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Toronto Star launches partnership with Wall Street Journal

Toronto Star launches partnership with Wall Street Journal

Mon., June 11, 2018 The Wall Street Journal’s award-winning business news and analysis is coming to Canada. Starting today, we are excited to announce our exclusive partnership with The Wall…

Funding for several ‘promises remain unknown’: Business reacts to Doug Ford’s win in Ont.

Funding for several ‘promises remain unknown’: Business reacts to Doug Ford’s win in Ont.

Doug Ford’s resounding election win to become the next premier of Ontario after campaigning on tax cuts, less regulation and smaller government makes him sound favourable to the business community on…

Trump wants separate, 1-on-1 NAFTA talks with Canada, Mexico, adviser says

Trump wants separate, 1-on-1 NAFTA talks with Canada, Mexico, adviser says

Donald Trump’s economic adviser said today the U.S. has asked Canada to hold one-on-one North American Free Trade Agreement negotiations as trilateral talks sputter. Larry Kudlow, director of the U.S. president’s…

U.S. unemployment rate falls to 3.8 per cent, the lowest since 2000

U.S. unemployment rate falls to 3.8 per cent, the lowest since 2000

WASHINGTON—Another month of strong hiring drove the nation’s unemployment rate down to 3.8 per cent — tantalizingly close to the level last seen in 1969, when Detroit still dominated the…

CP Rail train operators on strike; signal workers reach deal

CP Rail train operators on strike; signal workers reach deal

Canadian Pacific Railway’s more than 3,000 conductors and engineers walked off the job late Tuesday night while a second group of workers reached a tentative contract settlement with the rail…

CP Rail union formally serves strike notice

CP Rail union formally serves strike notice

Union members representing Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd’s conductors, locomotive engineers and communications employees have served a notice to strike as early as May 29, according to a union statement released on…

CN Rail locomotive engineers ratify five-year collective agreement

CN Rail locomotive engineers ratify five-year collective agreement

MONTREAL—CN Rail says its 1,800 locomotive engineers in Canada have ratified a new five-year collective agreement. The Montreal-based railway says the contract with the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference (TCRC) includes…

Walmart Canada cuts Weston Foods as bread supplier, cites ‘commercial reasons’

Walmart Canada cuts Weston Foods as bread supplier, cites ‘commercial reasons’

Walmart Canada Corp. says it’s cutting Weston Foods as a bread supplier, but the retailer says the decision has nothing to do with the Competition Bureau’s investigation into price-fixing. In…

Starbucks to open new China store every 15 hours until 2022

Starbucks to open new China store every 15 hours until 2022

SHANGHAI—Starbucks Corp. unveiled a bold plan to more than triple revenue in China over the next five years, at a time when other American corporates worry that simmering trade tensions…

Frustrated by fine print, car-buying couple learns you don’t always get what you pay for

Frustrated by fine print, car-buying couple learns you don’t always get what you pay for

They paid for one thing — but got something else — and when they complained they were told they should have read the fine print. That’s the message a car-buying couple says…