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Canadian Business News Update

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Don't go down 'rabbit hole' in Trade Committee's study of new NAFTA implementation bill, warn ...

Published: 2020-01-29T05:03:45Z 

Don't go down 'rabbit hole' in Trade Committee's study of new NAFTA ... expect [to] hear noise not just in Canada from the Canadian business community, but ... B.C.) said on Global News' West Block that his party won't use the trade ...

Coronavirus panic prompts Air Canada to cancel some flights to China

Published: 2020-01-29T01:11:01Z 

What happened: Air Canada has started cancelling flights between Canada and China because demand for the flights has fallen but the airline would ...

Conservatives have a chance for an easy win — and all of Canada will benefit

Published: 2020-01-29T00:33:45Z 

Trump's vows to rip up the free-trade agreement that underpinned Canada's ... Economy-wide, the trade upheaval is costing the Canadian economy ...

City council in Prince Albert, Sask., votes to give plastic bags the boot

Published: 2020-01-28T19:52:30Z 

Businesses or restaurants found distributing or selling plastic bags after that could face ... This report by The Canadian Press was first published Jan.

BC, Canadian universities remain vigilant as coronavirus death toll tops 100

Published: 2020-01-28T19:41:15Z 

Canadian universities with significant international student populations and ... Currently, cases have been reported in Canada, the United States, ... officials confirmed there are currently 34 co-op and exchange students in the ... Tri-City News · Vancouver is Awesome · Business in Vancouver · Eastward ...

Canadian companies feel impact of coronavirus as it strikes across sectors

Published: 2020-01-28T18:22:30Z 

MONTREAL -- Canadian companies are starting to feel the pinch of the deadly coronavirus epidemic as they call off trips and watch their stock values ...

Shopify plans to hire 1000 workers, open Vancouver office this year

Published: 2020-01-28T17:26:15Z 

The Ottawa-based company, which provides technology to online retailers, said ... U.S. postal treaty exit would hurt Canadian e-commerce businesses.

Canada eyes UK's decision to grant Huawei partial access to 5G network

Published: 2020-01-28T16:52:21Z 

But U.K. officials, who briefed The Canadian Press on the condition of ... Get the business news and analysis that matters most every morning in our ...

WeWork still plans to expand 'important' Canadian market

Published: 2020-01-28T16:32:06Z 

WeWork may be viewed with more caution by the corporate community in the wake of its financial rescue by Japan's SoftBank late in 2019, but ...

Majority of Canadian boards had no female members in 2016 and 2017: StatCan

Published: 2020-01-28T15:35:30Z 

A Statistics Canada study of 10,108 public, private and government ... They're hoping that will change with amendments to the Canada Business ...

Majority of Canadian boards had no female members in 2016 and 2017: StatCan

Published: 2020-01-28T15:31:35Z 

A Statistics Canada study of 10,108 public, private and government ... They're hoping that will change with amendments to the Canada Business ... Get the business news and analysis that matters most every morning in our Star ...

Majority of Canadian boards had no female members in 2016 and 2017: StatsCan

Published: 2020-01-28T15:22:30Z 

The agency says its look at public, private and government corporations shows 61.7 per cent of those companies' boards were devoid of women in ...


Canadian Political News Update

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Privacy office denied documents by Richmond city

Published: 2020-01-29T00:22:30Z 

The News has been trying to find out why the MCAL - with a seniors centre, ... After an FOI request turned up virtually nothing, the News asked for a review ... American principles of transparency to Canadian political and government ...

Following UK on Huawei an 'easy out' for Canada , says ex-China envoy

Published: 2020-01-28T18:11:15Z 

OTTAWA — Industry Minister Navdeep Bains says the government is studying Britain's decision to grant Chinese telecom company Huawei partial ...

Rex Murphy: The PM has changed his look. But it's a policy change that's needed

Published: 2020-01-28T18:00:00Z 

The real shift the Liberals have to make is to abandon their political infatuation with global warming, and their untenable assertion that a Canadian ...

Canada studying UK's decision to grant Huawei partial access to 5G network

Published: 2020-01-28T17:03:40Z 

OTTAWA -- Industry Minister Navdeep Bains says the government is studying Britain's decision to grant Chinese telecom company Huawei partial ...

Following UK on Huawei an 'easy out' for Canada , says ex-China envoy

Published: 2020-01-28T16:41:15Z 

The political pressure stems from China's ongoing imprisonment of two Canadians, who were detained on spying charges more than a year ago after ...

Carleton's new election-integrity scholar comes from Facebook. The NDP says that's like Dracula ...

Published: 2020-01-27T23:57:40Z 

... to major Canadian news outlets, is listed as a senior officer under Facebook ... as well as an advisory group for Facebook on Canadian political ads.

Scheer puts full blame on Iran for shot down plane

Published: 2020-01-14T21:26:28Z 

While anchoring the nightly news, Barton gave her "objective" opinion that ... For years now, a number of Canadian politicians have pushed for the ...

WATCH: Winnipeg Constable calls handgun ban 'nonsense'

Published: 2020-01-13T21:57:27Z 

If only 5 percent of Canadian gun owners were out there shooting up the streets ... Consider this: the government is already cautious of gun owners. ... Global news, CTV, CBC, even the National Post and other respected outlets have ...

Saskatchewan government challenging new proposed gun laws

Published: 2020-01-13T19:14:41Z 

Saskatchewan government challenging new proposed gun laws ... The Canadian Coalition for Firearms Rights says that there are no recorded crimes ... Global news, CTV, CBC, even the National Post and other respected outlets ...

Trump calls for peace with Iran

Published: 2020-01-08T16:56:49Z 

... located in Germany and later returned to the U.S. According to NBC News, they ... The company made the choice not to take political ads that may contain lies ... For years now, a number of Canadian politicians have pushed for the ...


Canadian Housing News Update

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Why non-bank mortgage lending has exploded in growth

Published: 2020-01-28T20:03:45Z 

According to an analysis of Statistics Canada's data by housing blog Better Dwelling, the MFC market has exploded, turning from a small industry into ...


Toronto Stock Exchange News

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Evening Update: Western medicine meets traditional Chinese remedies at the epicentre of the ...

Published: 2020-01-28T22:07:30Z 

The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX Composite Index was up 58.36 points, or 0.33 per cent, ... Got a news tip that you'd like us to look into? E-mail ...

Burcon NutraScience Corporation Announces C$10 Million Bought Deal

Published: 2020-01-28T21:45:00Z 

/THIS NEWS RELEASE IS INTENDED FOR DISTRIBUTION IN CANADA ONLY ... The TSX has not reviewed and does not accept responsibility for the ...

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

Published: 2020-01-28T21:33:45Z 

Companies in the news: Metro Inc. (TSX:MRU). Down $1.92 or 3.4 per cent to $54.10. Grocery and pharmacy chain Metro Inc. is seeing some labour ...

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

Published: 2020-01-28T21:22:30Z 

Manulife Financial Corp. (TSX:MFC). Financials. Up 21 cents, or 0.79 per cent, to $26.65 on 5.4 million shares. Companies in the news: Metro Inc.

Equinox Gold and Leagold Shareholders Approve Merger to Create a Premier Americas Gold ...

Published: 2020-01-28T21:11:15Z 

(TSX: EQX, NYSE American: EQX) ("Equinox Gold") and Leagold Mining Corporation ... This news release includes certain statements that constitute ...

Kirkland Lake Gold Shareholders Overwhelmingly Approve Detour Gold Acquisition

Published: 2020-01-28T20:26:15Z 

The Toronto Stock Exchange has neither reviewed nor accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this news release. Cautionary Note ...

Centennial College Dedicates Centre for Aerospace and Aviation to Bombardier, Celebrates ...

Published: 2020-01-28T19:30:00Z 

Bombardier shares are traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange (BBD). ... News and information are available at bombardier.com or follow us on Twitter ...

Continental Gold Shareholders Overwhelmingly Approve Arrangement

Published: 2020-01-28T19:30:00Z 

28, 2020 /CNW/ - Continental Gold Inc. (TSX:CNL; OTCQX:CGOOF) ... This news release contains or refers to forward–looking information under ...

NA Proactive news snapshot: Dyadic, Codebase Ventures, Tocvan Ventures, Nabis Holdings ...

Published: 2020-01-28T17:09:57Z 

NA Proactive news snapshot: Dyadic, Codebase Ventures, Tocvan Ventures, ... BTG began trading on the TSX Venture Exchange on December 23.

Superior Plus to keep specialty chemicals business after strategic review

Published: 2020-01-28T15:11:15Z 

Shares in the company were down about 89 cents or about seven per cent at $11.79 in trading on the Toronto Stock Exchange. This report by The ...

Energy shares help TSX rise amid coronavirus fears

Published: 2020-01-28T13:01:10Z 

(Reuters) - Canada's main stock index rose on Tuesday, following a steep sell-off in the previous session, helped by gains in energy stocks which got ...


Canadian Sales News Update

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NS lobster shipments drop 'dramatically' to China due to coronavirus

Published: 2020-01-28T19:07:30Z 

The coronavirus is putting the brakes on Nova Scotia lobster sales and ... Canadian live lobster sales to China outpaced those to the U.S. by $65 ...

Empire Machinery adds new sales manager for Ontario

Published: 2020-01-28T18:33:45Z 

Empire Machinery adds new sales manager for Ontario. January 28, 2020; News Release · Fabricating; Join Discussion ... Hynes will be responsible for fabricating machinery sales in the Ontario market. He will be working ... L.S. Starrett, Snap-On Tools, Canadian band saw blade manufacturer, Tecsaw.

Canada's 10 best-selling SUVs and crossovers in 2019

Published: 2020-01-28T11:48:45Z 

Why did passenger car sales decrease by more than 90,000 units in Canada in 2019? Why do cars now account for only 25 per cent of light vehicle ...

Despite low risk of coronavirus outbreak in Canada , face masks in high demand

Published: 2020-01-28T01:30:00Z 

"We've checked with pharmacists in four provinces, including Ontario, and they're all reporting either brisk sales of masks or they're out and having ...

Mahr names new VP of sales

Published: 2020-01-22T20:37:30Z 

Dimensional metrology system provider Mahr Inc., Providence, R.I., has named Bryan Orr as vice president of sales for the Americas. He succeeds ...


Canadian Economy News Update

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Bad timing: New virus poses threat to fragile world economy

Published: 2020-01-29T06:22:30Z 

Bad timing: New virus poses threat to fragile world economy ... Canadians advised to avoid all travel to China's Hubei province amid outbreak.

Coronavirus panic prompts Air Canada to cancel some flights to China

Published: 2020-01-29T01:11:01Z 

Coronavirus panic prompts Air Canada to cancel some flights to China ... Why this matters: Reduced access to air travel could hurt the economy, ...

For the Bank of Canada , what a difference a few months makes

Published: 2020-01-28T21:56:15Z 

What is interesting, however, is a major turn of events in the economic outlook. The global economy appears to have gone from being a drag on Canadian ... Data in the present tell a mixed story, and if forecasting is difficult when all ...

Superior Plus to keep specialty chemicals business after strategic review

Published: 2020-01-28T21:45:00Z 

TORONTO — Superior Plus Corp. has decided to not sell its specialty chemicals business following a strategic review of the operations. The company ...

Canadian companies feel impact of coronavirus as it strikes across sectors

Published: 2020-01-28T16:59:21Z 

Canadian companies feel impact of coronavirus as it strikes across sectors ... "China is the engine of the global economy, churning out goods," said ...

Canadian companies wince from impact of coronavirus

Published: 2020-01-28T16:30:00Z 

Canadian companies are starting to feel the pinch of the coronavirus epidemic as they call off trips and watch their stock value slide. The S&P/TSX ...

Erin O'Toole warns that Peter MacKay would turn Conservatives into 'Liberal party lite'

Published: 2020-01-28T00:33:45Z 

Erin O'Toole, a former Canadian Armed Forces airman, entered the ... and the Canadian economy being bolstered by a strong American economy.


Canadian Dollar News Update

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North American stock markets partially recover from losses over virus concerns

Published: 2020-01-28T21:22:30Z 

The Canadian dollar traded for 75.88 cents US compared with an average of 75.86 ... This report by The Canadian Press was first published Jan.


Canadian Mortgage News Update

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Why non-bank mortgage lending has exploded in growth

Published: 2020-01-28T20:03:45Z 

The value of Canada's non-bank residential mortgages skyrocketed by more than 10 times in the period 2007-2018, according to Statistics Canada ...

Eliza Building in Dawson expands territory's affordable housing

Published: 2020-01-28T18:00:00Z 

This project was built with support from the Government of Yukon and the Government of Canada through the Canada Mortgage and Housing ...


Canadian Jobs News Update

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'Anything is possible': Nunavut greenhouses bring food, jobs to tundra

Published: 2020-01-29T03:00:00Z 

In Nunavut, groceries can cost 10 times the average Canadian amount, ... Susie, one of five locals involved in the project, told CTV National News.

Canadians say they'd take a lower paying job if it meant better mental health support: survey

Published: 2020-01-28T21:11:15Z 

Morneau Shepell survey shows 76 per cent of Canadians ranked mental health ... Seventy seven per cent of Canadians will leave their current jobs for the ... first," Morneau Shepell president, Stephen Liptrap, said in a news release.

Bernie Sanders staffer calls for extreme left-wing violence while living lavish lifestyle

Published: 2020-01-21T14:34:00Z 

The Post Millennial has independently verified that Weissgerber has expressed disdain for ... Ritchie told Global News that the move was a no brainer.

Inside the Conservative leadership race: who are the contenders?

Published: 2020-01-20T16:27:29Z 

This most Canadian of analogies should remain pungent during the ... Due to the sheer significance of this leadership contest, The Post Millennial has ...

Pierre Poilievre says he supports gay marriage, won't open abortion debate

Published: 2020-01-17T19:57:08Z 

But I learned a lot, like millions and millions of people across Canada and ... candidates chose not to run last week, according to the National Post.

Canadian diplomats face challenges entering Iran: Foreign Affairs

Published: 2020-01-13T15:55:05Z 

The entire envoy of 11 Canadian officials, including two Transport Safety ... Though he refuted the story, he lost his job, and like Sonmez, he was afforded no due process. ... Ritchie told Global News that the move was a no brainer.

Doug Ford's Ontario leads Canada in jobs increase with 25000

Published: 2020-01-10T19:29:49Z 

Doug Ford's Ontario leads Canada in jobs increase with 25,000 ... place if an agreement is not reached by January 31, as outlined by Global News.


Canadian Manufacturing News Update

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Former UN committee member defends stance on LNG pipeline in BC

Published: 2020-01-28T22:18:45Z 

A Wet'suwet'en news release says Na'moks, who also goes by John ... complaint to the UN over Canada's environmental assessment process.

Alberta's climate plan part of cabinet decision on Teck Frontier oilsands mine: Wilkinson

Published: 2020-01-28T21:00:00Z 

The enviro minister says any decision on new projects considers how they fit with Canada's goal to reach net-zero emissions by 2050 and provincial ...

Tories seek auditor general review of Liberal infrastructure plan

Published: 2020-01-28T20:26:15Z 

Infrastructure Canada data shows that to date, more than 52,000 projects have been approved across dozens of programs, worth more than $57.5 ...

BC chemicals plant to be sold to satisfy Competition Bureau merger concerns

Published: 2020-01-28T20:03:45Z 

The Canadian competition regulator found that the deal would result in the loss of a "competitive ... It has production facilities in 30 countries, including four in Canada. ... is the top source of daily industry-focused news in Canada.

Cadillac To Roll Out Enhanced Super Cruise

Published: 2020-01-28T13:52:30Z 

An enhanced version of Super Cruise driver assistance feature, will be introduced starting on the 2021 Cadillac CT5 and CT4 and followed by the ...


Canadian Business News Update

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Glass ceilings still dominate in Canadian business

Published: 2020-01-28T16:52:30Z 

Glass ceilings still dominate in Canadian business ... Women may be playing a bigger role in Canada's corporate boardrooms, but new stats ... CHCH-TV started broadcasting in 1954 and is proud to be the news leader for Hamilton ...

Lowe's appoints new head of Canadian operations

Published: 2020-01-28T16:52:30Z 

Lowe's Companies Inc. says it has appointed the head of its western region as president of its Canadian operations, which is shrinking with the ...

Lowe's appoints transformation vice-president as new head of Canadian operations

Published: 2020-01-28T16:52:30Z 

BOUCHERVILLE, Que. — Lowe's Companies Inc. says it has appointed the head of its western region as president of its Canadian operations, which ...

Canadian companies wince from impact of coronavirus

Published: 2020-01-28T16:30:00Z 

Canadian companies are starting to feel the pinch of the coronavirus epidemic as they call off trips and watch their stock value slide. The S&P/TSX ...

Anthony T. (Tony) Hurst Appointed President of Lowe's Canada

Published: 2020-01-28T16:18:45Z 

BOUCHERVILLE, QC, Jan. 28, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) today announced that Anthony T. (Tony) Hurst has been ...

Majority of Canadian boards have no female members

Published: 2020-01-28T15:22:30Z 

Statistics Canada says a study of more than 10,000 Canadian boards ... government corporations shows 61.7 per cent of those companies' boards ...

Aon appoints new health leader in Canada

Published: 2020-01-28T15:00:00Z 

Global brokerage giant Aon has announced the appointment of Brad Lorimer (pictured) as its new executive vice-president and health leader in ...

Rick Mercer to host CJF Awards, celebrating Canadian Journalism Foundation's 30 years

Published: 2020-01-28T13:52:30Z 

Established in 1990, The Canadian Journalism Foundation promotes, ... industry gala where news leaders, journalists and corporate Canada gather ...

Canada : Dentons 2020 Proxy Season Update

Published: 2020-01-28T02:48:45Z 

Canada Business Corporations Act (CBCA) amendment – Enhanced ... news releases, posting the document(s) and news release(s) on its website, ...

Canadian manufacturers lag in the adoption of Industry 4.0 technologies

Published: 2020-01-27T22:41:15Z 

"They realize that Canadian manufacturers are competing with companies around the world. This survey ... This is welcome news. The first step to ...

Freeland calls for ratifying new NAFTA deal 'without undue delay' as Liberals seek early political ...

Published: 2020-01-27T22:41:15Z 

In an interview with Global News on Sunday, Conservative whip Mark ... "Given the pressing trade issues facing the Canadian economy, we need to ...

Coronavirus outbreak: BC, Canada likely to see economic impact as spread accelerates in China

Published: 2020-01-27T21:43:49Z 

The coronavirus outbreak that has killed 81 people in China - mostly in the Central city of Wuhan and the surrounding Hubei province - is likely ...

Canada , UK discussing how to pay for Harry and Meghan's security costs: minister

Published: 2020-01-27T21:00:00Z 

"I know this is an issue of discussion for many Canadians," Blair said. ... She said while it's "none of our business" whether Meghan and Harry take up ...

China Buys Australian and Canadian Wheat as US Waits Its Turn

Published: 2020-01-27T20:48:45Z 

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Coronavirus impact on Canadian companies intensifies

Published: 2020-01-27T20:48:45Z 

Coronavirus impact on Canadian companies intensifies ... Imax, Air Canada and Ballard Power are among the Canadian companies affected by the ... Get the business news and analysis that matters most every morning in our Star ...

Small businesses are invited to propose innovative solutions to four challenges

Published: 2020-01-27T20:37:30Z 

Government of Canada launches new R&D challenges. OTTAWA, Jan. 27, 2020 /CNW/ - As the single largest purchaser of goods and services within ...

Small businesses are invited to propose innovative solutions to new challenge

Published: 2020-01-27T20:37:30Z 

Government of Canada launches new secure software challenge. OTTAWA, Jan. 27, 2020 /CNW/ - As the single largest purchaser of goods and ...

Farm Credit Canada highlights three disruptors in 2020

Published: 2020-01-27T19:52:30Z 

"Our trade agreements help buffer Canada from some of the negative impact that growing protectionism is having on the world economy. When tariffs ...

From lower oil prices to a weaker loonie: How the new coronavirus could impact Canada's economy

Published: 2020-01-27T19:20:39Z 

On Monday, Canada's benchmark S&P/TSX composite index was down about 0.6 ... Companies that rely on travel and tourism suffered steep losses.

'Nothing fair about this': McKenna says US-China trade pact undermines new NAFTA

Published: 2020-01-27T19:18:45Z 

Although the new North American Free Trade Agreement appears to be destined for ratification in Canada, one of the country's former envoys to the ...