Category: Business

Canadian dollar, oil roiled as fear of coronavirus contagion spreads across global markets

Canadian dollar, oil roiled as fear of coronavirus contagion spreads across global markets

The Chinese coronavirus outbreak could dent Canada’s economy just like the severe acute respiratory syndrome that killed nearly 800 people in 2002-03 and cost the global economy billions, according to Scotiabank.Fear gripped global markets on Monday with slides in Asia and Europe also hitting Wall Street and the Toronto Stock Exchange. The S&P/TSX composite index……

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Kobe Bryant the businessman: More than just an NBA star

Kobe Bryant the businessman: More than just an NBA star

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In wake of U.S-China trade deal, our agriculture sector needs made-for-Canada solutions

In wake of U.S-China trade deal, our agriculture sector needs made-for-Canada solutions

Canadian agriculture has been set adrift, weaned from its once-nurturing big brother, the United States. It has put us on a trajectory that requires an independence we don’t have.Under Phase 1 of the new deal between the U.S. and China, agricultural trade routes that have been quiet since their tariff war began in 2018 may……

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