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

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

Five things you should know before starting your work day on Dec. 6

Hudson's Bay's improving outlook even before the Christmas shopping season: “You see significant movement and action on (Helena Foulkes') part and that gives investors some confidence.”Bloomberg Good morning! Today we’re looking at the Bank of Canada’s decision to hold on a rate hike; why Ottawa isn’t helping Alberta, though it could; why taxpayers are still

You need to see it to be it: Women in Tech helping women in tech

Ariel Garten, Kirstine Stewart and Amber Macfile photos Ariel Garten, cofounder of InteraXon, the Toronto-based maker of Muse, a meditation headband controlled by brainwaves, got her start in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) in 2002. She was working in a research lab that developed an early brain-interface system that allowed people to control technology

Five things you should know before starting your day on Dec. 18

Home sales are espected to fall in British Columbia in 2019.Handout-Destination BC-Albert Normandin Good morning! Housing association CREA sees home sales falling next year. A top market watcher already sees a bear market. The CRTC’s request for lower data-only plans sees the next batch of offerings, and Whistler won’t have as many downhillers next month

Five things you should know before starting your day on Dec. 20

Ice floes in Baffin Bay above the Arctic Circle.The Canadian Press, Jonathan Hayward The U.S. Federal Reserve raises rates, shrugging off any pressure from U.S. President Donald Trump. Royal Bank of Canada denies snooping on users’ Facebook messages. And Berkshire Hathaway exits Home Capital after making a tidy profit, leaving a 15 per cent stock

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