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TSX and Dow give up recent gains as Trump rally runs out of steam

Stock markets in New York and Toronto recovered slightly from midday losses but still closed significantly lower on Monday, a pullback from a weeks-long rally prompted by the presidency of…

GM axing 625 jobs at Ontario plant, shifting some production to Mexico

General Motors is cutting 625 jobs at its assembly plant near London, Ont., as it shifts some production to Mexico. Mike Van Boekel, spokesman for Unifor Local 88, says the layoffs…

Canada signals possible U.S. trade deal that excludes Mexico

Josh Wingrove and Greg Quinn Bloomberg The U.S. and Canada are signalling most of the pain from reworking the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) will hit Mexico, with an…

Rumours of the death of the TTP trade deal may be exaggerated: Olive

As of Donald Trump’s inauguration, the most ambitious free-trade deal ever attempted is dead. Or is it? Donald Trump appeared to have killed the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), and the…

Bracing for looming lumber war, B.C. town cautiously hopeful

Bracing for looming lumber war, B.C. town cautiously hopeful

Bracing for uncertainty under the new U.S. administration, British Columbia’s lumber producers are hoping diversification will be the key to survival. They already made profound changes to the industry over the…

Here’s what really happens to all those gifts you return to the store

Here’s what really happens to all those gifts you return to the store

The weeks after the holiday season mark a busy time of year for retailers — but not in a good way. This is the time when most gifts get returned. Every…

New job for Obama as music industry continues to struggle: Don Pittis

New job for Obama as music industry continues to struggle: Don Pittis

When his current job runs out, U.S. President Barack Obama has been offered a new presidency — this one at the Swedish music-streaming company Spotify. When you read the requirements, the outgoing…

Private jet industry buzzing in era of Donald Trump presidency

Ever since the U.S. presidential election, Ed Dahlberg has pretty much had a smile on his face. He brokers the sale of private jets, and already he’s seeing interest pick…

Canadian vinyl record pressing plant closes

CALGARY—It appears one of the only vinyl record pressing plants in Canada has shut down its operations. Canada Boy Vinyl opened in Calgary in September 2015 expecting to take advantage…

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