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When the share buyback craze stops, this bull market stops: David Rosenberg

When the share buyback craze stops, this bull market stops: David Rosenberg

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Canada stalled as blockades shut down rail networks and the movement of goods and people

Canada stalled as blockades shut down rail networks and the movement of goods and people

EDMONTON AND TORONTO — As protests that have stalled railway traffic across parts of Canada drag towards a week, CN Rail announced it would be shutting down “significant” portions of its rail network, raising questions about the stability of Canada’s transport system and concerns about the enforcement of court orders putting an end to the……

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Shopify beats expectations as revenue jumps 47%

Shopify beats expectations as revenue jumps 47%

Shopify Inc. reported fourth-quarter revenue that topped analysts’ estimates and gave an optimistic forecast for this year, boosted by holiday shopping and add-on services such as payment and marketing tools. The shares surged the most in almost four years.Sales grew by 47 per cent to US$505.2 million in the quarter, Ottawa-based Shopify said in a……

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Population growth, jobs and cheap money: What makes Canada’s housing market tick — podcast

Population growth, jobs and cheap money: What makes Canada’s housing market tick — podcast

February 12, 20207:00 AM ESTLast UpdatedFebruary 12, 20207:00 AM EST Population growth, good jobs and cheap money have been a powerful combo for Canada’s real estate market – and the realtors selling homes in the country’s biggest cities.The decade started with a boom in housing prices and housing starts, with Toronto’s housing market in particular……

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Jack Mintz: The trouble with emissions targets

Jack Mintz: The trouble with emissions targets

The federal Liberals now find themselves stuck in quicksand, with deep-seated regional divisions over oil and gas development and climate change policy. Many Quebec and Ontario Liberal MPs are opposed to Teck’s $20.6-billion Frontier oilsands project, since its development would add four megatonnes of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions annually for 40 years, making it more……

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Balsillie group pushes for standardized, online IP curriculum for Ontario universities and colleges

Balsillie group pushes for standardized, online IP curriculum for Ontario universities and colleges

A panel of experts led by former BlackBerry Ltd. co-CEO Jim Balsillie is calling on Ontario to make intellectual property learning a key priority for provincial universities and colleges.The report calls on government to create a standardized, online IP curriculum and make it mandatory for people and organizations that receive public funding to support entrepreneurs.……

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Alberta fires back at First Nations chief critical of province’s consultation on Frontier oilsands project

Alberta fires back at First Nations chief critical of province’s consultation on Frontier oilsands project

CALGARY — Ahead of a sit-down meeting with Indigenous chiefs on Wednesday, the Alberta government is taking the unusual step of firing back at a First Nations chief who has been critical of how the province handled Indigenous consultations on Teck Resources Ltd.’s $20.6-billion Frontier oilsands mining project.Earlier this week, Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation Chief……

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CN says it will shut down significant parts of its rail network unless blockades come down

CN says it will shut down significant parts of its rail network unless blockades come down

Canadian National Railway Co. said on Tuesday it would be forced to shut down parts of its rail network unless rail line blockades in protest against a natural gas pipeline in British Columbia are removed.Blockades by anti-pipeline protesters near Ontario have forced passenger trains and goods transportation to be disrupted for the fifth straight day.……

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Majority of Canadians don’t want Huawei involved in 5G build-out: survey

Majority of Canadians don’t want Huawei involved in 5G build-out: survey

As the federal government moves closer to a decision on whether Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei should help build out Canada’s 5G mobile networks, a new poll from the Angus Reid institute suggests that a majority of Canadians do not want the technology giant to be involved in the 5G rollout. Approximately 56 per cent of Canadians……

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Why Mexico drew the line on including aluminum in tougher auto rules under new NAFTA

Why Mexico drew the line on including aluminum in tougher auto rules under new NAFTA

Mexico refused to include aluminum in tighter auto requirements under the new North American trade agreement because it “could not compete” with Canada and the United States in supplying the metal, according to the country’s ambassador.A last minute “melt and pour” provision for steel used in auto production has emerged as one of the final……

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