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Without attracting much notice, shares in the long struggling transportation firm have soared in value more than fivefold in the past year. There’s a reason. The new Bombardier is a pure...
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In the federal election expected to begin in a few weeks, Justin Trudeau’s Liberals will run a more policy rich campaign than they did last time out. Recall that in the...
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“Make no little plans, ” the legendary Chicago architect Daniel Burnham is said to have jotted down somewhere, though the exact provenance of the saying remains undetermined. “They have no magic...
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This week, a detailed analysis of Iceland’s four year experiment with shorter work weeks was released. It shows improvement in quality of working life and in work life balance during a lengthy...
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The problem with Uber is, well, everything. Everything save that the app based mobility firm has sufficient cash reserves for now to carry on despite huge chronic losses. But first, the...
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For the first time, a vast number of everyday Canadians are insisting that their money be invested in ways that do no harm and help improve world conditions. Responsible investing...
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Recent high profile ransomware attempts, the most common form of cyberattack, have obscured how pervasive the problem is, and how urgent the need to better guard against it. It is estimated...
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A UBI is a government payment that tops up family income so that it modestly exceeds the poverty line, or low income threshold. As households are able to generate more income...
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But further out, investor prospects in aviation look better. That’s provided investors understand that the industry will be profoundly different than the one that was posting record profits prior to...
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We were reminded of that need yet again this week, when Calgary based TC Energy Corp. officially cancelled its proposed $10 billion Keystone XL pipeline project , which would have connected Alberta...
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And with an above average rate of EV adoption, Canada can expect EVs to account for nearly one in three vehicles on its roads by 2030. However, one of the biggest...
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If we think of war profiteers as being lower than a snake’s belly, what are we to make of the drug industry’s pandemic profiteers The drug industry giants, known as Big...
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For more than two decades, the couple has jointly directed the most powerful private sector organization committed to improving global public health. However, the news has triggered a flood of criticism...
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Since its official unveiling last week, Ford Motor Co.’s all electric F 150 Lightning pickup truck has become one of the global auto industry’s most talked about new product launches in modern history...
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The pioneering electric vehicle EV maker itself is real enough. Tesla made a record half million vehicles last year. Its 2020 revenues of $38 billion have more than doubled in the...
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For some time, oil stocks have been edging toward the pariah status that many investors have long accorded to makers of tobacco, liquor and firearms. Yet in recent months there...
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At least on paper, Ontario, Quebec and parts of the U.S. Midwest are about to have a large portion of their oil supply cut off on May 13, less than...
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But corporate Canada has seldom seen a slugfest as ugly as the battle between Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. and archrival Canadian National Railway Co. to acquire Kansas City Southern KCS ....
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The federal budget unveiled Monday takes a gradualist approach, crafted by a Liberal government fearful of appearing spendthrift ahead of an expected election. In essence, Monday’s budget proposes to spend...