Netflix streaming numbers grow as DVD-by-mail service wanes
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Netflix streaming numbers grow as DVD-by-mail service wanes

​Originally cast in a starring role, Netflix’s original DVD-by-mail service has been reduced to a bit player — one that may eventually get killed off as the company…

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Galen G. Weston succeeds father as George Weston CEO
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Galen G. Weston succeeds father as George Weston CEO

Galen G. Weston has been appointed CEO of George Weston Ltd., a role that his father held for decades before stepping aside several years ago as part of…

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World oil demand rising in wake of production cuts: IEA
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World oil demand rising in wake of production cuts: IEA

World oil markets are slowly tightening as demand rises while investors wait to see if production cuts agreed by OPEC and other producers will be implemented as promised,…

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Trump as job creator — reality or just reality TV with lots of spin?
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Trump as job creator — reality or just reality TV with lots of spin?

President-elect Donald Trump hasn’t even started his new job yet. But he’s already been busy creating lots of jobs, particularly in the auto sector. At least that’s what…

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World’s free trading nations could rally against Trump protectionism: Don Pittis
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World’s free trading nations could rally against Trump protectionism: Don Pittis

The new anti-free-trade administration of Donald Trump hasn’t even taken over the White House and it appears incoming secretary of commerce Wilbur Ross is already preparing to send Canada…

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Contaminated mine ‘an embarrassment to Canada’, says Yukon judge
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Contaminated mine ‘an embarrassment to Canada’, says Yukon judge

A Yukon judge has delivered a strongly-worded “wake up call” to Canadian taxpayers, who are now on the hook for another expensive mine cleanup in the territory.  …

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Samsung exec wins court ruling in Korea scandal probe, but could still be indicted
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Samsung exec wins court ruling in Korea scandal probe, but could still be indicted

A South Korean court on Thursday denied a special prosecutor clearance to arrest the head of Samsung Group, the country’s largest conglomerate, amid a graft scandal that has…

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Air Transat to test taxiing system that could cut emissions
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Air Transat to test taxiing system that could cut emissions

Air Transat is planning to test and deploy a new system next year that would allow an aircraft to taxi from the runway to the gate without having…

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Loonie down more than a cent after Poloz leaves door open to rate cut
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Loonie down more than a cent after Poloz leaves door open to rate cut

A suggestion from the head of Canada’s central bank that an interest rate cut “remains on the table” sent the Canadian dollar down more than a full U.S.…

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Bell Canada raising prices on home internet, TV in February
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Bell Canada raising prices on home internet, TV in February

Bell Canada is increasing monthly prices for a number of its residential communications services, including home TV and internet packages, beginning in February. The increases will primarily affect customers…

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