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Canadian Dollar News Update

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London's weather, traffic and gas prices for Monday

Published: 2019-09-23T09:45:00Z 

Thank you Derek Blake for this great Fall photo from Fanshawe Pioneer Village. You can share your pictures with us by emailing them to ...


Canadian Mortgage News Update

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Soaring rents and house prices in Canadian cities make housing a key election issue

Published: 2019-09-23T08:00:32Z 

... a big election issue according to a CBC News-commissioned poll, and housing is ... Data gathered by the Canadian Rental Housing Index shows that Toronto ... to tracking done by the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation.


Canadian Housing News Update

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This Week's Top Stories: Government Cash Sends Canadian Real Estate Prices Higher, and ...

Published: 2019-09-22T14:26:15Z 

Canadian real estate price growth has stopped decelerating, at least for now. The C11, a price index for Canada's 11 largest markets, showed an ...


Canadian Jobs News Update

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Don't underestimate rural rage in Canada

Published: 2019-09-22T10:09:15Z 

They are not racists, but they are deeply angry about two things: no good jobs for their children unless they leave for the city, and being talked down to ...

Here are some small towns and cities where you can get a well-paying tech job

Published: 2019-09-22T07:52:30Z 

He's one of a growing number of tech founders choosing to locate offices in smaller Canadian towns and cities, addressing the desire of employees to ...


Canadian Political News Update

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The gender gap in Canadian politics

Published: 2019-09-23T04:52:30Z 

In light of the 2019 Canadian federal election this October, CBC News conducted a survey profiling the disparities that exist between men and women ...

Jody Wilson-Raybould's Book Shows — Again — She's Not Just Another Politician

Published: 2019-09-23T04:07:30Z 

... have very short half-lives: their purpose is to generate some news stories and reviews ... The last book by a Canadian politician that resembles Wilson-Raybould's is Pierre Elliott Trudeau's Federalism and the French Canadians.

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh tells Quebec television audience he shares province's values

Published: 2019-09-23T01:52:30Z 

Show host Guy A. Lepage introduced Singh, a practising Sikh who wears a turban, as the country's "first racialized person" to lead a Canadian political ...

Trump suggests he raised Biden with Ukraine's president

Published: 2019-09-22T22:41:15Z 

Two years later, Joe Biden pressured the Ukrainian government to fire the ... Lindsey Graham of South Carolina told Fox News Channel's "Sunday ...

Next federal government should seize golden opportunity to sell more energy to India

Published: 2019-09-22T21:56:15Z 

"Canada is [an] energy superpower and can meet our growing energy needs," Mr. Modi said, speaking in Hindi during a joint news conference in ...

Amid blackface fallout, Justin Trudeau pledges to cut taxes and cellphone bills

Published: 2019-09-22T20:20:59Z 

... and heating their homes," Trudeau said, speaking at a news conference in the ... Trudeau said the new tax cut, which would eliminate taxes on Canadians' first ... He is the first non-white leader of a major Canadian political party.

Canadian businesses review safety policies abroad in midst of Hong Kong violence

Published: 2019-09-22T16:07:30Z 

The Canadian government urged travellers, including 300,000 Canadians living in Hong Kong, to exercise "a high degree of caution" in its travel ...

Experts warn of disinformation during election but say political attack ads within legal limit

Published: 2019-09-22T12:00:00Z 

The first week of Canada's federal election campaign saw the release of attack ... Another way disinformation is spread is through "fake news" articles, ...

Where the party leaders are on Day 12 of the federal election campaign

Published: 2019-09-22T11:15:00Z 

Here's what you need to know about where the leaders of Canada's political parties are on Day 12 of the election campaign. You can watch streaming ...

Don't underestimate rural rage in Canada

Published: 2019-09-22T10:09:15Z 

My neighbours in northeastern Ontario are quick to vent their rage about all manner of foolish government regulations and about guns, opioids, and ...

Justin Trudeau can earn forgiveness but he will have to continually work to earn it

Published: 2019-09-22T09:45:51Z 

We hear it all the time: "Canada is a mosaic, not a melting pot," and, "Toronto ... Is it not a testament to his "different" vision for Canadian politics that the ...

'It showed some learning': Expert says Trudeau's blackface apology seems genuine, but voters are ...

Published: 2019-09-22T08:00:46Z 

UBC political science professor Max Cameron says Canadians are willing to forgive when politicians make an error or gaffe, if an apology is genuine.

Canada Election 2019: Brownface, Blackface and the politics of hypocrisy

Published: 2019-09-21T13:34:44Z 

Canada Election 2019: Brownface, Blackface and the politics of hypocrisy ... The only good news here for the Libs is that the NDP are not running ...


Canadian Economy News Update

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'We've got open doors': Texas lures Western Canadian businesses south

Published: 2019-09-22T17:03:45Z 

Inside is a letter — beginning "Dear Canadian Neighbour" — boasting of Montgomery County's "BOOMING" economy, tax incentives and ranch-style ...

Florida senators want to let Canadian snowbirds stay in state longer

Published: 2019-09-22T16:18:45Z 

Florida's two senators want the state's Canadian snowbirds to stay a little ... that Canadians contribute $6.5 billion each year to Florida's economy.

This Week's Top Stories: Government Cash Sends Canadian Real Estate Prices Higher, and ...

Published: 2019-09-22T14:26:15Z 

Canadian real estate sales made an unusual drop from the month before, but are up from last year. CREA reports 43,478 sales in August, down 9.0% ...

'What's stopping you?' Texas is trying to lure Canadian businesses south

Published: 2019-09-22T14:03:45Z 

Inside is a letter -- beginning "Dear Canadian Neighbour" -- boasting of Montgomery County's "BOOMING" economy, tax incentives and ranch-style ...

'We're ready for them:' Texans see opportunity in western Canadian malaise

Published: 2019-09-22T14:03:45Z 

Inside is a letter - beginning "Dear Canadian Neighbour" - boasting of Montgomery County's "BOOMING" economy, tax incentives and ranch-style ...

'We're ready for them:' Texans see opportunity in western Canadian malaise

Published: 2019-09-22T14:03:45Z 

Inside is a letter — beginning "Dear Canadian Neighbour" — boasting of Montgomery County's "BOOMING" economy, tax incentives and ranch-style ...

Kenney tells business audience Alberta will drop more trade barriers

Published: 2019-09-21T21:56:15Z 

Kenney announced during a speech to the Canadian Chamber of ... A news release from the Alberta government says the announcement on Saturday ...


Toronto Stock Exchange News

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Next federal government should seize golden opportunity to sell more energy to India

Published: 2019-09-22T21:56:15Z 

A new crude oil ETF market in India could also create potential partnership opportunities for Canada's banks and the Toronto Stock Exchange given ...

Sudbury store part of massive Loblaw grocery stores sale

Published: 2019-09-22T18:33:45Z 

"Along with the recent issuance of equity, this transaction further ... and George Weston marginally fell at $111.21 on the Toronto Stock Exchange.

Cramer Agrees: Canada Should Buy Into Renewable Energy

Published: 2019-09-22T16:07:30Z 

While this is terrible news for Enbridge (TSX:ENB)(NYSE:ENB), oil had a good run; now it's time to allow emerging technologies to spur growth in the ...


Canadian Sales News Update

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Nexion Travel Supplier Partners of Year and Canadian Rising Star Awards

Published: 2019-09-22T21:00:00Z 

Best Overall Canadian Supplier – Air Canada Vacations ... She has steadily increased sales, shown strong support for Nexion Travel Group ...

This Week's Top Stories: Government Cash Sends Canadian Real Estate Prices Higher, and ...

Published: 2019-09-22T14:26:15Z 

Canadian real estate sales made an unusual drop from the month before, but are up from last year. CREA reports 43,478 sales in August, down 9.0% ...

Five things to watch for in Canadian business this week

Published: 2019-09-22T14:03:45Z 

Statistics Canada will release wholesale trade figures for July on Monday. The release comes after disappointing manufacturing and retail sales ...


Canadian Business News Update

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Molly's Reach, iconic restaurant of 'Beachcombers' fame, up for sale

Published: 2019-09-23T01:18:45Z 

Molly's Reach, the iconic restaurant featured in Gibsons-filmed Canadian classic ... with Sutton West Coast Real Estate told Global News Sunday evening. ... up with, and a few local business owners that obviously loved the location.

First Energy Metals Enters Non-binding Letter of Intent

Published: 2019-09-22T23:37:30Z 

The Company's common shares trade on the Canadian Securities ... or accuracy of this news release and has neither approved nor disapproved the ...

Promise tracker: What the parties are pitching on the campaign trail

Published: 2019-09-22T20:26:15Z 

22: Make the first $15,000 of income tax-free for Canadians earning ... make federal business advisory services fee-free, create a voluntary payroll ...

MEC, Lush Cosmetics to close stores across Canada on Friday for climate strike

Published: 2019-09-22T18:58:49Z 

Mountain Equipment Co-op (MEC) says it will close all of its stores on Sept. 27 until 5 p.m. local time "to support staff who choose to lend their voice to ...

A trashy Squamish story

Published: 2019-09-22T18:33:45Z 

RecycleSmart, a company that began in Squamish as a project off the side of Jaclyn McPhadden's desk, was this month ranked number 25 on the ...

'We've got open doors': Texas lures Western Canadian businesses south

Published: 2019-09-22T17:03:45Z 

The brochure's cover has the Texas flag as a backdrop and shows an arrow pointing from Alberta to the Lone Star State.

Travel group Thomas Cook battles for survival ahead of Monday deadline

Published: 2019-09-22T16:18:45Z 

Thomas Cook sold its travel branch in Canada in 2006 to Air Transat. ... the news surrounding Thomas Cook and our business recently but our flight ...

Canadian businesses review safety policies abroad in midst of Hong Kong violence

Published: 2019-09-22T16:07:30Z 

Violent unrest in Hong Kong is the latest geopolitical threat prompting Canadian companies to review their safety measures for overseas employees, ...

Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

Published: 2019-09-22T14:03:45Z 

Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week ... The Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce will be hosting its annual ...

Canadian firms reviewing worker safety policies in wake of Hong Kong protests

Published: 2019-09-22T14:03:45Z 

TORONTO — Violent unrest in Hong Kong is the latest geopolitical threat prompting Canadian companies to review their safety measures for overseas ...

'What's stopping you?' Texas is trying to lure Canadian businesses south

Published: 2019-09-22T14:03:45Z 

He says Arrowstar has helped about 100 western Canadian companies move north of Houston in the last decade, and 40 of them were in the last year ...

Five things to watch for in Canadian business this week

Published: 2019-09-22T14:03:45Z 

TORONTO -- Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week: Economic data. Statistics Canada will release wholesale ...

Canadian firms reviewing worker safety policies in wake of Hong Kong protests

Published: 2019-09-22T14:03:45Z 

TORONTO - Violent unrest in Hong Kong is the latest geopolitical threat prompting Canadian companies to review their safety measures for overseas ...

Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

Published: 2019-09-22T14:03:45Z 

Statistics Canada will release wholesale trade figures for July on Monday. The release comes after disappointing manufacturing and retail sales ...

Kenney chats pipelines, provincial trade barriers with business crowd in Saint John

Published: 2019-09-22T01:41:15Z 

It's unacceptable that Canada remains vulnerable to high gas prices associated with an unstable global market due to a lack of national pipelines, ...

Fossil-fuel subsidies on Scheer's list of possible corporate cuts

Published: 2019-09-20T23:26:15Z 

At a news conference Friday morning in Saint John, N.B., Scheer was ... fossil-fuel production amount to Canadians paying oil and gas companies $19 ...

Canadian polarized, but social media use likely not the culprit: study

Published: 2019-09-12T08:39:04Z 

Most Canadians still engage broadly with mainstream news sources, the ... reads the mailer sent to businesses across Western Canada recently.


Canadian Manufacturing News Update

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Take the Plant, Save the Planet

Published: 2019-09-22T07:41:15Z 

The Government of Canada can provide the leadership to acquire the GM Oshawa assembly plant and repurpose the production to building battery ...


Canadian Political News Update

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Huawei CFO Awakens Canadians to the Long, Strong Arm of China

Published: 2019-09-21T23:03:45Z 

"Canadians recognize that we cannot have a strategic relationship with China of the sort that Mr. Trudeau's government initially was seeking," said ...

In Burnaby North-Seymour, At Ground Zero Of Trans Mountain, Pipeline Politics Are Personal

Published: 2019-09-21T14:03:45Z 

HuffPost Canada Members of a "resistance walk" against Trans Mountain pipeline expansion are shown in Burnaby, B.C. in July 2019. In Burnaby ...

Simcoe County group takes political prisoner's fight to Toronto

Published: 2019-09-21T13:30:00Z 

A panel discussion, organized by a grassroots Simcoe County group, delved into Canada's role in Central America; 'I've seen things get worse and ...

Bank of Canada making effort to lie low during federal election campaign

Published: 2019-09-21T09:56:15Z 

The election campaign is taking place at a time of increasing political ... and a news conference with governor Stephen Poloz and Carolyn Wilkins, the ...

Tired of high cellphone and internet bills? This election is full of promise(s)

Published: 2019-09-21T09:56:15Z 

READ MORE: Canadian political parties rally against big telecom gouging ahead of ... READ MORE: The best, cheapest cellphone plans in Canada in 2019 .... a Liberal party spokesperson told Global News in an emailed statement.

Champion of diversity or high-profile hypocrite? Who is Justin Trudeau, anyway?

Published: 2019-09-21T08:00:40Z 

There's probably nothing in the Canadian political strategy textbooks about how to pivot away from blackface. Justin Trudeau and his campaign are ...

Where the party leaders are on Day 11 of the federal election campaign

Published: 2019-09-21T07:52:30Z 

Here's what you need to know about where the leaders of Canada's political parties are on Day 11 of the election campaign. You can watch streaming ...

Chris Selley: Jagmeet Singh shines with note-perfect response to Trudeau's blackface debacle

Published: 2019-09-21T03:06:01Z 

Very much unlike Trudeau, very much unlike most Canadian politicians (and very much unlike me), Singh actually knows what it's like to be a visible ...

All the world's a stage: Blackface controversy shines light on Trudeau the actor

Published: 2019-09-21T00:00:00Z 

It's only now that Canadians are realizing how much that public gaze has ... In short, the predominant political insult against Trudeau is that he is an ...

'We're afraid...we might get arrested': Canadian executives deal with the shock of a rupture with ...

Published: 2019-09-20T22:53:29Z 

That does not mean China and Canada will resume normal relations. Canada's business and political elite have spent the past 25 years trying to forge ...

Donald Trump has paved the way for our leaders to try to influence the Bank of Canada

Published: 2019-09-20T22:29:59Z 

After the Bank of Canada raised interest rates in July 2017, unnamed ... told a Bloomberg News reporter that the government was worried that governor ... Some might find it hard to imagine Canada's genteel political class would see ...

Singh says he'll meet Trudeau to accept apology only if it's in private and politics -free

Published: 2019-09-20T20:28:43Z 

"That is for Canadians to make the decision." Trudeau has been in damage control mode since Wednesday evening, when pictures of him in blackface ...

Liberals promise to prohibit semi-automatic assault rifles, allow cities to ban handguns

Published: 2019-09-20T13:26:32Z 

Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau says a re-elected Liberal government would ban ... Fully automatic assault weapons are already banned in Canada. ... She praised the semi-automatic rifle ban as "great news, full stop," and praised ...

Canada must protect its drug supply

Published: 2019-09-15T11:37:30Z 

But this is a time when the Canadian market can't protect itself and is in dire need of political leadership, government action and a long-term solution.


Canadian Economy News Update

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Kenney gets rid of 8 more regulatory barriers to 'strengthen interprovincial trade'

Published: 2019-09-21T20:37:30Z 

Kenney announced during a speech to the Canadian Chamber of ... READ MORE: Canada's premiers focus on trade, economy as they meet in Saskatoon. A news release from the Alberta government says the announcement on ...

Bank of Canada says it will lie low to avoid impacting federal election campaign

Published: 2019-09-21T14:26:15Z 

The economy is a top concern for Canadian voters and the Bank of Canada, ... READ MORE: Canada election: 5 economic issues to watch for this ... months in scheduled news conferences or speeches by the bank's senior figures.

Bank of Canada making effort to lie low during federal election campaign

Published: 2019-09-21T09:56:15Z 

The Oct. 30 date will also include the release of the bank's quarterly projections for the economy and a news conference with governor Stephen Poloz ...

MEC to close its doors across the country as climate strikes hit Canada

Published: 2019-09-21T02:37:30Z 

Christie Stephenson, executive director of UBC's Peter P. Dhillon Centre for Business Ethics, said it's exciting to see companies take this action.

'We're afraid...we might get arrested': Canadian executives deal with the shock of a rupture with ...

Published: 2019-09-20T22:52:30Z 

Customs data show Canada's exports to China have dropped 5 per cent this ... Canada was enthusiastic about the market-economy reforms China ...

Donald Trump has paved the way for our leaders to try to influence the Bank of Canada

Published: 2019-09-20T22:29:59Z 

After the Bank of Canada raised interest rates in July 2017, unnamed ... at running a Group of Seven economy, told a Bloomberg News reporter that ...

Meet the activist leading Ontario's youth climate strike movement

Published: 2019-09-20T14:48:45Z 

Rougeot's vision for Canada is an "energy transition" where the country ... Her vision includes "people that are working in the high carbon economy, ...


Toronto Stock Exchange News

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TSX rises 0.25 percent to 16899.69

Published: 2019-09-20T13:44:40Z 

The Toronto Stock Exchange's TSX rises 0.25 percent to 16,899.69. - Leading the index were Hexo Corp <HEXO.TO>, up 11.5 percent, First Quantum ...

Chinese mining company Jiangxi targeting First Quantum for potential takeover bid, sources say

Published: 2019-09-20T13:09:59Z 

First Quantum stock closed Friday at $12.21 on the Toronto Stock Exchange, ... Shane Nagle, mining analyst with National Bank Financial, said First ...


Canadian Sales News Update

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Record-setting Winnipeg home sales helps maintain national upward trend

Published: 2019-09-21T23:48:45Z 

Sales in August on MLS Systems across Canada increased for the sixth consecutive month and are now 17% above the six-year low recorded in ...

An early jump on ski season

Published: 2019-09-21T17:37:30Z 

The annual event dates back decades, and raises funds for Canadian Ski Patrols' ... Canadian Ski Patrol takes 20 per cent of sales for commission.

Health organizations call for end to promotion of vaping products

Published: 2019-09-21T16:41:15Z 

The groups are asking for an interim order from Health Canada to curb the ... Thursday's call comes after news of a serious vaping-related illness in ... over vaping was "enforcement of existing restrictions on sales to youth and ...

National resale homes activity records sixth consecutive increase

Published: 2019-09-21T16:30:00Z 

Sales in August on MLS Systems across Canada increased for the sixth consecutive month and are now 17 percent above the six-year low recorded ...

Health organizations call for end to promotion of vaping products

Published: 2019-09-20T23:26:15Z 

The groups are asking for an interim order from Health Canada to curb the ... Thursday's call comes after news of a serious vaping-related illness in London ... He said restrictions on advertising, on at least some flavours and on sales ...

'We're afraid...we might get arrested': Canadian executives deal with the shock of a rupture with ...

Published: 2019-09-20T22:53:29Z 

That does not mean China and Canada will resume normal relations. ..... On Chinese digital platforms, sales of Canadian brands tracked by WPIC ...

Cannabis Canada : Monthly pot sales in Canada surpass $100M for the first time

Published: 2019-09-20T21:56:15Z 

Cannabis retail sales up over 14% in July from prior month: StatsCan. Cannabis retail sales in Canada rose to about $104 million in July, according to ...

TSX Holds onto Daily, Weekly Gains

Published: 2019-09-20T20:26:15Z 

The Canadian dollar lopped off 0.01 cents at 75.33 cents U.S. ... On the economic front, Statistics Canada reported retail sales advanced for the first ... Stocks fell Friday on news that Chinese officials were cutting short their visit to the ...