Trucking association wants foreign workers to fill trucker shortage
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Trucking association wants foreign workers to fill trucker shortage

The Ontario Trucking Association says there’s a desperate shortage of truckers in Ontario and they have a solution: bring in foreign workers. The association says it wants to bring…

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Sears staves off liquidation, U.S. stores to remain open
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Sears staves off liquidation, U.S. stores to remain open

Sears will live on — at least for now. The company’s chairman and largest shareholder, Eddie Lampert, won a bankruptcy auction for Sears, averting liquidation of the iconic…

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Alberta crude oil curtailments remain unchanged despite price recovery
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Alberta crude oil curtailments remain unchanged despite price recovery

Alberta Energy Minister Marg McCuaig-Boyd says the province is leaving its oil curtailment levels at 325,000 barrels per day for now despite discounts for western Canadian crude that…

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European stocks, banks gain after Brexit deal defeat while U.K. shares lag
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European stocks, banks gain after Brexit deal defeat while U.K. shares lag

British shares lagged Europe slightly on Wednesday after Prime Minister Theresa May’s resounding defeat in a parliamentary vote on her Brexit deal, but in the face of continuing…

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U.S. government’s partial shutdown takes economic toll as talks to end impasse stall
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U.S. government’s partial shutdown takes economic toll as talks to end impasse stall

The U.S. economy is taking a larger-than-expected hit from the partial government shutdown, White House estimates show, as contractors and even the coast guard go without pay, and…

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Global tensions high ahead of Davos summit, warns World Economic Forum
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Global tensions high ahead of Davos summit, warns World Economic Forum

Organizers of next week’s annual gathering of business and political leaders in the Swiss ski resort of Davos say worsening international relations are hindering efforts to resolve global…

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Marijuana companies set to vie for POT listing as valuable ticker symbol up for grabs
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Marijuana companies set to vie for POT listing as valuable ticker symbol up for grabs

High demand for the “POT” stock symbol has prompted several Canadian stock exchanges to conduct a collective lottery to select which company will be able to use the…

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Sears staves off liquidation, stores to remain open
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Sears staves off liquidation, stores to remain open

Sears will live on — at least for now. The company’s chairman and largest shareholder, Eddie Lampert, won a bankruptcy auction for Sears, averting liquidation of the iconic…

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Brexit strategy: Companies warn UK lawmakers that status quo comes with a heavy cost
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Brexit strategy: Companies warn UK lawmakers that status quo comes with a heavy cost

Furious companies facing weeks more uncertainty over an ever closer Brexit lashed out at politicians on Wednesday, and warned of chaos at ports and catastrophic job losses if…

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Q&A: How buying a pipeline could change the Indigenous business landscape
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Q&A: How buying a pipeline could change the Indigenous business landscape

A group of First Nations have plans to become the new owners of the Trans Mountain pipeline and its controversial expansion plan. Leaders are gathering in Calgary this…

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