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Canadian auto employment up one per cent as of third quarter, says analyst

Canadian auto employment up one per cent as of third quarter, says analyst

TORONTO — An automotive industry analyst says that despite reported doom and gloom about the sector, average employment in the industry at the end of the third quarter was up one per cent compared with a year ago.
Thunberg accuses leaders of 'creative PR' at climate talks

Thunberg accuses leaders of 'creative PR' at climate talks

MADRID — Activist Greta Thunberg on Wednesday accused governments and businesses of misleading the public by holding climate talks that are not achieving real action against the world's “climate emergency.
WestJet shareholders won't get December dividend as Onex acquisition closes

WestJet shareholders won't get December dividend as Onex acquisition closes

CALGARY — WestJet Airlines Ltd. shareholders won't be receiving a quarterly dividend this month after Onex Corp. announced the completion of its acquisition of the Calgary-based airline.
Chevron move to exit Kitimat LNG project a dash of 'cold water' for gas industry

Chevron move to exit Kitimat LNG project a dash of 'cold water' for gas industry

CALGARY — The decision by Chevron Corp. to try to sell its 50 per cent stake in the Kitimat LNG project on the B.C. coast throws a symbolic dash of "long-dated cold water" on growth in the Canadian natural gas industry, an analysis says.
Updated terms for new NAFTA put hold on potential price increases for some drugs

Updated terms for new NAFTA put hold on potential price increases for some drugs

TORONTO — A change affecting pharmaceuticals in the updated North American free trade agreement will mean cost savings for Canadians, but big drug companies say it could affect investment. Final terms in the trade deal that the U.S.
If you're lucky enough to get a holiday bonus, don't blow it on an impulse

If you're lucky enough to get a holiday bonus, don't blow it on an impulse

When Julia Faletski landed her first holiday bonus, the then-bank worker felt a wave of excitement because of her job well done. But then came some more work — figuring out how to make the most of that bonus.
How the financial crisis hit the Christmas tree industry and pushed up prices

How the financial crisis hit the Christmas tree industry and pushed up prices

MONTREAL — Consumers on the hunt for a Christmas tree have little to cheer about this year, as prices are through the roof due to a shortage of trees that can be traced back to the 2008 financial crisis.
CannTrust at risk of losing NYSE listing as shares tumble below limit

CannTrust at risk of losing NYSE listing as shares tumble below limit

VAUGHAN, Ont. — Embattled cannabis company CannTrust Holdings Inc. says it has been notified by the New York Stock Exchange that its shares are too low to continue to be listed on the stock market. The U.S.
Transportation regulator determines WestJet would remain Canadian after Onex deal

Transportation regulator determines WestJet would remain Canadian after Onex deal

GATINEAU, Que. — The proposed $3.5-billion acquisition of WestJet Airlines by an affiliate of Onex Corp.
Democrats, White House forge new North American trade deal

Democrats, White House forge new North American trade deal

WASHINGTON — House Democrats and the White House announced a deal Tuesday on a modified North American trade pact, handing President Donald Trump a major Capitol Hill win on the same day that impeachment charges were announced against him.