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‘Whether it’s 300 or 700, it’s not enough’: Canadian health care slow to adopt physician assistants

Physician assistants could help ease some of the strain on Canada’s understaffed health-care system, but experts say the country is…

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Don’t fall for these ‘money-saving’ schemes targeting holiday shoppers

Fear of missing out on deals is only one factor that leads to poor spending decisions, experts say. Read More…

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Bank of Canada governor Stephen Poloz to step down in 2020

The central banks said its board of directors has begun the search for his successor. Read More source

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Canadian economy shed 71K jobs in November — biggest loss since the financial crisis

The unemployment rate jumped to 5.9 per cent, up from 5.5 per cent in October. Read More source

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Economy ‘resilient’ despite trade war uncertainty: Bank of Canada

Unlike many other central banks, the Bank of Canada has not moved to lower interest rates to support growth in…

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RCMP connect Burnaby, B.C. man to widespread CRA phone scam after months-long probe

The lawsuit alleges Haoran Xue’s $1.9-million Burnaby home was paid for with the proceeds of several scams and was used…

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Bank of Canada holds interest rate at 1.75% as global trade conflicts cause uncertainty

The central bank’s overnight rate target has been set at 1.75 per cent since October of last year. Read More…

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This is the list of the top 10 stolen vehicles in Canada

As vehicles get smarter, thieves are getting tech savvy, the Insurance Bureau of Canada warns. Read More source

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Husky Energy confirms 370 job cuts as it trims 2020-21 spending by $500M

About 370 jobs have been cut at Husky Energy this year with most of the reductions coming in a major round…

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How to travel like a celebrity without the hefty price tag

It’s possible to have the A-list experience when travelling if you follow these tips. Read More source

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Pay $4,300, get $1,750 back after 3 years. One man’s cautionary tale about ‘savings loans’

Cody O’Day says he never intended to sign up for a so-called “savings loan,” which provides no cash upfront. Read…

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Are bank algorithms sexist? How tech might be working against women

After an Apple Card user tweeted about discrepancies between his and his wife’s credit limits, an investigation was launched. But…

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Canadian economy slows to 1.3% in 3rd quarter: Statistics Canada

The growth rate was markedly slower than the previous quarter but still slightly ahead of economists’ expectations. Read More source

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Drones might not be flying for Black Friday deliveries, but they are here

Toronto-based Drone Delivery Canada will begin operating drones in the rural community of Moosonee, Ont., in the new year. Read…

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Canadian shoppers turn to Black Friday for holiday shopping more than Boxing Day

The shift comes as consumers increasingly plan to spend before Christmas and check gifts off their holiday lists, industry watchers…

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Over half of Canadians ‘showroom shop’ — testing products in store only to buy online

The practice is having an impact on small business owners, a survey from the Canadian Federation of Independent Business suggests.…

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$7.7B bid for Australian firm could be Couche-Tard’s biggest deal in history

Couche-Tard CEO Brian Hannasch described the C$7.7B proposal as “a very compelling offer” for Caltex shareholders. Read More source

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‘No excitement at all’ as auctions for oilpatch drilling rights on track for record low

Alberta produces about 80 per cent of Canada’s oil and about 70 per cent of its natural gas. Read More…

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