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Mar 14 2019

20% of Hamilton employers plan to hire this spring

The strongest Outlooks are reported in Transportation & Utilities (+25%), Leisure & Hospitality (+25%), Wholesale & Retail Trade (+24%) and Professional & Business Servic...

Mar 14 2019

Suspects Wanted in Bitcoin ATM Double-Spending Scam

Police say 17 transactions were made in Toronto, 27 in Montreal, 13 in Winnipeg, two in Sherwood Park and one in Ottawa. The suspects targeted only one Canadian Bitcoi...

Mar 14 2019

$448 million up for grabs in Wednesday’s Powerball drawing

The estimated $495 million top prize would be the 8th largest Powerball lottery jackpot in the game's history and rank 14th all-time in USA lottery history. If there is n...

Mar 14 2019

National Pi Day: Meals and deals

Oak & Pie , 2244 N Greenwich Road: Offering one-topping six-inch pizzas for $3.14 as well as $2.50 well drinks and half-price martinis. Here are some of the deals that ...

Mar 14 2019

United States core inflation unexpectedly cools on weaker vehicle, drug prices

In February, gasoline prices rose 1.5 per cent after falling 5.5 per cent in January. The central bank signaled in January that it was moving to the sidelines after rai...

Mar 14 2019

Volkswagen to shed up to 7,000 jobs through automation

The VW vehicle brand, which accounts for about half of the group's global deliveries, employs about 185,000 workers out of a total workforce of 650,000. Most of the job c...

Mar 14 2019

Oil prices rise on OPEC's supply cuts and healthy demand

Crude inventories fell by 3.9 million barrels in the last week, compared with analysts' expectations for an increase of 2.7 million barrels. Oil prices have been offs...

Mar 14 2019

Trump Grounds All U.S. Boeing 737 Max Planes

The biggest impact could be on future deliveries given Boeing has almost 5,000 more 737 Max planes on order. It now has 10 Max 8 planes in its fleet. Boeing Chief Exe...

Mar 14 2019

Verizon's 5G network to launch April 11 in two United States cities

To use the 5G service at launch, you'll have to pay $50 for "the Verizon-exclusive 5G Moto Mod ", which can be attached to a Motorola Moto Z3 , a phone that Verizon sel...

Mar 13 2019

Dick's Sporting to stop selling hunting rifles in 125 stores

The in-store sections will be replaced with "merchandise categories that can drive growth", he said. In February 2018, following the mass shootings in Parkland, Fla., D...

Mar 13 2019

One viral tweet saved the day for this struggling donut shop

He shared a picture of his dad behind the counter and another picture of the shop with a "grand opening" sign in front. A little doughnut shop was shown a lot of love...

Mar 12 2019

Honda to recall around 1million vehicles with risky air bags

Honda says that it has replacement parts available for affected owners, "all from alternate suppliers", and will begin conducting free repairs immediately. The probe de...

Mar 12 2019

Nissan cuts two models from Sunderland plant

However, the plan is the latest blow to the workers at the Sunderland plant, the UK's largest auto factory, after Nissan previously announced plans to build its new X-T...

Mar 12 2019

FDA removes restrictions on genetically modified salmon

Following years of health and safety assessments, the salmon became the first GM animal to be approved for human consumption by the FDA in 2015. Congress said rules o...

Mar 12 2019

Renault, Nissan, Mitsubishi unveil new joint board post-Ghosn

But the chairman of the new board won't have such authority, the firm said. "Anyone who knows my father knows that is not true", they said, noting that the former Niss...

Mar 12 2019

Woman wins lottery 30 times in one day

She chose to go back and buy 10 more of the same tickets, following her gut instinct. "I almost had a heart attack", she said according to NBC News . The lucky lady sa...

Mar 12 2019

IEA sees US leading global oil supply growth to 2024

Global benchmark May Brent crude, +0.81 per cent gained 95 cents, or 1.5 per cent to $66.69 a barrel on ICE Futures Europe, after the contract registered a weekly rise of...

Mar 12 2019

Facebook temporarily pulled Warren ads about breaking it up

A U.S. senator is promoting the break up of technology giants such as Amazon , Facebook and Google as part of sweeping proposed reforms for the sector created to bring...

Mar 12 2019

Elon Musk's late-night announcement to raise prices and reopen some stores

Just two weeks after Tesla announced it would close most of its stores and move to an online sales model, the electric auto maker has reversed course. Until recently, ...

Mar 12 2019

May goes to Europe seeking last-minute concessions before Brexit vote

The backstop, a backup mechanism that would come into place if no trade deal is agreed by the end of the withdrawal period, would keep Northern Ireland in the EU's sing...