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American consumers would be hurt by lumber duties, say U.S. housing groups

The imposition of import tariffs on Canadian softwood lumber will place a heavy burden on consumers

 

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Gobbling up Canadian family finances

The typical Canadian family will spend up to $420 more on groceries and dining out next year

 

Youth jobs by-the-numbers

A study from StatsCan says young people have seen their job quality decline over the past 40 years.

 

Details drop in wage, job quality for young workers

A new study from Statistics Canada about the precarious position young workers find themselves in.

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Feds, Ontario governments talk investments with big automakers

Federal and Ontario governments are actively discussing major investments in the big automakers

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Bid rigging scrutinized

Competition Bureau of Canada’s efforts to identify and prevent bid rigging in construction contracts

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Costco to be investigated by government

Costco is being investigated by Ontario’s Ministry of Health.

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Memo: Trump backs pipeline based on policy

President-elect Donald Trump supports completion of the disputed Dakota Access oil pipeline.

Charles Strachey column: Severance pay is not required in Alberta

Does a company have to offer new jobs to someone they recently laid off?

Part-time work fuels Canadian job growth

The Canadian labour market topped expectations by adding another 10,700 jobs last month.

B.C. pumped about using ‘fair share’ pipeline money

British Columbia will create an environmental fund with money it expects to receive for the pipeline

Minister Carr says pipeline workers will be kept safe

Federal Natural Resources Minister Jim Carr said workers at pipelineconstruction sites will be safe

TD Bank hikes rates for longer mortgages and rental properties

TD Bank (TSX:TD) is hiking rates for fixed mortgages with longer amortizations and all mortgages on rentalproperties.

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CIBC’s residential mortgage markets raises eyebrows

CIBC’s exposure to the residential mortgage market has increased, raising concerns among some analysts.

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Caesars to phase out free parking at 8 Las Vegas resorts

Most Caesars Entertainment Corp.’s Las Vegas hotel-casinos will start phasing out free parking.

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Royal Bank Canada misses 4Q expectations

Royal Bank (TSX:RY) saw its fourth-quarter net income dip two per cent to $2.54 billion.

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Canadian railways positive about Trump despite concerns about lumber quotas

Canada’s two largest railways are positive about the impact of a Donald Trump presidenc.

Skinny cable rules for Canadian TV now in full effect

The CRTC and consumer advocacy group OpenMedia say they’re keeping a close eye on the country’s TV providers.

Experts had long predicted a bounce back from a second-quarter slump, which was largely due to oil-production shutdowns linked to May’s Alberta wildfires and scheduled maintenance at oilsands facilities. 
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Energy exports help economy bounce back

The Canadian economy slightly exceeded expectations in the third quarter.

Experts had long predicted a bounce back from a second-quarter slump, which was largely due to oil-production shutdowns linked to May’s Alberta wildfires and scheduled maintenance at oilsands facilities. 
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More bad news for the oilpatch sector

Red Deerians hoping to get back to work in the oil and gas industry may need to look elsewhere for employment.

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