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It could be worse: An optimist’s guide to investing in 2019

It’s one thing for Warren Buffett to say, as he famously did, that the key to good investing is to “be fearful when others are greedy and greedy when others are fearful”; It’s another thing to have the guts to do it. But if there was ever a time when markets smelled like fear, with

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Canadian meat giant Maple Leaf debuts its new plant-based burger

Maple Leaf Foods has high expectations for its new plant-based burger.Robyn Beck/AFP Watch out, Impossible. Beware, Beyond. A new competitor is entering the plant-based burger market. Lightlife Foods, the brand behind Gimme Lean meatless “beef,” Tofu Pups hot dogs, Organic Fakin’ Bacon Tempeh Strips and other vegetarian staples, is joining the looks-like, cooks-like, smells-like, tastes-like-the-real-thing veggie burger fray. The

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Five things you should know before starting your work day on Dec. 4

Workers trim marijuana on conveyor belt before being packaged at Aphria in Leamington, Ont.Dax Melmer / Postmedia News Good morning! We have a couple of oil stories for you: The Alberta premier cut output here at home, and a country cut itself out of OPEC. There’s tension in the cannabis arena, with Aphria being called

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