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Atlantic Canada Petroleum Show 2020 event postponed
Newfoundland and Labrador should involve Airbnb hosts in regulation discussions, spokesperson says
Cape Breton's Mercer family 'take one for the team' with station closure
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Budding Truro Cannabis Company approved for distribution
ENTREVESTOR: Halifax’s Talkatoo Raises $700,000 to launch voice-recognition product
Hockey brand CCM's plan to grind it out in uncertain economic times
Rick Blackshaw, chief executive of Sport Maska Inc., the company better known as CCM Hockey, is unmoved by all the recession talk. You would be too if you had a captive market and Sidney Crosby, Connor McDavid, and Alexander Ovechkin — the ...
Gildan Activewear plummets after profit warning, drop in printwear sales
Shares in casual clothing maker Gildan Activewear Inc., the owner of the American Apparel brand, plummeted by a third on Friday after the company said third-quarter sales dropped and that it will likely take a US$100 million hit on sales this ...
The most-anticipated recession in history is coming, and it's tying investors in knots
I’ve been doing a lot of client reviews lately and the ‘R’ word has come up in every one. I’m referring to the next recession. Sometimes it is framed as a question, but often it’s delivered as a statement of fact ...
Renewables marketplace looking to take off in Alberta
From energy firms to tech giants and food and beverage chains, a growing number of North American companies are signing deals for green electricity and spurring excitement within Alberta’s wind and solar industries. At a ...
Steel plants fear being shut out of big LNG projects after Ottawa's 'bizarre' tariff exemption on China steel
Part of an ongoing series that looks at changes one year after the global trade wars ignited. The noise pulsing throughout Supreme Steel’s fabrication plant in Delta, B.C., on a busy day is enough to pummel the ears. The clanging of iron, ...
Immigrant-fuelled demand is helping to power Canada's housing market
Newcomers to Canada account for more than a fifth of the housing market, helping boost real estate in Ontario, Quebec and B.C., according to a new survey. Immigrants buy 21 per cent of houses and may purchase 680,000 homes during the next five ...
Warren Buffett’s firm is building an Alberta wind farm that can power almost 80,000 homes
Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Energy Canada is breaking ground on a wind farm in southeast Alberta in 2020 it says will produce enough energy to supply 79,000 homes. The $200-million Rattlesnake Ridge Wind project will be located ...
Improving job numbers, wages will keep fuelling our love of debt
The more the Bank of Canada sifts through the data left behind by the housing boom, the clearer it becomes that the economy would be in trouble if we weren’t so willing to borrow. Last month, the central bank published a staff note that ...
Things are looking gloomy for investors — but what if all that gloom is just a passing cloud?
Bad indicators abound. Globally, protectionism seems to be intensifying, and it’s bleeding into the real economy, undermining business confidence and investment. The global economic expansion is slowing down. The U.S. clearly isn’t ...
Insurance brokerage Hub bulking up Canadian benefits business with acquisition spree
The biggest insurance brokerage in Canada has been on a dealmaking blitz that may only be about halfway done, according to the company’s Ontario chairman. Chicago-based Hub International Ltd. sells insurance, but it has also spent the past ...