. is cutting one billion barrels from its inventory of oilsands bitumen following a year marked by low oil prices and budget cutting a

Welcome, Potato Head! Beloved toy goes gender neutral 2021-02-25 14:31:56Hasbro created confusion on Thursday when it removed the gender from its Mr. Potato Head brand, but not from the actual toy.

Dairy farmers advised to stop adding palm oil 2021-02-25 10:29:28After news coverage of butter becoming harder to melt, possibly due to palm oil additives in cattle feed, the Dairy Farmers of Canada association is r

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Workers organize biggest union push in Amazon's history 2021-02-12 12:08:00Amazon workers in Bessemer, Alabama are organizing the largest unionization push since the company was founded. A successful effort could motivate oth

New boost for businesses of color in the 2021-02-09 11:32:54Minority-owned businesses in the U.S. have been hit especially hard by the pandemic. One company is partnering with seven cities and nine historically

Why the Lunar New Year matters for Maine 2021-02-08 13:04:23More than a year after the first COVID-19 case surfaced, international business and trade logistics are still being upended. As Lunar New Year restric

GameStop drama a win for the little guys? 2021-02-04 17:16:00GameStop appeared to be a David and Goliath story. Underneath is a more complicated tale of Wall Street, morality, and who’s able to profit.

In the thick of COVID-19, small businesses hesitate 2021-02-04 14:55:20Owners of small businesses are slow to hire because they’re unsure if they’ll pull in enough revenue to keep employees. The Small Business

How Bezos will continue to guide Amazon after 2021-02-03 11:29:06Amazon founder Jeff Bezos has announced he is resigning as CEO and will transition into the role of ”executive chairman.” Long-time Amazon

What's going on with GameStop's stock? 2021-01-28 10:59:20Professional investors and hedge funds bet that GameStop’s stock would keep falling. When it started to go up, small investors rallied behind it


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