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CALGARY Shares in natural gas producer Birchcliff Energy Ltd. fell by as much as 13.7 per cent on Thursday after it announced a higher than expected $350 million 2020 capital spending budget....
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Royal Bank of Canada Chief Executive Officer David McKay said any shift to a more climate friendly economy still depends on fossil fuels. “We have a longer term transition as we change...
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DAVOS — Just as the spat between U.S. President Donald Trump and Greta Thunberg seemed to be subsiding, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin took a new dig at the climate...
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A gram of black market pot was $4.57 cheaper on average than a gram of legal pot in the fourth quarter, according to crowdsourced data gathered by Canada’s national statistics agency....
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TORONTO Waterfront Toronto’s board is seeking more time to make a decision on whether to move forward with Sidewalk Lab’s proposal to build a smart city. The board now...
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TORONTO Canada’s main stock index joined stock markets around the world in moving lower in late morning trading as investors worried about the impact of a deadly virus outbreak in...
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Hallmark’s top television executive, Bill Abbott, is leaving the company weeks after the Hallmark Channel confronted a withering backlash over its decision to pull commercials that featured a same sex wedding....
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FRANKFURT, GERMANY—Climate change has already been blamed for deadly bush fires in Australia, dying coral reefs, rising sea levels and ever more cataclysmic storms. Could it also cause the next...
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TORONTO The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health and the Bank of Montreal are partnering to help companies to address mental health issues in the workplace. They say improving...
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Highlighting a “considerably more focused” bank pared back by exits from more than 20 countries, Bank of Nova Scotia Chief Executive Officer Brian Porter said he has positioned the bank...
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The time has come for Canadian index investors to say goodbye to Encana Corp., a stalwart of the nation’s energy sector with roots going back to the late 1800s. On...
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TORONTO In the 11 years Scott Terrio has spent in the financial services industry, he has heard the same thing over and over again “I should have come in...
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Goldman Sachs won t take companies public anymore unless they have at least one diverse board member, the bank s CEO David Solomon said Thursday. From a governance perspective, diversity...
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OTTAWA Statistics Canada says the gap between legal and illegal cannabis prices in Canada increased in the fourth quarter of last year. The average price of legal cannabis increased...
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OTTAWA Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is telling his caucus to play nice as Liberal MPs meet before the House of Commons resumes sitting again next week. Trudeau says Canadians...
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Highlighting a “considerably more focused” bank pared back by exits from more than 20 countries, Bank of Nova Scotia chief executive officer Brian Porter said he has positioned the bank...
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The cost to fly each seat a mile will increase 6 per cent to 8 per cent this quarter, including seven percentage points from reduced flight and seat capacity because...
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VANCOUVER British Columbia s human rights commissioner is defending herself against accusations by Indigenous supporters of the liquefied natural gas industry that she didn t do her...
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Whoever replaces Stephen Poloz as Bank of Canada governor will need to continue to invoke confidence in markets, Canadian finance minister Bill Morneau said. “We continue to need someone with...
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CALGARY – The Alberta Energy Regulator is laying off dozens of senior staff this week and there are more changes on the way, according to the provincial government. The regulator,...