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September 13, 2016
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Liberals to remove Ontario portion of HST from hydro bills

HST reduction will save the Ontario households about $130 a year, the government says. » Read More

Tesla says it's improving Autopilot by boosting radar

Software update will cut accident rates of already safe vehicles by half: Musk. » Read More

Some of Canada's big banks back away from marijuana industry

Scotiabank, RBC say their decision to cancel existing relationships with marijuana-related business are the result of risk management procedures. » Read More

Alberta puts $15/hour minimum wage in 2018 regulations

Rate first increases to $12.20 an hour in October, $13.60 in 2017. » Read More

China's electric vehicle industry shaken by scandal

Manufacturers fined for collecting millions of dollars in subsidies for vehicles that were never made. » Read More

Potash Corp., Agrium agree to merge in $36B deal

New firm will employ close to 20,000 with operations in 18 countries. » Read More
 
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BC natural gas customers to pay higher bills starting Oct. 1

FortisBC says a hotter-than-usual summer in most of North America increased electricity demand. » Read More

Facebook launches tools to help small biz expand globally

Businesses can choose countries they want to target and identify at customers in specific regions. » Read More

Woman lost job at clothing plant while pregnant, files complaint

Attorney says Royal Threads violated the federal Family and Medical Leave Act. » Read More

TPP would give $4.3B boost to economy, federal study says

Country would face estimated GDP losses of $5.3 billion over the same time period if it doesn't ratify the deal. » Read More

Job market bounces back in August after big drop

Economy created 26,200 net new jobs last month, compared with a loss of 31,200 in July. » Read More
 
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PLANT EXPO

Sept. 27, 2016
Location: Kitchener, Ont. » Read more

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November 16 - 18, 2016
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June 6 - 8, 2017
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