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Rogers Centre owner shelves plans for Toronto Blue Jays’ stadium amid pandemic

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TORONTO — Rogers Communications Inc. says it was exploring the future of its Toronto stadium prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, but the virus has...

Provinces push Freeland to delay bump in CPP premiums in economic update

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OTTAWA — Provincial finance ministers have quietly prodded Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland to put a pause on planned increases in premiums workers and businesses...

Ont. small businesses turn to stunts as desperation mounts amid COVID-19 lockdowns

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TORONTO — Business owners in Toronto are turning to stunts and dramatic measures in an effort to stay afloat amid renewed lockdown measures put...

TSX composite surges higher in early trading, U.S. stock markets mixed

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TORONTO — Canada's main stock index posted a triple-digit advance in a broad-based rally, while U.S. stock markets were mixed in early trading. The S&P/TSX...

Bank of Canada keeping close eye on household debt as pandemic drags on, deputy...

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OTTAWA — One of Canada's top central bankers says the Bank of Canada is keeping a close eye on household debt that were already...

Canada, Britain strike new trade, beating Brexit, incorporating expiring EU pact

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OTTAWA — Canada and Britain have struck a new trade deal, beating the Dec. 31 Brexit deadline that would have triggered new tariffs on...

Be careful with buy now, pay later deals for nominal purchases: experts

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TORONTO — Online shoppers may have recently noticed new options on the checkout pages of their favourite retailers: buy now, pay later. In addition to...

Andrea Benoit wins National Business Book Award for look at beauty brand benevolence

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TORONTO — Media studies researcher Andrea Benoit is the winner of this year's National Business Book Award. The doctoral candidate at Western University received the...

Rogers Media cancels local Breakfast Television shows in Calgary and Vancouver

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TORONTO — Rogers Media is laying off several of its on-air personnel and others as it cancels the current versions of Breakfast Television shows...

Pandemic underscores importance of financial intelligence, federal centre says

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OTTAWA — The federal anti-money laundering agency says it gave more than 2,000 intelligence leads to partners in the last fiscal year despite the...