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Ontario Liberals to introduce legislation for fair wages on government construction projects

Tuesday  18:41,   17 april 2018
Global News

The premier says the move is meant to prevent employers from undercutting wages in order to make lowball offers on provincial projects. It comes months after the government passed major labour reforms that included minimum wage hikes and equal pay[...]

Netflix shares surge 7 per cent on subscriber gains

Tuesday  17:11,   17 april 2018
Reuters

Shares in Netflix Inc neared a record high on Tuesday after the online video streaming service reported a rise in subscriber additions for the fourth straight quarter. define("homepageFinanceIndices", ["c.deferred"], function () { var [...]

Tim Hortons to move its Canadian head office

Tuesday  16:38,   17 april 2018
Toronto Star

Tim Hortons is moving its Canadian headquarters to downtown Toronto’s Exchange Tower after more than 50 years in[...]

Don't even think about putting these expenses on your credit card

Tuesday  16:06,   17 april 2018
CNBC

These days it's easy to pay for nearly anything with credit cards but here are six expenses to never pay for with plastic, according to[...]

Alberta unveils bill that could wreak havoc on B.C. gas prices in trade war

Tuesday  10:29,   17 april 2018
cbc.ca

Bill 12, titled Preserving Canada’s Economic Prosperity Act, gives the Alberta government the ability to retaliate against the B.C. government for any delays to the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion, by driving up gas prices or slapping restrictions [...]

Tesla says Model 3 production shut down temporarily

Tuesday  05:17,   17 april 2018
Reuters

Tesla says Model 3 production shut down[...]

B.C. gas prices could jump 45 cents per litre if Alberta turns off the taps: analyst

Tuesday  05:05,   17 april 2018
Global News

B.C. gas prices could jump 45 cents per litre if Alberta turns off the taps: analystWith both Alberta and Saskatchewan now threatening to "turn off the tap," potentially starving B.C. of oil and gas, a fuel industry expert says British Columbians[...]

Oil prices rise amid risk of supply disruptions

Tuesday  05:05,   17 april 2018
Reuters

Oil prices rise amid risk of supply disruptionsOil prices rose on Tuesday amid worries there could be a high risk of disruptions to supply, especially in the Middle[...]

Growing number of Canadians say they’re feeling the impact of higher interest rates

Monday  23:16,   16 april 2018
Baystreet

Growing number of Canadians say they’re feeling the impact of higher interest[...]

Canada’s own tech star readies IPO down south

Monday  23:11,   16 april 2018
The Motley Fool

Canada’s own tech star readies IPO down southCeridian HCM Holding Inc. (TSX:CDAY)(NYSE:CDAY), is about to go public, raising up to US$600 million from its[...]

These food retailers look cheap: Which is the better buy?

Monday  22:57,   16 april 2018
The Motley Fool

Should you buy Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. (TSX:ATD.B) or Loblaw Companies Ltd. (TSX:L) for total returns today?Food retail stocks have really come off in the last year. The stock of Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. (TSX:ATD.B) has declined nearly[...]

Will gold and silver continue to climb after Syria strikes?

Monday  22:57,   16 april 2018
The Motley Fool

Kinross Gold Corporation (TSX:K)(NYSE:KGC) stock and the price of gold and silver generally could rise as U.S. strikes on Syria increase global tensions.On the night of April 13, President Donald Trump announced that the U.S. would conduct military[...]

As interest rates rise, shore up your portfolio with these financials stocks

Monday  22:56,   16 april 2018
The Motley Fool

Toronto-Dominion Bank (TSX:TD)(NYSE:TD) is but one financial stock that is in for good times ahead.Despite record consumer debts and very shaky housing markets, unemployment remains at 40-year lows, and inflation is creeping up to the Bank of[...]

Robots ride to the rescue where workers can't be found

Monday  22:41,   16 april 2018
The New York Times

Fast-growing economies in Eastern Europe have led to severe labor shortages, so companies are calling in the machines.Raising wages didn’t help. Nor did offers to subsidize[...]

GTA housing market poised for spring thaw

Monday  22:31,   16 april 2018
Toronto Star

GTA housing market poised for spring thawOakville broker Tracy Nursall says it’s been longer than a single aberrant year since the Toronto Region experienced a typical spring market. This year is more similar to 2013 or 2014 than any season since,[...]