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    Canada's definition of beer could be changing

    Canada's definition of beer could be changing


    Federal officials are proposing changes to national beer standards that would widen the number of ingredients permitted in a pint and force brewers to list every ingredient on a can or bottle. Even the Canadian definition of "beer" would...

    Federal officials are proposing changes to national beer standards that would widen the number of ingredients permitted in a pint and force brewers to list every ingredient on a can or bottle. Even the Canadian definition of "beer" would change.

    Manulife cutting 700 jobs, consolidating Canadian operations

    Manulife cutting 700 jobs, consolidating Canadian operations


    Manulife Financial Corp. said Thursday it plans to cut about 700 jobs in Canada over the next 18 months as it moves to digitize and combine some of its...

    Manulife Financial Corp. said Thursday it plans to cut about 700 jobs in Canada over the next 18 months as it moves to digitize and combine some of its operations.

    Ross says U.S. must create 'more painful' environment in trade

    Ross says U.S. must create 'more painful' environment in trade


    Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross says the United States needs to make it harder for its trading partners to have high trade barriers in order to achieve President Donald Trump's ultimate goal of lower barriers and a level playing...

    Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross says the United States needs to make it harder for its trading partners to have high trade barriers in order to achieve President Donald Trump's ultimate goal of lower barriers and a level playing field.

    Intel CEO resigns after probe into relationship with employee

    Intel CEO resigns after probe into relationship with employee


    Intel Corp. chief executive Brian Krzanich resigned on Thursday after a probe found a consensual relationship with an employee violated company...

    Intel Corp. chief executive Brian Krzanich resigned on Thursday after a probe found a consensual relationship with an employee violated company policy.

    Calgary judge awards Dow Chemical $1.06B US in dispute with Nova Chemicals

    Calgary judge awards Dow Chemical $1.06B US in dispute with Nova Chemicals


    A Calgary judge has awarded Dow Chemical Canada $1.06 billion in damages against Nova Chemicals Corporation in a dispute over a massive ethylene plant in central...

    A Calgary judge has awarded Dow Chemical Canada $1.06 billion in damages against Nova Chemicals Corporation in a dispute over a massive ethylene plant in central Alberta.

    Fix tax rate or risk business exodus, trade association warns

    Fix tax rate or risk business exodus, trade association warns


    Another of Canada’s largest business groups is warning that Ottawa needs to act now to lower corporate taxes or risk a continued exodus of investment and jobs to the United...

    Another of Canada’s largest business groups is warning that Ottawa needs to act now to lower corporate taxes or risk a continued exodus of investment and jobs to the United States.

    Complaints over Aeroplan, Air Miles-linked surveys asking 'offensive' questions spark concern

    Complaints over Aeroplan, Air Miles-linked surveys asking 'offensive' questions spark concern


    The head of the association representing pollsters in this country says in this era of social movements such as #MeToo, it's time for the industry to rethink its approach to probing for opinions on delicate...

    The head of the association representing pollsters in this country says in this era of social movements such as #MeToo, it's time for the industry to rethink its approach to probing for opinions on delicate topics.

    S&P/TSX composite index hits record closing high

    S&P/TSX composite index hits record closing high


    Canada's main stock index closed at a record high Wednesday, boosted by a broad-based rally on the...

    Canada's main stock index closed at a record high Wednesday, boosted by a broad-based rally on the market.

    Instagram unveils new video service in challenge to YouTube

    Instagram unveils new video service in challenge to YouTube


    Instagram has unveiled a new expansion, dubbed IGTV, which will increase the time limit on videos from one minute to 10 minutes for most users. Accounts with large audiences will be able to distribute programs lasting up to an...

    Instagram has unveiled a new expansion, dubbed IGTV, which will increase the time limit on videos from one minute to 10 minutes for most users. Accounts with large audiences will be able to distribute programs lasting up to an hour.

    'We want no part of it' : U.S. airlines refused to transport migrant kids separated from parents

    'We want no part of it' : U.S. airlines refused to transport migrant kids separated from parents


    Prior to the policy being reversed, major U.S. airlines told the White House that they didn't want to participate in any transportation of migrant children who were separated from their parents at border...

    Prior to the policy being reversed, major U.S. airlines told the White House that they didn't want to participate in any transportation of migrant children who were separated from their parents at border crossings.

    More documents from Panama Papers law firm leak out, exposing its panic

    More documents from Panama Papers law firm leak out, exposing its panic


    More private documents from the Panamanian law firm at the centre of one of the biggest-ever leaks of financial records have been exposed, showing how enraged its clients were, global media outlets are revealing...

    More private documents from the Panamanian law firm at the centre of one of the biggest-ever leaks of financial records have been exposed, showing how enraged its clients were, global media outlets are revealing today.

    Trudeau says pot will be legal as of Oct. 17, 2018

    Trudeau says pot will be legal as of Oct. 17, 2018


    Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced today that Canadians will be able to consume marijuana recreationally without criminal penalties starting on Oct. 17, 2018 — many months later than the government's initial target...

    Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced today that Canadians will be able to consume marijuana recreationally without criminal penalties starting on Oct. 17, 2018 — many months later than the government's initial target date.

    Markets have farther to fall if Trump won't back down on trade: Don Pittis

    Markets have farther to fall if Trump won't back down on trade: Don Pittis


    Markets are showing early signs of worry Trump won't back down on trade. A look at why reaction has been muted so far, and what could change...

    Markets are showing early signs of worry Trump won't back down on trade. A look at why reaction has been muted so far, and what could change that.

    Pensions to be clawed back from overpaid Sears retirees

    Pensions to be clawed back from overpaid Sears retirees


    The company that took over Sears Canada's pension plan says former employees have been getting paid too much — and now they have to pay it...

    The company that took over Sears Canada's pension plan says former employees have been getting paid too much — and now they have to pay it back.

    Auto tariffs could cost Canada 160,000 jobs, TD estimates

    Auto tariffs could cost Canada 160,000 jobs, TD estimates


    Donald Trump's threat to slap tariffs on Canadian cars and car parts could cost the country up to 160,000 jobs, especially if Canada retaliates, TD Bank...

    Donald Trump's threat to slap tariffs on Canadian cars and car parts could cost the country up to 160,000 jobs, especially if Canada retaliates, TD Bank warns.