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Analysts agree Canadian energy projects more difficult to get to completion

Analysts agree Canadian energy projects more difficult to get to completion

CALGARY — Long pipeline routes that cross provincial and Indigenous territorial boundaries are part of the reason that Canada is a more difficult place than the U.S. to build major energy projects, according to American analysts.
Feds warned agricultural sector near 'tipping point' due to blockades

Feds warned agricultural sector near 'tipping point' due to blockades

OTTAWA — The Canadian Federation of Agriculture called for "decisive action" from the federal government Tuesday as it warned that rail blockades across the country were causing critical supply shortages for farmers and hurting their ability to get p

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Tuesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (17,177.37, down 385.37 points.) Manulife Financial Corp. (TSX:MFC). Financials. Down 44 cents, or 1.84 per cent, to $23.46 on 14.
'A world of hurt': 39 states to investigate Juul's marketing

'A world of hurt': 39 states to investigate Juul's marketing

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More companies get into business of Black History Month

More companies get into business of Black History Month

NEW YORK — From shoes and T-shirts to dolls and tote bags, more companies and brands are getting into the business of Black History Month but trying not to leave the impression that African American consumers are important just once a year.
CBRE predicts record $50 billion investment for commercial real estate this year

CBRE predicts record $50 billion investment for commercial real estate this year

TORONTO — Canada could see a record-breaking $50-billion worth of investment in commercial real estate this year as economic tailwinds and immigration policies support the booming sector, according to a report by CBRE, but it says the strong economy
Bank of Canada to create its own digital currency as 'contingency,' deputy says

Bank of Canada to create its own digital currency as 'contingency,' deputy says

The country's central bank plans to lay the foundation for its own digital currency as a backstop should the day arise where cash is no longer king, a Bank of Canada deputy says.
Iran says official who played down virus fears is infected

Iran says official who played down virus fears is infected

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — The head of an Iranian government task force on the coronavirus who had urged the public not to overreact about its spread has tested positive for the illness himself, authorities said Tuesday, as new cases emanating fro
No checkout needed: Amazon opens cashier-less grocery store

No checkout needed: Amazon opens cashier-less grocery store

NEW YORK — Amazon wants to kill the supermarket checkout line. The online retailing giant is opening its first cashier-less supermarket, where shoppers can grab milk or eggs and walk out without waiting in line or ever opening their wallets.

Rewards company Aimia reports operating loss ahead of board overhaul

MONTREAL — Aimia Inc. continued to rely on investments in a pair of foreign loyalty programs to keep earnings in the black last quarter as it came off a tumultuous year of shareholder dissidence and litigation.
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