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at 04:00 on August 30, 2016, EDT.
Tech giant IBM joins fintech hub at MaRS to focus on cognitive technologies
TORONTO — IBM will be joining the fintech hub at Toronto's MaRS discovery district, becoming the first technology tenant in a space currently occupied by financial services companies.
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at 23:16 on August 29, 2016, EDT.
Canada Post, CUPW agree to extend mediation another 24 hours
OTTAWA — Canada Post and the Canadian Union of Postal Workers agreed late Monday to extend a mediation effort aimed at resolving their labour dispute by another 24 hours.
at 20:57 on August 29, 2016, EDT.
Tourism grants announced for Churchill, Manitoba town hit by mass layoffs
CHURCHILL, Man. — The Manitoba government is expanding a grant program in the hopes of spurring new ideas to attract visitors to Churchill, Man.
at 18:57 on August 29, 2016, EDT.
Icahn rejects union bid to keep Trump Taj Mahal casino open
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — Billionaire investor Carl Icahn rejected an offer Monday by Atlantic City's main casino workers' union that it says would have saved the struggling Trump Taj Mahal casino.
at 17:38 on August 29, 2016, EDT.
PQ leadership candidate mulls nationalizing Internet in province if elected
MONTREAL — Parti Quebecois leadership candidate Martine Ouellet says she would consider nationalizing Internet infrastructure in Quebec if telecommunications companies failed to comply with certain demands.
at 17:37 on August 29, 2016, EDT.
Fox News calls Tantaros an 'opportunist' in lawsuit response
NEW YORK — Fox News Channel says Andrea Tantaros is not a "victim" but "an opportunist" in its response to the sexual-harassment lawsuit filed last week by the former Fox News host.
at 16:58 on August 29, 2016, EDT.
Most actively traded companies on the TSX
Some of the most active companies traded Monday on the Toronto Stock Exchange:
at 14:50 on August 29, 2016, EDT.
Tories discussed free trade with China, but focused on other deals: ex-minister
OTTAWA — Former prime minister Stephen Harper's Conservative government discussed free trade with China, but chose instead to focus its energy on the Trans-Pacific Partnership and Canada's pact with Europe, says a former cabinet member.
at 14:41 on August 29, 2016, EDT.
Apple expected to show new iPhone at event next week
SAN FRANCISCO — Apple is expected to show off a new iPhone next week when the company holds its fall product launch event in San Francisco.
at 13:31 on August 29, 2016, EDT.
Fitbit makes exercise even more of a game
NEW YORK — Fitbit wants to help you exercise more by making you think you're hiking famous trails instead of strolling around your neighbourhood.
at 13:27 on August 29, 2016, EDT.
CMHC-insured mortgage arrears in Alberta increase by more than 50%
CALGARY — Canada's mortgage insurance agency is reporting a 52 per cent increase in the number of insured home loans in arrears in Alberta, as low oil prices weaken the provincial economy.
at 10:32 on August 29, 2016, EDT.
High Arctic Energy to buy Tervita's 300-employee production services division
CALGARY — High Arctic Energy Services Inc. (TSX:HWO) has struck an agreement to buy the production services division of Tervita Corp., an environmental services company, for $42.8 million in cash.
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