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Euro falls as Italian leader quits after losing reform vote

The euro fell against the dollar and investors braced for a bumpy ride on Monday as Italy appeared headed for a period of political and financial turmoil.
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Posted: December 5, 2016, 2:58 am

Italy's referendum; Senate hearing on Time Warner-AT&T merger, India's rate decision

1. Italy's referendum: The euro fell against the dollar and investors braced for a bumpy ride on Monday as Italy appeared headed for a period of political and financial turmoil.
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Posted: December 5, 2016, 1:32 am

Trump's ultra-rich Cabinet could save big with tax law

President-elect Donald Trump is stacking his administration with members of the rich business elite, many of whom will likely be required to sell off some of their assets to avoid conflicts of interest.
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Posted: December 4, 2016, 9:31 pm

The huge issues Westworld is raising about our future

The popular HBO show Westworld has helped bring artificial intelligence into the mainstream. On the show, human-like robots welcome guests to a Wild West-inspired amusement park.
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Posted: December 4, 2016, 5:29 pm

Donald Trump bashes 'SNL' on Twitter after sketch about him tweeting too much

President-elect Donald Trump has once again taken to Twitter to criticize "Saturday Night Live," this time slamming the show over a sketch about him compulsively tweeting.
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Posted: December 4, 2016, 3:20 pm

Donald Trump doubles down on 35% tax for businesses that ship jobs out of U.S.

Fresh off saving 800 Carrier factory jobs from being off-shored to Mexico, President-elect Donald Trump is renewing his threat against companies that move their operations to foreign countries.
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Posted: December 4, 2016, 2:05 pm

Using Air Miles for overseas flights? It may not be a great deal

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Millions of Canadians collect Air Miles reward points on everything from groceries to gas, with many saving their miles for travel. CBC’s Marketplace looked into whether using Air Miles to score flights is always a good deal.

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Posted: December 4, 2016, 10:00 am

Beyond the hippie stereotype: A closer look at the opposition to Trans Mountain

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The roots of the opposition to Kinder Morgan's Trans Mountain pipeline expansion run deep.

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Posted: December 4, 2016, 10:00 am

Online shopping has gone from incremental to exponential, but Canadians still lukewarm

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A veteran retail analyst says growth in online shopping is exploding around the world, but Canadian retailers will have to up their game to cash in.

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Posted: December 3, 2016, 9:54 pm

Hacks at Russian central bank have cost 2 billion rubles

Hackers in 2016 stole 2 billion rubles -- equivalent to $31 million -- from accounts that banks keep at Russia's central bank.
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Posted: December 3, 2016, 4:35 pm

Anti-carbon tax rally planned at Alberta legislature - CBC.ca


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Anti-carbon tax rally planned at Alberta legislature
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A rally at the Alberta legislature Saturday is expected to draw critics of the NDP government's proposed carbon tax. The rally, called "Families for Saving Alberta," is hosted by The Rebel conservative media organization. "The purpose of the rally is ...
Alberta's Notley in for a rough BC welcome on Trans Mountain missionThe Globe and Mail
Notley's pipeline victory puts NDP solidarity to the testCalgary Herald
Rachel Notley talks pipelines in 1-on-1 interview ahead of trip to B.C.Globalnews.ca
Calgary Sun -Edmonton Journal -Vancouver Sun -rabble.ca (blog)
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Posted: December 3, 2016, 2:00 pm

New mortgage rules fail to cool GTA housing market as prices spike in the 'burbs - CBC.ca


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New mortgage rules fail to cool GTA housing market as prices spike in the 'burbs
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The latest mortgage rule changes have failed to slow the blistering pace of home sales, according to numbers released Friday and they may have actually pushed prices higher in parts of the GTA that are still considered affordable, realtors say. The ...
'Frustrated' buyers left out in cold as Toronto home prices soar up to 32%The Globe and Mail
Toronto home prices soar as short supply frustrates would-be homebuyersFinancial Post
Toronto-area house prices soar more than 20% amid strong demand, limited supplyVancouver Sun
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Posted: December 3, 2016, 10:01 am

Angry Air Miles collectors demand back points they rushed to use on 'junk' - CBC.ca


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Angry Air Miles collectors demand back points they rushed to use on 'junk'
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On Thursday, Air Miles cancelled its controversial expiry policy. But the move is only fuelling the fury for many collectors who used their points on stuff they didn't really want to beat the clock. Now, some members who hastily redeemed their miles ...
'A whole new … frustration': Air Miles faces fresh backlashThe Globe and Mail
Air Miles collectors who used up points they thought would expire are now outragedGlobalnews.ca
Air ambulances in BC allowed to land on previously banned helipadsNews1130
Toronto Sun -Hamilton Spectator -National Observer -CityNews
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Posted: December 3, 2016, 10:00 am

Angry Air Miles collectors demand back points they rushed to use on 'junk'

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Air Miles has cancelled its expiry policy. But the move is only fuelling the fury for many collectors who already used their points on stuff they didn’t want. Now, some members are demanding their points back. Now, some members who hastily redeemed their miles for mediocre rewards are demanding that Air Miles return their points.

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Posted: December 3, 2016, 10:00 am

The best and worst ways to budget for the holidays

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Some of Canada’s top personal finance experts share their best holiday budget tips, but also their biggest blunders.

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Posted: December 3, 2016, 10:00 am

Walmart agrees to $7.5 million settlement in discrimination suit

Walmart has agreed to pay $7.5 million to settle a suit that alleged the chain discriminated against gay employees.
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Posted: December 3, 2016, 1:16 am

Panel to Trump: Train 100,000 hackers

The incoming Trump administration is being advised to train 100,000 hackers.
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Posted: December 3, 2016, 1:07 am

DNA testing at work: One company's unusual policy

BBC News visits a travel company using DNA testing to challenge its own workplace culture.
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Posted: December 3, 2016, 12:46 am

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What role do postcards and letters play in this digital age? Some businesses think there is a gap in the market.
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Posted: December 3, 2016, 12:40 am

How Shopify (finally) got smart about mobile

To outside observers and even many who worked there, the Ottawa company was a roaring success. But CEO Tobi Lutke saw signs of complacency – and issued a call to arms to ‘avoid being yet another BlackBerry/Nortel.’ Sean Silcoff goes inside a rising tech star’s push to join the mobile revolution
Author: SEAN SILCOFF
Posted: December 3, 2016, 12:00 am

American Airlines flight attendants want new uniforms recalled

American Airlines' flight attendants union called on the airline Friday to recall its new uniforms claiming the garments are to blame for a string of health problems including headaches, rashes and respiratory problems.
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Posted: December 2, 2016, 11:39 pm

Trump didn't save as many Carrier jobs as he claimed

President-elect Donald Trump said Carrier is "keeping 1,100 people" in jobs that won't be shifted to Mexico from a factory in Indianapolis.
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Posted: December 2, 2016, 11:08 pm

'A whole new … frustration': Air Miles faces fresh backlash

Some Air Miles collectors who scrambled to spend their points before the expiry date are frustrated by LoyaltyOne’s abrupt decision to reverse the policy
Author: SUSAN KRASHINSKY
Posted: December 2, 2016, 11:06 pm

Financing details murky on Baazov’s bid to take Amaya private

Two Hong Kong firms putting up $3.45-billion in financing appear to lack ability to back Amaya’s deal
Author: NIALL McGEE
Posted: December 2, 2016, 10:53 pm

The NFL is now hiring

Read full story for latest details.
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Posted: December 2, 2016, 10:50 pm

Trump's Carrier deal saves 800 jobs in exchange for $7M in incentives

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The $7-million incentive package Carrier Corp. will receive in a deal with U.S. president-elect Donald Trump and vice president-elect Mike Pence is a departure from how tax credits are commonly used in Indiana.

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Posted: December 2, 2016, 10:41 pm

CBC would lose out on digital ad revenue if it goes ad free

Digital marketing would also be abandoned by the broadcaster if it’s proposal is accepted by the government
Author: SUSAN KRASHINSKY
Posted: December 2, 2016, 10:21 pm

An OPEC-fuelled crude rally, three rising resource stocks, and why buying a laggard bank is a good idea

A roundup of investment ideas for active investors
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Posted: December 2, 2016, 10:19 pm

Toronto leads rising housing prices as Vancouver market cools

Data from the Toronto Real Estate Board says residential pricetags and sales climbed in Greater Toronto as the Greater Vancouver market slowed down
Author: BRENT JANG
Posted: December 2, 2016, 10:14 pm

Caisse and DP World partner up for shipping port investments - The Globe and Mail


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Caisse and DP World partner up for shipping port investments
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Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec is teaming up with marine terminal giant DP World to invest in shipping ports around the globe, starting with two hubs on Canada's West Coast. Dubai-based DP World and the Caisse plan to buy marine infrastructure ...
Caisse de depot forms $5 billion investment platform with Dubai-based DP WorldFinancial Post
Caisse partners with UAE firm to create $5-billion investment platform in portsNews1130
DP World Partners with CDPQ to Create CA$ 5 Billion (US$ 3.7 Billion) Investment PlatformThe Province
Bloomberg -Prince Rupert Northern View -Wall Street Journal -Reuters
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Posted: December 2, 2016, 10:01 pm

Caisse and DP World partner up for shipping port investments

Investment platform starts with Quebec pension fund buying into Vancouver and Prince Rupert facilities owned by the Dubai-based marine terminal giant
Author: JACQUELINE NELSON
Posted: December 2, 2016, 9:59 pm

Costco investigated over allegations pharmacy directors accepted kickbacks for certain brands

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Costco is being investigated by Ontario's Ministry of Health for its compliance with the province's legislation on selling pharmaceutical and over-the-counter drugs.

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Posted: December 2, 2016, 9:46 pm

CBC’s ad-free proposal shakes up heritage discussion

Even some of CBC’s supporters are critical of the plan the public broadcaster insists will help make it a leader in creative, technological innovation
Author: SIMON HOUPT AND SUSAN KRASHINSKY
Posted: December 2, 2016, 9:45 pm

The close: TSX gains, Dow slips on U.S. jobs data

Materials stocks lead the Toronto market higher
Author: Richard Leong
Posted: December 2, 2016, 9:43 pm

OPEC deal sends oil spiking 14% in 3 days

Don't blink. You might miss another jump in oil prices.
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Posted: December 2, 2016, 9:38 pm

Toronto transit: How to make ‘the better way’ the viable alternative way

With the city and region expected to grow over the coming years, public transit will have to play a bigger role
Author: OLIVER MOORE
Posted: December 2, 2016, 9:33 pm

As EU faces existential crisis, leaders must step up to save bloc

Skeptics are questioning the worth of EU membership, and with leadership changes on their way all across the euro zone, time is running out to challenge them
Author: Eric Reguly
Posted: December 2, 2016, 9:06 pm

A ‘growth GIC’? It sounds seductive, but I’ll pass

Dig into the details of BMO’s Growth GIC and you’ll see why it might not be such a good deal after all
Author: JOHN HEINZL
Posted: December 2, 2016, 8:50 pm

Carnival's Princess Cruise Line to pay $40-million for dumping - The Globe and Mail


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Carnival's Princess Cruise Line to pay $40-million for dumping
The Globe and Mail
Carnival Corp.'s Princess Cruise Lines unit agreed to plead guilty to criminal charges over waste dumped from one of its ships and pay $40-million (U.S.) in what prosecutors say is the largest U.S. fine over vessel pollution. Executives of Miami-based ...
Cruise line which stops in Vancouver fined $40-million US for secret pollutionNews1130
'Magic pipe' used to spew oily waste into water: Princess Cruises to pay record-breaking fine for pollutionThe Province
That 'free cruise' robocall could get you up to $500 as part of $76M settlementChicago Tribune
Sky News Australia -Courthouse News Service -The Ledger -WKRG
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Posted: December 2, 2016, 8:48 pm

MLB to announce new partnership

MLB has some big news.
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Posted: December 2, 2016, 8:43 pm

Toronto couple starts endowment fund for children’s futures

When Bob and Linda Goldberger were approached to donate to the Children’s Aid Foundation a few months ago, they wanted to do something more substantial than just give money
Author: PAUL WALDIE
Posted: December 2, 2016, 8:29 pm

The FCC's cable box plan is doomed

The fight to ditch the cable box appears to be over, thanks to Donald Trump.
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Posted: December 2, 2016, 8:22 pm

4 of world's biggest cities have plans to get diesel off their streets

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Four of the world’s largest and most polluted cities have decided to ban diesel cars and trucks from their streets by 2025.

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Posted: December 2, 2016, 7:53 pm

Brexit EU customs union deal possible - trade minister

UK business sectors could remain in the EU customs union after Brexit, a trade minister suggests.
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Posted: December 2, 2016, 7:28 pm

Haywood Securities hires new head of energy banking

Haywood has named Vic Rodberg managing director and head of energy investment banking in the dealer’s Calgary office
Author: Jeffrey Jones
Posted: December 2, 2016, 7:17 pm

BoE's Andrew Haldane warns of regional growth inequality

Regional growth inequality in the UK is becoming more pronounced, says Bank of England chief economist Andrew Haldane.
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Posted: December 2, 2016, 7:06 pm

U.S. health spending rose nearly 6%, fastest since 2007

As more Americans get health coverage under the Affordable Care Act, spending on health care is rising faster than it has in years.
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Posted: December 2, 2016, 7:01 pm

Government set to cede Sir John Carling site after politicians unite on hospital move - CBC.ca


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Government set to cede Sir John Carling site after politicians unite on hospital move
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Heritage Minister Mé​lanie Joly says the federal government will make the former Sir John Carling site available to the Ottawa Hospital for its future Civic campus, according to a statement from her office. The news came moments after Liberal MPs and ...
Updated: Sir John Carling site approved for new hospitalOttawa Citizen
Heritage Minister approves Sir John Carling site for new Ottawa Hospital campusCTV News
Hospital, politicians pick Carling Building site for new Civic campus in OttawaOttawa Business Journal

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Posted: December 2, 2016, 6:19 pm

Snap, crackle, populism: Why Breitbart is calling for a Kellogg boycott

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Breitbart News, the conservative U.S. news and opinion website known for its vociferous support of president-elect Donald Trump, is calling on readers to boycott Kellogg food products after the company pulled advertising from the website.

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Posted: December 2, 2016, 6:05 pm

Can Starbucks' new CEO escape the shadow of Howard Schultz?

Kevin Johnson, the soon to be CEO of Starbucks, has some Venti-sized shoes to fill when he takes over for Howard Schultz.
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Posted: December 2, 2016, 5:44 pm

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