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Freeland: Autos at 'core' of new NAFTA deal

Friday  04:06,   20 april 2018

New automotive rules will be the centrepiece of a new NAFTA agreement, Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland said Thursday during a round of negotiations she characterized as being focused on[...]

In a trade war, China might boycott U.S. goods. That could backfire.

Thursday  23:07,   19 april 2018
The New York Times

State media have hinted that Beijing could weaponize its consumers in a trade war. But American brands are popular in China — and Chinese workers make many of their products.TAICANG, China — If China calls for a boycott of American goods, Chinese[...]

Tim Hortons franchisee factions spar

Thursday  23:06,   19 april 2018

Tim Hortons franchisee factions sparOAKVILLE, Ont. - The Tim Hortons franchisee advisory board is slamming a group representing at least half of the brand's restaurant owners for publicly making complaints about their parent company Restaurant[...]

Okanagan wine industry disappointed court ruling puts cork in cross-border booze

Thursday  21:56,   19 april 2018
Global News

The unanimous ruling indicated that the constitution “does not impose absolute free trade across Canada.” "The court's ruling today is disappointing for the B.C. wine industry,” said Miles Prodan President & CEO of the British Columbia Wine[...]

Even as markets shake, investors seek the riskiest corners

Thursday  21:10,   19 april 2018

Even as markets shake, investors seek the riskiest[...]

Spending up on Alberta credit and debit cards, new report shows

Thursday  18:11,   19 april 2018
Edmonton Journal

Spending up on Alberta credit and debit cards, new report showsSpending on credit and debit cards rose in Alberta for the first three months of the year, although more slowly than in most provinces, a new report[...]

How Vancouver became a cautionary tale in the battle against money laundering, and drugs

Thursday  16:38,   19 april 2018
Global News

It is called the “Vancouver Model” of transnational crime.Criminal syndicates that control chemical factories in China’s booming Guangdong province are shipping narcotics, including fentanyl, to Vancouver, washing the drug sales in British[...]

Oil closes above $68 a barrel, highest price since 2014

Thursday  11:11,   19 april 2018

The price of the North American oil benchmark closed above $68 US a barrel on Wednesday, the highest level since 2014 as U.S. data showed inventories plunged by more than one million[...]

'Bitcoin Heist' Suspect Escapes from Prison on a Plane 'Carrying Iceland's Prime Minister'

Thursday  08:06,   19 april 2018

A man suspected of stealing 600 computers used to mine Bitcoin and other virtual currencies has escaped prison in Iceland, police said Wednesday. Sindri Thor Stefansson is thought to have fled on a plane that was also carrying Iceland’s Prime[...]

All the Odd Jobs Meghan Markle Had Before Her Royal Engagement

Thursday  06:50,   19 april 2018

American actress Meghan Markle will become British royalty on May 19 when she marries England’s Prince Harry, but she wasn’t always an international star.In the newly released biography Meghan: A Hollywood Princess, author Andrew Morton notes that[...]

B.C. goes to court over pipeline jurisdiction

Thursday  04:56,   19 april 2018

British Columbia has announced it will head to court by month end to clarify the province's jurisdiction over the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project. define("homepageFinanceIndices", ["c.deferred"], function () { var[...]

IMF Spots Trouble Ahead as Solid World Growth Poised to Slow

Thursday  04:46,   19 april 2018

The International Monetary Fund predicted the world economy’s strongest upswing since 2011 will continue for the next two years, but warned the seeds of its demise may have already been planted. define("homepageFinanceIndices", ["c.deferred"],[...]

Warren Buffett never spends more than $4 on breakfast

Wednesday  23:01,   18 april 2018

Self-made billionaire Warren Buffett stops by McDonald's in the morning on his way to[...]

Trump pulls support for Trans-Pacific Partnership for 2nd time

Wednesday  21:05,   18 april 2018
Toronto Star

Trump pulls support for Trans-Pacific Partnership for 2nd[...]

CP Rail receives union strike notice

Wednesday  20:10,   18 april 2018

CP Rail receives union strike[...]