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Nov 1st, 2016 by 10larry last post
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Pot Could Outsell Booze In Canada
The Deloitte report titled Recreational Marijuana: Insights and Opportunities being released soon concludes that Prime Minister Justin Trudeaus legalization of cannabis next year could jolt the economy. There hasnt been anything like this and... (by tay)
Oct 30th, 2016 by Cannuck last post
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What taxes should a carbon tax replace?
Firstly, I'd expand a carbon tax to a non-renewable resource tax and raise taxes on tobacco, alcohol, gambling products, and animal products and byproducts. However, back to the question. I think we should reduce income taxes and value added taxes... (by Machjo)
Oct 26th, 2016 by Jinentonix last post
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Chinese Attempt to Corner Aluminum Market
Now it is a new source of tension in U.S.-Chinese trade relations. U.S. executives contend that the mysterious cache was part of a brazen scheme by one of Chinas richest men to game the global trade system. Nearly one million metric tons of aluminum... (by tay)
Oct 26th, 2016 by gamerman last post
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Need gas? There's an App for that
A new crop of startups are trying to make gas stations obsolete. Tap an app, and they'll bring the gas to you, filling up your car while you're at work, eating breakfast, or watching Netflix. Filld, WeFuel, Yoshi, Purple and Booster Fuels have started... (by tay)
Oct 24th, 2016 by Machjo last post
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A solution to Nimbyism?
How would the following idea work to counter Nimbyism? A municipality can declare itself a free economic zone. By doing so, it enjoys a tariff and quota free status on all imports and no business tax on certain categories of businesses, but it must... (by Machjo)
Oct 16th, 2016 by Curious Cdn last post
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Walmart's Pay Raises Have Helped
This is, after all, a company famous for squeezing pennies so successfully that labor groups accuse it of depressing wages across the American economy. As an efficient, multinational selling machine, the company had a reputation for treating employee pay... (by tay)
Oct 3rd, 2016 by PoliticalNick last post
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Dollar looms as stumbling block in Canada-U.S. softwood negotiations
Dollar looms as stumbling block in Canada-U.S. softwood negotiations ... (by B00Mer)
Oct 2nd, 2016 by Curious Cdn last post
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Get rid of central Banks
Always liked Santelli's rants cuz he makes great sense. (by Walter)
Oct 1st, 2016 by Ludlow last post
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Hospital patients angered by funeral home ads
Cancer patients and their families receiving treatment at a Barrie hospital were left furious after an ad for a funeral home greeted them on the gates of the hospital parking lot. Lori Waltenbury, 29, was taking her aunt for her second chemotherapy... (by tay)
Sep 30th, 2016 by Walter last post
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Lead developer of HPV vaccine admits it's a giant, deadly scam
Lead developer of HPV vaccine admits it's a giant, deadly scam An expert involved in the approval process for the human papilloma virus (HPV) vaccines Gardasil and Cervarix, is speaking out about the dangers and why you shouldn't... (by darkbeaver)
Sep 29th, 2016 by tay last post
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Flaky Indian Publisher Buys Medical Journals
An offshore publishing company accused of disseminating junk science and duping researchers has taken over the publishing of several respected Canadian medical journals, a joint CTV News/Toronto Star investigation has found. Researchers and editors are... (by tay)
Sep 18th, 2016 by Hoof Hearted last post
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The Target boycott is costing more than anyone expected
I, Napoleon By Kate on August 27, 2016 10:00 AM ... (by Locutus)
Sep 16th, 2016 by Curious Cdn last post
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Harper takes position on Colliers Board of Directors
Colliers Int'l Verified account ‏@Colliers We welcome Canadas former Prime Minister... (by Locutus)
Sep 15th, 2016 by petros last post
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Why Venture Capitalists Gave Up on Renewables
Wall Street Journal has written a fascinating explanation for why venture capitalists have given up on renewables. Why Venture Capitalists Abandoned Clean Energy Two experts say high costs and low returns sent venture capitalists fleeing. A new... (by Locutus)
Sep 15th, 2016 by spaminator last post
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It's Christmas in September at The Bay
It's Christmas in September at The Bay Retailer setting up holiday display By ... (by spaminator)
Sep 15th, 2016 by IdRatherBeSkiing last post
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Wal-Mart Says It Will Stop Accepting Visa Cards in Canadian Stores
boss battle June 11, 2016 – Following an evaluation of credit card transaction fees in Canada and the rest of the world, we have concluded the fees applied to Visa credit card purchases remain unacceptably high. Walmart’s purpose is to save... (by Locutus)
Sep 13th, 2016 by gopher last post
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Howard Johnson’s Is Down to One Restaurant in America
Howard Johnsons once ruled America with more than 1,000 orange-roofed, blue-spired eateries spread across the nations highways and hubs, including New Yorks Times Square. In the mid-60s, its sales surpassed McDonalds, Burger King and Kentucky Fried... (by tay)
Sep 11th, 2016 by Danbones last post
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Four More Mega-Banks Join The Anti-Dollar Alliance
Four More Mega-Banks Join The Anti-Dollar Alliance That was fast. Yesterday I told you how a consortium of 15 Japanese banks had just signed up to implement new financial technology to clear and settle international financial... (by darkbeaver)
Sep 4th, 2016 by Curious Cdn last post
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Buffalo hurting as Canucks stay away
Canadian spending on the Buffalo side of the Niagara isnt returning soon. That means that the budget planning of local governmentsplans that include the effortless arrival of $30 million or so more in free dollars a yearwill have to change. (Both the... (by tay)
Aug 26th, 2016 by DaSleeper last post
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3 Day Work Week Gets Best Results
Japanese researchers analyzed the employment habits and cognitive test scores for 3,000 Australian men and 3,500 women, all over the age of 40. They found working 25 hours per week achieved the best test scores. Work can be a double edged sword, in... (by tay)
Aug 21st, 2016 by Danbones last post
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UBER Entering Trucking Business
It was announced on Thursday that Uber is purchasing Otto, a startup co-founded by the former head of Google Maps and one of Googles top driverless technology engineers. Rather than building an autonomous truck from scratch like many competitors, Otto... (by tay)
Aug 2nd, 2016 by captain morgan last post
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Endless oil
Judging by the fluctuating price and the continual improvement in technology to get the oil to market I declare that the World will never run out of the black gold. (by Walter)
Jul 23rd, 2016 by Curious Cdn last post
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The great cholesterol con finally unravels: Researchers find lowering cholesterol
naturalnews.com printable article Originally published April 25 2016 The great cholesterol con finally unravels: Researchers find lowering cholesterol has NO EFFECT on risk of heart disease or death by David Gutierrez, staff writer ... (by darkbeaver)
Jul 19th, 2016 by petros last post
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Bell Media Radio Hosts Can't Discuss Marineland
Hosts of three southern Ontario radio stations were ordered to not express any opinions about the troubled theme park on air, because Marineland does so much business with Bell. In light of Marineland opening and the ongoing controversy I want to make... (by tay)
Jul 16th, 2016 by tay last post
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Herbalife To Pay $200 mil For Fraud
According to the FTCs complaint, Herbalife claims that people who participate can expect to quit their jobs, earn thousands of dollars a month, make a career-level income, or even get rich. But the truth, as alleged in the FTC complaint, is that the... (by tay)
Jul 13th, 2016 by Kreskin last post
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Banks say no to Canada Post banking business
The lobby group representing Canadas big banks says Canada Post should not be allowed to expand onto its turf as a means of generating needed revenue. The Canadian Bankers Association says there is no public policy objective or existing gap in the... (by tay)
Jul 11th, 2016 by Ludlow last post
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Walmart Fires Wheelchaired Greeter After 20 Years
A beloved wheelchair-bound Walmart greeter from Pennsylvania was given an unwelcome boot out the door after the company said he couldnt perform new demands of the job. Danny Ockenhouse, 41, was fired from the East Stroudsburg, Pa., store where he has... (by tay)
Jun 24th, 2016 by B00Mer last post
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Canadian Dollar Will Still Fall To 59 Cents U.S. But Just Later, Forecaster Says
Canadian Dollar Will Still Fall To 59 Cents U.S. But Just Later, Forecaster Says As the loonie hit its highest level since... (by B00Mer)
Jun 20th, 2016 by lone wolf last post
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North Dakota Voters Side With Family Farms
and Continue 84-Year-Old Ban on Corporate Ownership North Dakota voters have rejected a measure that would have permitted corporations to own and to operate dairy and pork farms of up to 640 acres. On Tuesday, 75.7 percent of voters opposed Measure... (by tay)
Jun 20th, 2016 by tay last post
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Saudis lose US clout over oil price
In an event that went largely unnoticed, we have, in fact, passed the point where OPEC's key member Saudi Arabia can dictate oil prices any longer. No one seems to have taken in the momentous occasion if not comprehended its historical significance.... (by tay)
Jun 19th, 2016 by Ludlow last post
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ex-Waffle House CEO sex tape case
A woman and her attorneys have been charged with secretly videotaping her having sex with a former CEO of Waffle House, and using the recording to try to extort millions of dollars from him. Mye Brindle, John Butters and David Cohen were indicted... (by tay)
Jun 11th, 2016 by lone wolf last post
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The "don't be evil" era at Google is officially over
Google Endorses Trans Pacific Partnership The TPP is not perfect, and the trade negotiation process could certainly benefit from greater transparency. We will continue to advocate for process reforms, including the opportunity for all stakeholders to... (by tay)
Jun 9th, 2016 by bill barilko last post
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Billions coming to Sask. in oil patch investment
Billions coming to Sask. in oil patch investment Saskatchewan's oil patch is going to see a multi-billion dollar investment. Raging River Exploration is announcing it will inject $3... (by B00Mer)
Jun 4th, 2016 by tay last post
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US Court Approves Lawsuit Against Chiquita
A South Florida district judge ruled on Wednesday that Chiquita executives decision to back the AUC showed that profits took priority over basic human welfare. The judge also rejected the companys claims that the issue should be resolved in Colombian... (by tay)
Jun 2nd, 2016 by Locutus last post
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The REAL Threat Derivatives Pose to the World Economy
By Captain Capitalism on June 2, 2016 5:24 PM | 5 Comments ... (by Locutus)
Jun 2nd, 2016 by Locutus last post
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Flossy was right.
After starting with 5000 trade units in a resource fund 12 years ago and rolled into just of shy of 38,000 units, I have hit financial devastation. I lost $98.52 this year. (by petros)
May 24th, 2016 by Walter last post
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Fortune 500 companies launch offensive against climate change
You guys like war stuff, right? Groundbreaking "Companies Vs. Climate Change" Conference Launched FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., May 23, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Companies Vs. Climate Change (CvCC) announced today the launch of its Companies Vs. Climate... (by mentalfloss)
May 20th, 2016 by Curious Cdn last post
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Teslas Shine Dulled By Lawsuit
How could the Tesla car company, symbol of forward-thinking, wealth and techie cool have people from Eastern Europe working at their Bay Area factory making $5 an hour?! Thats right, over a hundred people were brought to Teslas Fremont, California... (by tay)
May 17th, 2016 by B00Mer last post
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IRS taxes are not mandatory but voluntary
investmentwatchblog.com/steve-miller-former-director-of-the-internal-revenue-service-irs-admits-at-a-congressional-hearing-that-the-taxes-collected-by-the-irs-are-not-mandatory-but-voluntary Steve Miller, former Director of the Internal Revenue Service... (by darkbeaver)
May 13th, 2016 by TenPenny last post
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Report: U.S. poultry workers forced to wear diapers on job
Report: U.S. poultry workers forced to wear diapers on job THE ASSOCIATED PRESS First posted: Thursday, May 12, 2016 11:26 AM EDT ... (by spaminator)
May 12th, 2016 by EagleSmack last post
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America's Math Skills Doomed A&W's Third-Pound Burger
Americans have loved McDonalds Quarter Pounder ever since a franchisee introduced the iconic burger to the country in 1972. In the 1980s, A&W attempted to capitalize on the success of the Quarter Pounderand drum up a little competition for Ronald... (by tay)
May 10th, 2016 by darkbeaver last post
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Budweiser Renames Beer to 'America' 1 Attachment(s)
So, in a blast of amazing marketing skill, they're replaced the name 'Budweiser' with 'America' on the labels, and replaced the 'AB' with 'US', and put text from the Pledge of Allegiance and the Star Spangled Banner on it. I'm waiting to laugh at the... (by TenPenny)
May 10th, 2016 by tay last post
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U.S. Oil bubble burst nears size of telecom bust
The rout in crude prices is snowballing into one of the biggest avalanches in the history of corporate America, with 59 oil and gas companies now bankrupt after this week's filings for creditor protection by Midstates Petroleum and Ultra Petroleum. The... (by tay)
Apr 5th, 2016 by Walter last post
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Renewed calls for Yahoo! to ban ivory sales ads
32 international environmental organisations have appealed to the worlds largest internet ivory seller Yahoo! Japan, and its major Shareholder SoftBank, to halt all elephant ivory sales on Yahoo! Japans internet sites. A recent investigation... (by tay)
Mar 3rd, 2016 by mentalfloss last post
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Proof That a Price on Carbon Works POPULAR!
Proof That a Price on Carbon Works Lawmakers who oppose taking action to lower greenhouse gas emissions by putting a price on carbon often argue that doing so would hurt businesses and consumers. But the energy policies adopted by some American states... (by mentalfloss)