What the end of NAFTA could mean for jobs in western Canada

(The Canadian Press/Larry MacDougal) Naomi Christensen is senior policy analyst at the Canada West Foundation As the fifth round of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) renegotiations kick off this week in Mexico, uncertainty over the future of the pact lingers. The demands by the U.S. such as scrapping the agreement’s dispute settlement More...

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BlackBerry COO Marty Beard resigning to deal with family health situation

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U.S. releases updated list of tough NAFTA negotiation objectives as talks resume

MEXICO CITY—The United States has published an updated list of NAFTA negotiating objectives to reflect some of its tougher-than-anticipated demands in a reminder of the difficult hoeing ahead as parties seek More...

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Hudson’s Bay agrees to delay deal that would see Rhone Capital buy stake

By The Canadian Press Fri., Nov. 17, 2017 The Ontario Securities Commission announced on Friday that Hudson’s Bay Co. has agreed to temporarily postpone a deal that would see private equity firm Rhone More...

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Loblaw pre-orders 25 of Tesla’s new all-electric trucks for undisclosed price

By Ross MarowitsThe Canadian Press Fri., Nov. 17, 2017 MONTREAL—Loblaw Companies Ltd. says it is among the first purchasers of Tesla’s new electric truck. Canada’s largest supermarket chain says it More...

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Trump’s heartland biggest losers if NAFTA collapses, says business group

President Donald Trump speaks at a rally at the Phoenix Convention Center, Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri) MEXICO CITY – The dozen American states that would feel the worst impact More...

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TransCanada says clean up work underway after Keystone pipeline leak in South Dakota

By The Canadian Press Fri., Nov. 17, 2017 CALGARY—TransCanada Corp. said Friday that work is well underway to clean up a sizable oil leak at its Keystone pipeline in South Dakota that occurred days before More...

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Amsterdam cannabis firm to set up Canadian base in joint venture with Canopy Growth

By The Canadian Press Fri., Nov. 17, 2017 SMITHS FALLS, ONT.—Canopy Growth Corp. of Smiths Falls, Ont., has formed a joint venture to share ownership of the Agripharm indoor growing operation in Creemore, More...

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‘Airbnb of pop-ups’ unveils new experience-driven retail store in Toronto

It wasn’t until he tried to find a spot to sell his homemade hummus that the idea popped into Yashar Nejati’s head. “In 2013, I needed a temporary space for a café as a marketing campaign for my first business, More...

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Annual pace of inflation slows in October as gas prices calm

By Craig WongThe Canadian Press Fri., Nov. 17, 2017 OTTAWA—The annual pace of inflation cooled in October as the cost of gasoline came back down after spiking higher in September when hurricane Harvey More...