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We moan now: See what they said when income tax launched 100 years ago

‘A Government must be sagacious in imposing taxation’
Author: Michael Babad
Posted: September 22, 2017, 9:00 am

Premarket: North Korea risk dents stocks, all eyes on Brexit speech

New exchange of barbs between North Korea and U.S. sparks sell-off in politically sensitive metals
Author: Helen Reid
Posted: September 22, 2017, 8:43 am

Democratic senators preparing bill to deal with online political advertising

Amid growing concern over Facebook's sale of political ads to Russians, Democratic Senators Amy Klobuchar and Mark Warner have formally called for new legislation to enhance the transparency of online political advertisements, CNN has learned.
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Posted: September 22, 2017, 1:19 am

Democratic senators preparing bill to deal with online political advertising

Amid growing concern over Facebook's sale of political ads to Russians, Democratic Senators Amy Klobuchar and Mark Warner have formally called for new legislation to enhance the transparency of online political advertisements, CNN has learned.
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Posted: September 22, 2017, 1:06 am

U.S. says it will lay all demands on table in next round of NAFTA talks

Washington, which previously said it would provide all details for the now-concluded round of talks in Mexico City, has yet offer specifics of what exactly it wants
Author: ADRIAN MORROW, STEVEN CHASE and GREG KEENAN
Posted: September 22, 2017, 12:43 am

Facebook is planning big changes to political ads on its site. Are they enough?

Facebook just announced something that might be a radical change to its advertising business. Key word: Might. Right now it's hard to tell how significant it'll really be.
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Posted: September 22, 2017, 12:19 am

Facebook says it will hand Russian ads over to Congress

Facebook will share the content and related information of the more than 3,000 ads it sold to Russian-linked accounts with the House and Senate intelligence committees, the company said Thursday.
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Posted: September 22, 2017, 12:09 am

North Korea sanctions: Here's what Trump did

President Trump escalated pressure on North Korea as part of his ongoing economic warfare against Pyongyang.
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Posted: September 21, 2017, 11:28 pm

North Korea: Trump signs new order to widen sanctions

The US measures will target individuals and firms, including banks, that trade with North Korea.
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Posted: September 21, 2017, 11:13 pm

How the Barbie doll became a million dollar idea

The BBC's Aaron Heslehurst explains how the Barbie doll became a million dollar idea.
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Posted: September 21, 2017, 11:07 pm

How business is driving the new space race

Why firms are spending millions to beat each other into orbit
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Posted: September 21, 2017, 11:04 pm

SEC faces questions after cyber breach

The SEC said Wednesday that a breach of its document system may have led to illicit trading.
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Posted: September 21, 2017, 11:00 pm

Invisible threat

Many firms have no idea how many devices are connected to their networks - a major cyber-security risk.
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Posted: September 21, 2017, 11:00 pm

Trix with artificial flavors is coming back after customer complaints

Sometimes, it's nice to eat healthy. Other times, you just want artificial flavoring in your cereal.
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Posted: September 21, 2017, 10:29 pm

Tim Hortons’ parent taking legal action against group of franchisees

Restaurant Brands International says several owners leaked confidential information
Author: MARINA STRAUSS
Posted: September 21, 2017, 10:27 pm

Real estate deals a growing focus for FinTRAC

Most recent fiscal year sees 180-per-cent spike in property transactions flagged to Canada’s money-laundering watchdog
Author: JAMES BRADSHAW
Posted: September 21, 2017, 10:21 pm

NEB approves TransCanada’s mainline shipping deal

The go-ahead is good news for natural gas producers hit by weak prices and new competition from shale deposits in the United States
Author: JEFF LEWIS
Posted: September 21, 2017, 10:21 pm

CEOs worry an Amazon headquarters in Ontario would soak up tech talent

The possibility that the tech firm could build HQ2 in Canada and create 50,000 jobs poses ‘a happy problem’ in a tight skills pool
Author: JUSTIN GIOVANNETTI
Posted: September 21, 2017, 10:19 pm

How to pick the right mortgage amid growing uncertainty over rates

There’s rising uncertainty among borrowers as lenders hike rates to reflect rising bond yields. Here’s how to tilt the odds in your favour
Author: ROBERT MCLISTER
Posted: September 21, 2017, 9:56 pm

Bankrupt Toys R Us is hiring for the holidays

Just because you're bankrupt doesn't mean you don't need a hand during the holiday season.
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Posted: September 21, 2017, 9:46 pm

U.S. government sues over alleged bitcoin Ponzi scheme

Bitcoin is a relatively new currency, but that doesn't mean investors are safe from old school fraud.
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Posted: September 21, 2017, 9:32 pm

How Ottawa's so-called fair tax proposals could mean a tax rate of 90 per cent for some businesses

If the Liberals are going to raise taxes on business owners and professionals, this question demands an answer
Author: TIM CESTNICK
Posted: September 21, 2017, 9:18 pm

Evolve Funds seeks approval to launch Canada’s first bitcoin ETF

Several firms in the U.S. have attempted to launch bitcoin ETFs but none of the fillings have been able to gain approval from regulators
Author: Clare O’Hara - wealth management reporter
Posted: September 21, 2017, 9:11 pm

With heavy debt loads, retailers risk following Toys “R” Us into bankruptcy

After a decade of low interest rates and stimulus, ailing retail chains are on creditors’ radar due to large debt loads, looming maturities and weakening results
Author: EMMA ORR And MATT TOWNSEND
Posted: September 21, 2017, 9:03 pm

Greenpeace diesel protesters 'remain on port's gantry'

Greenpeace campaigners board a ship and enter secure areas at a port in an anti-diesel protest.
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Posted: September 21, 2017, 9:01 pm

How Facebook knows you're Jewish

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Posted: September 21, 2017, 8:54 pm

Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi risks losing city’s small businesses

Incumbent mayor feeling the heat as a property-tax hike sows discontent among small-business owners
Author: MARIO TONEGUZZI
Posted: September 21, 2017, 8:53 pm

GM laying off 255 at St. Catharines plant due to strike at CAMI facility

GM Investor Faceoff

Layoff notices have been handed out to 255 workers at the General Motors transmission-making factory in St. Catharines, Ont., as effects spread from a strike that started Sunday at the GM CAMI plant in Ingersoll, Ont.

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Posted: September 21, 2017, 8:46 pm

More tax relief for Quebeckers would raise ire of Western Canada

Western Canadian politicians have been calling for a reform of the federal equalization program
Author: KONRAD YAKABUSKI
Posted: September 21, 2017, 8:42 pm

Equifax CEO to face Congressional banking panel on October 4

Equifax CEO Richard Smith will face questions from a Congressional oversight committee next month about a massive data breach that exposed the personal information of millions of customers.
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Posted: September 21, 2017, 8:32 pm

The close: TSX extends 14-week high

Energy and bank stocks lead rise
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Posted: September 21, 2017, 8:30 pm

At least 255 GM workers being laid off at St. Catharines, Ont., facility

The news comes amid a strike at GM’s CAMI facility in Ingersoll, Ont.
Author: Dan Healing
Posted: September 21, 2017, 8:23 pm

Lufthansa set to scoop up Air Berlin assets: sources

Air Berlin filed for insolvency in August after a major shareholder pulled funding
Author: Ilona Wissenbach
Posted: September 21, 2017, 8:23 pm

Flood-damaged cars from U.S. may hit Canadian market, agencies warn

Some cars caught up in Hurricane Harvey and other disasters may be imported into Canada and sold to unsuspecting drivers
Author: Paola Loriggio
Posted: September 21, 2017, 8:14 pm

L'Oreal heiress Liliane Bettencourt dies at 94

Liliane Bettencourt was suffering from dementia and died peacefully at home, her family say.
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Posted: September 21, 2017, 8:00 pm

No federal gun control for new silencer-muzzleloader

There's a new firearm on the market with an attached silencer that is not covered by federal gun control laws because it's not considered a gun and it's not considered a silencer.
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Posted: September 21, 2017, 7:44 pm

New CRTC chair Ian Scott sees role as defending public interest

Ian Scott doesn’t want to be seen as a consumer advocate or industry shill, but rather as ‘pro-public interest’
Author: CHRISTINE DOBBY
Posted: September 21, 2017, 7:41 pm

Why won’t Trudeau stop real estate scammers?

It’s ironic that the proposed tax changes that are causing Mr. Trudeau so much grief are supposed to benefit the middle class, yet many in this country are getting hosed by some who are helping to drive up housing prices
Author: GARY MASON
Posted: September 21, 2017, 7:26 pm

As Trump threatens NAFTA, Mexico looks to Latin America for trade

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Posted: September 21, 2017, 7:18 pm

Wall Street loves the Fed and Janet Yellen

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Posted: September 21, 2017, 7:05 pm

She thought her student loans were forgiven. They weren't

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Posted: September 21, 2017, 7:05 pm

Hey, latte fans: Maple is having a moment this fall

Move over, pumpkin spice. It's all about maple this fall.
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Posted: September 21, 2017, 7:04 pm

U.S. stock market regulator urging corporate cybersecurity upgrades is hacked

USA-SEC/REGULATION

The U.S. federal agency responsible for ensuring that markets function as they should and for protecting investors was hacked last year and the intruders may have used the nonpublic information they obtained to profit illegally.

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Posted: September 21, 2017, 6:48 pm

'God is telling you to move,' congressman tells repeat flood victims

The U.S. government can't keep paying to repair homes that flood over and over, says a leading House Republican.
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Posted: September 21, 2017, 6:04 pm

Wells Fargo CEO faces a grilling from Elizabeth Warren

Get ready for Elizabeth Warren versus Wells Fargo, Part II.
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Posted: September 21, 2017, 5:38 pm

The world's richest woman dies

Liliane Bettencourt, the world's richest woman, has died, her family said Thursday.
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Posted: September 21, 2017, 5:27 pm

Canada's privacy watchdog seeks stronger enforcement powers

Canada’s privacy watchdog is transforming the way it has pursued protective measures for more than 15 years, planning to more actively go after companies and other organizations for privacy concerns
Author: SUSAN KRASHINSKY ROBERTSON
Posted: September 21, 2017, 5:08 pm

Johnson Matthey jumps 15% after revealing battery plan

Johnson Matthey says it will spend £200m developing batteries for electric cars.
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Posted: September 21, 2017, 5:05 pm

Brexit: Theresa May 'to offer 20bn euros transitional deal'

Theresa May is expected to propose a two year transitional period in her big Brexit speech on Friday.
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Posted: September 21, 2017, 4:45 pm

Bloomberg to launch Arabic language TV

Bloomberg is getting into financial news in Arabic.
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Posted: September 21, 2017, 4:43 pm