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Canadian screen stars want 'action' from industry meeting on sexual misconduct

Canadian screen stars want 'action' from industry meeting on sexual misconduct

TORONTO — Compared to Hollywood, Canada's screen industry is tiny. And by all accounts, there are fewer egos, bullies and power-trippers on the scale of Harvey Weinstein within it. "But of course there's been sexual harassment here. Absolutely.
HBC says Competition Bureau's mattress pricing probe has cost it US$425,000

HBC says Competition Bureau's mattress pricing probe has cost it US$425,000

OTTAWA — Hudson's Bay Co. (TSX:HBC) says it has spent more than US$425,000 to date to comply with demands for documents from Canada's competition watchdog as it investigates alleged deceptive pricing practices.

Survey suggests more Canadians plan to do holiday shopping online this year

A new survey suggests more Canadians are planning to do some or all of their holiday shopping online this year.
NAFTA: Deadlock on hard issues as round concludes under cloud of question marks

NAFTA: Deadlock on hard issues as round concludes under cloud of question marks

MEXICO CITY — Another round of NAFTA talks wrapped up with all key issues still deadlocked Tuesday as negotiators prepared to leave Mexico City with a plethora of question marks lingering over the trade deal.

Deloitte report urges Canadian companies to be more courageous about diversity

MONTREAL — Canadian business leaders need to take "courageous" actions to make sure their companies are more diverse and inclusive in order to remain competitive amid demographic and technological changes in the workplace, according to a new report r
Morneau's tax proposals still need work despite changes, critics insist

Morneau's tax proposals still need work despite changes, critics insist

OTTAWA — A coalition of industry associations says Bill Morneau must make more changes to the controversial tax proposals he first unveiled last summer to ensure he addresses deep, persistent concerns in the small-business community.
Opioid prescriptions up across country, but daily doses dispensed down: report

Opioid prescriptions up across country, but daily doses dispensed down: report

TORONTO — The overall number of prescriptions for opioids has increased over the last five years, but doctors have been giving patients fewer doses at one time, a report by the Canadian Institute for Health Information has found.
Health warnings, plain covers for pot packs under proposed regs

Health warnings, plain covers for pot packs under proposed regs

OTTAWA — Health Canada offered hints Tuesday about the government's plans for legal pot, including, plain packaging and stern, stark health warnings like those found on tobacco products.
Washington state governor tells British Columbians don't be 'daunted' by Trump

Washington state governor tells British Columbians don't be 'daunted' by Trump

VICTORIA — Washington state's governor took aim at President Donald Trump in a speech to British Columbia's legislature Tuesday, saying travel bans on immigrants and refugees have caused economic and moral wounds in the United States. Gov.
Kosovo president warns Russian meddling has implications for Canada

Kosovo president warns Russian meddling has implications for Canada

OTTAWA — Kosovo's president says Russia is trying to destabilize his country and its Balkan neighbours through fake news and other disruptions.