Canada likely now has deficit of $260 billion due to coronavirus pandemic, PBO says – National

Parliament’s spending watchdog says the estimated deficit for the year has likely risen to about $260 billion, leaving the government with little fiscal firepower

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U.S. billionaires richer by $434 billion since coronavirus pandemic began: report – National

Billionaires in the U.S. grew wealthier by US$434 billion (or C$605 billion) during the coronavirus pandemic, according to figures analyzed by an American think

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Husky Energy is cutting spending by $1 billion this year

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B.C. First Nation buys 5 per cent stake in clean-energy projects worth $2.5 billion

A First Nation in northwest British Columbia says an investment in clean-energy projects worth more than $2.5 billion represents a historic move toward its economic

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FDA approves ‘female Viagra,’ could tap potential $1 billion market – National

The U.S. drug regulator on Friday approved Palatin Technologies and Amag Pharmaceuticals’ drug to restore sexual desire in premenopausal women, the latest attempt to

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Facebook unveils cryptocurrency plans for 2 billion users worldwide – National

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook already rules daily communication for more than two billion people around the world. Now it wants its own currency,

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Facebook removes 3 billion fake accounts — unclear if the problem is getting better – National

SAN FRANCISCO — Facebook removed more than 3 billion fake accounts from October to March, twice as many as the previous six months, the

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Apple co-founder sold his shares for $800. Today they’d be worth $94 billion. He regrets nothing

How would you feel if you missed out on a business opportunity that could have made you millions or even billions of dollars? Ronald

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$2.8 billion worth of residential real estate sold in Kitchener-Waterloo in 2018 – Kitchener

Home sales in the Kitchener-Waterloo market were down last year, but prices continued to climb as $2.8 billion worth of residential real estate changed

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GitHub Selling To Microsoft for 7.5 billion

Microsoft says it’s paying $7.5 billion US in stock for the popular coder hangout GitHub. GitHub is a platform where software developers can go

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