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The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) headquarters Connaught Building is pictured in Ottawa on Monday, Aug. 17, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

New taxpayer watchdog plans to monitor how CRA handles pandemic-stressed taxpayers

New taxpayer watchdog plans to monitor how CRA handles pandemic-stressed taxpayers

The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) headquarters Connaught Building is pictured in Ottawa on Monday, Aug. 17, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
A dollar coin is pictured in North Vancouver, in April, 2014. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

S&P/TSX composite reverses gains to close lower despite rising oil price

S&P/TSX composite reverses gains to close lower despite rising oil price

A dollar coin is pictured in North Vancouver, in April, 2014. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

Veteran Cathedral Energy Services CEO announces plan to retire in April

Veteran Cathedral Energy Services CEO announces plan to retire in April

WestJet says it is indefinitely suspending operations to several east coast cities, as well as suspending operations between Toronto and Quebec City. A WestJet flight from Calgary arrives at Halifax Stanfield International Airport in Enfield, N.S. on Monday, July 6, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan

WestJet cutting flights to Atlantic Canada, laying off staff

WestJet cutting flights to Atlantic Canada, laying off staff

WestJet says it is indefinitely suspending operations to several east coast cities, as well as suspending operations between Toronto and Quebec City. A WestJet flight from Calgary arrives at Halifax Stanfield International Airport in Enfield, N.S. on Monday, July 6, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan
Hudson's Bay Co. holds its annual meeting of shareholders in Toronto on June 3, 2016. Two landlords of the Hudson’s Bay Co. are suing the retailer for unpaid rent, alleging the iconic department store that anchors shopping malls across Canada hasn’t paid its bills at multiple locations since April. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Christopher Katsarov

Landlords sue Hudson’s Bay for unpaid rent, retailer says malls aren’t ‘first class’

Landlords sue Hudson’s Bay for unpaid rent, retailer says malls aren’t ‘first class’

Hudson's Bay Co. holds its annual meeting of shareholders in Toronto on June 3, 2016. Two landlords of the Hudson’s Bay Co. are suing the retailer for unpaid rent, alleging the iconic department store that anchors shopping malls across Canada hasn’t paid its bills at multiple locations since April. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Christopher Katsarov
FILE - In this March 29, 2018, file photo, the logo for Facebook appears on screens at the Nasdaq MarketSite in New York’s Times Square. Facebook says it will ban ads on its platform that discourage vaccinations and will run an information campaign to encourage people to get their flu shots. Unpaid posts by people or groups that discourage vaccinations will still be allowed — the new policy only includes paid advertisements. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

Facebook bans anti-vaccination ads but not antivax posts

Unpaid posts by people or groups still allowed

  • Oct 14, 2020
FILE - In this March 29, 2018, file photo, the logo for Facebook appears on screens at the Nasdaq MarketSite in New York’s Times Square. Facebook says it will ban ads on its platform that discourage vaccinations and will run an information campaign to encourage people to get their flu shots. Unpaid posts by people or groups that discourage vaccinations will still be allowed — the new policy only includes paid advertisements. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
A WestJet flight from Calgary arrives at Halifax Stanfield International Airport in Enfield, N.S., Monday, July 6, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan
A WestJet flight from Calgary arrives at Halifax Stanfield International Airport in Enfield, N.S., Monday, July 6, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan
FILE - In this Monday, Sept. 21, 2020, file photo, the Wall Street sign is framed by a giant American flag hanging on the New York Stock Exchange. Stocks are edging lower on Wall Street in early trading, Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2020, as the market cools off following a four-day rally. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)

Stocks end lower as Wall Street pauses after a 4-day rally

Stocks end lower as Wall Street pauses after a 4-day rally

FILE - In this Monday, Sept. 21, 2020, file photo, the Wall Street sign is framed by a giant American flag hanging on the New York Stock Exchange. Stocks are edging lower on Wall Street in early trading, Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2020, as the market cools off following a four-day rally. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
Transat AT shares rose 23 per cent Tuesday after Air Canada announced a revised takeover deal that will see the bigger airline pay substantially less than planned for its smaller rival. Air Transat and an Air Canada aircrafts are seen on the tarmac at Montreal-Trudeau International Airport in Montreal, on Wednesday, April 8, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson

Transat share price shoots up after Air Canada announces revised takeover bid

Transat share price shoots up after Air Canada announces revised takeover bid

Transat AT shares rose 23 per cent Tuesday after Air Canada announced a revised takeover deal that will see the bigger airline pay substantially less than planned for its smaller rival. Air Transat and an Air Canada aircrafts are seen on the tarmac at Montreal-Trudeau International Airport in Montreal, on Wednesday, April 8, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson
This image provided by Apple shows a display of the new iPhones equipped with technology for use with faster new 5G wireless networks that Apple unveiled Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2020. (Apple via AP)

Apple unveils new iPhones for faster 5G wireless networks

Apple unveils new iPhones for faster 5G wireless networks

This image provided by Apple shows a display of the new iPhones equipped with technology for use with faster new 5G wireless networks that Apple unveiled Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2020. (Apple via AP)
An employee cleans seats in a theatre as part of health and safety protocols put in place at Cineplex movie theatres due to the continued COVID19 pandemic, in Toronto, Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young

Cineplex CEO says movie exhibitor has options to weather unpredictable coming year

Cineplex CEO says movie exhibitor has options to weather unpredictable coming year

An employee cleans seats in a theatre as part of health and safety protocols put in place at Cineplex movie theatres due to the continued COVID19 pandemic, in Toronto, Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young
A gold vein is seen in a drilling sample at Atlantic Gold Corporation's Moose River Consolidated Project facility in Moose River Gold Mines, N.S., Tuesday, June 6, 2017. Investors in Canadian gold mining companies are continuing to be rewarded with higher dividends as global gold prices settle near US$1,900 per ounce after setting record highs in August. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan

Gold miners share wealth from high prices with dividend increases for shareholders

Gold miners share wealth from high prices with dividend increases for shareholders

A gold vein is seen in a drilling sample at Atlantic Gold Corporation's Moose River Consolidated Project facility in Moose River Gold Mines, N.S., Tuesday, June 6, 2017. Investors in Canadian gold mining companies are continuing to be rewarded with higher dividends as global gold prices settle near US$1,900 per ounce after setting record highs in August. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan

Stocks are soaring, and most Black people are missing out

Stocks are soaring, and most Black people are missing out

Wall Street adds more gains to last week’s rally; tech leads

Wall Street adds more gains to last week’s rally; tech leads

Striking N.L. Dominion workers spend Thanksgiving on the picket line

Striking N.L. Dominion workers spend Thanksgiving on the picket line

2 Stanford economists win Nobel prize for improving auctions

2 Stanford economists win Nobel prize for improving auctions

As suburban homes get big-city price tags, longer commutes look like better deals

For Al Figueiredo, the scenic drive down highway 116 to Crystal Beach…

Facebook bans Holocaust denial, distortion posts

Facebook is banning posts that deny or distort the Holocaust and will…