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Canadian farmers have spring in their step from strongest commodity prices in years

Farmers like Andre Harpe have a little extra spring in their steps these days as agriculture crops fetch their highest prices in years, joining a boom in commodities such as lumber and base metals that is good news for the Canadian economy.

Air Canada, Transat call off $190M deal after European approval denied

Transat AT is considering its options after a deal that would have seen Canada's largest airline acquire its smaller travel rival officially died on Friday with word that Air Canada had come to a mutual agreement with Transat to terminate their planned merger.

Pornhub pushes back against accusations that it allows child sexual abuse materials

The company says it uses extensive measures to protect the platform from such content, including "a vast team" of human moderators to manually review each upload and remove illegal material, along with automated detection technologies.

How fashion retailers are surviving COVID-19 on the long road back to normalcy

COVID-19 has slammed Canada's fashion sector like a hurricane, causing serious damage and likely leaving a few casualties in its wake.

Zombie debt will haunt more Canadians as scourge of indebtedness rises: experts

Canadians with old debts beware: a momentary slip or lack of knowledge of your legal rights could result in past debts rising from the dead and coming back to haunt you.

Average fall, cold winter ahead, Weather Network predicts

Canadians can expect average temperatures this fall that will give way to a cold winter in central and eastern parts of the country, according to the Weather Network.

Homebuyers escape high housing costs by relocating to secondary cities

Danielle Bacci's favourite part of her move to near Windsor, Ont., is the lack of traffic along her 15-minute commute to work in nearby Leamington. The 26-year-old bank employee and her partner left Toronto and bypassed the suburbs of the GTA for the affordability of Kingsville, Ont.

Executive rentals are collateral damage in backlash against Airbnb

After first disrupting the hotel business industry, shared rental services like Airbnb are making life difficult for Canada's corporate housing sector.

WestJet sticking with Boeing 737 Max once planes certified to fly

WestJet Airlines plans to stick with deliveries of Boeing 737 Max aircraft once regulators approve the plane for re-entry into service.

Growing trend of solo living creates opportunities for businesses

For the first time in Canada, one-person households are the most common living arrangement, according to the 2016 census. Some businesses have tried to meet the changing needs by enhancing grocery options, removing travel impediments or building more housing for one.

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