Ottawa announces $8.3M for beef industry amid China standoff
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Ottawa announces $8.3M for beef industry amid China standoff

Canada’s beef industry is getting $8.3 million in federal funds, the bulk of it aimed at growing its international market reach as a trade standoff with China continues.…

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Bots tweeting about Toronto’s Sidewalk Labs project raise disinformation red flags
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Bots tweeting about Toronto’s Sidewalk Labs project raise disinformation red flags

A swarm of bots on Twitter sent out identical, co-ordinated tweets this week about a proposed smart city project in Toronto.  After the tweets caught the attention of…

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Canadian and U.S. economies are converging but danger lurks: Don Pittis
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Canadian and U.S. economies are converging but danger lurks: Don Pittis

On the face of it, Bank of Canada governor Stephen Poloz and his deputy Carolyn Wilkins had some excellent news about the Canadian economy in yesterday’s Monetary Policy…

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Canada keeps breaking jobs records, but that could end Friday: Don Pittis
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Canada keeps breaking jobs records, but that could end Friday: Don Pittis

The Canadian economy has been a job creation dynamo, but the latest prediction from a survey of bank economists suggests that will come to an end Friday when…

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Alberta village that started mining coal and shifted to oil and gas struggles to make a go with wind
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Alberta village that started mining coal and shifted to oil and gas struggles to make a go with wind

The people of Paintearth County, Alta., have been in the business of producing power for more than a century. First, they mined the plentiful veins of coal in…

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Milk-based liquor gets shot at lucrative vodka market
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Milk-based liquor gets shot at lucrative vodka market

An Almonte, Ont., distiller is “ecstatic” he can now put the word vodka on the label of his milk-based drink after the federal government loosened some longstanding liquor…

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Ontario set to get 50 new cannabis stores
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Ontario set to get 50 new cannabis stores

Ontario is set to get 50 more cannabis stores starting in October, and applicants will have to first show they have their finances and retail space ready to…

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Canada swings to trade surplus in May as exports to U.S. rise to all-time record
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Canada swings to trade surplus in May as exports to U.S. rise to all-time record

For the first time in almost a year, Canada sold more to the world than it bought last month as the country posted a trade surplus of $762…

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Boeing says it will contribute $100M to help families of 737 Max crash victims
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Boeing says it will contribute $100M to help families of 737 Max crash victims

Boeing on Wednesday said it would give $100 million US to organizations to help families affected by the deadly crashes of the company’s 737 MAX planes in Indonesia and…

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How a lack of crash test dummy diversity fuels a safety gap between men and women
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How a lack of crash test dummy diversity fuels a safety gap between men and women

New research shows that while cars are safer than they’ve ever been, women are at far greater risk of suffering serious or fatal injuries in a collision compared to…

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