Sunrise Records takes over 70 HMV locations in malls
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Sunrise Records takes over 70 HMV locations in malls

In an ambitious and risky investment while many bricks-and-mortar music stores struggle, Toronto’s Sunrise Records is taking over 70 stores that HMV is closing. The new locations are in Canadian…

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What’s in your chicken? CBC’s Marketplace consumer cheat sheet
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What’s in your chicken? CBC’s Marketplace consumer cheat sheet

Get the Marketplace newsletter in your inbox every week. Sign up here. Inflatable mattress (prices) So, that bed you got for a bargain? That deal may be less…

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Is the Ivanka Trump brand boycott anti-feminist?
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Is the Ivanka Trump brand boycott anti-feminist?

After Nordstrom dropped Ivanka Trump’s fashion line this month, a Fox News host blasted women boycotting stores that carry the brand. In an opening rant on her show, Jeanine Pirro called the boycotters “loud, classless…

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Last BlackBerry-designed phone with physical keyboard to hit stores in April
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Last BlackBerry-designed phone with physical keyboard to hit stores in April

Fans of BlackBerry’s classic physical keyboard will have reason to celebrate when the last product designed in part by the former smartphone leader becomes available in April. The…

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‘We always find a way’: N.L.’s oil-dependent economy is hurting, but there is hope on the horizon
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‘We always find a way’: N.L.’s oil-dependent economy is hurting, but there is hope on the horizon

Dwight Ball, the affable pharmacist who has been Newfoundland and Labrador’s premier for the last 15 months, said something remarkable Wednesday while swinging an axe through several hundred government…

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Royal Canadian Mint struggles to make money: documents
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Royal Canadian Mint struggles to make money: documents

The Royal Canadian Mint just isn’t making the money it used to. Revenue is down sharply, jobs have been chopped, morale is in the tank, and formerly successful…

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Giant Tiger and other discounters in expansion mode
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Giant Tiger and other discounters in expansion mode

Whenever Anna Maria Afable travels from British Columbia to visit her friends in Ontario, she makes a point to stop in at a Giant Tiger store. “We don’t…

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Ottawa’s deficit hits $14B through first nine months of fiscal year
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Ottawa’s deficit hits $14B through first nine months of fiscal year

The federal government ran a budgetary shortfall of $14 billion over the first nine months of the fiscal year, compared with a $3.2-billion surplus over the same period…

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Quebec pension fund manager reports ‘solid’ return of 7.6% in 2016
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Quebec pension fund manager reports ‘solid’ return of 7.6% in 2016

Quebec’s giant pension fund manager, Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec, posted a 7.6 per cent return on investment last year, bringing its net assets to $270.7…

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Waymo accuses Uber of self-driving car theft
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Waymo accuses Uber of self-driving car theft

A self-driving car company founded by Google is colliding with ride-haling service Uber in a court battle revolving around allegations of betrayal, high-tech espionage and greed. The brewing…

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