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The demise of Sears Canada voted Canadian Press’s business story of the year

By Aleksandra Sagan THE CANADIAN PRESS A smattering of retail chains closed their doors in another tough year for the industry in 2017, but the demise of Sears Canada seemed to resonate most with Canadians, many of whom grew up devouring its annual holiday wish book and shopping at the ...

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Workers finish cleaning up nuclear burial ground

By Nicholas K. Geranios THE ASSOCIATED PRESS SPOKANE, Wash.- Workers on the Hanford Nuclear Reservation in Washington state have finished cleaning up one of the nation’s most contaminated radioactive waste sites, the U.S. Department of Energy said Thursday. The dangerous wastes at the site known as the 618-10 Burial Ground ...

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U.S. governors to Canada: Use NAFTA to relax duties on online purchases

By Alexander Panetta THE CANADIAN PRESS WASHINGTON- Canada is being pressed for freer trade in online goods by a number of American states, with eight state governors writing a letter seeking an expansion of Canada’s low limits for online, duty-free purchases. Their letter to Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland and ...

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10 Things to Know for Today

Nov 28 2017 Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: TRUMP TAKES ON CONTROVERSY-LADEN AGENDA ON CAPITOL HILL The president will try to rally Senate Republicans on taxes,  and then pivot to negotiations with Democrats pressing for victories over the ...

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A cybersecurity checklist for industrial, mining or oil and gas systems 

CALGARY-Mining and oil and gas companies not only face threats from cybercriminals hoping to gain financially but may also be targeted by “hacktivists” who want to make a political or environmental point, says Yogen Appalraju, EY Canada’s cybersecurity leader. He said companies can ward off such attacks but the checklist ...

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Black Friday spreads globally

The Latest: Macy’s has problem with some gift, credit cards NEW YORK _ The Latest on Black Friday (all times local): 5 p.m. Macy’s says it’s having problems processing some gift and credit cards on Black Friday, one of the busiest shopping days of the year. The company says it’s ...

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Report shows federal deficit at $5.9 billion halfway through fiscal year 

OTTAWA-The federal government ran a deficit of $5.9 billion over the first half of its fiscal year, a more modest dive into the red than that of the same period one year ago. Between April and September of the 2016-17 fiscal year, the Liberals ran a deficit of $7.8 billion. ...

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2018 Canadian Business Hall of Fame Inductees Announced

TORONTO, Nov. 21, 2017- Each year, the Canadian Business Hall of Fame recognizes and celebrates the accomplishments of some of the country’s most distinguished business leaders. Today, the Canadian Business Hall of Fame is pleased to announce its 2018 Class of Companion Inductees: George Cope, President and Chief Executive Officer, BCE ...

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