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Harper To Trudeau: Most Canadians Can't 'Rely On A Personal Trust Fund'

Prime Minister Stephen Harper drew attention to the personal finances of one of his key rivals Wednesday while deflecting criticism about the …

Loonie tumbles more than half a cent as U.S. dollar surges

Weak oil prices and a surging U.S. currency made another dent in the value of the Canadian dollar Thursday, adding momentum to the loonie's unprecedented downward spiral.<p>The dollar, which has fallen about 14 per cent in the past six months, closed at 79.30 cents (U.S.), down more than half a cent …

CBC drama on Canada’s health-care system is scary and uplifting

This past week saw the debut of the CBS hospital melodrama <i>Code Black</i>, a show that cranked up the tension by having the chief doctor snarl, "Life is measured here in split seconds. Hesitate, and someone dies."<p>That's all very well, but it's fiction. The most powerful drama airing this week is also a …

Canadian dollar sinks ever deeper: ‘There will be consequences’

<i>These are stories Report on Business is following Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015</i>.<p><b>Oil, central banks drive down loonie</b><br>The Canadian dollar is sinking ever deeper, hitting its lowest in almost six years, amid the ongoing rout in the oil market and increasingly "dovish" central banks.<p>The currency today …

Stephen Harper holds 1st meeting with AFN national Chief Perry Bellegarde

Prime Minister Stephen Harper met for the first time Wednesday with the national chief for the Assembly of First Nations Perry Bellegarde, in a …

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