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Why Big Urban Markets Are More Important Than Ever

The 2016 census shows Canada's big cities are home to a huge share of the population, even as national headcount growth slows

What the Federal Carbon Price Plan Could Mean for Key Industries

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The government's new national scheme is sparking fears in five of Canada's biggest economic sectors

Trudeau Says Canada to Introduce National Carbon Price

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau delivers a speech at the start of the Paris Agreement debate in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa. Trudeau announced that the federal government will impose a pan-Canadian floor price on carbon pollution. Photo: Sean Kilpatrick/CP

Pan-Canadian floor to start at $10 per tonne in 2018 and rise to $50 per tonne in 2022

Meet the Refugee Family Whose Business Trudeau Mentioned at the UN

Assam Hadhad, a Syrian refugee who arrived in Canada last year, displays a tray of chocolates at his shop, Peace by Chocolate, in Antigonish, N.S. on Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2016. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau shared the story of the Hadhad family as he addressed a refugee summit at the UN on Tuesday. Just a year ago, members of the Hadhad family were refugees in Lebanon, but now they're running a business called Peace by Chocolate, which is hiring local employees.

The prime minister name-dropped Peace by Chocolate, an Antagonish firm started by the Hadhad family, in his speech

How Will CPP Expansion Affect the Economy?

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The federal government says expanding the national retirement plan will hurt the economy and jobs in the short term, but boost growth post-2025

PROFIT 500 2016: Industry Rankings

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See which parts of the economy Canada's Fastest-Growing Companies operate in

PROFIT 500 2016: Regional Rankings

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Find out where Canada's Fastest-Growing Companies call home

How Would Flexible Work Requirements Affect Your Business?

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A government proposal to allow federally regulated employees to request changes in hours and arrangements won't hurt small firms, the Labour Minister insists

A New Way to Find Foreign Customers

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New Facebook tools will allow small businesses to target prospective buyers in other countries

A New Entry Point Into the Chinese Market

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E-commerce giant Alibaba is launching a "pavillion" for Canadian companies on its business-to-consumer Tmall retail platform

The Threat of a Canada Post Work Stoppage is Over—For Now

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The mail carrier and its union reached a tentative agreement, but for a shorter term than in the past

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