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Doing the legwork

A growing number of people are using running clubs and events as business networking opportunities.
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Posted: February 23, 2017, 12:55 am

Nissan chief executive Carlos Ghosn quits

'Time is right' to step away from running Nissan to focus on Renault and Mitsubishi alliances.
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Posted: February 23, 2017, 12:47 am

Steel firm unlocked disabled woman's potential

A young disabled woman discusses how she overcame barriers to find a fulfilling job in South Africa.
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Posted: February 23, 2017, 12:27 am

Branching out to grow Christmas trees, despite my accident

Forester Clive Collins was determined to keep working after breaking his back, following his dream to run a Christmas tree farm.
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Posted: February 23, 2017, 12:25 am

The ex-trader turning disabilities into profits

Why a former trader left Wall Street to target an overlooked market worth trillions globally.
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Posted: February 23, 2017, 12:23 am

'Glamour and disability can mix'

Hulya Arif is one of a number of disabled women breaking into the beauty business.
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Posted: February 23, 2017, 12:21 am

'Magical thinking' on Heathrow expansion

A third runway at Heathrow can only be justified if it does not breach climate change laws, MPs say.
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Posted: February 23, 2017, 12:15 am

Tesla may open 3 more Gigafactory locations

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Posted: February 22, 2017, 11:52 pm

Media more trustworthy than Trump, poll finds

Republicans trust Donald Trump. Everyone else trusts the media.
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Posted: February 22, 2017, 11:06 pm

Federal Reserve may raise US rates 'fairly soon'

The US central bank suggests the strength of the economy may prompt an increase as soon as March.
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Posted: February 22, 2017, 10:25 pm

Mexican senator aims to hit U.S. for Trump's 'big lie' on NAFTA

A prominent Mexican senator wants to remind President Trump of the benefits of free trade -- by taking a big one away from the U.S.
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Posted: February 22, 2017, 9:50 pm

Trump supporters' chief complaint about Obamacare: It costs too much

The deductibles are just too darn high.
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Posted: February 22, 2017, 9:38 pm

Conservative provocateur targets CNN with secret recordings

Conservative provocateur James O'Keefe is setting his sights on CNN.
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Posted: February 22, 2017, 9:31 pm

SodaStream recalls bottles at risk of bursting - CBC.ca


CBC.ca

SodaStream recalls bottles at risk of bursting
CBC.ca
SodaStream Canada has recalled some one-litre bottles because consumers could be injured if the bottles rupture while the contents are being carbonated. The recall was issued jointly by Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety ...
SodaStream recalls thousands of bottles due to danger they could ruptureCTV News
SodaStream issues recall over bursting bottle risk640 Toronto News
SodaStream recalls thousands of bottles for explosion riskfox8.com
CNBC -Bustle -wtkr.com -SFGate
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Posted: February 22, 2017, 9:19 pm

Kellyanne Conway sidelined from TV after Flynn debacle

Kellyanne Conway, once the most visible spokesperson for the Trump White House, was sidelined from television appearances for a week for making statements that were at odds with the administration's official stance, White House sources told CNNMoney on Wednesday.
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Posted: February 22, 2017, 9:05 pm

SodaStream recalls bottles at risk of bursting

Sodastream

SodaStream Canada has recalled some one-litre bottles because consumers could be injured if the vessels rupture.

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Posted: February 22, 2017, 9:03 pm

Hudson's Bay Co. misled consumers on mattress prices, says Competition Bureau - CBC.ca


CBC.ca

Hudson's Bay Co. misled consumers on mattress prices, says Competition Bureau
CBC.ca
Canada's Competition Bureau alleges that the Hudson's Bay Company used deceptive price claims and other tactics to mislead consumers about sales of mattress and box spring sets. An investigation found that HBC claimed "grossly inflated regular prices" ...
HBC denies deceptive pricing accusations from competition watchdogCalgary Herald
Competition Bureau sues HBC over alleged deceptive regular price claims and clearance salesYahoo Finance

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Posted: February 22, 2017, 8:49 pm

Sajid Javid: Budget help for firms hit by rates rise

The government says it will make system "fairer" for businesses facing the steepest increases.
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Posted: February 22, 2017, 8:42 pm

Tangerine’s chief strategy officer named new CEO

As a 17-year veteran of the bank, Brenda Rideout will have a chance to leave her mark on the online-focused bank
Author: JAMES BRADSHAW
Posted: February 22, 2017, 8:40 pm

These 10 stocks dominate the market

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Posted: February 22, 2017, 8:27 pm

$403 million Powerball jackpot is the 10th largest ever

Powerball's jackpot for Wednesday night's drawing is $403 million, the tenth largest prize in the game's 25-year history.
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Posted: February 22, 2017, 8:24 pm

TransCanada asks shippers to support new natural gas pipeline tolls - CTV News


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TransCanada asks shippers to support new natural gas pipeline tolls
CTV News
CALGARY -- TransCanada (TSX:TRP) is proposing a new pipeline tolling system it says will allow western Canadian natural gas to be shipped to Ontario at lower rates to better compete with growing American supplies. The Calgary-based energy transport ...
TransCanada revives natural gas transport planThe Globe and Mail
TransCanada offers to slash tolls by nearly half on natural gas pipeline to thwart competition from USFinancial Post
TransCanada revives dead deal with new toll arrangement.Seeking Alpha
Sports Perspectives -Argus Media -Reuters -Digital Journal
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Posted: February 22, 2017, 8:02 pm

Fed leaders expect next rate hike 'fairly soon'

Another rate hike could be coming in a few weeks.
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Posted: February 22, 2017, 7:44 pm

Retail sales edge lower in December - Toronto Star


Toronto Star

Retail sales edge lower in December
Toronto Star
Unadjusted retail sales hit an historic high of $50 billion in December and the volume of retail sales was up 3 per cent from a year ago. According to Statistics Canada, retail sales decreased 0.5 per cent in December over November — a decline that ...
Retail sales post biggest drop in 9 months amid weak holiday spendingThe Globe and Mail
Alberta retail sales rise for 5th straight month in DecemberCBC.ca
Retailers Had Disappointing Holidays As Canadians Turned ScroogeyHuffington Post Canada
MarketPulse (blog) -630ched.com -Business in Vancouver -Bloomberg
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Posted: February 22, 2017, 7:35 pm

CPAC kicks off the Trump era, but conservative divisions remain

Donald Trump left a big impression on the Conservative Political Action Conference last year without even showing up.
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Posted: February 22, 2017, 7:13 pm

Hey big spender: CTF awards most wasteful government spending - CTV News


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Hey big spender: CTF awards most wasteful government spending
CTV News
The 19th annual Teddy Awards brings attention to the most wasteful examples of government spending, and it looks like Alberta has cleaned up its act. Last year, the City of Calgary was named one of the worst spenders in the country, but this year ...
Teddy Awards target Ontario government, CRA and BC bridge for wasteful spendingToronto Sun
Unwanted honour: Victoria given wasteful spending award for Johnson St. BridgeCTV Vancouver Island
Teddy Awards highlight the worst in government waste: Canadian Taxpayers Federation630ched.com
TheChronicleHerald.ca -640 Toronto News -Canada Free Press -Radio Canada International
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Posted: February 22, 2017, 6:57 pm

Canadian, British regulators agree to help fintechs expand

The agreement between the U.K.’s Financial Conduct Authority and the OSC is meant to help fintech startups navigate regulations
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Posted: February 22, 2017, 6:46 pm

Verizon to test 5G in 11 cities

The promises of 5G have been swirling for the last few years -- but, finally, the mobile broadband service is getting closer to reality.
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Posted: February 22, 2017, 6:40 pm

Rate hike may come ‘fairly soon,’ Fed policymakers say

The minutes also showed the depth of uncertainty at the Fed over the lack of clarity on the new Trump administration’s economic program
Author: Lindsay Dunsmuir And Jason Lange
Posted: February 22, 2017, 6:30 pm

SodaStream recalls bottles for explosion risk

SodaStream is recalling tens of thousands of bottles because they could explode.
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Posted: February 22, 2017, 6:17 pm

Apple's massive spaceship campus will open in April

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Posted: February 22, 2017, 6:13 pm

Why investors are worried about the French elections

The Brexit referendum and President Trump's election shocked markets in 2016.
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Posted: February 22, 2017, 6:10 pm

Russia accuses Western media of spreading 'fake news'

President Vladimir Putin's government has a problem with fake news.
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Posted: February 22, 2017, 6:08 pm

Airbus says it has received 'oral assurances' on Brexit

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Posted: February 22, 2017, 5:59 pm

Unilever review bolsters FTSE 100

Unilever is top gainer on the London market after announcing a far-reaching review.
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Posted: February 22, 2017, 5:45 pm

$1 trillion free trade agreement enters force

A global trade agreement worth $1 trillion entered into force on Wednesday, despite President Trump's strong anti-trade rhetoric.
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Posted: February 22, 2017, 5:34 pm

The Bay misled consumers with mattress sales prices, says competition watchdog

Competition Bureau HBC mattress ad

The Competition Bureau alleges that the Hudson's Bay Company used deceptive price claims and other tactics to mislead Canadian consumers about sales of mattress and box spring sets.

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Posted: February 22, 2017, 5:24 pm

Freshii targets growth in U.K. market

Matthew Corrin

Just a few weeks after making its stock market debut, fast-casual eatery chain Freshii Inc. has unveiled plans for expansion into the United Kingdom.

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Posted: February 22, 2017, 5:10 pm

Drabinsky dedicated to ‘making things right,’ wants to run theatre company

In opening remarks at OSC hearing, fallen theatre mogul’s lawyer says Drabinsky admits role in Livent scandal
Author: JANET McFARLAND
Posted: February 22, 2017, 5:02 pm

Owners told not to use dangerous tumble dryers after all

Owners of potentially lethal tumble dryers are given revised guidance by manufacturer Whirlpool.
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Posted: February 22, 2017, 5:02 pm

HBC denies deceptive pricing accusations from competition watchdog

Bureau issues statement alleging HBC offered mattresses and foundations sold together at grossly inflated regular prices
Author: Aleksandra Sagan
Posted: February 22, 2017, 4:53 pm

One thing Paul Ryan's health care plan has in common with Obamacare

House Speaker Paul Ryan says he has a solution for making health insurance more affordable: refundable tax credits.
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Posted: February 22, 2017, 4:49 pm

Newfoundland and Labrador to cut 287 bureaucrats in bid to tame deficit - The Globe and Mail


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Newfoundland and Labrador to cut 287 bureaucrats in bid to tame deficit
The Globe and Mail
Newfoundland and Labrador's Liberal government is slicing 287 management jobs from its civil service as part of a wider effort to contain a deficit currently projected to be close to $1.6 billion. Premier Dwight Ball, who promised to avoid layoffs ...
Newfoundland and Labrador to cut 287 management jobs from civil service ranksTimes Colonist

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Posted: February 22, 2017, 4:40 pm

Garth Drabinsky has been punished enough, lawyer tells Ontario securities regulator

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Garth Drabinsky has paid his debt to society and shouldn't be punished again for his role in the Livent Entertainment fraud scandal, his lawyer said Wednesday as Ontario's securities regulator began opening submissions in its long-running case against the disgraced theatre mogul.

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Posted: February 22, 2017, 4:39 pm

At midday: TSX pulls back from record high as resource shares fall

Also: Markets await Fed minutes for rate hike clues
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Posted: February 22, 2017, 4:35 pm

The stock market rally: Too far, too fast

The Dow has soared nearly 2,500 points, or 13%, since Donald Trump was elected president of the United States. And the world's most famous market barometer is up more than 1,000 points, or 5%, in just the past month -- after Trump was inaugurated.
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Posted: February 22, 2017, 4:27 pm

Big banks rack up $6.4 billion in ATM and overdraft fees

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Posted: February 22, 2017, 4:27 pm

Self-driving cars must be covered by insurance, says UK bill

The UK proposes that insurance companies have to cover all accidents involving self-driving cars.
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Posted: February 22, 2017, 4:26 pm

Gig economy chiefs defend business model

Bosses from Uber, and Deliveroo say offering more employment rights would harm them.
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Posted: February 22, 2017, 4:21 pm

Freshii to expand to U.K. in bid to grow brand in Europe

Freshii says the U.K. is underserved when it comes to health fast-casual offer offerings
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Posted: February 22, 2017, 4:16 pm

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